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TUI Discovery makes its inaugural call on the Bridgetown Port

Barbados’ cruise season is off to a bumper start with the arrival of its second inaugural ship just one week into the official start of the season.  TUI Discovery arrived in Barbados on Sunday carrying just over 1800 passengers and 771 crew.  TUI Discovery is one of the newest ships in the Thompson Cruise fleet.  It is a new type of ship for the brand, and why the vessel bears the name TUI.  
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Barbados Olympic Association Inc. kicks off 50th  Anniversary Independence Games

BRIDGETOWN-- The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) in conjunction with the National Sports Federations (NSFs) will stage a month-long sports tournament to mark Barbados’ 50th Independence anniversary.

The games which are intended to highlight the best of local sporting talent, and expose Barbadian sports fans to live high-level competition, will commence on November 16, 2016 with at opening ceremony to be held at the BOA’s headquarters in Will.  The games conclude on December 11.

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Caribbean Shipping Association pledges $10 000 USD financial aid to Haiti

Bridgetown – CEO of Barbados Port Inc., David Jean-Marie was re-elected unopposed as the President of the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) at its 46th Annual General Meeting, Conference and Exhibition hosted at the Hyatt Regency Port of Spain, October 17 -19. The annual event promotes increased collaboration among regional ports for the continued growth of the maritime industry, as well as general development of the Caribbean region.

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Partial Closure Of The Lewis/Wickham Boardwalk In Bridgetown

Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) today announced that a section of the Lewis/Wickham Boardwalk in Bridgetown will be closed for refurbishment from Monday, June 27, 2016, for a period of six to eight weeks, to allow contractors, PNC Construction and Equipment Rentals Inc., to do refurbishment work on a section of the boardwalk, between the lift bridge and the lights by Cheffette Restaurants.
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