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Busy As Bees We’ve Been…

It seems like just yesterday we were decking the halls and getting all glitzy and glamourous for Christmas and making New Year’s resolutions…and what a wonderful time we had here at Trade Winds Hotel and Bay House Restaurant & Bar…thank you for spending and sharing that time with us. Now Spring is here and we are very excited and we’ve been up to quite a lot. In January we began converting our upper deck into a state of the art …
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Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2012

A few weeks ago we blogged about Environmental Management Systems (EMS) being “The Quiet Revolution” taking over Antigua & Barbuda and the Caribbean region.  As we continue to research and practice EMS we came across another revolution rapidly becoming a main focus in the marketing and sustenance of our tourism product. Agriculture is one of the oldest and most basic parts of every country’s economy, and tourism for most is the newest and a rapidly growing niche.  Tourism officials worldwide …
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Meet Our Interns!

Sustainability is a growing trend in all industries and is now finding its way into mainstream tourism.  Sustainable tourism can be defined as “actions that contribute to a balanced and healthy economy by generating tourism-related jobs, revenues, and taxes while protecting and enhancing the destination’s socio-cultural, historical, natural and built resources for the enjoyment and well-being of both residents and visitors.” The Trade Winds Hotel began their initiative in “Sustainable Tourism” a few years ago when we were one of …
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It’s not hard being green.

We at Trade Winds Hotel and Bay House Restaurant are so proud of our grounds team for our backyard garden! We captured a photograph of our Grounds Supervisor Richard Abraham en route to the kitchen with some lettuce that was picked today. Aside from lettuce, we also grow cabbage, celery, tomatoes, peppers and herbs and spices. The garden was started in September of last year and it is just another way for us to do our part in being Green …
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