Earlier this month, the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority announced that Kim Jack Riley has been named director of tourism, USA. According to Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy Asot Michael, Jack Riley’s role will be to continue the growth of U.S. tourism arrivals to the twin-island country, which saw arrivals up by an average of 20 percent this year. Jack Riley brings with her a wealth of experience in travel, communications and marketing having operated a successful home-based travel agency specializing in personalized tours of the Caribbean and Europe, as well as leading a successful start-up joint venture for Proctor & Gamble and NBC Universal. She has also held roles at Flight Center USA, MSC Cruises, Scholastic, Inc., Time Out, The Source Magazine, and the Planned Parenthood Foundation of America. For more information, go to visitantiguabarbuda.com or antiguabarbudabuzz.com.