New $400 Million Royalton Hotel Project Coming to Antigua

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 […]


Antigua and Barbuda Has a New Ambassador to Cuba

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 […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Watching Sunset in Antigua

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 […]


Sailing Journal: Antigua Readies for Sailing Week

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 […]

Caribbean Photo of the Day: A Different Kind of Blue in Antigua

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 […]

Why Papa Zouk is (Still) the Caribbean’s Greatest Rum Bar

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. […]


Rum Journal: Watching the Sun at Antigua’s Siboney Beach Club

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 […]

Finding Authentic Gelato in Antigua

Above: The Larder (All photos by CJ) There are all kinds of ways to cool down in Antigua, whether it’s an English Harbour on the rocks or a Wadadli or a dip on Darkwood Beach. But when it comes to […]

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 […]

Antigua and Barbuda Names New Tourism Marketing Team

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 […]


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