Antigua

Antigua and Barbuda Holds “Intense” Tourism Strategy Session

 Above: Tourism Minister Asot Michael By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda held an “intense” two-day tourism strategy session this week, the government said. The meeting, which was led by Tourism Minister Asot Michael, gathered together 35 technicians from …

Antigua and Barbuda Looks to Increase Tourism From Canada

 Above: the Antigua and Barbuda delegation in Canada By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda is looking to strengthen its tourism performance in the Canadian market. The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority recently sent a delegation led by new Mare Walker, …

Antigua and Barbuda Closer to Completion of New Airport Terminal

 Above: work at the terminal By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s brand-new airport terminal is getting closer to completion. The new terminal at VC Bird International Airport is slated to open in the next three months, according to …

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 Above: the Galley Bay resort in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda has named a new marketing team for the country’s Tourism Authority. The country’s Minister of Tourism, Economic Development Investment and Energy, Asot Michael, has announced …

 Above: Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne with new Special Economic Envoy Armand Arton By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda has named investor Armand Arton the country’s newest special economic envoy. Arton will serve as the twin-island …

 Above: Montserrat Premier Donaldson Romeo and Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne visited Montserrat on Monday in a bid to deepen ties between the neighbours in the Eastern Caribbean. …

 Above: Antigua and Barbuda PM Gaston Browne (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne is visiting the Middle East this week to court investment in the twin-island country. The Prime Minister’s schedule this …

 Above: Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda is eyeing the development of 3,000 new hotel rooms in the next five years, according to Prime Minister Gaston Browne. The twin-island state has been on a major development push …

 Above: Antigua and Barbuda By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda is planning to implement a new tourism “action” agenda, the country said this week. The plans come after consultations with at least 50 tourism stakeholders in the public …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year can be challenging for weight watchers, and by the time January 1 rolls around many of us are reaching into our closets for those elastic-waist pants. But it …

 Above: Robert De Niro signs the agreement By Alexander Britell Film star Robert De Niro has signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a hotel project on the island of Barbuda. De Niro signed a memorandum of understanding with Prime …

 Above: Cyrpus By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda and Cyprus are deepening their cooperation. Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has pledged his country’s intentions to “forge closer ties” with the twin-island state, with plans to appoint an Ambassador to …

 Above: Jamaican and Antiguan officials in Jamaica (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda and Jamaica are planning to collaborate in the shipping industry, the two sides said this week. The plan is to deepen the Caribbean’s …

 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 …

 Above: Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne examines the renderings (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua could soon be home to a $2.3 billion port project. The Kylin International Group has presented its proposal to spend more than …

 Above: the Benna Boys By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda is now the Caribbean’s top-ranked national football team, according to the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. The country jumped a whopping 69 slots in the latest rankings, reaching 80th …

 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 …

 Above: the Cliff Suite at Antigua’s Curtain Bluff By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor At Antigua’s Curtain Bluff couples enjoy life on the edge – specifically the infinity edge of the ocean-view plunge pool in the Cliff Suite, one of four …