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Saint Lucia Reporting “Overwhelming” Demand for Carnival 

 Saint Lucia Carnival is making its return this year after a two-year hiatus amid the pandemic, and tourism officials say the demand is “overwhelming.” Caribbean Airlines has already added more flights from Trinidad to tap the regional market for the …

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Caribbean Aviation Is Critical. That’s Why It Needs to Get Better.

 The importance of air transport for the Caribbean is self-evident. As a result, many efforts and funds have been directed towards attempts to improve the Caribbean’s air transport competitiveness. A 2018 CDB working paper on regional air connectivity titled ‘Air …

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British Airways’ Big Milestone in Antigua and Barbuda 

 British Airways just set a major milestone in Antigua and Barbuda, celebrating the 60th anniversary of its first flight to the twin-island country.  The carrier first touched down at VC Bird International Airport on June 1, 1962, then called the …

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antigua summer caribbean festival

 Antigua and Barbuda is gearing up for what it’s billing as the “Caribbean’s Greatest Summer Festival.” This year’s edition of Antigua Carnival will take place from July 27 to Aug. 2, 2022, one of few Caribbean countries that are hosting …

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 The Caribbean is even better in the summer, something frequent Caribbean travelers know well.  Sure, the thermometer is higher, but that also means the sea is warm and inviting; and at night, the palm trees shake with cooling ocean breezes.  …

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 The Verandah resort, long Antigua’s leading family-friendly all-inclusive, has completed another major upgrade to the property.  The resort has now completed a significant renovation of its Waterfront Suites, comprising about 80 rooms in total. The renovation included new furniture, upgraded …

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 The biggest festival in Barbuda is making a comeback this year after a two-year hiatus amid the pandemic.  The Caribana Festival, a four-day celebration of “culture, music and pageantry,” will make its return from June 3-6.  This year’s theme is …

antigua sailing week returns

 One of the Caribbean’s premier sailing events has officially returned.  Antigua Sailing Week 2022 kicks off this weekend, the 53rd edition of the now-legendary festival.  Racing begins April 30 with the standalone Peters & May Round Antigua Race, followed by …

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 For most travelers, it’s the number one destination-within-a-destination: the beach bar.  As travel trends ebb and flow, it’s a constant, somehow managing to survive as the manifestation of our most romantic Caribbean travel fantasies.  Because there’s just something about a cocktail …

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 Antigua and Barbuda has expanded its Tourism Advisory Committee with a new slate of travel advisors.  The committee includes nine new travel advisors: Susan Berman, Berman Travel, Debra Hines-Brown, SmartBird World Travel, Edouard Jean, Massive Travels, Brenda O’Neale, With This …

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 American Airlines is expanding its service to one of the Caribbean’s hottest destinations.  The world’s largest airline is extending its daily service between New York and Antigua through the fall and winter season, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The airline’s new …

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 Antigua and Barbuda has 365 beaches — or, as the destination puts it, one for every day of the year.  But what that also means is that there is a beach for every kind of traveler — and every kind of …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Oleg Gutman from Long Island, NY, who sent it this great shot from Ffryes Beach in Antigua.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with …

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 Antigua and Barbuda is the latest Caribbean destination to waive pre-testing requirements for fully vaccinated visitors.  As of March 16, 2022, the destination has lifted the travel testing requirement for fully vaccinated travelers. (Fully vaccinated means a traveler has taken both …

antigua barbuda tourism podcast

 In a Caribbean first, Antigua and Barbuda has become the first regional tourist board with its own official podcast.  It’s called “The Beach Is Just the Beginning,” and it’s hosted by travel writer and journalist Peter Moore.  The focus of …

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 Antigua and Barbuda is redoubling its efforts to court travelers from Canada.  The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority led a major tourism push in Canada this week, with a delegation led by ABTA Chief Executive Officer Colin C. James and …

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 What’s the sound of one palm tree shaking?  It’s one of the most beautiful sounds in the Caribbean, an instant reminder that you’ve reached the zenith of tropical beauty.  And it’s a guarantor of instant relaxation.  But as ubiquitous as …

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