ST. JOHN’S, ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA (January 20, 2021) – Antigua and Barbuda’s magnificent harbours, charming marinas, and iconic landmarks are on full display in the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority’s latest destination video created for travellers in need of an escape on the water.
The sailing capital of the Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda boldly establishes itself as a safe haven and premier yachting destination for those seeking seclusion and space.
The four-minute video which can also be viewed on the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority’s YouTube chanel and social media pages, features remarks from Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Tourism, the Honourable Charles H. Fernandez.
Standing on board a beautiful yacht within the Catamaran Marina, Falmouth Harbour, the Tourism Minister comments that, the Government of Antigua and Barbuda remains committed to the development of the yachting sector.
“We can assure you that working together with our partners in the yachting sector, we have put guidelines and measure in place throughout our marinas to allow for the safe resumption of the yachting industry, and the safe return of visitors in the best way possible.”
After months of preparation, the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Nelson’s Dockyard has re-opened with major upgrades visible and signage that allows for self-guided tours around the national park. New tours are also on offer at the National Parks alongside popular events such as the Copper and Lumber Seafood Friday and Rum in the Ruins.
The destination is also now safely welcoming rowers in the 3000 mile, Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge to Nelson’s Dockyard.The Tourism Minister tells viewers that the Government of Antigua and Barbuda and stakeholders continue to work, to make nautical events on the 2021 destination events calendar more socially responsible.
For Antigua and Barbuda’s full health and safety protocols designed to safely welcome visitors on yachts travelling to Antigua and Barbuda, including the requirement that all travellers show a negative RT-PCR Test result on arrival go to www.visitantiguabarbuda.com