Caribbean Photo of the Day: A Different Kind of Blue in Antigua

March 31, 2015 | 9:24 pm | 0 Comment


Above: the view from the Cocos Hotel (Caribbean Journal Photo) Our latest Caribbean Photo heads to Valley Church in Antigua and the Cocos Hotel. The property is home to some seriously stunning views of the water, which turns a shade of blue one really doesn’t find anywhere else. And it just keeps going and going. — more...

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Why Papa Zouk is (Still) the Caribbean’s Greatest Rum Bar

March 26, 2015 | 5:40 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Papa Zouk (all photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell ANTIGUA — A man excuses himself to offer a brand-new bottle of rum to the counter of the bar. But this is no ordinary bottle. It is an Appleton 21. And it is a gift, a gift to this bar. The bottle joins more than one hundred others: Clement, St James, Angostura Single Barrel. The greats and the goods more...

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Rum Journal: Watching the Sun at Antigua’s Siboney Beach Club

March 25, 2015 | 7:30 pm | 0 Comment


Above: the Siboney Beach Club (all photos by CJ) DICKENSON BAY — It’s late afternoon in Antigua. On Dickenson Bay, the waves are a little louder and the palms have finished their chores for the day. It’s time for an Angostura 1919, which goes well with the sun at this hour. This is the Siboney Beach Club, one of the island’s venerable hotel more...

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Finding Authentic Gelato in Antigua

March 25, 2015 | 5:27 pm | 0 Comment


Above: The Larder (All photos by CJ) There are all kinds of ways to cool down in Antigua, whether it’s an English Harbour on the rocks or a Wadadli or a dip on Darkwood Beach. But when it comes to the sweeter ways, there’s nothing better than a stop at The Larder. This institution not too far from the airport is a hub of sorts, regularly hosting meetings of more...

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Antigua and Barbuda Holds “Intense” Tourism Strategy Session

March 11, 2015 | 10:17 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Tourism Minister Asot Michael By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda held an “intense” two-day tourism strategy session this week, the government said. The meeting, which was led by Tourism Minister Asot Michael, gathered together 35 technicians from the product development and marketing bodies under the Minister’s leadership. “We more...

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Antigua and Barbuda Looks to Increase Tourism From Canada

March 2, 2015 | 6:32 pm | 0 Comment


Above: the Antigua and Barbuda delegation in Canada By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda is looking to strengthen its tourism performance in the Canadian market. The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority recently sent a delegation led by new Mare Walker, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the North American market, to ramp up sales efforts more...

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Antigua and Barbuda Closer to Completion of New Airport Terminal

February 18, 2015 | 10:03 am | 0 Comment


Above: work at the terminal By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s brand-new airport terminal is getting closer to completion. The new terminal at VC Bird International Airport is slated to open in the next three months, according to a government statement. When that happens, the airport could be the “most advanced in the region,” more...

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Antigua and Barbuda Names New Tourism Marketing Team

February 4, 2015 | 6:28 pm | 0 Comment


Above: the Galley Bay resort in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda has named a new marketing team for the country’s Tourism Authority. The country’s Minister of Tourism, Economic Development Investment and Energy, Asot Michael, has announced the appointment of Marie Walker and Jean-Marc Flambert as the country’s new vice presidents more...

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Antigua and Barbuda Names Another Special Economic Envoy

January 31, 2015 | 10:37 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne with new Special Economic Envoy Armand Arton By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda has named investor Armand Arton the country’s newest special economic envoy. Arton will serve as the twin-island country’s special economic envoy to the Gulf Cooperation Council. Arton is the latest more...

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Antigua and Barbuda, Montserrat Eye Stronger Relations

December 31, 2014 | 3:30 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Montserrat Premier Donaldson Romeo and Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne visited Montserrat on Monday in a bid to deepen ties between the neighbours in the Eastern Caribbean. Browne, who was joined by Permanent Secretary Ambassador Colin Murdoch, met with Montserrrat Premier more...

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