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CHTA President: It’s Time for Investment in Caribbean People

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s time for the region to make a greater investment in Caribbean people, according to Patricia Affonso-Dass, the new president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association. Affonso-Dass, who will address this week’s 9th Tourism Human …

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Windstar Returns to Barbuda

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In a very important step for the island’s post-Irma recovery, Barbuda has welcomed back luxury cruise line Windstar. Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Officials celebrated the recent anchoring of Windstar’s Wind Surf, which comes less than one month …

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Antigua’s South Point Reopens for Season

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Antigua’s leading boutique hotels has reopened for the tourist season. The luxury boutique South Point, set in the heart of Falmouth Harbour, reopened in the middle of this month. The 23-room hotel, set …

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all-inclusive vacations caribbean

 “All-inclusive vacations for food?” Seriously? It’s a proposition that couldn’t have even been raised a few years ago. But that’s a sign of just how dramatic the changes have been in the all-inclusive sector. In the place of industrial buffets …

spring break 2019 caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff United Airlines is planning a major expansion to the Caribbean for the spring season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier is adding more than 11,000 seats to destinations in the Caribbean, from U.S. cities including …

caribbean antigua sunset

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Will Rutledge, who sent in this stunning shot of sunset at OJ’s in Antigua. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to …

antigua barbuda tourism

 By the Caribbean Journal staff An already strong year for Antigua and Barbuda tourism continues to improve, according to the latest numbers from the twin-island destination’s Ministry of Tourism. Antigua saw 52,491 stayover visitors in the third quarter, an 8.56 …

Curtain Bluff Antigua

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua’s Curtain Bluff has unveiled a series of upgrades this year following a large-scale $13 million renovation project in 2017. The all-inclusive luxury resort has completed cosmetic upgrades to all of its one-bedroom Bluff Suites, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s no bigger potential tourism source market for the Caribbean anywhere on earth — China. And while many destinations have talked about courting tourists from the country, one destination made a measure push this week. Antigua …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jeffrey Groy in Wisconsin, who sent in this lovely shot of Falmouth Harbour in Antigua. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Rosewood Half Moon Bay Antigua has named renowned designer Piet Boon to lead the interior design and other concepts for the project. Regional player OBMI is handling the architecture for the project. Studio …

antigua married to medicine

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Antigua and Barbuda is set for a star turn as the destination in a three-episode run of the BRAVO television series “Married to Medicine.” The show chronicles the lives of seven women in the Atlanta medical …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton The details tell you something. Luxury isn’t always about flash and grandiosity — it’s about the little stuff, the subtle amenities, the things that tell you a place is designed with taste. The Malin+Goetz …

puerto rico travel awards

 Simply put, the Puerto Rico travel industry has made a remarkable recovery from Hurricane Maria. Airlines are back, cruise passengers have returned, the hotels are open again and new ones are also making their way in the pipeline. Travelers are …

puerto rico glamping

 By the Caribbean Journal staff First Anegada, then Antigua, and now Puerto Rico. The Caribbean’s glamping, or luxury camping, sector is heating up. The newest addition is the Pitahaya Glamping Eco-Retreat in Puerto Rico, the first-ever glamping spot in Puerto …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua’s legendary Jumby Bay Island is open again, following an extensive enhancement project. The private-island resort has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation that gave Oetker Collection, which took over management of the property last year, a …

all-inclusive hotels

 They aren’t all-inclusives. They’re low-density luxury resorts, or boutique hotels with personality, or rarefied private-island destinations. But they have a secret. You see, some of the best places to stay in the Caribbean may not be traditional all-inclusive hotels, but …

glamping antigua

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The glamping, or luxury camping, trend has made its way to the Caribbean in recent years, most recently at the now-legendary Anegada Beach Club in the British Virgin Islands. And now it’s made its way …