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Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Keeps Up Strong Growth

 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 …

Antigua and Barbuda Courts Chinese Tourism Market

 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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The Best Place to Stay in Barbuda Is Back

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The best place to stay in Barbuda is back. The island’s boutique Barbuda Belle has reopened for the winter season.  This marks the first time that the luxury boutique hotel has opened since it was damaged …

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 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 …

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 The Caribbean his heating up for the winter season, and that’s being buoyed by a truly impressive lineup of hotel relaunches, from boutique St Barth stays to venerable Anguilla retreats. And whether you’re planning a Thanksgiving getaway or looking to …

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 By Alexander Britell The all-inclusive Caribbean resort has been the secret to the growth of some of the most popular destinations in the region, from Punta Cana to Montego Bay. But as the definition of all-inclusive has changed, travelers are …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s time to come back to Barbuda. In what is a major step forward for the island’s tourism renaissance, the boutique Barbuda Belle hotel is set to reopen in November. The property is now taking …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In just its second year, the Caribbean305 event has become one of the country’s top Caribbean fetes for foodies. And it’s coming up soon. This year’s Caribbean305 returns to the Treetop Ballroom at Jungle Island …

 By Alexander Britell Another major carrier is adding service to Antigua and Barbuda. Delta Air Lines has announced plans to launch a new route between New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport and Antigua. The new service, which will operate …

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 By Gerard BestCJ Contributor Spring storms with winter qualities clobbered North America this week, threatening Canada with slow-moving storms, and pounding the United States with near-record snowfall in the midwest, low temperatures in the south and tornadoes further east. You …

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 Great luxury is its own form of travel. It’s a journey away from the ordinary, from the adequate. It’s a journey to the indulgent, to the beautiful, to the extraordinary. The best luxury resorts take you on that journey, working …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Antigua and Barbuda is looking to continue the rapid expansion of its cruise sector. That was the top priority for the destination throughout a series of high-level one-on-one meetings at the Seatrade Cruise Global Tradeshow, held …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda tourism is off to a surging start so far in 2018, according to new data from the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority. Stayover visitor arrivals to the destination are up by 9 …

Barbuda Green Energy

 By Alexander Britell The highly anticipated Paradise Found hotel project in Barbuda on track, according to Antigua tourism officials. The project, the brainchild of Hollywood legend and hospitality investor Robert De Niro, is “still on track,” according to Colin James, …

 By Gerard BestCJ Contributor KINGSTOWN —Internet adoption in the Caribbean is increasing rapidly,  but so, too are new threats and risks for persons, business and governments that are going online. Cyber attacks and cyber crime are being reported with greater …

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 This year was not without its challenges in the Caribbean. But in the face of overwhelming adversity, the Caribbean showed its toughness and resilience. It’s something that’s eminently clear, as hard-hit islands quickly recover, with most already welcoming back travelers, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Kingdom’s Prince Charles is visiting the Caribbean this weekend. Prince Charles is making his first official visits to Antigua and Barbuda, the British Virgin Islands and Dominica, in the wake of last month’s …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne has named Henry Charles Fernandez as the country’s new Minister of Tourism. Fernandez had already been serving as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration; the Tourism portfolio will …