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Antigua Tourism Off to Surging Start in 2018

By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda tourism is off to a surging start so far in 2018, according to new data from the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority. Stayover visitor arrivals to the destination are up by 9 […]

Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Off to Very Strong Start in 2016

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 […]

New $200 Million Hotel Project Coming to Antigua and Barbuda

Above: the signing ceremony in Antigua (Photo: ABG) By Alexander Britell Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne has signed a memorandum of understanding on a new $200 million tourism project the government announced. The project was signed by Browne […]

Antigua and Barbuda to Receive $2.1 Million Grant From Turkey

Above: Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda will soon be receiving a $2 million grant from the government of Turkey, Antigua’s government announced this week. The […]

Antigua, China Agree on $32.6 Million Assistance Package

Above: Antigua PM Gaston Browne in China (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda and China have agreed on a $32.6 million assistance package, Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne announced. According to Browne, who is currently on […]

UAE Investor Signs Agreement For $120 Million Hotel Project in Antigua

Above: Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Sheikh Tariq bin Faisal Al Qassimi By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne has signed a memorandum of agreement with Sheikh Tariq bin Faisal Al Qassimi on a $120 million […]

Strong Start For Antigua Tourism in 2014

Above: Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s tourism sector is off to a strong start so far in 2014, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. Tourist arrival numbers in January and February were up 9.4 […]

Antigua Hotels Report Best First Quarter Since 2007

Above: the Cocos hotel in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s hotel sector is reporting its best first quarter since 2007, according to the Antigua Hotel and Tourist Association. Overall, Antigua’s hotel occupancy is up 1.4 percent […]

Beaches Antigua Targeting Construction Launch in Spring 2015

Above: the Grand Pineapple in Antigua By Alexander Britell The planned Beaches resort in Antigua is planning to launch construction between the months of April and May 2015, according to Sandals Resorts International Chairman Gordon “Butch” Stewart. The project, which […]

Antigua Targeting September 2014 For New Airport Terminal

Above: a rendering of the new airport terminal By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda says it is planning to open the new terminal building at VC Bird Airport in September 2014. The new, modern terminal will cover a […]

Antigua Begins 2013 Carnival

Above: Carnival in Antigua (Photo: GA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua has begun its 2013 carnival, with the revelry starting on the streets of St John’s on Saturday. With Mas bands, pageant contenders and steel bands, the twin-island country’s […]

IMF: Antigua and Barbuda Economic Recovery to Continue in 2013

Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s real GDP grew by 1.6 percent in 2012, buoyed by a recovery in tourism and construction, and the country’s recovery will continue in 2013, according to the International […]

Antigua’s $253 Million Pearns Point Project to Begin Construction in 2013

Above: Pearns Point By the Caribbean Journal staff The Antigua and Barbuda Investment Authority and Antigua’s Cabinet have approved a development at Pearns Point that will include a five-star boutique hotel, condominium units, a spa, health club and casino,the government […]

Antigua and Barbuda to Receive $20.3 Million from International Monetary Fund

Above: Parliament in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda will receive a $20.3 million disbursement from the International Monetary Fund, following the fund’s completion of the fourth, fifth and sixth revues of the country’s economic performance under […]

Antigua’s Buccaneer Cove Development Could Begin in 2012

By the Caribbean Journal staff The $70 million Buccaneer Cove development in Antigua could begin development in 2012, Antigua Finance Minister Harold Lovell announced in the government’s 2012 budget statement. “Based on recent developments, we expect that the Buccaneer Cove […]

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Why Antigua and Barbuda Is the Caribbean’s Honeymoon Capital

There’s nothing like a Caribbean honeymoon: stunning beaches, days filled with a mix of relaxation and adventure, limitless natural beauty.  But when it comes to choosing the right destination, the decision can often come down to the right hotel — usually […]

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Antigua and Barbuda Yachting Industry Set for Big Year 

It’s already a major Caribbean yachting powerhouse, but Antigua and Barbuda is projecting a significant year ahead.  Franklyn Brathwaite, president of the Antigua and Barbuda Yachting and Marine Association, says “all indications are that business is strong and that the […]

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Silver Airways Launching Flights to Antigua, Dominican Republic 

There’s a new way to travel to one of the most sought-after island destinations in the wider Caribbean: thw twin-island hotspot of Antigua and Barbuda.  Fast-expanding carrier Silver Airways has announced plans to launch a new route between San Juan, […]

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A New Caribbean Adults-Only All-Inclusive Is Opening in Antigua 

It’s set on one of the most beautiful bays in the Caribbean: tucked between Long Bay and Devil’s Bridge National Park, a corner of serenity on an island that specializes in it.  Now, The Verandah, long one of the op […]


From Jamaica to Antigua, Hotels and Bars With Music History

Music has always been deeply intertwined with Caribbean culture, from the African rhythms brought over by enslaved people to the lively calypso and soca rhythms that drive the region’s Carnival celebrations. The musical legacy of the Caribbean built to a […]

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At Antigua’s Galley Bay, a Different Kind of All-Inclusive Resort

There are all-inclusive resorts, and then there are all-inclusive resorts. Stay at the latter, and you’ll find a sanctuary, a rarefied, charming, unforgettable place to vacation.  That’s the essence of Galley Bay, the legendary resort in Antigua where adults-only travel […]

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The 25 Most Romantic Resorts in the Caribbean

There are necessary ingredients to the perfect romantic retreat: a degree of privacy, a hint of seclusion, the right amounts of design and service. But these are not always sufficient. The most romantic getaways in the Caribbean have an extra […]

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Top Antigua All-Inclusive Begins Renovation 

Curtain Bluff, one of the top all-inclusive resorts in Antigua, has begun a renovation project during its annual summer closure.  The renovation project includes upgrades to the property’s Hulford Colletion Suites, the Morris and Grace Bay Pool Suites and an […]

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Antigua and Barbuda’s New Training and Incentive Program for Travel Advisors 

Antigua and Barbuda has launched a new landmark program specifically for travel advisors, Caribbean Travel Advisor has learned.  The destination has created a new online specialist training program, along with a new rewards and incentives program for agents.  The new […]

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The Ultimate All-Inclusive Beach Resort in Antigua 

It’s a quarter-mile long, pearl-white and shimmering turquoise, one of the most stunning strands of sand you’ll find in the Caribbean: Long Bay in Antigua.  It’s the sort of beach that calls us all to the Caribbean, a place for […]

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Caribbean Airlines Adding More Flights to Antigua, Guyana 

Caribbean Airlines is continuing its fast-paced intra-regional expansion with more new routes around the Caribbean. Beginning Aug. 23, Caribbean Airlines will be adding new services between Trinidad, Dominica and Antigua on Wednesdays and Sundays.  The carrier will also be launching […]

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Antigua, Aruba Top Caribbean Islands for Millennials Right Now

Before successful Caribbean advisor Amanda Bisack, owner of Travelista Travels,  entered the travel industry, she worked as a hip-hop dancer, commercial print model and actress. Bisack has had spreads in Women’s Health Magazine, People’s, Forbes, Model Airplane, White House Black […]

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Antigua’s Airport Has a “Love Lane” For Couples Right Now 

It’s one of the best ways to arrive in the Caribbean right now: the “Love Lane” fast track service for couples traveling to Antigua’s VC Bird International Airport.  All tough out June, couples entering the “Love Lane” will be fast-tracked […]


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