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Antigua and Barbuda’s Tourism Vaccination Push

 Antigua and Barbuda has undertaken a strong vaccination push in the tourism sector, with more than 60 percent of all tourism employees in the country now vaccinated. Second dose vaccinations are now underway for more than 3,500 employees in the …

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Caribbean Moment: The Beauty of Long Bay Beach in Antigua

 In a destination that’s blessed with 365 beaches, it’s hard to choose just one.  But we’re rather partial to the sugar-white sands of Long Bay Beach, set on the northeastern edge of the island of Antigua.  The beach, which is …

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Antigua’s Curtain Bluff Resort Is Reopening in October

 The iconic Curtain Bluff resort in Antigua is slated to reopen in October, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The 72-room all-inclusive property will relaunch for the winter season after a series of renovation projects, according to the property.  That will include …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jeffrey Groy, who sent in this stunning shot of Galleon Beach and Freeman’s Bay in Antigua.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW …

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 It’s the sound of Antigua and Barbuda.  A new playlist launched by the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority gives you a chance to experience the twin-island beach destination even if you’re still at home.  The new DJ Playlist is all …

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 It’s lunchtime on the turquoise west coast of Antigua; the music is hopping, the water is sparkling and the rosé is flowing, with plates of tapas passing around the place. If you squinted, you might think it was 2019, except …

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 Another cruise line is planning a restart from within the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. Following a number of major cruise lines that have launched homeporting in the Caribbean with the CDC’s no-sail order still in effect in the United …

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 Crystal Cruises is continuing its Caribbean homeporting push, with plans to homeport the Crystal Symphony cruise ship in Antigua and Barbuda.  Crystal Symphony, which will sail a series of 15 10-night Caribbean cruises from St John’s, will be the first-ever …

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 This year’s Antigua Sailing Week is turning into a virtual event.  The physical week of sailing had been canceled this year amid the pandemic.  This year’s virtual edition will be centered around “Sailing Week Sunday,” a virtual event with stories, …

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 Early Friday morning, an “explosive” eruption occurred at St Vincent’s La Soufriere volcano.  The eruption’s ash plume extended at least 10 kilometers into the sky, according to Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines.  Local pilots were …

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 One of the most popular all-inclusives on an island that specializes in them, the Pineapple Beach Club has officially reopened its doors in Antigua, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The adults-only resort officially relaunched on April 4, according to parent company …

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 Continuing a growing trend of major cruise lines home-porting in the Caribbean, Carnival’s P&O Cruises brand has finalized negotiations to homeport a new mega-ship in Antigua.  The Arvia ship, which is currently under construction, will join the fleet in December …

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 You’re bobbing in the ocean, rum in hand, not another soul around, the only sound the soft crash of the waves. In other words, it’s exactly where you want to be in a time like this.  With lower case counts …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Waverly Barnes, who sent in this lovely shot of the view from the Cocobay Resort in Antigua. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with …

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 The government of Antigua and Barbuda has begun the COVID-19 vaccination process for frontline workers in the tourism industry. In just the past week, over 2,000 hospitality professionals across Antigua and Barbuda were vaccinated, officials said.  “We are encouraged by the enthusiasm of our tourism …

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 Even amid the pandemic, the Caribbean construction industry is ploughing ahead, with more and more projects underway, particularly hotel projects. And that means it’s more important than ever to find the right people for the right jobs. The same is …

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 For travel writers like me, popping open a laptop to work on a Caribbean beach is a familiar occupational hazard. But amid the pandemic, having to work while you’re in paradise seems like a small price to pay to escape …