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The Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Barbados

 Where to stay in Barbados with everything included In comparison to destinations such as Jamaica and the Dominican Republic, Barbados doesn’t have that many all-inclusive resorts – which makes picking the right one even more crucial. So before you check ... [ Read More ]

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A Major Tourism “Turnaround” in Barbados

 Barbados tourism is on a strong growth path after a record year in 2015, according to the country’s tourism officials. Barbados Tourism Minister Richard Sealy said last year was a “turnaround year,” with many of the island’s vital signs showing ... [ Read More ]

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VIDEO: Surfing in Barbados

 Yes, you can surf in the Caribbean. And while there are great spots from Puerto Rico to Martinique, it doesn’t get much better than the funky town of Bathsheba in Barbados. It’s a place that draws surfers from around the ... [ Read More ]

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 Recipe for a classic By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The holidays are over and the first full work week of the new year has begun. But if your re-entry to reality has been a bit rough, well, we can relate. ... [ Read More ]

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 Barbados has signed a pair of agreements with the Inter-American Development Bank for $10 million in loan financing. The funding will finance a programmed aimed at strengthening “human and social development” on the island, according to a government statement. Barbados ... [ Read More ]

The beach at the Colony Club in Barbados

 New flights hit the market By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has officially begun selling its new flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport. JetBlue will be launching the service April 28, 2016. The route was first ... [ Read More ]

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados has welcomed the arrival of the new MV Brittania cruise ship. The 1,083-foot-long flagship of P&O Cruises will be homeporting in Barbados throughout the winter season, conducting 14-day cruises across the Caribbean. “We are ... [ Read More ]

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM members Barbados and Guyana are looking to deepen their relationship. That was the view expressed during a recent meeting between Barbados Industry Minister Donville Inniss and Guyana Vice President Carl Greenidge at the Hilton ... [ Read More ]

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 The latest Underwater Caribbean shot comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jaime Jost, who sent in this lovely shot of a sea turtle in Barbados. Did you take a great underwater photo of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with Underwater ... [ Read More ]

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 Photos by Steve Keats BARBADOS — It’s just another reason why Barbados is the Caribbean capital of motor racing. Whether it’s the Top Gear Festival, or Bushy Park itself, there’s nowhere better in the Caribbean to watch — or experience for ... [ Read More ]

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 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Colombia-based Avianca is planning to introduce twice-weekly nonstop flights between Bogotá and Barbados. The new flights, which begin Dec. 2, will operate on Wednesdays and Saturdays between El Dorado International Airport and the Grantley Adams ... [ Read More ]

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency has officially opened its doors in Barbados. Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart was on hand to inaugurate the facility, which is located at the Lloyd Erskine ... [ Read More ]

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 By Alexander Britell WILLEMSTAD —Barbados is booming. The Caribbean island is slated to see more than $1 billion of proposed hotel plant investment over the next five years, according to William Griffith, CEO of Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. That investment ... [ Read More ]

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 By George Nicholson and Anastasia RamjagOp-Ed Contributors This debate surrounding our climate has polarized the world into two different groups for a long time; some theorists maintain that an intrinsic characteristic of climate is that it changes while a large ... [ Read More ]

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 By Alexander Britell CURACAO — JetBlue is launching another new daily flight to the Caribbean, the company’s CEO, Robin Hayes, announced on Thursday. Beginning in April 2016, the carrier will be launching daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Barbados. ... [ Read More ]

Above: the signing ceremony for the development agreement

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new resort is coming to Barbados. The Wyndham Hotel Group has announced plans to develop a new five-star project on the island. The 450-room resort will be called Sam Lord’s Castle Barbados, a ... [ Read More ]

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados needs to appreciate the value of its international business sector, according to the country’s Prime Minister. And Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is warning against undervaluing the country’s international business sector, saying that it “continues ... [ Read More ]

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 New pact makes travel easier By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados and India have signed an Air Services Agreement, the two sides announced. The agreement will “redound to the benefit of both Barbados and India,” according to Barbados Tourism Minister ... [ Read More ]