With its economy recovering post-COVID, Antigua and Barbuda’s tourism continues to bounce back. After recovering from the slow-down brought by COVID not only in the country but for most countries in the world, the twin-island nation saw a significant surge in visitors last year, especially from entrepreneurs looking to boost their presence within the region.
There are plenty of reasons for the rebound. For one, the country continues to attract luxury travelers and investors from key markets like the United States and Europe. It also opened new consulates in key countries such as Monaco as well as a recent visit from high-level delegations from Antigua and Barbuda to the UAE to deepen the bilateral and diplomatic ties between countries.
Its hotel and accommodation industry is not the only industry that is booming, but also several new luxury properties and projects are set to open in the coming years.
With all of these factors working in its favor, it’s no wonder that Antigua and Barbuda’s tourism is on the upswing.
With 30% growth last year, it’s clear that the rebound is just getting started, according to H.E Dr. Dario Item, Antigua and Barbuda’s ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain and permanent representative to the UNWTO.
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Why are Antigua and Barbuda the ultimate hub for investors?
It is well known that the Caribbean Islands are a favorite tourist destination for travelers from all over the world. Its white sand beaches, turquoise waters, and lush vegetation make these islands a true paradise. It is also a great place to do business and companies looking to form their hub within the region. Here are some of the reasons that make Antigua and Barbuda so special:
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1. Robust infrastructure
One of the main reasons for Antigua and Barbuda’s increased tourism is due to its robust infrastructure. The country has been efficient in handling COVID cases and ensuring smooth travel for its visitors. With its continued upgrades in its facilities, making convenience and comfort for tourists its ultimate priority.
2. New luxury hotels
Another factor that has contributed to the rebound in tourism is the development of new hotels which provides visitors with more accommodation options and further improves their overall experience on the island.
3. Robust security
The robust security situation in the Caribbean region has also been a major factor in the rebound of Antigua and Barbuda’s tourism industry. It attracts many startups looking to build their hub within the region. With crime rates decreasing, many entrepreneurs and visitors feel more safe and more secure when traveling to the island, encouraging more people to come.
All of these factors have helped contribute to the resurgence of Antigua and Barbuda’s tourism industry. The country has seen a significant increase in visitation levels over the past year and this trend is expected to continue in the years to come.
So if you are looking for a truly paradisiacal experience, be sure to have Antigua and Barbuda on top of your bucket list of luxury travel destinations to tick off.