Barbados Pocket Guide

Barbados Tourism Authority

The Offices of the Barbados Tourism Authority, Bridgetown, Barbados Pocket Guide

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Barbados Tourism Authority

The Barbados Tourism Authority's functions is to promote, assist and facilitate the efficient development of tourism; to design and implement suitable marketing strategies for the effective promotion of the tourism industry; to make provision for adequate and suitable air and sea passenger transport services to and from Barbados; to encourage the establishment of amenities and facilities necessary for the proper enjoyment of Barbados as a tourist destination; to carry out market intelligence in order to inform the needs of the tourism industry; to register, license and classify tourist accommodation according to the standard of amenities provided; to register and classify restaurants catering primarily to tourists; according to the standard of cuisine and amenities provided; to register and regulate such forms of service for tourists as the Minister determines; and to do such other things that in the opinion of the Authority would facilitate the proper discharge of its functions or would be incidental or conducive thereto.

 

Colourful as much as it is gracious, Barbados distills its unique blend of West African and Caribbean culture together with its elegant blend of British heritage. Giving it a flavour unlike any other in the world. Whether your desire is to plan a memorable family vacation or sportsman's escape, romantic getaway or business trip, Barbados offers a diverse and dynamic cross-section of things to do, places to be and wonders to enjoy.

 

Travel Information

As you are aware, Barbados is a vibrant island nation that boasts a bounty of wondrous natural beauty and hospitality. We welcome all to come and experience life how it was truly meant to be lived. Nonetheless, whilst enjoying all that Barbados has to offer, there are certain customs, laws and general information that you should be familiar with before travelling to the island.

 

Visa & Entry Requirements

To enter Barbados, all visitors must have a valid passport and ticket. Please check the nearest Barbados Tourism Authority office for further information on Visa & Entry Requirements.

 

Culture & Heritage

Drawing on its English, African and West Indian roots, Barbados has established its own distinctive identity, evidenced in its customs, traditions and values, and passionately expressed through the rich history, exceptional cuisine and artistic talents of its people.

 

Event Locator

Music festivals; sporting events, culinary affairs, performing arts - here the calendar is brimming with exciting opportunities and unforgettable experiences. Whether it's a cricket match at the famed grounds of Kensington Oval or a Food & Wine festival in the heart of Bridgetown, every day brings something new to discover in Barbados.

 

Meetings in Barbados

Business is always a pleasure in Barbados. Our conference centres, support resources and daily international and regional air service, when combined with our lovely culture, exceptional dining and abundant recreational pursuits, create the ideal setting for any corporate meeting or event.

 

From trade shows and conventions to seminars ad workshops, the island's world-class business facilities can accommodate nearly any function. As an added convenience, on-island destination management companies can assist you in arranging your entire itinerary, including transfers, sightseeing tours and conference suport. Plus with many hotels offering special group rates, meeting in Barbados can be as reasonable as it is forgettable.

 

Offices of the Barbados Tourism Authority

BARBADOS (HEADQUARTERS)
Barbados Tourism Authority
PO Box 242
Harbour Road
Bridgetown, Barbados, W.I.
Telephone: 246-427-2623 / 427-2624
Telefax: 246-426-4080
Toll free: 1-800-744-6244
E-mail:

 

LOS ANGELES
Barbados Tourism Authority

Address Pending
Los Angeles, California
U.S.A

Denise Marie, Telephone: 231-712-6277/
250-7585
Marilyn Greaves, Telephone: 231-880-0945/
562-219-0231
E-mail:

 

MIAMI
Barbados Tourism Authority
2121 Ponce De Leon Boulevard, Suite 1000
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
U.S.A

Telephone: 786-515-1226

Telefax: 305-455-7674
E-mail:

 

NEW YORK
Barbados Tourism Authority

820 Second Avenue, Fifth Floor

New York, New York 10017, 
U.S.A.

Telephone: 212-551-4350 /
212-986-6516
Telefax: 212-573-9850
Toll Free: 1-800-221-9831
E-mail:

 

PUERTO RICO
Barbados Tourism Authority
C/o Netpro Advertising
PMB 160 405 Avenida Esmeralda, Suite 2

Guaynabo, Puerto Rico 00969-4457

Telephone: 787 396-6772
Fax: 787 782 2656

E-mail:

 

VENEZUELA
Barbados Tourism Authority
Av. Venezuela con Calle Mohedano
Hotel JW Marriott Local 4, El Rosal

Caracas, Venezuela

Telephone: 0212-951-2738 / 
0800-225-2600
Fax: 0212-952-8139
E-mail:

 

CANADA
Barbados Tourism Authority
105 Adelaide Street West, Suite 1010
Toronto, Ontario M5H IP 9
Telephone: 416-214-9880
Telefax: 416-214-9882
Toll Free: 1-800-268-9122
E-mail:

 

MONTREAL
4800 de Maisonneuve W, Suite 532
Montreal, Quebec H3Z IM2
Telephone: 514-932-3206
Telefax: 514-932-3775
E-mail:

 

UNITED KINGDOM
Barbados Tourism Authority
263 Tottenham Court Road,
London W1T 7LA, England
Telephone: 0-207-636-9448/9
Telefax: 0-207-637-1496
Toll Free: 207-636-0090
E-mail:

 

GERMANY
C/o The Magnum group of Companies
Sonnenstrasseq D-80331
Munich, Germany
Telephone: 49-89-23-66-21-52
Telefax: 49-89-23-66-21-99
E-mail:

 

AUSTRALIA
10th Floor
1 Bligh Street,
Sydney, Australia 2000
Telephone: +678 (-2) - 9221 9988
Telefax: +61 (-2) - 9221 9800
E-mail:

 

ITALY
Global Marketing Communications
Via Fratelli Ruffini, 9
20123 Milano, Italy

Telephone: (39) 02480-12068
Telefax: (39) 0246-3532
E-mail:

 

BRAZIL
Barbados Tourism Authority

Global Vision Access
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Telephone: +5511-2367-3170
Mobile: +5511-9627-3160
E-mail:

 

BRAZIL (AMBASSADOR)
Barbados Tourism Authority

SHIS Q1 13 Conjunto 10 Casa 03
Lago Sul, Brasilila, D.F
Cep: 71 635 100

Brazil
Telephone: +55 (610) 3526-8310
E-mail:

 

The above information was sourced directly from the BTA's website. Click here for further information on the aforementioned website.

 

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