NEW YORK, March 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Antigua and Barbuda is celebrating the success of their dynamic new Antigua Barbuda Romance Facebook page launched on Valentine's Day by announcing the winners of their first sweepstakes: Miami couple, Brandi George Arcos and Carlos Arcos. As part of the official launch of this exciting new platform, The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority with the Pineapple Beach Club Antigua, ran a month-long sweepstakes for one couple to win an all-inclusive getaway to Antigua and Barbuda. The Arcos', are celebrating their 15th wedding anniversary this year, and are looking forward to experiencing the most romantic destination first-hand. The all-inclusive prize, includes a 3 night-stay at Pineapple Beach Club Antigua, the destination's most laid-back, adult's only resort, located in a tropical hideaway where the beach curves in a perfect quarter-mile arc of brilliant, powdery white sand.
The Arcos' are looking forward to their upcoming trip, sharing, "Wow! We are so excited to finally get a real honeymoon after 15 years of marriage. It really is never too late for a honeymoon and Antigua and Barbuda look like the perfect place to have it. We have also decided to renew our vows in paradise to celebrate this wonderful blessing. We cannot thank the Tourism Authority and Pineapple Beach Club Antigua enough for this amazing prize."
Antigua Barbuda Romance is a first: a digital social media channel purely focused on the lucrative romance market. This interactive new platform cements Antigua and Barbuda's position as the 'Most Romantic Destination in the Caribbean,' an award that was won for the second consecutive year in 2016. Antigua and Barbuda Romance is dedicated towards building on this recognition, and attracting new visitors by highlighting the various services, and businesses that appeal to the romance market including those planning a destination wedding. Antigua Barbuda Romance features include: logistics on how to plan the perfect destination wedding, honeymoon tips, favorite activities, top restaurants, and popular beaches. Resources include listings for local romance vendors including wedding planners, photographers and island guides.
To find out more, visit the 'Antigua Barbuda Romance' platform at www.facebook.com/AntiguaBarbudaRomance
ABOUT ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
Antigua (pronounced An-tee'ga) and Barbuda (Bar-byew'da) is located in the heart of the Caribbean Sea. Voted the World Travel Awards 2015 and 2016 Caribbean's Most Romantic Destination, the twin-island paradise offers visitors two uniquely distinct experiences, ideal temperatures year-round, a rich history, vibrant culture, exhilarating excursions, award-winning resorts, mouth-watering cuisine and 365 stunning pink and white-sand beaches - one for every day of the year. The largest of the Leeward Islands, Antigua comprises 108-square miles with rich history and spectacular topography that provides a variety of popular sightseeing opportunities. Nelson's Dockyard, the only remaining example of a Georgian fort a listed UNESCO World Heritage site, is perhaps the most renowned landmark. Antigua's tourism events calendar includes the prestigious Antigua Sailing Week, Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, and the annual Antigua Carnival; known as the Caribbean's Greatest Summer Festival. Barbuda, Antigua's smaller sister island, is the ultimate celebrity hideaway. The island lies 27 miles north-east of Antigua and is just a 15-minute plane ride away. Barbuda is known for its untouched 17 mile stretch of pink sand beach and as the home of the largest Frigate Bird Sanctuary in the Western Hemisphere. Find information on Antigua & Barbuda at: www.visitantiguabarbuda.com
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