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Rum Journal: Cooper Island’s Remarkable Rum Bar

 It’s the end of the afternoon, sky and water both silver, and there’s just one thing on the menu: rum. You stroll up the dock, past a smattering of barrels and enter what must be paradise on earth. Here, on …

A Caribbean Carnival You Need to Experience This Summer

 Nobody does carnival like the Caribbean, but the region’s world of carnivals is a diverse mix of celebrations large and small — and there’s more to it than just Trinidad’s famous fete. That’s why it’s time to consider one of …

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10 Beachfront Hotels in the Caribbean for $200 or Less Per Night

 The perfect Caribbean beach getaway isn’t always as expensive as you think. Indeed, there are tucked-away bargains all over the Caribbean, where the sand count is high but the price is low. Serving up warm hospitality on idyllic coastlines, they …

LATEST NEWS

 Seaborne Airlines is resuming its nonstop service between San Juan and Antigua, the company announced. The service will launch July 21, with four nonstop roundtrip flights per week. Flights will depart San Juan on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, with …

 One of the Caribbean’s most expensive homes is currently on the market in Antigua and Barbuda. The impressive 12-bedroom Villa Antiqua is listed with Hilton & Hyland for $49.55 million, according to real estate portal Point2homes. Antigua has become a major …

 Antigua and Barbuda has launched a major new effort to ramp up foreign direct investment to the twin-island country, specifically in the services sector, according to Investment and Tourism Minister Asot Michael. The announcement came during Michael’s recent presentation at …

 The private-island Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort off the coast of Antigua, has launched a new organic farm and kitchen garden. Accessed via foot path, the farm encompasses a vegetable garden, an herb garden and an orchard. It also houses …

 Antigua and Barbuda is bullish on its tourism prospects, thanks in large part to a wave of new hotel developments. That was the mood at this week’s Showcase Antigua Barbuda, the destination’s leading travel conference, which began with a large …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Julie Daignault from Montreal, Canada, who sent in this stunning photo of English Harbour and Falmouth Harbour from Shirley Heights in Antigua. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

 The storied Waldorf Astoria brand is expanding in the Caribbean. Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts is expanding its portfolio with a new property in Antigua. The Hilton luxury brand has signed a management agreement with Callaloo Cay Antigua, Waldorf Astoria’s …

 The world-famous Antigua Sailing Week has kicked off its annual festivities for what has become the Caribbean’s greatest sailing event. This year is the 50th edition of Sailing Week, which is bringing together 150 teams racing a variety of yachts …

Antigua Sailing week

 Demand continues to rise for this year’s 50th edition of Antigua Sailing Week. The number of vessels registered to compete has grown to 141 this year, with more entries coming in, according to organizers. “At this time last year we …

Jamaica Development

 And what Jamaica can learn from Antigua and Barbuda By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor Every time we come around to this time of the year — when we debate the budget, I swear that the arguments for and against are the same. …

 The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Sharon Dorbritz, who sent in this terrific shot from high above the Pineapple Beach Club Resort, looking down on Long Bay in Antigua. Have you taken a great …

 It’s time for a run in the Caribbean. Antigua’s Run in Paradise is offering registrants a special rate through February 28 for the third annual edition of the race. A record breaking number of runners on the international, regional and …

 Sometimes it’s about a cocktail, or a personality or a view. But the greatest test of a beach bar is this: can you spend all day there? And on that count, Jacqui O’s BeachHouse passes with flying colors. This beach …

 Antigua’s Blue Waters resort is expanding its wellness options with a new bespoke wellness program. The “Living Retreat” program, in partnership with UK-based wellness brand Living Retreats, will allow guests to “kick start their health and fitness and maintain a …

 Galley Bay, home to the legendary Galley Bay Resort and Spa, is one of the most beautiful beaches in Antigua. Fly with CJ and take a quick look at the majesty of this stretch of sand. To book a stay …