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Oetker Collection to Manage Antigua’s Jumby Bay

 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s most legendary resorts has new management. Antigua’s Jumby Bay private island resort will now be operated by Oetker Collection, a manager of a 10-hotel luxury hotel portfolio that includes the Eden Rock — St …

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Blue Diamond to Manage Antigua’s Jolly Beach

 Canadian travel giant Blue Diamond Resorts is taking over the management and operation of Antigua’s Jolly Beach Resort and Spa, the company announced Monday. The move will take effect beginning Sept. 1, the company said in a release. “We look …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: An Old Sugar Mill in Antigua

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Bob Crowe, who sent in this lovely shot of an old sugar mill photographed during a visit to Antigua. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to …

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Christophe Harbour Marina

 St. Kitts’ Christophe Harbour luxury development Christophe Harbour has welcomed Ketut Agustika as Executive Sous Chef of both the Pavilion Beach Club as well as the award-winning beachside bar, SALT Plage. “Now is a momentous time for Christophe Harbour’s culinary …

 Caribbean carrier Seaborne Airlines has launched nonstop flights between San Juan and Antigua. The flights mean capability for connections from over 30 destinations in the Americas and Europe to Antigua’s VC Bird International Airport. The San Juan-Antigua flights will operate …

adults only all inclusive

 An adults only all inclusive is particiularly well suited for a Caribbean vacation —  it combines the comfort and ease of an all inclusive with the tranquil exclusivity of an adults only retreat, two things have an even better way …

 There’s a major new villa option at the luxury Jumby Bay private island resort off the coast of Antigua. Pure Turquoise is a seven-bedroom, 18,000-square-foot estate set directly on the ocean, anchored by a 5,022-square-foot entertainment pavilion. Surrounding the pavilion …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Pinkies up, Caribbean lovers! Because despite the balmy weather, the ritual of afternoon tea is alive and well in the Caribbean – and not just in formerly British destinations, either. From Mexico and St. Lucia …

 Fast-growing Antigua and Barbuda has become the latest Caribbean destination to formalize an agreement with home sharing giant Airbnb. The agreement aims to “help drive diversified and sustainable tourism to the islands and begin dialogue about a framework for taxation …

 Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort is inviting guests to participate in the new Hawksbill Turtle Experience. The private island, located off the coast of Antigua, is host to the longest-running privately funded hawksbill sea turtle research program in the world. …

 Sandals is closing its Sandals Grande Antigua resort for maintenance in September. The property will be closed between Sept. 20 and Dec. 17, the first time it has been closed since first opening on the island in 1992. “There is …

 The traditional all inclusive Caribbean vacation is compelling — the beach, the food, the drinks, the rooms, all in one package, removing the need for ever pulling out your wallet. But what if you want to take that to the next …

family vacations

 You can take a great family vacation anywhere in the Caribbean. But some islands have a certain innate family-friendliness, an added level of comfort and ease that make a trip particularly well suited for a family traveling together, whether due …

 Football superstar Lionel Messi wed his longtime girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo-Messi in Argentina last week, quickly jetting to the Caribbean for their long-awaited honeymoon joined by their two children. So where did the Barcelona legend decide to spend it? The twin-island …

 Suriname-based air carrier Fly All Ways has launched new flights between Curaçao and Suriname’s capital, Paramaribo. Fly All Ways will be operating the flight twice weekly between the two destinations. The company operates flights to destinations including Haiti, St. Maarten, …

luxury resorts

 Yes, luxury is in the details. But luxury is also in the big things — it’s about making sure that guests never want for anything — that they always have what they need — and that no request goes unanswered, no problem …

 It’s the end of the afternoon, sky and water both silver, and there’s just one thing on the menu: rum. You stroll up the dock, past a smattering of barrels and enter what must be paradise on earth. Here, on …

 Nobody does carnival like the Caribbean, but the region’s world of carnivals is a diverse mix of celebrations large and small — and there’s more to it than just Trinidad’s famous fete. That’s why it’s time to consider one of …