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Rediscovering Barbados Cuisine

 Popular program relaunches on the island By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Barbados is relaunching its Rediscover Barbados dining special this year. And it’s getting bigger. Rediscover Barbados has expanded from nine restaurants to over 23 offering food and beverage deals, according ... [ Read More ]

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Barbados Has Big Tourism Plans

 Barbados is seeing a renewed tourism boom. The island known for rum, culture and refined luxury reported record arrivals in the first half, and has even bigger plans ahead. To learn more about the country’s tourism priorities, Caribbean Journal caught ... [ Read More ]

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The New Sandals Barbados (And What It Means for the Caribbean)

 A new kind of hotel for the Caribbean This is a different kind of Caribbean resort. The newly-minted Sandals Barbados delivers maximum luxury using cutting edge design, construction, technology and meticulous attention to detail and service. But this isn’t oveout ... [ Read More ]

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Barbados is looking to deepen its trade relationships with Colombia and with countries in the African continent. The country will be sending a 15-member joint public-private sector mission to Colombia led by Minister of Industry, International ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will assume chairmanship of the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARIOM) on July 1, replacing Prime Minister Perry Christie of the Bahamas. Stuart will first address CARICOM in ... [ Read More ]

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s hard to believe that this idyllic scene, captured from a luxury ocean-view room at Barbados’ Colony Club, is just a short ride from the island’s fast-paced capital. As you linger over morning Nespresso on your ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: the Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Barbados By the Caribbean Journal staff The Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Barbados has named Kirk Kirton its new executive chef. Kirton, who will oversee the resort’s culinary division, comes to the property from the ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados tourism broke a 25-year record in the first quarter of 2015, according to the Barbados Tourism Marketing, Inc. The island received 171,471 stayover arrivals in the first quarter, a 15.1 ... [ Read More ]

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kim W, who sent in this snapshot of the St Lawrence Gap in Barbados. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW in the ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff What’s the most competitive tourism economy in the Caribbean? It’s Barbados, according to the latest edition of the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness report. The report, which covers 141 ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By Gerard Best CJ Contributor If you live in the Caribbean, you don’t need to be a computer expert to know that the region’s Internet services need to improve. If your connection falters so often that ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is adding seasonal service to Barbados out of Boston, the company announced. The new flights will operate weekly from Boston’s Logan International Airport to Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport. The ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean continues to look for oil off its shores, and now Barbados is continuing its exploration with a new agreement. The country announced this week that it had signed two ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Entrepreneurship and innovation are critical for promoting competitiveness and diversifying the economy, according to Barbados Industry Minister Donville Inniss. The Minister, who was speaking at the opening of the recent Inter-American ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: “Sundeck” in Barbados By the Caribbean Journal staff You might call it the best of both worlds: the naturally remarkable views of Barbados, and a modern, cutting-edge home. The property is called 8,000-square-foot villa in the St James area ... [ Read More ]

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados is the most tech-savvy country in the Caribbean, according to a new report. The World Economic Forum has released its latest “Network Readiness Index,” which tracks the “factors, policies and institutions that enable a ... [ Read More ]

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Barbados is the only Caribbean destination (and one of only four countries) to have had regular Concorde service from London. Although the planes were decommissioned in 2003, one of the supersonic British Airways jets has ... [ Read More ]

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Sharon Dorbritz, who took this snapshot of the area of Bathsheba in Barbados. Do you have a great Caribbean photo? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW in the subject line. It ... [ Read More ]