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Antigua’s Carlisle Bay Has a New Look

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carlisle Bay has unveiled a fresh look for 2019. The resort underwent a refurbishment project overseen by new Managing Director Thomas Orchard that included updating the color scheme to “fresh neutral and bright white tones,” along …

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Antigua’s Cruise Sector Is Surging

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s cruise sector is seeing a surge in traffic, and officials are “buoyant” about what’s ahead in 2019. “The 2018 cruise tourism’s performance was an historic achievement,” said Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Minister …

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10 Under-the-Radar Beach Hotels in the Caribbean

 You didn’t want to spend 20 minutes walking from your room to get to the beach. That’s not why you’re here. You made the long journey so you could spend your vacation lazing on the sand, rum punch (or just …

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Antigua Barbuda Tourism Appointments

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has a pair of high-profile new appointments. Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Minister Charles Fernandez announced the appointment of Lorraine Headley-Raeburn as the new chairperson of the Antigua and Barbuda …

Antigua Barbuda

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda continues to see booming tourism growth. The beach-filled twin-island destination reported 268,949 stayover arrivals in 2018, an 8.75 percent increase over 2017 that was one of the highest growth rates in the …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton As you walk through the brick walls and the arches, as you watch the bobbing of the water and the gentle marine dance of bows and sterns, time becomes just a suggestion. There has …

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 A candlelit dinner on the cliffs of Negril. A beachy afternoon in Uvero Alto. A secluded picnic on a deserted island. The Caribbean teems with romantic vacations — but what if you could combine a magical retreat with your loved one …

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 There’s a peculiar joy to finding that hidden-away hotel, the one you haven’t heard of, the one without a brand but with a personality. There’s a feeling you get when you discover a hotel for yourself — one that soon develops …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cancun and the government of the state of Quintana Roo continue to make progress increasing Internet access for travelers. In the last two years, officials have added 17 Wi-Fi and three access point modules in …

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 Forget everything you know about the Caribbean. Because the Caribbean is more diverse, more adventurous and more energetic than ever before — and it’s time to start discovering the region’s wonders in an entirely new way. That means taking new …

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 The Caribbean culinary scene has never been stronger. And much has changed since we first launched the 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean back in 2013. Now, six years later, the world has begun to notice the gastronomic power of …

Antigua Italy

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda is set for a big jump in arrivals from Italy. The twin-island destination will be receiving nearly 6,000 new visitors from Italy in 2019, as a result of a new alliance with …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Is there a hotter destination in the Caribbean right now? Whether it’s new brands on the way, spectacular eateries or terrific boutique hotels, Antigua and Barbuda is rapidly becoming one of the Caribbean’s in-demand destinations. …

Antigua Italy

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Antigua and Barbuda is celebrating the start of peak season with a new American Airlines flight from Miami. The airline launched a second daily round-trip flight from Miami to the V.C. Bird International Airport in Antigua, …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the Eastern Caribbean’s fastest-growing cruise ports now has a major new amenity: free Wi-Fi. Antigua and Barbuda’s Ministry of Tourism, through the St. John’s Development Corporation, has partnered with telecom provider Digicel to provide …

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 It all begins with the beach. Sure, we love the food, the hotels and the culture in the Caribbean. But every journey starts with inspiration, and it always comes from that daydream of an afternoon spent on a beautiful shoreline, …

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 There’s a dynamism in the Caribbean now, a movement. The region is at once reinventing itself and delving even deeper into the beauty of its traditions and its culture. There are new hotels, new restaurants, new destinations and new ideas. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way for travelers to get from Germany around the Caribbean. Germany’s Condor airline has signed an interline agreement with regional Caribbean air carrier LIAT. Beginning in 2019, travelers can take advantage of …