Barbados Set for Food and Rum Festival 

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Barbados is set to begin its popular Food & Rum Festival on the island next week.  Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.’s culinary celebration, which returned last year after a pandemic hiatus, is being held this year under the theme of “Feed […]


A New Luxury All-Inclusive Resort Just Opened in Barbados 

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It’s the most anticipated new hotel opening in Barbados in years — if not decades.  Wyndham Grand is opening the long-awaited Sam Lord’s Castle Resort this month.  The soft-opening of the new 422-room all-inclusive resort will make place on Oct. […]


Condor Is Adding Year-Round Flights to Barbados 


German airline Condor is launching year-round flights to the island of Barbados, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The airline is broadening what had been seasonal service between Frankfurt and Barbados into a full-year operation.   “We are pleased to announce that the […]


Demand for Barbados Travel Is Hotter Than Ever

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It’s about to get a whole lot easier to fly to Barbados from the United States, as the Caribbean island readies for a big uptick in travel from America.  The island is “poised for an upsurge in airlift” from the […]

The Barbados Food and Rum Festival Is Back 

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One of the Caribbean’s most beloved culinary events is returning again this fall: the Barbados Food and Rum Festival.  The 12th edition of the event, which made its post-pandemic return last year, will run Oct. 19-22 under the theme “Feed […]

American Airlines Is Adding More Daily Nonstop Flights to Barbados 

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American Airlines is ramping up its service to Barbados for the peak winter season, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The world’s largest airline is expanding its Miami-Bridgetown service to three daily flights between Jan. 8 and April 3, 2024, it announced […]

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How to Move to Barbados, Explained

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While much of the real estate interest since the pandemic has focused on northern-area Caribbean destinations like The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos and the Cayman Islands, another island to the south has been seeing strong interest: Barbados, an island with […]

Barbados Tourism Seeking New CEO 

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Barbados Tourism is looking for a new CEO, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Board of Directors of Barbados Tourism Marketing and CEO Dr Jens Thraenhart have mutually agreed to part ways, the two sides announced.  “We have reviewed the BTMI’s […]

New Flights to Connect Cayman Islands, Barbados 

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A new flight route will be the first to connect the Cayman Islands and Barbados, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Cayman Airways is already working with regulatory and operational agencies to get approval for the flights.  The company says it has […]


The Best New All-Inclusive Resort in Barbados 

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There’s a nice breeze at the bar where diners are chowing on tortilla español and drinking sidecars and looking out at the lights of the south coast of Barbados.  This is Brisa, where you can enjoy some of the best […]

American Airlines Adding More Barbados Flights for Holidays 

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As part of a broader expansion in Miami, American Airlines is planning more flights to Barbados for the upcoming winter holiday season.  The airline has announced that it will be expanding service between Miami International Airport and Barbados’ Grantley Adams […]

Barbados Reduces Airport Service Charge 

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Barbados has reduced its airport service charge in a bit to spur more intra-regional travel, according to Barbados’ Ministry of Tourism.  The island has lowered its airport service charge from $35 to $20, a move that will take effect through […]


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