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Robert De Niro’s New Caribbean Restaurant

 It’s only open by day.  They come by boat or helicopter, or by short jaunt from the tents at the Barbuda Ocean Club.  And the early returns are spectacular.  This is the Caribbean’s hottest new restaurant, and it just so …

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Caribbean Moment: The Beauty of Long Bay Beach in Antigua

 In a destination that’s blessed with 365 beaches, it’s hard to choose just one.  But we’re rather partial to the sugar-white sands of Long Bay Beach, set on the northeastern edge of the island of Antigua.  The beach, which is …

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Antigua and Barbuda’s New Summer Playlist

 It’s the sound of Antigua and Barbuda.  A new playlist launched by the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority gives you a chance to experience the twin-island beach destination even if you’re still at home.  The new DJ Playlist is all …

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 This year’s Antigua Sailing Week is turning into a virtual event.  The physical week of sailing had been canceled this year amid the pandemic.  This year’s virtual edition will be centered around “Sailing Week Sunday,” a virtual event with stories, …

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 One of the most popular all-inclusives on an island that specializes in them, the Pineapple Beach Club has officially reopened its doors in Antigua, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The adults-only resort officially relaunched on April 4, according to parent company …

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 The government of Antigua and Barbuda has begun the COVID-19 vaccination process for frontline workers in the tourism industry. In just the past week, over 2,000 hospitality professionals across Antigua and Barbuda were vaccinated, officials said.  “We are encouraged by the enthusiasm of our tourism …

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 The Antigua and Barbuda yachting industry is open for business, the destination’s leading marine association said this week.  The Antigua and Barbuda Marine Association is urging yachters that, despite the recent cancellation of Antigua Sailing Week, the yachting industry continues …

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 The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has launched a new mobile app to help travelers discover the destination.  It’s called Explore Antigua, and it’s joined by a new interactive map for tourists.  The free app, developed by Hashtag Communications, features …

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 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor  The Caribbean is mourning one of the titan’s of the region’s tourism industry, with the passing of Gordon “Butch” Stewart, the founder and chairman of Sandals Resorts International.  Stewart was 79. Stewart was known for …

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 That next trip.  Maybe it’s for a holiday, maybe it’s for a family reunion, maybe it’s an annual tradition.  That next trip, that vacation to plan for, to dream about; it’s one of the greatest antidotes to creeping monotony in …

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 More airlines are expanding their flights to Antigua and Barbuda for the winter as demand for the destination continues to rise, officials said this week.  Air Canada made its return to Antigua this weekend, while more United States and United …

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 Antigua and Barbuda has been open for tourism since June, and the country’s ever-popular yachting industry is gearing up for the winter season.  Even better? The country is planning to run all of the high-profile yachting events its calendar, including …

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 Two of Antigua’s most popular all-inclusive hotels have reopened their doors, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Galley Bay Resort and Spa, the adults-only all-inclusive resort in Antigua, reopened its doors this week, joined by the relaunch fo the St. James’ …

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 When Antigua and Barbuda reopened for tourism on June 4, it was among the first destinations in the Caribbean to do so — sending ripples across the region and, more importantly, a message that, even amid the challenges of COVID-19, …

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 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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 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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 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 …