Little Bay, Montserrat - Travellers coming to Montserrat during the Christmas season will benefit from an extended ferry service to the island from Antigua. Continue reading
BRADES, Montserrat –The Ministry of Communications and Works and the Montserrat Tourist Board wish to announce a Weekend Ferry Special on Saturday July 30 and Monday August 1, 2011. This service will allow persons to travel to Antigua for the upcoming carnival. It is also an opportunity for persons in Antigua to visit Montserrat for Cudjoe Head Day celebrations or for just a peaceful weekend getaway.
The special return fares are: EC$200 for adults and EC$100 for children under 12 years. This special fare is valid only for same day or weekend return.
One way tickets will be at the normal rate of EC$150.00. Continue reading
BRADES, Montserrat – The Montserrat Tourist Board says it welcomes the announcement of a year-round ferry service for the Caribbean, which will be a boost to the marketing drive to attract new visitors.
L’Express Des Iles this week announced that the Jeans Ferry Service will begin on October 20, offering travel to Dominica, St. Lucia, Guadeloupe and Martinique. There will also be weekend charters to Montserrat, Antigua, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Martin and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Currently, L’Express Des Iles operates a less frequent service but Managing Director Roland Bellemare says there’s been increased travel over the years.
MTB Director Ernestine Cassell and Marketing Manager Ishwar Persad met with Valerie Arunel from Kiosque des Iles in Martiniqe, which is the tour company for ferry operator Les Express Des Iles in March during the ITB Berlin as a result of contacts made via the MTB’s office in Guadeloupe. Continue reading