Caribbean Jazz on the island of Barbados

Enjoy blue sky luxury in Barbados while listening to the sweet sounds of Dutch jazz sensation, Denise Jannah, and musical legends, Maxi Priest and David Rudder at the Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari. Held over 3 days from Thursday, January 15, the festival promises to be an exciting few days of talent and entertainment. Enjoy an…

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Holiday requirements: Barbados Blue Sky and Rum

St. Nicholas Abbey is one of Barbados’ oldest historic properties having been built in 1658. It is also one of the island’s most popular attractions and this stunning Barbados property is a ‘must visit’ whenever you are here. Constructed by Lt. Col. Benjamin Berringer, St. Nicholas Abbey has a colorful past. Berringer’s wife embarked on…

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Celebrate Barbados Heritage with the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA)

Celebrate Barbados Heritage with the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA). The island of Barbados commemorates its Independence annually on November 30. This historic day is celebrated with a number of events and activities that promote Barbados heritage. The National Independence Festival of Creative Arts, better known NIFCA, is one of these celebrations. NIFCA…

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Barbados’ Property Market Boom

Barbados properties continue to attract significant interest from overseas investors. Recent reports from local real estate experts, Island Villas, indicate that sales in the last 12 months have grown by as much as 25%, a welcome boost to the Barbados property market. The most popular properties for sale fall in the multi-million dollar range, however,…

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Island Villas Driving into the Future with Megapower

  Local real estate company, Island Villas, has teamed up with Megapower to promote the use of electric vehicles in Barbados. “As a company that works within the tourism and hospitality sector we believe that it is our responsibility to incorporate more energy efficient and environmentally friendly practices into our daily operations,” says Richard Eames,…

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Battaleys Mews: A Real Estate Success Story

The year is 2009 and Barbados, like much of the world, is in the throes of the economic recession. Sales of real estate have slowed and many developments on the island are struggling to attract interest from investors and visitors alike. One such development is the attractive Battaleys Mews, a community of luxury townhouses situated…

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Island Villas Celebrates World Environment Day 2014

    June 5 is World Environment Day and the IV team is proud to reinforce its commitment to going green. Since establishing its Go Green campaign several years ago the company has successfully incorporated many eco friendly practices into their daily operations.  Some of our successes to date are: The installation of recycling bins at…

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