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Antigua and Barbuda to Develop Geothermal Energy

 Antigua and Barbuda has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Thermal Energy Partners for the future production of geothermal energy on the island. Through this public-private partnership, Antigua’s first geothermal project will utilize Organic Rankine Cycle generation with 10 MW …

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VIDEO: Barbuda, From Above

 It’s one of the least developed islands in the Caribbean — and wonderfully so: Barbuda, the sandy sister island of Antigua, home to endless stretches of perfect white sand beaches. Here’s a quick look at what it’s like, from above.

The Best Way to Get to Barbuda

 Barbuda. It’s one of the most untouched islands in the Caribbean, a sand-filled spectacle of impossibly beautiful beaches and pristine reefs. It’s a little less than 40 miles from its sister island of Antigua. And while there are flights and …

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Robert De Niro Hotel Project

 One of the Caribbean’s most hotly-anticipated hotel projects is making progress: the Paradise Found project by Robert De Niro in Barbuda. The project, which was recently approved by Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Ambassador Gilbert Boustany, is …

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 Antigua and Barbuda is looking to make a big push to draw tourism from Canada. The Caribbean destination has announced the creation of a new position exclusively covering the Canadian market. The country has named Colin Skerritt to the new …

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 Antigua and Barbuda has named a new director for the United States tourism market. The twin-island country has appointed Kim Jack Riley to the role; she began the position officially on Wednesday. “We welcome Kim Jack Riley to her new …

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 By Alexander Britell Tourism is booming in Antigua and Barbuda, with travel demand continuing to surge, according to new data from Expedia Group. The company’s latest report showed a 35 percent increase in travel demand to Antigua and Barbuda across all Expedia …

 By Alexander Britell Antigua and Barbuda is surging. The twin-island destination in the Eastern Caribbean has been firing on all cylinders, from a wave of large-scale resort development deals to a brand-new airport that has already become one of the …

 The Caribbean has a new development hotspot: Antigua and Barbuda. The twin-island country has signed another major development deal, this time a project by Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to Iraq, Ahmed Abbas Alewi, who is spearheading a major mixed-use development. …

 This could be the beginning of a very strong year for Antigua and Barbuda tourism. The country reported a 14 percent increase in air arrivals in January, according to the tourist board’s latest numbers. That represented a total of 26,928 …

 The Caribbean’s resort boom continues — and so does Antigua and Barbuda’s. The twin-island country has announced another major new project, this one called Gravenor Bay — another significant addition to the island of Barbuda. The $450 million project on the southern …

 Robert De Niro’s major planned resort on the island of Barbuda is “very much on track,” according to Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Minister Asot Michael. The project, which was announced at the end of 2014, is the brainchild of developers …

 A one-of-a-kind sanctuary By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s a couple of weeks after the holidays and at first sight, the mangrove appears to be festooned with scarlet Christmas tree balls. But as our boat inches closer, I realize that …

 Another Caribbean island will soon be without a personal income tax. Antigua and Barbuda will be abolishing its personal income tax beginning in April, the government announced this week. The personal income tax, which had been introduced in 2004, had …

 InterCaribbean Airways has officially launched its first flight from Antigua’s VC Bird International Airport. The Turks and Caicos-based carrier launched its new flights from Antigua to Santo Domingo’s Las Americas International Airport and Tortola’s Terrence B Lettsome International Airport. ““This …

 Yes, we know you know where it is. But for many travelers, Barbuda remains an undiscovered island in the Caribbean, hidden in plain sight in the eastern corner of the region, despite being just a short plane ride or ferry away. …

 The Caribbean’s celebrity index continues to rise. After high-profile visits from Christie Brinkley, Justin Bieber and the Hiltons, among others. Another superstar visited the region recently, with music superstar Mariah Carey coming to Antigua and Barbuda this week. Carey posted …

 Antigua’s Tamarind Hills development has launched a new project. The Ocean One project will see the creation of 57 new one-bedroom suites on the hillside above Ffryes Beach in Antigua. The project is part of the wider Tamarind Hills development, …