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Barbuda’s Remarkable Birds

 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 ... [ Read More ]


A Major New Hotel Project Is Coming to Antigua’s Half Moon Bay

 A landmark site is reborn By Alexander Britell A major new hotel project is coming to Antigua. Replay Resorts has announced the acquisition of 108 acres of oceanfront property on the site of the former Half Moon Resort. The property, ... [ Read More ]


Antigua and Barbuda Is Abolishing Its Personal Income Tax

 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 ... [ Read More ]



 Antigua seeing a huge surge in travel demand right now, according to the latest travel data from Expedia. The Eastern Caribbean island reported nearly 50 percent growth in travel demand via the company’s platforms in the third quarter of 2015. The ... [ Read More ]


 Thinking pink By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor The sun is putting on its most shiny show, and a cool breeze kisses my shoulders.  Wispy clouds skid silently across a turquoise sky, presiding over a stretch of tawny sand that ... [ Read More ]


 A major cruise moment By Dana NilandCJ Travel Editor The Antiguan Cruise Sector registered an historic moment this week when Norwegian Breakaway, the largest cruise ship to dock at its port, arrived at the Nevis Street Pier. Antigua and Barbuda ... [ Read More ]


 Another new hotel project is coming to Antigua. The Pleasure Cove Resort and Spa on Runaway Bay is a locally-owned condominium-hotel that has now officially launched. The hotel is part of the country’s citizenship by investment programme. “We are on ... [ Read More ]


 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 ... [ Read More ]


 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 ... [ Read More ]


 Italian air carrier Alitalia is coming to Antigua. The company has officially launched Alitalia flights from Milan to Antigua. The flights will be operated as charter flights, serving the destination once per week on Sundays through late April 2016. The ... [ Read More ]


 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, ... [ Read More ]

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 Is there a Caribbean capital of solar? Right now, it might be the Eastern Caribbean, where more and more countries are implementing solar projects. While St Kitts and Nevis has been at the forefront, particularly with its airport solar farm, ... [ Read More ]


 A new high-fashion outpost in Antigua By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor You’ve probably heard that Antigua’s V.C. Bird International Airport got a huge makeover this summer, with a fancy new terminal featuring 14 departure gates, and four jet bridges. But ... [ Read More ]


 There’s a new way to get to Antigua. Regional air carrier Seaborne has officially launched service to its newest destination, Antigua. The carrier began its San Juan-Antigua service this week on a 34-seat Saab 340 aircraft. It becomes the fourth ... [ Read More ]


 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 ... [ Read More ]


 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 ... [ Read More ]

st james's club and villas

 THEY ARE some of the sweetest spots in all of Antigua and Barbuda. The little coves, the little bays, the places where the water seems to stand still, waiting for a wade or a paddle or an afternoon swim. Antigua is ... [ Read More ]


 By the Caribbean Journal staff With Halloween coming up, one of the Caribbean’s leading resorts, Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort, has unveiled a cocktail inspired by a local ghost. It’s called Sam’s Cocktail, inspired by the Antigua resort’s resident “Jumbie,” ... [ Read More ]