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The Winners of the 2021 Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards

 They’re here. After more than 53,000 votes were cast, the world’s largest community of experts on Caribbean travel — Caribbean Journal readers — has spoken, naming their favorite places in the Caribbean, from the best luxury resort to the region’s culinary …

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Antigua and Barbuda to Require Proof of Vaccination for Travel

 Antigua and Barbuda is updating its travel protocols beginning Oct. 1, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Most notably, all arriving passengers are required to have received at least one dose of a World Health Organization-approved vaccine in order to enter the …

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These Caribbean Resorts Require Proof of Vaccination For Guests 16+

 Elite Island Resorts’ portfolio of Caribbean all-inclusive resorts now requires all guests 16 and over to show proof of vaccination.  The new policy, first announced last month, officially took effect this week.  The company had initially set the threshold at …

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 All-inclusive resorts are hotter than ever, and since the world’s largest hotel company has made a high-profile entry into the space, the segment is becoming increasingly interesting. The All-Inclusive by Marriott Bonvoy portfolio currently includes 25 properties across destinations including …

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 British Airways has officially relaunched its service from London Heathrow to Antigua and Barbuda.  The carrier’s resumption comes as Antigua and Barbuda is included on the UK’s Green List of travel destinations.  “The increase in airlift with British Airways is …

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 Cruising has returned to Antigua and Barbuda.  The first cruise ship to return to the destination was Windstar Cruises’ Sea Breeze, which called on St John’s this week.  The ship was welcomed with a water cannon salute in St John’s …

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 Antigua and Barbuda has continued its model tourism reopening with a new designation by the US CDC as a “low-risk” destination.  Antigua and Barbuda has been moved to Level 1, the lowest risk level, in the most recent travel advisory …

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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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 Sotheby’s International Realty has expanded in the Caribbean with a new office in Antigua and Barbuda.  Majestic Realty Caribbean Limited is the newest member of the global real estate network; it will now be operating as Antigua & Barbuda Sothebys …

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 Caribbean airline LIAT has resumed its commercial schedule, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The carrier, which is currently under administration, will be operating flights to a “limited number of destinations,” according to a company statement.  That will include flights on five …

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 When the first Caribbean destinations began reopening in June, the travel world was filled with uncertainty. But in the six months since, the Caribbean has sent a message to the world that tourism reopenings can largely be done in a …

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 Virgin Atlantic will be continuing its flights between the United Kingdom and Antigua and Barbuda amid the UK lockdown, officials said. The airline will maintain its service of two flights each week through Nov. 21. After that, Virgin will be …

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 After being shuttered for months, regional Caribbean carrier LIAT has returned to flying.  The carrier operated its first daily flight from Antigua to Dominica on Nov. 1.  The airline will be operating a limited schedule this month after suspending services …

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 When the first commercial flight touched down in Antigua and Barbuda since the COVID-19 crisis began, arriving passengers were greeted by a host of new anti-infection procedures — as the destination officially reopened for tourism on June 4. Of the destination’s …

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 There’s a new luxury resort community project that’s quietly launched in the Caribbean: the Barbuda Ocean Club, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  Discovery Land Company, the developer and operator of some of the world’s most exclusive residential club communities and …

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 For several years, Antigua and Barbuda has been among the Caribbean’s hottest destinations, with a thriving hotel pipeline, surging arrivals and even a brand-new, world-class-airport. And this week it just broke a record. Antigua and Barbuda received its 300,000th visitor …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A 5.2-magnitude earthquake caused shaking across much of the northeastern Caribbean on Sunday morning, according to data from the US Geological Survey. The quake, which struck at around 11:12 AM local time, was centered about …

 Beauty isn’t seasonal. So when you’re planning your summer vacation for 2017, you need to be thinking Caribbean. Because, contrary to the views of some, the Caribbean is just as wonderful a place to visit in the summer as it is …