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The 10 Most Exotic Places to Live in the Caribbean

 The Caribbean’s certainly exotic. But what you’re looking for a place that goes off-off the beaten path — the really exotic places, the ones with very few people and a lot of mystery? That’s where these little islands come in, some …

This $300 Million Caribbean Resort Project Is Now Underway

 One of the Caribbean’s most anticipated luxury projects is now underway. Construction on the Pearns Point project in Antigua is well underway, with more than 40 local workers already employed on site and OBMI and CO Williams are overseeing the …

The Caribbean Travel Awards – 2015

 Last year, Caribbean Journal launched the first-ever Caribbean Travel Awards to honor the hotels, destinations and people who help make Caribbean travel better. And we’re doing it again this year, looking at the region both from the perspective of the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s government has embarked on one of the region’s most ambitious green energy drives. The project is highlighted by a three-megawatt solar farm at Antigua’s newly-redeveloped VC Bird International Airport. Construction on that …

 We’ve always said that the best beach in the Caribbean is the one you’re on right now. But some beaches are that much more special — the ones that repay great journeys. But what makes a great beach? Is it the …

 A major new Caribbean film hub By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Is Antigua the new Caribbean Hollywood? Golden Island Filmworks, an independent feature film finance and production company, has closed on a $125 million equity financing agreement with the government of …

 It’s a question we get asked very often. “Which Caribbean island has the best beaches?” Well, it’s a bit more complicated than that. That’s because it’s hard to go to any island in the Caribbean and not find a world-class beach. But …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Professional chefs from some of Antigua and Barbuda’s best hotels will face off at the Pineapple Culinary Competition next weekend. The competition, which will be held at the Antigua and Barbuda Hospitality …

 Above: Robert De Niro with an Antiguan delegation in New York including Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne (right) By the Caribbean Journal staff He’s behind one of the region’s most anticipated new hotel projects: a planned resort on …

 Above: Barbuda Belle By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the Caribbean’s great under-the-radar islands, and now Barbuda has a brand-new hotel. The Barbuda Belle luxury beach hotel has officially debuted on the island, a collection of six beachfront bungalows, …

 Above: the groundbreaking last week By the Caribbean Journal staff Just a few days after a $300 million project broke ground in Antigua and Barbuda, an even larger one has now launched. The YIDA project, the agreement for which was …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua is getting ready for one of the Caribbean’s leading sailing celebrations: Antigua Sailing Week. This year’s Sailing Week will be the 48th edition of the annual event, which includes everything from parties and contests …

 Above: the Lighthouse Bay resort By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s iconic hotels is hitting the auction block. Barbuda’s landmark Lighthouse Bay boutique property and its adjacent acreage will be set up in three bidding sections: the nine-room …

 Above: the Antigua and Barbuda delegation in Canada By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda is looking to strengthen its tourism performance in the Canadian market. The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority recently sent a delegation led by new Mare Walker, …

 Above: the Galley Bay resort in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda has named a new marketing team for the country’s Tourism Authority. The country’s Minister of Tourism, Economic Development Investment and Energy, Asot Michael, has announced …

 Above: Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne with new Special Economic Envoy Armand Arton By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda has named investor Armand Arton the country’s newest special economic envoy. Arton will serve as the twin-island …

 Above: Montserrat Premier Donaldson Romeo and Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne visited Montserrat on Monday in a bid to deepen ties between the neighbours in the Eastern Caribbean. …

 Above: Antigua and Barbuda PM Gaston Browne (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne is visiting the Middle East this week to court investment in the twin-island country. The Prime Minister’s schedule this …