Every so often when I write about Argyle, I remind us of how the Barbados government paid the airlines a cash seat subsidy for flying from certain European and American airports. At one time it was a hundred US a seat.
Now they are paying tourists to come to Barbados, cash rewards.
How can backward SVG compete with forward thinking Bajans? I suppose we could start with ridding ourselves of our backward thinking Marxist led ULP government, and putting some forward thinking capitalist business men in power. Stop giving all our money to Cuba and pull ourselves into the real world.
“Barbados has gone ahead with a voucher scheme to provide UK holidaymakers with up to £128 spending money to try to reverse a 10 per cent decline in visitor numbers following the increase in air passenger duty.
“The Barbados Island Inclusive offer, first mooted in July, provides guests with vouchers based on their length of stay, which can be redeemed in a wide variety of outlets across the destination, including restaurants, hotels, tour companies, car hire and shops.”
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