Antigua

Blue Waters

VIDEO: Blue Waters: The Best-Kept Secret in Antigua

 Some hotels are timeless. They take you to another era, another world. They make you feel like you’ve arrived somewhere different, somewhere special. The Blue Waters Hotel is precisely that kind of hotel. First opened in 1960, Antigua’s Blue Waters …

Solar-Powered Schools

Antigua’s Solar-Powered Schools

 One of the Caribbean’s most solar-friendly countries has continued its green push by adding solar power to a host of schools. Antigua and Barbuda has already supplied 12 schools with PV Energy’s sun2roof [sic] photovoltaic roof installations, such as one …

Curtain Bluff

Antigua’s Curtain Bluff Planning Upgrades

 One of Antigua’s signature all-inclusive resorts is planning a series of upgrades for the upcoming season. Curtain Bluff has announced plans to upgrade and re-introduce its signature Hulford Suites, along with adding new on-property services. Each of the Halford suites …

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Morris Bay

  It’s location is hard to beat: it’s directly adjacent to the world-famous Curtain Bluff resort, one of the Caribbean’s landmark hotels. But while Morris Bay shares its beauty, it’s got a tranquility all its own, often with few people, just …

Valley Church Antigua

  There’s something about the water. Yes, the sand is sugar-white, the hills are green, the views are sweeping. But there’s just something about the color of the water here. This is Valley Church, a spectacular stretch of beach near …

South Point

 Falmouth Harbour: it’s one of the Caribbean’s yachting hubs, a Mecca for superyachts the world over, a hub for people-watching, boat-watching and Antiguan food. And while there are some great eateries around the harbour, the newest on the scene has …

Deep Bay Antigua

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Andrew Baumeister, who sent in this beautiful shot of Deep Bay, Antigua, with the Fort Barrington in the background. “It’s a great hike to get an awesome photo as well,” Andrew …

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 Antigua and Barbuda has named a new director for the United States tourism market. The twin-island country has appointed Kim Jack Riley to the role; she began the position officially on Wednesday. “We welcome Kim Jack Riley to her new …

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 Regional air carrier Winair is adding daily flights to Antigua. The St Maarten-based Caribbean airline is increasing its service between St Maarten and Antigua to daily flights, the company announced this week. The carrier will also be connecting St Kitts …

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 By Alexander Britell Tourism is booming in Antigua and Barbuda, with travel demand continuing to surge, according to new data from Expedia Group. The company’s latest report showed a 35 percent increase in travel demand to Antigua and Barbuda across all Expedia …

st james's club

 One of Antigua’s top all-inclusive resorts has made a series of changes to the property. Chief among them is the addition of a new 3,700-square-foot fitness center, according to Elite Island Resorts. The hotel has also unveiled a series of …

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 Antigua and Barbuda no longer has any personal income tax. The twin-island country’s government has officially abolished its personal income tax, a move that was first announced in January. The move to remove all income tax had been a major …

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 Another new resort project is coming to Antigua. The Labahia Hotel Resorts and Condominiums has officially launched in the Friars Hill area of Antigua. The $52 million project is being developed by Adams Investment Management and the government of Antigua …

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 This could be the beginning of a very strong year for Antigua and Barbuda tourism. The country reported a 14 percent increase in air arrivals in January, according to the tourist board’s latest numbers. That represented a total of 26,928 …

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 In what is a pioneering project, Antigua will be inaugurating a new 3 megawatt solar power plant this week — at its international airport. The solar energy installation at VC Bird International Airport includes more than 12,000 photovoltaic panels, developed and …

pineapple beach club antigua

 Sandals has sold its Grand Pineapple Antigua all-inclusive resort to Elite Island Resorts. The sale, which will become effective May 30, 2016, will see the hotel renamed and rebranded as the Pineapple Beach Club under Elite Island Resorts’ ownership. The …

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 Antigua and Barbuda — home to 365 beaches and some of the region’s most beautiful all-inclusive resorts. And while Valentine’s Day has come and gone, a romantic winter getaway in Antigua is still easy — and affordable. That’s where the …

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 The Caribbean’s resort boom continues — and so does Antigua and Barbuda’s. The twin-island country has announced another major new project, this one called Gravenor Bay — another significant addition to the island of Barbuda. The $450 million project on the southern …