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If you want to keep up with the latest news, happenings and events taking place at your destination of choice, this is a space entirely dedicated to bringing our holidaymakers with the freshest information on hotel renovations, special attractions, seasonal events and special offers, activities and incentives at some of our resorts, as well as airline news and travel updates.

In this section we keep you posted about the latest goings on this destination travel and tourism industry, from hotel and airline news to cultural events that may be of interest to you, the travelling visitor.

Fairmont Royal Pavilion Barbados unveils refurbished guest rooms and lobby

The Fairmont Royal Pavilion, Barbados has revealed the results of its refurbishment programme. The luxury hotel has renovated its accommodation and lobby area, in a project led by the renowned design company Richmond International. The Caribbean property has 72 guest rooms and suites, as well as facilities including swimming pools, a 24-hour modern fitness centre, flood-lit tennis courts and restaurants.

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Virgin Atlantic launches new direct flights between London Heathrow and Barbados

Virgin Atlantic has launched a direct flight between London Heathrow and Barbados. The twice-weekly service is the only direct service from London Heathrow Airport, and it will operate on Tuesdays and Saturdays throughout Christmas. The new service means that Virgin Atlantic now offers up to 11 flights to the Caribbean island a week from Gatwick, Heathrow and Manchester airports.

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Nikki Beach Barbados to make debut in early 2018

Nikki Beach Barbados is getting ready to open it doors to holidaymakers this winter. The luxury beach club is located on Port Ferdinand, north of Speightstown on the west coast of Barbados. The unique Caribbean property sits elevated on a 1.4-acre site on the beachfront, and has beach cabanas, a swimming pool, a gourmet restaurant and a cocktail bar.

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All Suite Sandals Royal Barbados welcomes first guests

Sandals International has opened its second luxury all-inclusive resort in Barbados. The new All Suite Sandals Royal Barbados in St Lawrence Gap features 222 beachfront suites, a handful of restaurants and the brand’s first rooftop infinity pool, and shares amenities with the adjacent Sandals Barbados resort.

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Sea Breeze Beach House in Barbados to reopen on 16th December after intensive refurbishment

After undergoing a multimillionaire renovation process that saw its completely closure for seven months; the Sea Breeze Beach House in Barbados is almost ready to welcome back guests and has released a formal announcement indicating that it will reopen its doors next week on 16th December.

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Barbados records increase in international stayover tourists

The Caribbean island of Barbados is recording a growth in tourism numbers, according to the latest figures released by the Barbados Tourism Board. The island nation received 453,645 international overnight visitors between January and September, which is a 7.4 per cent increase compared to the same period in 2016. The majority of visitors came from the United States.

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Fairmont Royal Barbados to temporarily close for renovation project

The Fairmont Royal Pavilion, Barbados has started an extensive renovation programme to improve and enhance its accommodation and facilities. The hotel’s accommodation and Lobby will be transformed over the next few months, but the hotel and its facilities will continue to remain open to guests until 28th September. There is also a restaurant renovation scheduled for summer 2018.

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Sandals Royal Barbados to open to tourists in December 2017

Sandals Resorts International announced last week that the Sandals Royal Barbados will open its doors to guests in time for the forthcoming winter season. The luxury resort will be the hotel group's second property to open on the Caribbean island, and it is due to launch on 20th December, 2017, with 222 all-concierge and butler-level suites, and the brand's first ever rooftop infinity swimming pool.

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New "Brilliant Barbados, Kids Stay and Play Free" campaign launched for families

The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. has launched a summer campaign aimed at families visiting the Caribbean island. The "Brilliant Barbados, Kids Stay and Play Free" promotion highlights participating family friendly hotels and apartments and attractions on the island, as well as fun activities for visitors of all ages, such as Atlantis submarine rides, golf at the Barbados Golf Club, and an Island Safari.

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Nikki Beach Club branches out in Barbados

Luxury beach club brand Nikki Beach has announced plans to open a new Caribbean outpost on the island of Barbados. It will be the first of its kind on the island, offering guests sunlounger service, a pool, cocktail bar, high-end restaurant and regular events on 1.4 acres of west coast beach.

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Fairmont Royal Pavilion Barbados unveils refurbished guest rooms and lobby

The Fairmont Royal Pavilion, Barbados has revealed the results of its refurbishment programme. The luxury hotel has renovated its accommodation and lobby area, in a project led by the renowned design company Richmond International. The Caribbean property has 72 guest rooms and suites, as well as facilities including swimming pools, a 24-hour modern fitness centre, flood-lit tennis courts and restaurants.

Virgin Atlantic launches new direct flights between London Heathrow and Barbados

Virgin Atlantic has launched a direct flight between London Heathrow and Barbados. The twice-weekly service is the only direct service from London Heathrow Airport, and it will operate on Tuesdays and Saturdays throughout Christmas. The new service means that Virgin Atlantic now offers up to 11 flights to the Caribbean island a week from Gatwick, Heathrow and Manchester airports.

Nikki Beach Barbados to make debut in early 2018

Nikki Beach Barbados is getting ready to open it doors to holidaymakers this winter. The luxury beach club is located on Port Ferdinand, north of Speightstown on the west coast of Barbados. The unique Caribbean property sits elevated on a 1.4-acre site on the beachfront, and has beach cabanas, a swimming pool, a gourmet restaurant and a cocktail bar.