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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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Silver Airways Just Launched Puerto Rico-Antigua Flights 

Uncrowded beaches and upscale resorts; green hills and cool breezes; vibrant food and superyachts and captivating music. In Antigua and Barbuda, they say the beach is just the beginning, and if you’ve been to the twin-island destination you know it’s […]

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From Antigua, a New Anthem for the Perfect Caribbean Vacation

Romance, adventure, culture, beaches, hotels. They’re all the perfect notes to the ultimate Caribbean vacation. Now, in time for the opening of the Caribbean’s most anticipated new adults-only resort, The Verandah Antigua, a top Caribbean reggae star has turned these […]

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This Antigua All-Inclusive Resort Just Reopened After a Renovation

One of Antigua’s most beloved all-inclusive resorts is back again for the season, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Curtain Bluff resort reopened for its 62nd season after a summer-long closure amid a renovation project.  That included the complete refurbishing of […]

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American Airlines Adding More Daily Nonstop Flights to Antigua and Barbuda

The twin-island destination of Antigua and Barbuda has 365 beaches — or, as locals like to say, a beach for every day of the week.  Now, the country is getting more major nonstop flights for every day of the week, too.  […]

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The Winners of the 2023 Caribbean Boutique Hotel Awards

The people have spoken. The world’s foremost experts on Caribbean travel — Caribbean Journal readers – have chosen their top picks for the best small hotels across the wider Caribbean region. This year’s 2023 Caribbean Boutique Hotel Awards celebrate boutique hotels […]

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Antigua Expecting Best Cruise Season Since Pandemic

Cruise season has officially begun on the island of Antigua.  Luxury small-ship brand Seabourn kicked off the opening of the season with the arrival of Seabourn Pursuit this week.  The 264-passenger ship was the first to call on Heritage Quay […]

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The Caribbean’s Hottest New Adults-Only Resort Is in Antigua 

You’re on your balcony peering out at the serene beauty of a national park. There’s blue water and green hills as far as you can see; the only sounds are tropical birds and swaying palm trees.  A short stroll away, you can […]

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New Flights from Antigua and St Barth to Anguilla 

Luxury airline Tradewind Aviation is adding a pair of new routes in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The carrier is launching scheduled flights from both St Barth and Antigua to Anguilla.  Both routes will be operating from mid-January to […]


Antigua to Host Travel Advisor Conference 

Antigua will be playing host to a travel advisor-focused conference in January.  The Travel Tribe Collective will be hosting what it’s billing as an “immersive travel industry conference” at The Verandah resort in Antigua from Jan. 22-26, 2024.  The event, […]

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The 20 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Caribbean Resorts to Visit Now

It’s fall, the kids are back in school. Travel is calmer and it’s time for the perfect relaxing Caribbean getaway. If you’ve been paying attention, adults-only resorts, particularly those of the all-inclusive variety, are hotter than ever in the Caribbean, […]

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Why Antigua and Barbuda Is the Caribbean’s Honeymoon Capital

There’s nothing like a Caribbean honeymoon: stunning beaches, days filled with a mix of relaxation and adventure, limitless natural beauty.  But when it comes to choosing the right destination, the decision can often come down to the right hotel — usually […]

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Antigua and Barbuda Yachting Industry Set for Big Year 

It’s already a major Caribbean yachting powerhouse, but Antigua and Barbuda is projecting a significant year ahead.  Franklyn Brathwaite, president of the Antigua and Barbuda Yachting and Marine Association, says “all indications are that business is strong and that the […]

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Silver Airways Launching Flights to Antigua, Dominican Republic 

There’s a new way to travel to one of the most sought-after island destinations in the wider Caribbean: thw twin-island hotspot of Antigua and Barbuda.  Fast-expanding carrier Silver Airways has announced plans to launch a new route between San Juan, […]


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