This Caribbean Country Just Abolished Income Tax

 Antigua and Barbuda no longer has any personal income tax. The twin-island country’s government has officially abolished its personal income tax, a move that was first announced in January. The move to remove all income tax had been a major ... [ Read More ]


New Resort Project Launches in Antigua

 Another new resort project is coming to Antigua. The Labahia Hotel Resorts and Condominiums has officially launched in the Friars Hill area of Antigua. The $52 million project is being developed by Adams Investment Management and the government of Antigua ... [ Read More ]


Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Off to Very Strong Start in 2016

 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 ... [ Read More ]


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 In what is a pioneering project, Antigua will be inaugurating a new 3 megawatt solar power plant this week — at its international airport. The solar energy installation at VC Bird International Airport includes more than 12,000 photovoltaic panels, developed and ... [ Read More ]

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 Sandals has sold its Grand Pineapple Antigua all-inclusive resort to Elite Island Resorts. The sale, which will become effective May 30, 2016, will see the hotel renamed and rebranded as the Pineapple Beach Club under Elite Island Resorts’ ownership. The ... [ Read More ]


 Antigua and Barbuda — home to 365 beaches and some of the region’s most beautiful all-inclusive resorts. And while Valentine’s Day has come and gone, a romantic winter getaway in Antigua is still easy — and affordable. That’s where the ... [ Read More ]


 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 ... [ Read More ]


 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 ... [ Read More ]


 Regional carrier Winair has officially launched scheduled service to Antigua. The new service is from three origin islands: St Maarten, St Kitts and Nevis. The outgoing St Maarten-Antigua flights will operate on Tuesdays and Thursdays, with return service to St ... [ Read More ]

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 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 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 ]


 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 ]