Author Archives: Marydith

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Winners & Milestones.

No longer will we be referring to our events/conference rooms at “the small one” or “the big one”.  Yes we’ve finally selected the winners of our “Events/Conference Rooms Naming Competition”.  With over 40 entries “Bayview” submitted by Samantha Malcolm was selected as the name for the smaller space and “Azure” submitted by Onique Matthew for the larger space. Both of our events rooms boasts state-of-art multimedia televisions with Skype and WebEx conferencing capabilities, high-speed WI-FI, blu-ray dvd players, surround sound …
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Sprucing Up Continues.

Here at Trade Winds Hotel we are constantly looking to move forward and listen to what you, our guests are saying.    As part of our ongoing commitment to improving our facilities and giving guests the best experience possible we began refurbishment and upgrade of our hotel and restaurant two weeks ago. Being a small hotel we have been approaching this effort in stages and have started the refurbishment on two of the rooms in the northern block.   The rooms were …
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Plan Your Trip Around Island Events

Being a Caribbean island with summer like weather all year around and tourism as our main industry there is always something happening in Antigua.  Some of the biggest events include the annual carnival celebrations and fetes, sailing week and yacht shows, fishing tournaments, golfing, cycling and cricket tournaments.   No matter what time of the year, you’re bound to find one-of-a-kind festivals, cultural performances and other events to entertain you during your stay in Antigua. In the upcoming months as the …
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Sprucing Up.

You know summer has ended when your Facebook and Instagram newsfeed is filled with first day and back to school pics.   And oh what a summer we had here at Trade Winds Hotel and Bay House Restaurant, with an explosive carnival season, T20 cricket and beautiful weddings.  Thank you for choosing to celebrate your milestones and spending your summer with us… it was a pleasure having you all. As we prepare for the winter season and with a few soft …
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Family, Friends and Food!

Over the past month here at Trade Winds Hotel and Bay House Restaurant & Bar we’ve had the privilege of witnessing a few weddings and birthday celebrations.  The moment that stood out in each celebration was “The Toast”.  The Webster Dictionary defines a toast as “an act of proposing a drink in honour of someone or something”. What I’ve have noticed however that some people just don’t wait on special occasions to toast but they toast at every meal, whether …
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Betty’s Hope

Standing majestically side by side the two remaining stone sugar mills and the remains of the still house of Betty’s Hope provided the livelihood for many generations of Antiguans from the time is was established in 1650 during British Colonial rule.  As the first large-scale sugar plantation on the island it flourished successfully under the ownership of Sir Christopher Codrington – Governor of the Leeward Islands who in 1674 name the estate Betty’s Hope after his daughter. No longer a …
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T20 Cricket Is HERE!

The greatest party in sports T20 Cricket is HERE!.  With our very own Sir Vivian Richards at the helm of Antigua Hawksbills in the inaugural Caribbean Premier League and lead by Captain Marlon Samuels everyone was on the edge of their seats in our first home game.  Down to 1 ball and 1 run to win the match, in true T20 style Antigua Hawksbills came out on top against the league’s leader the Barbados Tridents.     However, sweet victory …
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