Antigua and Barbuda: The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority is celebrating with thirty-seven-year-old world traveller Romaine Welds, who on arrival into Antigua and Barbuda in the present day on the V.C. Hen Worldwide Airport, has accomplished his quest to go to all 195 international locations on this planet.
The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority, The Antigua and Barbuda Airport Authority and The Jamaican Consulate in Antigua warmly welcomed Welds, alongside his household and journey pals who journeyed to Antigua to mark the momentous event with him.
Welds who’s Jamaican-born and migrated to the USA of America in 2007, is the primary Jamaican, and presumably the primary individual within the Caribbean to realize this objective.
Advertising and marketing Communications Supervisor for the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority, Maria Blackman mentioned, “We’re thrilled to be sharing on this celebration with Romaine. How wonderful is it to have the ability to journey and expertise the wonders and cultures of the world. We invite you to discover our twin-island paradise and immerse your self in our tradition. We additionally stay up for welcoming all future world explorers.”
Honourary Consul for Jamaica in Antigua and Barbuda, Dr. Onika Campbell proudly mentioned, “It’s warming to welcome my fellow Jamaican and his workforce to Antigua and Barbuda. Antigua and Barbuda is house to many Jamaican nationals who for many years proceed to benefit from the heat and hospitality of the individuals.
“Your choice to finish your go to in Antigua and Barbuda speaks volumes of the historic, established and steady bi-lateral relationship between Antigua and Barbuda and Jamaica”, famous Dr. Campbell.
Welds mentioned his journey adventures begun when he determined to go to bucket-list locations he would see on Nationwide Geographic. From there he moved on to the ‘7 Wonders of the World’, then the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) international locations and the checklist stored rising. In 2016 when he reached his then objective of visiting 100 international locations by the age of 30, he determined to tackle the world.
He mirrored that, “As a scholar in Jamaica, I used to like geography. It was my favorite topic, however by no means in one million years did I think about that I might find yourself visiting each nation on this planet. It has been a life altering expertise. I’ve realized a lot whereas travelling and assembly different inspiring globetrotters world wide and now lastly, I’ve made it to the end line, visiting 195 international locations whereas working full time!”
On his cause for selecting Antigua and Barbuda as his ultimate vacation spot, Welds mentioned, “I assumed it could be nice to finish this journey near house the place it began. I settled totally on Antigua as a result of it looks as if a mini hub within the Caribbean with a lot of flight connections. As I needed my family and friends to get flights simply to affix me on this ultimate journey, and in addition for the attractive seashores – the selection fell on Antigua & Barbuda.”
Romaine will spend per week in Antigua, exploring the vacation spot with pals. Romaine Welds presently lives in San Francisco, California the place he works for a serious American airline firm as a floor agent which assists him in his journey pursuits. His subsequent objective is to go to festivals and tribes world wide.