Barbados Gourmet Card Offers 25 Percent Savings at Participating Restaurants
PRESS RELEASE - 2009
Bridgetown, Barbados (March 9, 2009) - The island of Barbados will offer an exquisite culinary experience paired with incredible savings for 2009 with the introduction of the Barbados Gourmet Card.
Available April 15 - December 14, 2009, the Barbados Gourmet Card offers 25 percent savings on meals at participating restaurants throughout the island.
Barbados is the first and only Zagat-rated Caribbean island featuring over 100 restaurants in its dedicated Zagat Guide.
Often referred to as the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean, Barbados is internationally known for its diverse and quality cuisine, ranging from gourmet oceanfront restaurants to authentic island eateries and lively downtown bistros.
Aimed at promoting the outstanding cuisine and dining on-island, the Barbados Gourmet Card will be available for visitors traveling to Barbados via the www.BarbadosGourmetCard.com website where they can apply.
The site also features a variety of signature Barbadian recipes, island and cuisine information and a Chef of the Month profile.
Participating restaurants offering the 25 percent discount include Daphne's Barbados, Waterfront Cafe, Spago, Elbow Room, Scarlet, Il Tempio, Aqua Restaurant & Lounge, Josef's, Luigi's, Apsara & Tamnak Thai, Simply GIGI, Wytukai, Brown Sugar, and The Lighthouse at the Hilton.
Make the most of your Barbados Vacation
The island of Barbados offers the most authentic Caribbean experience with its exceptionally rich culture and history rooted in remarkable landscapes, including The Crane beach, St. Philips, voted one of the world's sexiest beaches for 2008 by Concierge.com.
Barbados is the first and only Zagat-rated Caribbean island with numerous internationally renowned chefs who masterfully put signature spins on local delicacies and traditions. Barbados is also an ideal stage for world-class events and has hosted numerous athletic championships, including the ICC Cricket World Cup Final 2007 and the 2006 PGA World Golf Championship-The Barbados World Cup. Accommodations range from picturesque plantation houses and villas to quaint bed and breakfasts to award-winning five-star resorts.
The newly renovated Grantley Adams International Airport offers non-stop and direct service from a growing number of U.S. cities via Air Jamaica, American Airlines, Delta and US Airways, making Barbados the true gateway to the Eastern Caribbean.
The Barbados Tourism Authority has provided excellent service for 50 years and is a proud member of the Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association and Bridgetown, Barbados was voted #8 in the World by Trip Advisor's 2008 Travelers Choice Destination Awards in its Top 100 Destinations category.
For more information on travel to Barbados contact the Barbados Tourism Authority at 1.800.221.9831.