Category Archives: Community Service

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Let’s Pink Together!

Worldwide October is observed as Breast Cancer Awareness Month and around the world there are many campaigns and events planned to increase the awareness of the disease.   Although many are aware of breast cancer they are still many that don’t take the steps or put plans in place for early detection.  Over the years there has been lots of progress in research and treatments but we must continue to push forward to find a cure. Breast cancer is the most …
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A Quiet Revolution

A “quiet revolution” is taking place in Antigua & Barbuda and elsewhere in the Caribbean.  It is one less visible than the construction of new hotels and the building of new cruise ship terminals.  Environmental Management Systems (EMS) is changing the nature and shape of the tourism and hospitality industry from hotel guestrooms, housekeeping, and laundry services to gardening and it is happening in every tourism destination. In a recent seminar held at the Trade Winds Hotel by GEF-Antigua, SIRMM …
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Meet Our Interns!

Sustainability is a growing trend in all industries and is now finding its way into mainstream tourism.  Sustainable tourism can be defined as “actions that contribute to a balanced and healthy economy by generating tourism-related jobs, revenues, and taxes while protecting and enhancing the destination’s socio-cultural, historical, natural and built resources for the enjoyment and well-being of both residents and visitors.” The Trade Winds Hotel began their initiative in “Sustainable Tourism” a few years ago when we were one of …
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Generation Next Launches Football Club.

It has been football fever in Antigua & Barbuda for the past few months especially with our most recent World Cup Qualifier 2014 matches against USA and Jamaica.  It is with all this excitement, love and passion for the game that the Generation Next Football Club is doing all it can to take football to the next level here in Antigua & Barbuda. Ricky Santos (Co-Founder) and his team have been tirelessly speaking with international football clubs all over the …
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Go Benna Boys!

“Victory isn’t defined by wins or losses.  It is defined by effort.  If you can truthfully say, ‘I did the best I could, I gave everything I had,’ then you’re a winner.”  — Wolfgang Schadler In less than 44 days the Antigua and Barbuda national football team, the Benna Boys, will compete in two qualifiers which will determine whether or not they advance to face even stiffer competition, as their bid to secure a spot in the FIFA World Cup …
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All winning “goals”

In our usual spirit of community service and to assist in promoting sports education in Antigua and Barbuda, the Trade Winds Hotel hosted the Tottenham Hotspur International Football Development coaches Ryan Hines and Miles Leighton last week.  The coaches were on island to conduct a four-day coaching clinic from March 13th to 18th at the St Anthony’s Secondary School. Principal of St Anthony’s School Joann Boulos-Callias and Chairman of the Board of Directors Ricky Santos said the just concluded four-day …
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