Crowned Monkey Rum

The Legendary Caribbean Resort Launches a One-of-a-Kind Caribbean Rum Blend

 NEVIS, WEST INDIES (February 14, 2020) – Four Seasons Resort Nevis has unveiled a bespoke signature rum at crowned monkey RUM BAR, fittingly called Crowned Monkey Rum. A project that has been years in the making is finally launching in conjunction with the Resort’s 29th Anniversary, and to mark the momentous occasion, the first bottle will be sold for USD $29,000 to represent the 29 years since the property opened. Exclusive to crowned monkey RUM BAR, only one barrel of Crowned Monkey Rum was produced, yielding a total of 345 private label bottles. “Bottle 001,” which comes adorned with the original cask seal, is sure to become an instant collector’s item, giving the opportunity for rum lovers and long time fans of Four Seasons Resort Nevis to purchase a piece of history.

Jadine Yarde - CEO Nevis Tourism Authority

Nevis, W.I (January 29, 2020)- The Nevis Tourism Authority, (NTA) has a new CEO. The NTA Board of Directors conducted an exhaustive review of more than 40 applicants. These 40+ applicants were shortlisted based on their knowledge of the destination, background in tourism, industry experience and qualifications. The board conducted extensive interviews with the finalists which focused on their vision to grow the destination, relevant and creative traditional and digital marketing strategies, proposals for engaging domestic and international stakeholders, human resource competencies and the ability to manage limited resources.

James Weekes overall winner of Nevis Triathlon 2019

Charlestown, Nevis, November 11, 2019 – The Nevis Triathlon hosted at Oualie Beach, Nevis was the last of Nevis’ sport tourism events for the year and it benefitted Nevis well.
As the Nevis Triathlon celebrated its eighteenth year it attracted the most international participants it has had in years. Of the forty-eight participants twenty-eight of them were from outside St. Kitts and Nevis. The United Kingdom had sixteen athletes in the field. Race organizer Greg Phillip expressed his satisfaction with the makeup of the participants saying, “The international composition of the competitors in this year’s triathlon is a result of hard work and a sign of the direction in which the Nevis Triathlon is headed. We are both pleased and encouraged.”

New longer water taxi pier

Nevis is excited to share that a new, first-class water taxi pier has opened at Oualie Bay. The new pier means visitors to Nevis arriving – or departing – by water taxi will experience an enhanced service and overall travel experience. The upgraded facilities will be a welcome change to visitors traveling via St.Kitts Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport (SKB), or those enjoying a day-trip from the sister island. With six minute travel time, water taxis are the most convenient and efficient way to travel between the two islands.

Mango festival chefs holding mangoes

Nevis is celebrating the success of the sixth annual Nevis Mango & Food Festival, that took place July 4-7, 2019. The four day festival featured 16 local Nevisian Chefs, participation of four local restaurants, the first ever Caribbean Mango Cooking Competition and was headlined by celebrity Chefs Judy Joo and Simon Jenkins. This was the fourth time UK Iron Chef Judy Joo, a Korean-American French-trained chef based in London, and frequent Food Network host and guest, participated in the Mango and Food Festival.

Mango Lime Ricotta Parfaits by Chef Judy Joo

Every July, the tiny Caribbean island of Nevis draws mango lovers from around the world who come to feast on these fruits prized for their incredible flavor and texture at this four-day mango extravaganza. Nevis knows its mangoes and has the distinction of growing 44 varieties that are prepared in dishes ranging from soups, salsas, sauces, side dishes, salads, main dishes and lots of desserts on the island’s resorts and restaurants.

Chef Judy Joo

Did you know that the tiny island of Nevis is home to some of the world’s best tasting mangoes? More surprising, still, is that the island boasts more than 44 varieties of mango, each with its own distinctive flavor, texture and name. Some of the more popular are Amory Polly, Julie, and Graham, but there are literally mangoes to suit every taste bud and you’re sure to find your favorite.

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