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Antigua Tourism Off to Surging Start in 2018

By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda tourism is off to a surging start so far in 2018, according to new data from the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority. Stayover visitor arrivals to the destination are up by 9 […]

Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Off to Very Strong Start in 2016

This could be the beginning of a very strong year for Antigua and Barbuda tourism. The country reported a 14 percent increase in air arrivals in January, according to the tourist board’s latest numbers. That represented a total of 26,928 […]

New $200 Million Hotel Project Coming to Antigua and Barbuda

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 […]

Antigua and Barbuda to Receive $2.1 Million Grant From Turkey

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 […]

Antigua, China Agree on $32.6 Million Assistance Package

Above: Antigua PM Gaston Browne in China (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda and China have agreed on a $32.6 million assistance package, Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne announced. According to Browne, who is currently on […]

UAE Investor Signs Agreement For $120 Million Hotel Project in Antigua

Above: Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Sheikh Tariq bin Faisal Al Qassimi By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne has signed a memorandum of agreement with Sheikh Tariq bin Faisal Al Qassimi on a $120 million […]

Strong Start For Antigua Tourism in 2014

Above: Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s tourism sector is off to a strong start so far in 2014, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. Tourist arrival numbers in January and February were up 9.4 […]

Antigua Hotels Report Best First Quarter Since 2007

Above: the Cocos hotel in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s hotel sector is reporting its best first quarter since 2007, according to the Antigua Hotel and Tourist Association. Overall, Antigua’s hotel occupancy is up 1.4 percent […]

Beaches Antigua Targeting Construction Launch in Spring 2015

Above: the Grand Pineapple in Antigua By Alexander Britell The planned Beaches resort in Antigua is planning to launch construction between the months of April and May 2015, according to Sandals Resorts International Chairman Gordon “Butch” Stewart. The project, which […]

Antigua Targeting September 2014 For New Airport Terminal

Above: a rendering of the new airport terminal By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda says it is planning to open the new terminal building at VC Bird Airport in September 2014. The new, modern terminal will cover a […]

Antigua Begins 2013 Carnival

Above: Carnival in Antigua (Photo: GA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua has begun its 2013 carnival, with the revelry starting on the streets of St John’s on Saturday. With Mas bands, pageant contenders and steel bands, the twin-island country’s […]

IMF: Antigua and Barbuda Economic Recovery to Continue in 2013

Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s real GDP grew by 1.6 percent in 2012, buoyed by a recovery in tourism and construction, and the country’s recovery will continue in 2013, according to the International […]

Antigua’s $253 Million Pearns Point Project to Begin Construction in 2013

Above: Pearns Point By the Caribbean Journal staff The Antigua and Barbuda Investment Authority and Antigua’s Cabinet have approved a development at Pearns Point that will include a five-star boutique hotel, condominium units, a spa, health club and casino,the government […]

Antigua and Barbuda to Receive $20.3 Million from International Monetary Fund

Above: Parliament in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda will receive a $20.3 million disbursement from the International Monetary Fund, following the fund’s completion of the fourth, fifth and sixth revues of the country’s economic performance under […]

Antigua’s Buccaneer Cove Development Could Begin in 2012

By the Caribbean Journal staff The $70 million Buccaneer Cove development in Antigua could begin development in 2012, Antigua Finance Minister Harold Lovell announced in the government’s 2012 budget statement. “Based on recent developments, we expect that the Buccaneer Cove […]

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Antigua and Barbuda Is Adding a “Beach 366″

The twin-island destination of Antigua and Barbuda has a total of 365 beaches — or, as the islands like to put it, a beach for every day of the year.  But what about leap years like 2024? Acknowledging what Antigua […]

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Fast-Growing Antigua Cruise Port Welcomes Another Ship 

It’s one of the fastest-growing cruise ports in the Caribbean: Antigua Cruise Port, which has continued to see sizzling growth both from cruise arrivals and a budding home-porting industry.  Antigua Cruise Port just welcomed another new ship to St John’s: […]

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Why Foodies Need to Visit Antigua and Barbuda This Spring

It’s one of the most dynamic restaurant scenes in the Caribbean: the twin-island destination of Antigua and Barbuda, which last year kicked off its first-ever Restaurant Week.  The two-week-long culinary celebration highlights discounted meals, special gastronomic events and a host […]

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More All-Inclusive Overwater Bungalows Are Coming to Antigua 

Blue Diamond Resorts is adding more overwater bungalows on the island of Antigua, with the imminent debut of its Royalton CHIC Antigua resort.  The property, which has pegged late April for its debut, will have a collection of 12 “overwater […]

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Antigua’s New Adults-Only All-Inclusive Now Has a Karaoke Bar 

The dramatically-transformed Verandah Antigua resort has unveiled another new amenity: a late-night karaoke bar and lounge.  The new addition, called the Wavy Wicket, the perfect spot for late-night sips and songs that’s part of an impressive slate of entertainment options […]

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A Strong Start to the Year for Antigua’s Cruise Industry 

Antigua and Barbuda’s surging cruise industry is off to a very strong start so far in 2023, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That includes welcoming Virgin Voyages’ newest ship: Valiant Lady.  The ship, led by Captain Justin Lawes, was welcomed this […]

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The 25 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean, from Adults-Only to Boutique

What is an all-inclusive resort? In recent years, the answer to that question has changed dramatically. Today, all-inclusive means a resort that is at the cutting edge of travel trends, one that is catering to the demands of a massive […]

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The 25 Best Caribbean Beach Bars for 2024

What is the first thing you want to do after you land at an airport in the Caribbean? For many, it’s a pretty simple answer. Make your way, by car or boat, to your sandy chair, cocktail in hand, at […]

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The 25 Best Beaches in the Caribbean to Visit in 2024

Let’s be frank. The best beach in the Caribbean is the one you’re on right now. That means choosing our favorite beaches in the Caribbean each year is an almost impossible task — and one that, we admit, is completely […]

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The Best Caribbean Islands to Visit in 2024, From Tiny Beach Towns to Hidden Gems

Maybe you’ve been to the Caribbean a dozen times. Maybe you’re planning your first Caribbean vacation. The Caribbean continues to reinvent itself, to rewrite its story. The Caribbean just keeps getting better. As the region comes off what was a […]

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The 10 Best New Hotels in the Caribbean for 2024 

The Caribbean hotel pipeline isn’t slowing down, and that means another wave of hotels set to open their doors in 2024. Our list of the hottest new hotels for 2024 includes some that just opened their doors at the end […]

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The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean – 2024

Don’t be fooled: there is a formula to creating a great restaurant. It’s the same formula we use to evaluate the region’s best places to eat. You see, every great restaurant is built on three core pillars: food, service and […]

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The Caribbean Travel Awards 2024

It’s hard to believe it has been a decade since the inaugural edition of the Caribbean Travel Awards, the first true regional celebration of travel and tourism in the Caribbean. In 10 years, the Caribbean tourism industry has dramatically changed, […]

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