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.

Sandals Resorts Announce More Resort Openings This Month
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Sandals Resorts Announce More Resort Openings This Month

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 6, 2020

Signaling the continued strength for Caribbean Tourism, Sandals Resorts International announced that it would usher in four more resort openings ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!
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Sandals Resorts: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 2, 2020

As the weather starts to cool in a lot of places around the world, Sandals Resorts in the Caribbean is ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: We’re Back!
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Sandals Resorts: We’re Back!

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 24, 2020

All Sandals Resorts are reopening, in fact, many are already open with the rest due to open soon. The time ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda tourism arrivals begin gradual rise
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Antigua and Barbuda tourism arrivals begin gradual rise

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 23, 2020

As Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Industry stakeholders prepare for peak season, tourism officials are cautiously optimistic that with arrivals steadily ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Wedding: “Virtually Perfect” Solutions
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Sandals Resorts Wedding: “Virtually Perfect” Solutions

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 15, 2020

Over the past few months, one thing has remained truer than ever before – love hasn’t faltered, and neither have ... Read More

Sandals Resorts South Coast Unveils New Design Plans
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Sandals Resorts South Coast Unveils New Design Plans

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 10, 2020

Sandals Resorts International, all-inclusive company, unveiled design plans of a multi-million-dollar renovation at its picturesque Jamaican oasis, Sandals South Coast. ... Read More

Curtain Bluff to Reopen on October 24, 2020
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Curtain Bluff to Reopen on October 24, 2020

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 9, 2020

Curtain Bluff will reopen for its 59th season, following a temporary closure, and again begin welcoming guests back to an ... Read More

Sun, Sand and Social Distancing at Sandals Resorts
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Sun, Sand and Social Distancing at Sandals Resorts

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 4, 2020

Yes, Sandals Resorts has taken safety measures to another level. But take a long look and you’ll notice that the qualities travelers ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Implements Water Harvesting and Sanitation for Schools
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Sandals Foundation Implements Water Harvesting and Sanitation for Schools

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 18, 2020

Ahead of the start of the 2020/2021 academic year, work is far advanced to improve the drought management strategy and ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda Inspires Travelers with Signature Cocktail “The Lift Off”
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Antigua and Barbuda Inspires Travelers with Signature Cocktail “The Lift Off”

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 14, 2020

Jet off to sunny Antigua and Barbuda, with Antigua and Barbuda’s newest specialty cocktail, “The Lift Off.” With the ever-increasing ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Invests in Community Youth Center
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Sandals Foundation Invests in Community Youth Center

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 13, 2020

The basketball and multi-purpose playing courts at Buckfield Playfield, located in the heart of Ocho Rios in Jamaica, have received ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Gifts Princess Margaret Hospital Pediatric Ward
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Sandals Foundation Gifts Princess Margaret Hospital Pediatric Ward

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 5, 2020

Patients of the Pediatric Department at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau, Bahamas, will now be examined by and treated ... Read More

Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19
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Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 19, 2020

With 3,844,271 Americans were sick with the Coronavirus after 47,5 million were tested out of a total population of 331 ... Read More

Sandals Foundation and Sweet Water Providing COVID-19 Counseling
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Sandals Foundation and Sweet Water Providing COVID-19 Counseling

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 15, 2020

Persons struggling to cope with COVID-19 related issues can now seek online help at the Sweet Water Foundation. The helpline ... Read More

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
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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
Responsible Tourism News

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
Hotel & Resort News

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
Airport news

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
Cultural Travel News

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
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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
Resort News

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 
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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