Hon. Asot A. Michael Extends a Warm Welcome to Our Guests to Experience all That Antigua Barbuda has to Offer

On behalf of the Government and People of Antigua & Barbuda, I would like to extend a warm, Wadadlistyle welcome to our beautiful shores. Thank you
for making the ‘Gem of the Caribbean’ your next vacation and/or business-travel experience.

As it relates to not only Tourism, but also Economic Development, Investment and Energy, the key message that I bring to you is that Antigua and Barbuda is open for business. There is no question about it, attracting Foreign Direct Investment is key to the Government of Antigua and Barbuda’s economic strategy. With
revamped legislation and formulated policies to make it more attractive for businesses to operate in the country, the focus is clearly on securing more global investment. This will improve the economic prospects for our people and transform our twin-island nation into an economic tiger of the Caribbean.

Building on the destination’s strengths such as its natural beauty, mild weather, economic and political stability, a central Caribbean location, ease of doing business and a well-educated workforce, the Government of Antigua & Barbuda has identified Tourism and Financial Services as priority investment sectors. These are to be complemented by Business Support Services, Education and Logistics.

If you are visiting on vacation, you will soon see that there is so much in store for you in Antigua & Barbuda and I encourage you to explore both of our islands, as they each offer two distinctly unique experiences. With our wide array of accommodations, we are confident that we you will find somewhere to fit anyone’s taste
and budget.

In Antigua, take advantage of the many land and sea tours available in order to become personally acquainted with the beauty of our island. You can swim with the stingrays, snorkel, kayak, kite surf, or zip through the air amongst lush rainforest. Let your imagination run free, as the sky is truly the limit here!

Dining in Antigua and Barbuda is certain to be an unforgettable pleasure. Sample our delectable cuisine, ranging from the spiny lobster to a succulent snapper or a few slices of our naturally sweet, Antigua black pineapple.

For secluded relaxation, take a trip over to Barbuda our beautiful sister isle, where our 17 miles of unbroken beach and beautiful pink sand beckon you to tranquility and provides the perfect antidote to stress. The quiet warmth of the people will make you feel right at home. While there, don’t forget to sample the delicious Barbudan lobster that is truly second to none.

Whatever your desire in a vacation or business trip, I can guarantee that there is something to satisfy you in Antigua and Barbuda. Our sumptuous cuisine, rich heritage and culture are all waiting to be explored by you. Slow down and savour them, for an unforgettable vacation experience.

We wish you an unforgettable stay in Antigua & Barbuda and that you leave with only warm memories of your time with us.


Minister of Tourism,
Economic Development,
Investment & Energy