Business View Caribbean | Volume 9, Issue 1

15 BUSINESS VIEW CARIBBEAN VOLUME 9, ISSUE 1 A ntigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Tourism and Investment, The Honourable Charles Fernandez has extended congratulations to Keisha Schahaff who will be the first Antiguan and Barbudan and Caribbean woman to travel to space. Schahaff is expected to travel to space in 2022, having won two seats on a Virgin Galactic space flight during a sweepstakes organized by Virgin Galactic in partnership with fundraising platform Omaze. ANTIGUA & BARBUDA HEADS TO SPACE “You will be carrying the whole of Antigua and Barbuda with you, and this type of recognition is priceless,” said the Tourism Minister as he extended best wishes to the future astronaut, during a recent meeting. Minister Fernandez presented Schahaff with a tropical bouquet and a tourism gift bag. The Minister offered the full support of the country and the Ministry of Tourism and Investment in assisting her on this “phenomenal” journey. OPENING L INES