Category: Antigua & Barbuda travel news

Antigua & Barbuda Travel & Tourism News for visitors. It is an island sovereign state in the West Indies in the Americas, lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It consists of two major islands, Antigua and Barbuda, and a number of smaller islands (including Great Bird, Green, Guiana, Long, Maiden and York Islands and further south, the island of Redonda). The permanent population numbers about 95,900 (2018 est.), with 97% being resident on Antigua.

Antigua and Barbuda updates its travel advisory
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Antigua and Barbuda updates its travel advisory

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 4, 2020

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has updated its travel advisory effective 72 hours from date of issue to ensure ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Helping Healthcare Workers Recharge
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Sandals Foundation Helping Healthcare Workers Recharge

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 2, 2020

As public hospitals across the island strengthen their readiness protocol to respond to COVID-19 patients, the St. Ann’s Bay Regional ... Read More

Sandals Resorts and Sandals Foundation: Empowering People
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Sandals Resorts and Sandals Foundation: Empowering People

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 26, 2020

Sandals Resorts International created Sandals Foundation, and it has this philosophy:  We have seen that when we invest in one ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda Launches Space Travel
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Antigua and Barbuda Launches Space Travel

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 23, 2020

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority is staking its claim on owning the travel space with the launch of their ... Read More

When Sandals Resorts Adopts a School, It Adopts the Community
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When Sandals Resorts Adopts a School, It Adopts the Community

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 18, 2020

When Gordon "Butch" Stewart opened his first Sandals Resort, he had one very important mandate: the resort would be required ... Read More

Antigua & Barbuda: No new COVID-19 cases as tourism re-opens
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Antigua & Barbuda: No new COVID-19 cases as tourism re-opens

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 15, 2020

Mr. Colin James, CEO of the Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority, asserted that the total number of COVID-19 cases in ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Providing Aid to the Most Vulnerable
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Sandals Foundation Providing Aid to the Most Vulnerable

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 10, 2020

Since the introduction of the COVID-19 pandemic on the shores of the Caribbean, the Sandals Foundation has earmarked resources and ... Read More

World Environment Day: Sandals Resorts EarthCheck Commitment
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World Environment Day: Sandals Resorts EarthCheck Commitment

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2020

World Environment Day, June 5, 2020, is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect the ... Read More

Antigua & Barbuda prepares to welcome first guests back on island
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Antigua & Barbuda prepares to welcome first guests back on island

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 4, 2020

The Government of Antigua & Barbuda has announced a phased approach to the reopening of the country’s tourism and hospitality ... Read More

Antigua is Open: First Commercial Flight to Land on Island Today
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Antigua is Open: First Commercial Flight to Land on Island Today

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 4, 2020

The Government of Antigua & Barbuda has announced a phased approach to the reopening of the country’s tourism and hospitality ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Antigua and Barbuda: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 5, 2020

The Heritage Quay Duty Free Shopping Center reopened select stores this week in accordance with COVID-19 Emergency Orders established by ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Antigua and Barbuda: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2020

Antigua and Barbuda’s azure waters, warm temperatures and friendly faces have for years lured vacationers to the twin-island paradise, located ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Antigua and Barbuda: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 28, 2020

As the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Industry prepares for the eventual re-opening of airports once it becomes safe to travel, ... Read More

Antigua Carnival Cancelled Due to COVID-19
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Antigua Carnival Cancelled Due to COVID-19

editor editor- April 20, 2020

Antigua Carnival cancelled for 2020 due to the COVID-19 coronavirus was announced by the National Festivals Minister, the Hon. Daryll ... Read More

Antigua & Barbuda: Closed Under 24-Hour Curfew
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Antigua & Barbuda: Closed Under 24-Hour Curfew

editor editor- April 1, 2020

As part of measures to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in the twin-island state, the Government of Antigua ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: Change Flexibility with No Penalties
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Sandals Resorts: Change Flexibility with No Penalties

editor editor- March 20, 2020

Sandals 5-star luxury included resorts is allowing complete name changes without penalties for the original date and resort of travel ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda: COVID-19 coronavirus update 
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Antigua and Barbuda: COVID-19 coronavirus update 

editor editor- March 17, 2020

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority continues to keep abreast of the latest developments related to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 and would ... Read More

All-inclusive resorts may be the best bet for a holiday
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All-inclusive resorts may be the best bet for a holiday

editor editor- March 14, 2020

An all-inclusive resort just might be the safest way to take a vacation these days with the COVID-19 pandemic. Staying ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda celebrates Wendy movie premiere
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Antigua and Barbuda celebrates Wendy movie premiere

editor editor- February 27, 2020

Antigua and Barbuda is celebrating the theatrical release of Wendy, the latest film by Beasts of the Southern Wild award-winning ... Read More

Royal Caribbean signs agreement with Antigua for first Royal Beach Club
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Royal Caribbean signs agreement with Antigua for first Royal Beach Club

editor editor- February 14, 2020

Royal Caribbean International and the Government of Antigua and Barbuda, along with the assistance of the Consulate General of Antigua ... Read More

Sandals Resorts International Kicks Off a New Decade with 11 Prestigious Awards
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Sandals Resorts International Kicks Off a New Decade with 11 Prestigious Awards

editor editor- January 21, 2020

Sandals Resorts International received 11 prestigious awards last night at the 27th Annual World Travel Awards™ Caribbean Gala Ceremony held ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda reaches 300,000th stay-over visitor milestone in 2019
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Antigua and Barbuda reaches 300,000th stay-over visitor milestone in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2020

Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Officials began ringing in the New Year early at the V.C. Bird International Airport, as visitors ... Read More

Supermodel Couple Afiya Bennett and Lloyd Dickenson on a Romantic Honeymoon in Antigua and Barbuda
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Supermodel Couple Afiya Bennett and Lloyd Dickenson on a Romantic Honeymoon in Antigua and Barbuda

editor editor- December 19, 2019

Antigua and Barbuda, is the start of ‘happily ever after, for sizzling model couple, “The Face” star Afiya Bennett and ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda celebrate tourism heroes at Black Pineapple Awards
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Antigua and Barbuda celebrate tourism heroes at Black Pineapple Awards

editor editor- December 6, 2019

Antigua and Barbuda celebrated the success of a record-breaking year in Tourism by hosting the inaugural annual Black Pineapple Awards ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Hawaii? A Caribbean Vacation in Hawaii?
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Sandals Resorts Hawaii? A Caribbean Vacation in Hawaii?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 16, 2019

The Hawaiian Islands and their Caribbean counterparts are separated by thousands of miles and also by some vast cultural differences. ... Read More

ATBA promotes Donyelle Bird-Browne to Senior Business Development Manager, USA
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ATBA promotes Donyelle Bird-Browne to Senior Business Development Manager, USA

editor editor- October 1, 2019

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority USA office is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Donyelle Bird-Browne to Senior ... Read More

Next Hurricane Karen threatening Caribbean
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Next Hurricane Karen threatening Caribbean

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 22, 2019

Currently Karen is a Tropical Storm with all the ingredience of becoming anothr Hurricane. A Watch has been issued for ... Read More

Caribbean youth to tackle issues of smart travel and jobs of the future at CTO regional event
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Caribbean youth to tackle issues of smart travel and jobs of the future at CTO regional event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 20, 2019

Students from 14 Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) member countries will tackle some of the most pertinent issues facing the regional ... Read More

Royal Caribbean’s CEO to present at CTO’s Caribbean tourism outlook forum
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Royal Caribbean’s CEO to present at CTO’s Caribbean tourism outlook forum

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 18, 2019

Member governments of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) will have a unique opportunity to sit face-to-face with the top executive ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda business soars as #WhatCoolLooksLike summer campaign delivers positive growth!
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Antigua and Barbuda business soars as #WhatCoolLooksLike summer campaign delivers positive growth!

editor editor- September 12, 2019

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority’s summer campaign #WhatCoolLooksLike is delivering on target, as just three months into the campaign, ... Read More

Antigua Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Regatta names winners
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Antigua Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Regatta names winners

editor editor- August 13, 2019

The results are in, and the annual Antigua Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Regatta was celebrated in style as the race festivities ... Read More

Antigua launches new honeymoon registry during romance month
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Antigua launches new honeymoon registry during romance month

editor editor- June 24, 2019

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has unveiled its new honeymoon registry, which is expected to target the growing weddings ... Read More

CTO’s Caribbean Week a monumental success for Antigua & Barbuda
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CTO’s Caribbean Week a monumental success for Antigua & Barbuda

editor editor- June 10, 2019

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA) concluded a week of highly productive meetings and successful activations at the Caribbean ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism Organization honors Noel Mignott with Special Recognition Award
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Caribbean Tourism Organization honors Noel Mignott with Special Recognition Award

editor editor- June 7, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has recognized President & CEO of the PM Group, Noel Mignott, for his extraordinary efforts ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda strengthens its partner relations for win-win solutions for the upcoming cruise season 2019/2020
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Antigua and Barbuda strengthens its partner relations for win-win solutions for the upcoming cruise season 2019/2020

editor editor- April 12, 2019

Antigua & Barbuda’s Tourism Delegation led by the Hon. H. Charles Fernandez held a series of meetings with the country’s ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda launches new global summer campaign: #WhatCoolLooksLike
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Antigua and Barbuda launches new global summer campaign: #WhatCoolLooksLike

editor editor- March 25, 2019

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has unveiled its new global summer campaign, #WhatCoolLooksLike, which is expected to convey the ... Read More

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