Why Antigua and Barbuda is the New Caribbean Hollywood

 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 ... [ Read More ]


A New Way to Fly to Antigua

 New flights from San Juan By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Seaborne Airlines has announced the planned launch of nonstop service between its hub in San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport and Antigua and Barbuda’s newly-inaugurated VC Bird International Airport. The ... [ Read More ]

Above: the new beach shack at Jumby Bay

A New Beach Shack at Jumby Bay

 West Indies fare in the spotlight By the Caribbean Journal staff Jumby Bay, a Rosewood Resort, has a new “beach shack.” The new culinary offering at the private-island resort off the coast of Antigua offers authentic Antiguan fare and Caribbean-accented cuisine ... [ Read More ]



 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 ... [ Read More ]

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 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 ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing is adding a major new resort project on the island of Antigua. The company’s Royalton brand is developing the Royalton Antigua Resort and Spa, which is slated ... [ Read More ]


 Above: new Ambassador Peter Benjamin places a wreath at the Jose Marti monument By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda has as new ambassador to Cuba The twin-island country has appointed Peter Benjamin, who presented his letters of credence ... [ Read More ]


 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Wayne Cook, who sent in this snapshot of sunset from OJ’s Beach Bar in Antigua. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW in ... [ Read More ]


 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 ... [ Read More ]


 Above: the view from the Cocos Hotel (Caribbean Journal Photo) Our latest Caribbean Photo heads to Valley Church in Antigua and the Cocos Hotel. The property is home to some seriously stunning views of the water, which turns a shade ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Papa Zouk (all photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell ANTIGUA — A man excuses himself to offer a brand-new bottle of rum to the counter of the bar. But this is no ordinary bottle. It is an Appleton 21. ... [ Read More ]


 Above: the Siboney Beach Club (all photos by CJ) DICKENSON BAY — It’s late afternoon in Antigua. On Dickenson Bay, the waves are a little louder and the palms have finished their chores for the day. It’s time for an ... [ Read More ]


 Above: The Larder (All photos by CJ) There are all kinds of ways to cool down in Antigua, whether it’s an English Harbour on the rocks or a Wadadli or a dip on Darkwood Beach. But when it comes to ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Tourism Minister Asot Michael By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda held an “intense” two-day tourism strategy session this week, the government said. The meeting, which was led by Tourism Minister Asot Michael, gathered together 35 technicians from ... [ Read More ]


 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, ... [ Read More ]


 Above: work at the terminal By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s brand-new airport terminal is getting closer to completion. The new terminal at VC Bird International Airport is slated to open in the next three months, according to ... [ Read More ]


 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 ... [ Read More ]


 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 ... [ Read More ]