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Antigua and Barbuda Begins Vaccinations for Tourism Workers

 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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Sarah New on Recruiting for Hospitality and Construction in the Caribbean

 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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How to Live in the Caribbean for a Year

 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 …

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 The Antigua and Barbuda yachting industry is open for business, the destination’s leading marine association said this week.  The Antigua and Barbuda Marine Association is urging yachters that, despite the recent cancellation of Antigua Sailing Week, the yachting industry continues …

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 You’re on your own private pool deck, just a step above the sand, a sanctuary hidden away among the palm trees.  it’s time for a three-course lunch with a glass of rosé followed by a nap in the shade, the …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao is the latest Caribbean destination to launch a long-term stay option, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Curacao has debuted the @HOME in Curacao program, which allows approved applicants to stay for a maximum period of …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Joseph Vaydovsky, who sent in this spectacular shot of Deep Bay Beach in Antigua.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader James Schoenig, who sent in this lovely photo of Jolly Harbour in Antigua.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the subject …

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 Caribbean hotels are moving rapidly to offer COVID-19 tests on-site to guests, responding to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC’s) new requirement that international air travelers entering the United States produce a negative COVID-19 test taken within …

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 The Hermitage Bay resort in Antigua has launched a new on-site testing program, the property said this week.  The launch comes amid new CDC requirements that all returning travelers to the United States present a negative result of a test …

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 It’s one of the ultimate luxuries in a Caribbean resort — having your own private plunge pool. It’s secluded, it’s private and it’s endlessly indulgent. When your room comes with a pool, it’s more than just a room; it’s a mini …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jeff Groy, who sent in this lovely shot of the beach at Half Moon Bay in Antigua.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with …

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 The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has launched a new mobile app to help travelers discover the destination.  It’s called Explore Antigua, and it’s joined by a new interactive map for tourists.  The free app, developed by Hashtag Communications, features …

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 One of Antigua’s most popular all-inclusive hotels is back, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The adults-only Pineapple Beach Club, part of the Elite Island Resorts collection, is open and welcoming back guests.  The property, set on a quarter mile of white-sand …

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 The past year has changed a lot about the travel industry. What hasn’t changed is the world’s love affair with the Caribbean — and while intrepid travelers have already been returning to the region’s shores, demand (and arrival numbers) are expected …

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 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor  The Caribbean is mourning one of the titan’s of the region’s tourism industry, with the passing of Gordon “Butch” Stewart, the founder and chairman of Sandals Resorts International.  Stewart was 79. Stewart was known for …

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 Even amid the challenges of the travel industry, one sector continues to lead demand: all-inclusive resorts. It’s why more major big brands are entering the increasingly competitive sector — all-inclusive resorts are what lots of people are looking for when they …

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 Restaurants are about more than just food.  When we go out to eat, we aren’t doing so because we have to — we do it because we want to.  Because restaurants make our lives more interesting. They break up the …