Robert De Niro’s New Caribbean Restaurant

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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 […]


Caribbean Moment: The Beauty of Long Bay Beach in Antigua

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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 […]


Antigua and Barbuda’s New Summer Playlist

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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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Robert De Niro Is Opening His First Caribbean Resort

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI Hollywood legend Robert De Niro and famous businessman James Packer will be opening the Caribbean’s first Nobu hotel in the form of Barbuda’s Nobu Beach Inn.  The residential resort is a major boost for Barbuda, an […]

Antigua Sailing Week Goes Virtual

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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, […]

This Popular Antigua All-Inclusive Just Reopened

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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 […]


Antigua and Barbuda Begins Vaccinations for Tourism Workers

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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 […]

Antigua and Barbuda Yachting Industry “Open for Business”

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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 […]

A New Way to Explore Antigua

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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 […]


Caribbean Mourns Sandals Resorts Founder Gordon “Butch” Stewart

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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 […]

The Caribbean Travel Awards 2021

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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 […]

American Airlines, Delta Expanding Flights to Antigua

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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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