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Deals of the Week: From Boutique Anguilla to a Villa in St Barth

 Our new Deals of the Week feature will bring you our favourite Caribbean travel deals and special packages, from free nights to all-encompassing luxury offers. Here’s the first edition. Boutique travel in Anguilla The Anacaona Boutique Hotel on Anguilla’s West …

Anguilla’s Economy Rebounds in 2013

 Above: Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff After a difficult 2012, the economy of Anguilla appears to be moving toward recovery. The island’s economy is projected to grow this year by about 0.93 percent, following a contraction of more than …

St Maarten, Anguilla Sign Memorandum on Ferry Terminal Operations

 Above: Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of St Maarten and Anguilla have signed a Memorandum of Understanding regulating the operations of the Simpson Bay Ferry Terminal. Anguilla Chief Minister Hubert Hughes and Home Affairs Minister Jerome Roberts …

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 Above: the property on Meads Bay There are Caribbean homes, and there are Caribbean homes. This is the latter. The 9,672-square-foot manse is located on Anguilla’s Meads Bay, an 8-bathroom and 10-bathroom modern palace with 4,508 square feet of exterior …

 Above: Meads Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla’s population has surpassed 13,000 people, according to new census data released by the government. The country’s population is approximately 13,037 people, according to preliminary data. That represents a 12.8 percent increase …

 They’re the ones who make everything run smoothly. Need a last-minute reservation? Looking to find that out-of-the-way boutique you heard about from your friends? The Caribbean’s hotel concierges help make the region’s tourism industry go — by making guest experiences …

 Above: the CuisinArt Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff The Reef By CuisinArt hotel is projecting an opening date of 2015, Anguilla’s Tourism Board announced Wednesday. The property is a new hotel addition to the existing CuisinArt Golf Resort and …

 Above: the Malliouhana Hotel & Spa By the Caribbean Journal staff Auberge Resorts expects to open most of the renovated Malliouhana Hotel & Spa in Anguilla by February 2014, Anguilla’s Tourist Board announced at a briefing at the CTO State …

 Above: Governor Christine Scott By Alexander Britell Christina Scott began her appointment as Anguilla’s 12th Governor over the summer, succeeding Alistair Harrison as the United Kingdom’s top official on the island. She came to the British Overseas Territory following a …

 There’s really nothing better than going to the best restaurant on an island, having an unforgettable meal and then just walking a few steps to your hotel room. Some Caribbean hotels have become food destinations in their own right, and …

 Above: Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff Ministers of Environment and Sustainable Development from the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States will meet in Anguilla next week. The meeting is the seventeenth annual conference of Environment Ministers from the region. Bentley …

 Above: the FireFly Restaurant & Bar Over the years, Anguilla has developed into a major culinary destination in the Caribbean, and that’s perfectly exemplified in the kitchens of its top hotels. Chef Kevin Paul is the executive chef at the …

 For a long time, Pyrat Rum was bottled in Anguilla. Of course, Anguilla isn’t a sugar cane hub — but in recent years, everything has shifted to sugar-rich Guyana. That country, geographically South American but culturally and politically Caribbean, produces …

 Above: the Summer Festival in Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla is currently celebrating the 2013 edition of its Summer Festival – the Caribbean’s island’s version of carnival. The festival, which began at the end of last week, has …

 Above: a rendering of Zemi Beach By the Caribbean Journal staff The Zemi Beach luxury residential project in Anguilla has now completed construction on its first four residential homes. The beachfront project, which is slated to open in the middle …

 Above: the Malliouhana Hotel & Spa By the Caribbean Journal staff Auberge Resorts has named John Vasatka the general manager of the Malliouhana Hotel & Spa in Anguilla. The company is planning to open the resort as early as 2014. …

 Above: a Tradewind flight By the Caribbean Journal staff US-based luxury air carrier Tradewind Aviation has launched nonstop service from San Juan to Nevis and Anguilla. The routes are in addition to the company’s existing “premium scheduled” service, which operates …

 Above: the talks in Barbados By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla and the Caribbean Development Bank recently held talks at the latter’s headquarters in Barbados. Anguilla Chief Minister Hubert Hughes made a courtesy call to CDB President Dr Warren Smith …