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Antigua and Barbuda Voted ‘Caribbean’s Most Romantic Destination’ at 23rd Annual World Travel Awards

September 23, 2016 Accolades No Comments Email Email

Antigua and Barbuda received one of the highest honors in the travel industry by winning ‘Caribbean’s Most Romantic Destination,’ for the second consecutive year, at The 2016 World Travel Awards’ Caribbean and North American Gala Ceremony, held at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort in Ochos Rios, Jamaica on September 17. award further cements the twin island nation’s position as the leader in the Wedding, Honeymoon and Romance market. Antigua and Barbuda were nominated against 12 other destinations in the ‘Caribbean’s Most Romantic Destination,’ category.

The World Travel Awards were founded in 1993 to recognize, acknowledge and reward excellence in travel, tourism and hospitality industry worldwide, and 23 years later it is now recognized globally as the hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all other aspire. In addition, Antigua and Barbuda were also nominated for awards in the following categories: ‘Caribbean’s Leading Airport Lounge,’ ‘Caribbean’s Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction,’ ‘Caribbean’s Leading Beach Destination,’ ‘Caribbean’s Leading Destination,’ ‘Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination,’ and ‘Caribbean’s Leading Tourist Board. In addition, Antigua and Barbuda properties were nominated in all of the leading categories including Sandals Grande Antigua Resort and Spa winning, ‘Caribbean’s Most Romantic Resort.’

“Antigua and Barbuda is known throughout the world as being one of the world’s most romantic destinations; offering miles of beautiful beaches and cerulean water; privacy and intimacy for visitors, enhancing the romantic feel and award-winning spas, restaurants and water and land activities. We truly believe what sets visitors’ experience apart is the genuine warmth and hospitality of the people of Antigua and Barbuda. Winning this award is a true honor and we are incredibly proud of this recognition of the hard work everyone has done to provide the best holiday experience possible for all visitors, no matter the reason for their visit,” said Kim Jack Riley, Director of Tourism, USA of the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority of the win.

Being nominated in 8 categories, and winning ‘Caribbean’s Most Romantic Destination,’ is an incredible honor, and recognition for Antigua and Barbuda, and everything it has to offer visitors and the hard work the twin islands hasd done to attract new visitors. The resulting increase in awareness and visibility of Antigua and Barbuda, with new flight options, properties for every price point and desire, over 127 activities to choose from and 365 beaches has resulted in visitors from around the globe falling for the twin islands.

To discover why everyone is falling in love with Antigua and Barbuda, topping travel lists every year, and book your next trip, visit, and contact your preferred travel agent or visit your preferred online booking platform to book your vacation today.

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