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Seaborne Launches Antigua Flights

 There’s a new way to get to Antigua. Regional air carrier Seaborne has officially launched service to its newest destination, Antigua. The carrier began its San Juan-Antigua service this week on a 34-seat Saab 340 aircraft. It becomes the fourth …

This $300 Million Caribbean Resort Project Is Now Underway

 One of the Caribbean’s most anticipated luxury projects is now underway. Construction on the Pearns Point project in Antigua is well underway, with more than 40 local workers already employed on site and OBMI and CO Williams are overseeing the …

Antigua and Barbuda’s Big Green Energy Push

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s government has embarked on one of the region’s most ambitious green energy drives. The project is highlighted by a three-megawatt solar farm at Antigua’s newly-redeveloped VC Bird International Airport. Construction on that …

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 THEY ARE some of the sweetest spots in all of Antigua and Barbuda. The little coves, the little bays, the places where the water seems to stand still, waiting for a wade or a paddle or an afternoon swim. Antigua is …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff With Halloween coming up, one of the Caribbean’s leading resorts, Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort, has unveiled a cocktail inspired by a local ghost. It’s called Sam’s Cocktail, inspired by the Antigua resort’s resident “Jumbie,” …

 A boost on the way By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Antigua and Barbuda is projecting growth for the upcoming winter season, with a six percent increase in cruise ship calls for the 2015-2016 period. The announcement follows Antigua and Barbuda’s participation …

 A major new Caribbean film hub By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Is Antigua the new Caribbean Hollywood? Golden Island Filmworks, an independent feature film finance and production company, has closed on a $125 million equity financing agreement with the government of …

 New flights from San Juan By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Seaborne Airlines has announced the planned launch of nonstop service between its hub in San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport and Antigua and Barbuda’s newly-inaugurated VC Bird International Airport. The …

 West Indies fare in the spotlight By the Caribbean Journal staff Jumby Bay, a Rosewood Resort, has a new “beach shack.” The new culinary offering at the private-island resort off the coast of Antigua offers authentic Antiguan fare and Caribbean-accented cuisine …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Professional chefs from some of Antigua and Barbuda’s best hotels will face off at the Pineapple Culinary Competition next weekend. The competition, which will be held at the Antigua and Barbuda Hospitality …

 Above: Robert De Niro with an Antiguan delegation in New York including Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne (right) By the Caribbean Journal staff He’s behind one of the region’s most anticipated new hotel projects: a planned resort on …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing is adding a major new resort project on the island of Antigua. The company’s Royalton brand is developing the Royalton Antigua Resort and Spa, which is slated …

 Above: new Ambassador Peter Benjamin places a wreath at the Jose Marti monument By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda has as new ambassador to Cuba The twin-island country has appointed Peter Benjamin, who presented his letters of credence …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Wayne Cook, who sent in this snapshot of sunset from OJ’s Beach Bar in Antigua. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua is getting ready for one of the Caribbean’s leading sailing celebrations: Antigua Sailing Week. This year’s Sailing Week will be the 48th edition of the annual event, which includes everything from parties and contests …

 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 …

 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. …

 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 …