Employee Spotlight: Lincoln McMaster

Making things work right the first time is what drives our Maintenance Manager Lincoln McMaster. Lincoln joined the team here at Trade Winds Hotel as Security Guard in 1998 and his story serves as the perfect reminder that hard work and dedication always pays off. In his spare time he would fix the hotel’s broken irons and began taking Electrical Engineering courses after realizing that he had a passion for it. When the opportunity arose he applied for the position …
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Seasons Greetings, Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas….

In six short sleeps it will be Christmas and here at Trade Winds Hotel and Bay House Restaurant we’ve been quite busy.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for choosing Bay House Restaurant for your holiday and private dining functions…it was indeed a pleasure having you. We continue the holiday celebrations here at Bay House on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve with two festive menus, featuring traditional classics.  We invite you to make it a …
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Employee Spotlight: Valentin Oviedo Acosta

Our monthly Employee Spotlight is becoming our most popular blog feature and a favourite amongst our guests fans and employees alike. Upon first entering Trade Winds Hotel the path leading to reception, your room, outside your private balcony or the restaurant is lined with beautiful lush bougainvilleas, orchids, roses, hibiscus, palm trees and many other tropical plants and flowers. Valentin Oviedo Acosta is one of the gardeners tasked with the responsiblilty for the upkeep of the hotel’s grounds. Valentin joined …
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Hello December!

Hellooooooo December!  Where did November go?  More like where did the year go?  Christmas and the New Year are sneaking upon us real fast.  It seems liked just yesterday we were wishing you Happy New Year (oh did you keep those New Year’s resolutions?)  After carnival Christmas is the most joyous and festive time of the year here in Antigua & Barbuda. You know it is Christmas when: Your children are giving you daily Christmas lists You’ve begun receiving invites …
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Did someone say…Holiday Party?

It’s almost the end of November and the festive season is edging ever closer and our Christmas and Holiday menus are now available with traditional yuletide selections to choose from.  So for those of you tasked with organizing the Christmas party this year we’ve made it easy for you. Our Buffet and Waiter Service menus paired with friendly, impeccable service and an intimate elegant atmosphere is perfect for creating that memorable event.  Our private dining rooms can accommodate small or …
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Antigua from the Excellence

If you’ve been following our Facebook and Twitter feed over the past few weeks we have been out and about exploring Antigua.  Recent shares were photos of the Sleeping Indian on our hike to Seaforth Beach and last week the rains allowed us to enjoy the waterfall in Christian Valley. This week we took the seas on the Excellence Catamaran Circumnav Tour to catch a glimpse and count our 365 beaches.  With a knowledgeable, delightful and funny crew we sped …
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