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British Airways’ Big Milestone in Antigua and Barbuda 

 British Airways just set a major milestone in Antigua and Barbuda, celebrating the 60th anniversary of its first flight to the twin-island country.  The carrier first touched down at VC Bird International Airport on June 1, 1962, then called the …

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Antigua and Barbuda Gears Up for “Caribbean’s Greatest Summer Festival”

 Antigua and Barbuda is gearing up for what it’s billing as the “Caribbean’s Greatest Summer Festival.” This year’s edition of Antigua Carnival will take place from July 27 to Aug. 2, 2022, one of few Caribbean countries that are hosting …

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Barbuda’s Biggest Festival Is Returning

 The biggest festival in Barbuda is making a comeback this year after a two-year hiatus amid the pandemic.  The Caribana Festival, a four-day celebration of “culture, music and pageantry,” will make its return from June 3-6.  This year’s theme is …

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 Hollywood legend and celebrated hotelier Robert De Niro has unveiled the next phase of his development on the Caribbean island on Barbuda.  It’s the new Beach Club at Nobu, the new Barbuda outpost of the renowned Japanese eatery that opened …

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 Antigua and Barbuda has expanded its Tourism Advisory Committee with a new slate of travel advisors.  The committee includes nine new travel advisors: Susan Berman, Berman Travel, Debra Hines-Brown, SmartBird World Travel, Edouard Jean, Massive Travels, Brenda O’Neale, With This …

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 American Airlines is expanding its service to one of the Caribbean’s hottest destinations.  The world’s largest airline is extending its daily service between New York and Antigua through the fall and winter season, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The airline’s new …

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 Antigua and Barbuda has 365 beaches — or, as the destination puts it, one for every day of the year.  But what that also means is that there is a beach for every kind of traveler — and every kind of …

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 Barbuda, the smaller and lesser-known sister island to Antigua, took the spotlight this week as the first-ever tourism promotion campaign featuring the island officially launched.   In an effort to draw mainstream attention to an island virtually untouched by tourism, …

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 Antigua and Barbuda is the latest Caribbean destination to waive pre-testing requirements for fully vaccinated visitors.  As of March 16, 2022, the destination has lifted the travel testing requirement for fully vaccinated travelers. (Fully vaccinated means a traveler has taken both …

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 In a Caribbean first, Antigua and Barbuda has become the first regional tourist board with its own official podcast.  It’s called “The Beach Is Just the Beginning,” and it’s hosted by travel writer and journalist Peter Moore.  The focus of …

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 Antigua and Barbuda is redoubling its efforts to court travelers from Canada.  The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority led a major tourism push in Canada this week, with a delegation led by ABTA Chief Executive Officer Colin C. James and …

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 Antigua and Barbuda has signed an agreement to host the prestigious RORC Caribbean 600 for another four years.  The renewal “means that the destination will continue to attract sailing elite and promising sailors, building Antigua and Barbuda’s reputation as the …

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 A high-level delegation from Antigua and Barbuda visited the United Arab Emirates this week to “deepen connections between the two countries and showcase the allure of the destination,” according to a statement. That included a series of events across the …

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 Even at the most popular beaches in the Caribbean, you can always find your own space.  But right now, sometimes travelers are looking for a little extra seclusion; a little more distance from other people.  That’s where these Caribbean beaches …

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 Antigua and Barbuda has announced several new rules for incoming travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Effective Dec. 8, fully vaccinated arriving passengers must present a negative PCR test within three days before arrival to Antigua and Barbuda — rapid antigen test …

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 French Caribbean airline Air Antilles is ramping up its flight service to Antigua this winter season.  That will include twice-weekly services on Mondays and Fridays from Barbados and Saint Lucia to Antigua.  The first flights will launch on Dec. 17, …