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Antigua’s Curtain Bluff Is Reopening in October

 One of the Caribbean’s top all-inclusive hotels is relaunching next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Antigua’s Curtain Bluff resort will reopen its doors on Oct. 24, the property confirmed.  The all-inclusive on the stunning south coast of Antigua will be …

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Antigua Hotels and Resorts Where You Can Stay Right Now

 By Bob Curley Some of the top hotels and resorts in Antigua and Barbuda are back to welcoming international guests, while others are waiting until the traditionally busier fall season before opening their doors again. Antigua was one of the …

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Antigua’s Inn at English Harbour to Reopen in November

 One of Antigua’s leading boutique hotels is planning a November relaunch, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The beachfront Inn at English Harbour is reopening on Nov. 1, the property confirmed this week.  The 28-room hotel is set on Galleon Beach in …

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 Looking for a taste of Antigua and Barbuda? The twin-island destination is inspiring travelers with its new signature cocktail, The Lift Off. With the increasing popularity of virtual and socially-distanced happy hours, The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority asked Antigua …

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 Another Elite Island Resorts property is reopening in the Caribbean.  The popular St James’s Club Antigua resort will be relaunching operations on Oct. 14, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-inclusive beach resort is set on a private 100-acre peninsula in …

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 Antigua and Barbuda has released an updated set of health and safety protocols for visitors.  Most notably, all passengers arriving by air must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result, taken within seven days of their flight.  Travelers arriving by …

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 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Citizenship by investment programs, which confer citizenship for buyers who meet a certain investment threshold, have been quietly fueling a surge in resort and real estate developments across the Caribbean. At the forefront of that …

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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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 While COVID-19 has impacted the destination’s tourism sector, Antigua and Barbuda officials say it is continuing to construct a fifth cruise berth, which will be ready at the beginning of the upcoming winter tourist season.  The $80 million, 30-year agreement …

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 Hotels in Antigua and Barbuda are beginning to prepare for the eventual return of travelers with new measures aimed at minimizing risks of COVID-19 transmission.  That’s led by the destination’s newest resort, the adults-only Hammock Cove, which has implemented a …

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 With the rise of “virtual” vacations, Antigua and Barbuda has launched a pair of new tourism shows.  The new digital programming includes “In the Mix,” which will air every Thursday at 10AM and feature some of the destination’s best mixologists …

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 After its near destruction by Hurricane Irma in 2017, Barbuda is quietly making a comeback, with several projects on stream: most notably, the Barbuda Ocean Club, a massive new development by Discovery Land Company, and a long-awaited project by Robert …

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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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 It’s not been easy for destinations to address the uncertainty posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, but one Caribbean country’s tourism authority has put out an important message.  Balancing both the need to address the current situation and ensure that travelers …

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 The spectacular beaches of the Caribbean remain the region’s ultimate siren song for travelers. They’re the reason we sit at our desks, dreaming of the islands, placing ourselves there, even just for a moment.  They’re the essence of what makes …

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 It’s just you and the sand. No crowds, no hassle, no long journeys to get from your room to the water.  That’s what the best beach resorts are about — places where nothing stands between you and the object of …

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 Antigua and Barbuda is one of the fastest-growing tourism destinations in the Caribbean, and now the twin-island country is looking to continue its surge in arrivals with more airlift.  A delegation from the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority led by …

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 Antigua and Barbuda may be breaking tourism records for stopover arrivals — but it’s also quietly becoming a major new Caribbean cruise power.  The Eastern Caribbean destination, which now has a partnership with Global Ports Holding, the world’s largest cruise …