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From The Bahamas to St Vincent, 5 Private-Island Destinations to Try

 You may have heard of the legendary private islands, the places like Antigua’s Jumby Bay and Turks and Caicos’ Parrot Cay. But if you dig further, you’ll discover that the Caribbean is filled with all kinds of private-island destinations with …

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Antigua Is One of the Caribbean’s Hottest Cruise Ports

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton There’s a new power player in the Caribbean cruise industry: Antigua and Barbuda. The twin-island destination continues to see strong growth in its cruise industry, buoyed by its recent partnership with global cruise giant …

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The Caribbean Makes a Splash at Seatrade

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton There was a new energy at this year’s Seatrade Cruise Global conference, thanks in large part to its return to the Miami Beach Convention Center. But there was a particularly palpable energy in the …

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caribbean real estate hot

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean real estate market is hot as ever. That was the takeaway at this week’s first-ever Caribbean Real Estate and Investment Summit, held in the heart of downtown Boca Raton, Fla. this week. The …

antigua barbuda sailing week

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the hottest sailing events in the world is set for its latest edition in Antigua and Barbuda. The 52nd edition of Antigua Sailing Week begins April 27 with the world-renowned regatta expected to …

overwater bungalows antigua

 By Alexander Britell It’s already Antigua’s most anticipated hotel opening of 2019 — but now the soon-to-debut Royalton Antigua Resort and Spa has announced another major component. The 294-room all-inclusive hotel will include Antigua’s first-ever overwater bungalows set on Antigua’s Deep …

st thomas nonstop flights

 By Alexander Britell and Dana Niland St Thomas is getting a big airlift boost this summer — and it looks like the start of a trend. The flight expansion will be highlighted by the addition of a second daily nonstop …

green caribbean

 With very few exceptions, you won’t find a destination in the Caribbean that doesn’t have a beautiful beach — or five. But some destinations have that extra beach factor, the sort of place that simply overflows with marvelous beaches and …

prince charles caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are planning a major visit to the Caribbean later this month. Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall are heading to the Caribbean March 17 …

hilton tapestry expansion

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton’s Tapestry Collection brand is planning to ramp up its development around the world, the company said this week. That expansion already includes deals in unnamed Caribbean destinations, according to Hilton. Tapestry Collection by Hilton …

bahamas cruise port

 By the Caribbean Journal staff What’s being billed as a “game-changing” project is coming to Nassau in The Bahamas. Global Ports Holding, a leading global cruise port operator, has been selected as the winning bidder for a massive transformation of …

antigua villa auction

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A luxe Antigua villa is headed to auction, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Villa Nonsuch at Antigua’s prestigious Nonsuch Bay will head to auction through Concierge Auctions next month. The villa, which is set 150 …

all-inclusive antigua luxury

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A sexy new adults-only all-inclusive is coming to the island of Antigua. The boutique Hammock Cove Resort and Spa resort is slated for a grand opening this year, likely in the fourth quarter. The luxury …

adults-only resorts

 Sometimes we just want some time to ourselves. And thats where the adults-only resort comes in. But the concept of the adults-only resort has diversified in recent years. Today, adults-only resorts have moved beyond simply being enclaves of quiet and …

antigua carlisle bay

 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 …

antigua cruise 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 …

caribbean beach hotels

 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 …

green caribbean

 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 …