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Rum Journal: An All-Inclusive Caribbean Rum Shack in Antigua

 Guyana’s El Dorado 15. Trinidad’s Angostura 1787. Barbados’ Mount Gay 1703.  They’re the sort of rums you hardly find together in the Caribbean, iconic West Indian rum expressions that seldom appear on a shelf even at the best of Caribbean …

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A New Lunch Spot in Antigua

 There’s a new lunch spot in the heart of Antigua’s English Harbour.  It’s called Ti Lolo, and it’s a classic French bistro with a spectacular view of the water.  Ti Lolo, which officially opened its doors on Wednesday, has a …

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Carnival Adding New Caribbean Cruises From San Juan

 Carnival’s Carnival Fascination cruise ship is adding new Caribbean cruises out of its homeport in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  In 2021, the ship will add three new seven-day Caribbean cruises out of San Juan, each of which will include stops …

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 JetBlue traffic continued to surge in October, according to the New York City-based carrier.  JetBlue reported 4.3 billion revenue passenger miles in October, a 6.2 percent jump compared to the same month in 2018.  Available seat miles rose by 6.7 …

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 One of the Caribbean’s hottest destinations has a new boutique hotel.  It’s called The Great House Antigua, and it’s set in a 350-year-old stone estate turned into a boutique hotel set on 26 acres of tropical gardens. For 60 years, …

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 Many of the world’s best dive resorts are far longer on experiences than they are on amenities. It makes sense for hard-core divers who are mostly looking for a place to lay their head between dives. Three hundred thread count …

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 The hottest all-inclusive opening in the Caribbean this year is set for Antigua in December.  Hammock Cove, the newest resort from leading Caribbean hospitality firm Elite Island Resorts, will officially open its doors on Dec. 1.  The adults-only resort will …

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 The hottest Caribbean hotel opening of 2019 is here.  Kempinski’s first-ever Caribbean resort has officially opened its doors in the north of Dominica.  The 151-room Cabrits Resort and Spa Kempinski Dominica resort is a monumental new addition to an island …

 Curtain Bluff, the luxury all-inclusive resort in Antigua, has appointed Andrea Balladori as the property’s newest general manager, Caribbean Journal has learned. A hospitality veteran, Balladori has more than 30 years in the hotel industry, and now joins Curtain Bluff …

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 Tropic Ocean Airways, the Fort Lauderdale-based airline specializing in seaplane flights, is launching a major expansion in the Caribbean. Tropic Ocean plans to establish a base of amphibious airplanes in Puerto Rico, the company’s CEO, Rob Ceravolo, said this week. …

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 After the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma in 2017, the beach-filled paradise of Barbuda is about to go green in a major way. The United Arab Emirates is joining with the CARICOM Development Fund and other partners to build a …

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 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s most legendary resorts is making its long-awaited comeback in the first quarter of 2020, Caribbean Journal has learned. The historic Rosewood Little Dix Bay resort on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Atlantic is adding new flights to one of the Caribbean’s buzziest hotspots, Antigua and Barbuda. The transatlantic carrier will be expanding its Antigua service from three weekly flights to four weekly flights. That change …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton’s Waldorf-Astoria luxury brand has officially debuted in Mexico. The brand has taken over at the former Resort at Pedregal in Los Cabos, with the rebranded property now called The Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean International president and CEO Michael Bayley will headline a major tourism forum in Antigua next month. Bayley will be taking part in a special exchange called the Caribbean Tourism Sector Outlook Forum held …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda is one of the buzziest destinations in the Caribbean right now, according to the latest data from the twin-island country’s tourism authority. Antigua and Barbuda tourism has seen a 10 percent increase …

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 By Alexander Britell The highly-anticipated new Hammock Cove Resort and Spa is set to debut Dec. 1 on the island of Antigua, Caribbean Journal has learned. Elite Island Resorts‘ newest luxury resort will have 42 standalone villas, all of which …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor There’s a new passport to some of the best values and experiences in Antigua and Barbuda. And it’s digital. The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has launched its new “Cool Card,” a downloadable card that gives …