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New Overwater Bungalows Make Their Debut in Antigua

 By Alexander Britell The first-ever overwater bungalows in Antigua and Barbuda have officially made their debut at the newly-opened Royalton Antigua. The striking new overwater bungalows are open and welcoming guests, a company spokesperson told Caribbean Journal. Every overwater bungalow …

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Op-Ed: Rethinking Caribbean Cruise Port Revenues

 By Robert MacLellanCJ Contributor Can tourism-dependent Caribbean governments learn something from oil producing countries? When relatively small and poor oil producing governments sought to get a fair price for oil – their main source of national revenue – they banded …

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Antigua and Barbuda Launches “Honeymoon Registry”

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s one of the leading honeymoon destinations in the Caribbean, and now Antigua and Barbuda is making it even easier to make honeymoons to the destination happen. Antigua and Barbuda has officially launched its new “honeymoon …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda is set to hold its annual Showcase Antigua and Barbuda event, the destination’s leading travel trade show. Now in its sixth year, the event aims to increase tourism business from Antigua and …

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 By Alexander Britell A charming jaunt to historic Nelson’s Dockyard. A beach getaway at Galley Bay or the Pineapple Beach Club. A week on the marina at South Point. A family vacation at the venerable Curtain Bluff. There are a …

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 We can happily report that the Caribbean is, in fact, getting greener. Whether it’s the regular debut of a new solar park, the frequent launch of a new wind farm or a renewed regional focus on sustainability. While more work …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton There’s a new power player in the Caribbean cruise industry: Antigua and Barbuda. The twin-island destination continues to see strong growth in its cruise industry, buoyed by its recent partnership with global cruise giant …

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 We’ve made no secret for our love of the Caribbean’s smaller hotels, where travelers can dig deep into the authentic charm of the Caribbean. But there are more such properties than one can count — meaning we never get tired of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the hottest sailing events in the world is set for its latest edition in Antigua and Barbuda. The 52nd edition of Antigua Sailing Week begins April 27 with the world-renowned regatta expected to …

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 With very few exceptions, you won’t find a destination in the Caribbean that doesn’t have a beautiful beach — or five. But some destinations have that extra beach factor, the sort of place that simply overflows with marvelous beaches and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s cruise sector is seeing a surge in traffic, and officials are “buoyant” about what’s ahead in 2019. “The 2018 cruise tourism’s performance was an historic achievement,” said Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Minister …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has a pair of high-profile new appointments. Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Minister Charles Fernandez announced the appointment of Lorraine Headley-Raeburn as the new chairperson of the Antigua and Barbuda …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda continues to see booming tourism growth. The beach-filled twin-island destination reported 268,949 stayover arrivals in 2018, an 8.75 percent increase over 2017 that was one of the highest growth rates in the …

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 Forget everything you know about the Caribbean. Because the Caribbean is more diverse, more adventurous and more energetic than ever before — and it’s time to start discovering the region’s wonders in an entirely new way. That means taking new …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda is set for a big jump in arrivals from Italy. The twin-island destination will be receiving nearly 6,000 new visitors from Italy in 2019, as a result of a new alliance with …

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 It all begins with the beach. Sure, we love the food, the hotels and the culture in the Caribbean. But every journey starts with inspiration, and it always comes from that daydream of an afternoon spent on a beautiful shoreline, …

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 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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 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 …