Namene James-Rodgers of Cocos Hotel selected as a Caribbean Tourism Young Leader

Wednesday May 22, 2019, St. John’s Antigua & Barbuda: The Caribbean Hotels and Tourist Association (CHTA) launched its inaugural Program named the Young Leaders Forum in April. The YL’s programme […]

Twenty-Two Employees Complete Maintenance Course With the Antigua Hotels & Tourist Association

Twenty-two (22) employees from the hotel sector in Antigua and Barbuda recently completed a ten-week course focused on the Introduction to Hospitality Maintenance – a Quality and Safety Management Approach […]

Antigua And Barbuda Launch New Global Summer Campaign #WHATCOOLLOOKSLIKE

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has unveiled its new global summer campaign, #WhatCoolLooksLike, which is expected to convey the trendiness of the destination and its appeal as the ideal […]

American Airlines Resumes Service to Antigua Following Temporary Grounding of Flights from Miami

The Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Tourism and Investment along with the country’s Tourism Authority has announced the resumption of service by American Airlines to and from Miami following the […]

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! Antigua’s Romance, Gastronomy and Wellness Showcased on UK Television

The year 2019 has seen Antigua take centre stage on UK terrestrial television with a host of celebrity presenters, reality television stars and much-loved chefs descending on the island for […]

Antigua And Barbuda To Aggressively Grow European Market

Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Officials have returned to Antigua and Barbuda having participated in the ITB Travel Trade Show, held from March 6 – March 10, 2019 in Berlin, Germany. […]

The 52nd Antigua Sailing Week Woos Non-Sailors With Fantastic Party Line-up April 27 – May 3 2019

The Antigua Sailing Week (April 27 – May 3 2019, now in its 52nd year, offers one of the best sailing races in the Caribbean and is a must […]

Antigua and Barbuda Hotels and Tourist Association appoints Patrice Simon as Executive Director

The Antigua and Barbuda Hotels and Tourist Association (AHTA), the representative voice of the local tourism private sector and advocates for its stakeholders both locally and internationally, is pleased to […]

Antigua and Barbuda Share Positive News of Destination Growth at 2019 CHTA Caribbean Travel Market Place.

The event is the region’s largest and most significant marketing forum, and was held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre from January 29 – January 31, 2019. The premier annual […]

Antigua And Barbuda Ready To Roll Out The Red Carpet for Adventurous ‘TEAM ANTIGUA ISLAND GIRLS’

St. John’s, Antigua (January 16, 2018) – Antigua and Barbuda, with its strong heritage of yacht racing and moniker as the Sailing Capital of the Caribbean, is always keen for […]

Antigua and Barbuda Wins Leading Categories in 2018 ‘CARIBBEAN TRAVEL AWARDS’

Twin-Isle Nation Wins ‘Luxury Destination of the Year’ and ‘Caribbean Airport of the Year’ The dedication of Antigua and Barbuda tourism stakeholders towards ensuring extraordinary experiences are received by visitors […]

Antigua Brings Carnival Spirit to the Streets of London

Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority collaborates with Festivals Commission to pull together a UK roadshow to promote Antigua’s Carnival 2019 The warmth and party spirit of Antigua’s carnival was brought […]

Antigua & Barbuda Shines at London’s World Travel Market 2018

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA SHINES AT LONDON’S WORLD TRAVEL MARKET 2018 The Tourism Authority Hosts a Successful Week of Interviews, Discussion Panels and Media Meetings The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority […]

Antigua and Barbuda Removed from Zika Advisories as WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION Revised the Virus’ Country Classification

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority and the Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Tourism are committed to the safety and health of visitors to Antigua and Barbuda. We are pleased […]


The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA), in collaboration with the Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission has just wrapped up a busy week of intense regional promotions for the launch […]

Blue Waters Resort & Spa, Antigua partners with Living Retreats

The Living Retreat at Blue Waters has been devised exclusively for guests looking to kick-start a healthier and more active lifestyle or for those who would like to continue their […]

Elite Island Resorts Launches Worry-Free Winter Storm Protection

Elite Island Resorts is introducing its new Worry-Free Winter Storm Protection program to benefit guests staying at any of its eight Authentic Caribbean All-Inclusive resorts from November 1, 2016 to […]

FlyAllWays to Commence new Air Service from Guyana To Antigua and Barbuda

Suriname registered air carrier, FlyAllways Airlines has been granted a permit to operate scheduled flights between Guyana, Barbados and Suriname to Antigua. Senior Executive of the Airline, Franklin ‘Bobby’ Vieira, […]

Marriott – Autograph Collection Resort to open in Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy The Hon. Asot Michael has announced the entry of  a prestigious global hospitality brand Marriott hotel for Antigua and […]

Elite Island Resorts launches additions to its “Inside and Out” resort well-being activities

Elite Island Resorts Group, a collection of beachfront resorts in the Caribbean, launched new fitness and mindfulness options to its growing menu featuring free of charge well-being activities for guests.  […]

interCaribbean Airways increases air lift from Antigua to Tortola

Turks & Caicos based passenger carrier interCaribbean Airways will increase service connecting Antigua (ANU) and Tortola (EIS) beginning November 14th 2016. As part of the Winter schedule, the airline increases […]

Elegant Hotels Group Announces Management of First Antiguan Property

    (From L-R) John Goard, Hodges Bay; Honourable Minister Asot Michael, Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment & Energy of Antigua and Barbuda; Sunil Chatrani, CEO Elegant Hotels Group; Paula Frederick-Hunte, […]

Antigua and Barbuda Launches Beach Bar Trail

    New map invites visitors to explore the twin islands through the bars of its 365 beaches Trail includes locals’ favourites, celebrity hang-outs, foodie gems & romantic hideaways The […]

Elite Island Resorts wins four 2016 Magellan Awards

Leading Caribbean resort group is awarded multiple Silver and Gold Magellan Awards Four Authentic Caribbean beachfront resorts in the Elite Island Resorts portfolio have won prestigious 2016 Magellan Awards from […]

Sandals Foundation’s hurricane relief partnerships on the ground in Haiti and Bahamas benefit thousands

Sandals Foundation has partnered with local and international organizations for hurricane relief efforts in Haiti & Bahamas~ Within days of Hurricane Matthew, the Sandals Foundation mobilized help to give immediate […]

Antigua and Barbuda’s leading properties awarded in Condé Nast Traveler’s Awards

Twin Island Nation Wins 5 Awards for Top Resorts in the Caribbean Antigua and Barbuda’s leading properties were recognized by Condé Nast Traveler’s 29th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards as the […]

Americans choose Antigua and Barbuda as their Caribbean Destination for 2016

Twin-island Country Continues Double Digit Growth With Busiest Summer in Over a Decade The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority New York Office has been experiencing an unprecedented 2016 with continued […]

Antigua and Barbuda announces Grammy Presentation for Antigua Gospelfest 2016!!

Antigua and Barbuda is the perfect place to escape to for an exciting weekend this October.  From October 28 – October 30, join us in this beautiful twin-island and experience […]

World Tourism Day Remarks

Hon. Asot A. Michael Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment & Energy Government of Antigua and Barbuda World Tourism Day Remarks September 27, 2016 A pleasant Good Morning, to the […]

Pineapple Beach Club Antigua Announces Grand Opening

The resort will close from August 25 to September 30 for renovations, and reopen on October 1 as an Adults-Only resort Pineapple Beach Club Antigua, the laidback tropical hideaway represented […]

Curtain Bluff rated #1 in the West Indies

Travel + Leisure has published its World’s Best Awards (Reader’s Choice) for 2016 and Curtain Bluff was named the #2 Best Resort in the Caribbean, Bermuda and the Bahamas, AND […]

Antigua & Barbuda launches UK marketing promotion to boost September bookings

The Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority’s UK Office will launch a promotional campaign tomorrow to encourage bookings in the traditionally quieter month of September. The trade campaign goes live on […]

UK Elite Island Resorts Team promotes Jolly Beach Resort & Spa in newly branded car

The UK Elite Island Resorts team is driving the newly branded Jolly Beach Resort & Spa around the U.K. for training and events for the resort, now managed by Elite […]

Elite Island Resorts Adds Pineapple Beach Club Antigua to Its Portfolio

Leading Caribbean resort group adds a fourth Antigua property to its portfolio Elite Island Resorts proudly announces the addition of Pineapple Beach Club Antigua (formerly known as Sandals’ Grand Pineapple […]

Experience the Caribbean’s greatest Carnival with Antigua and Barbuda and Westjet Vacations

  Special Promotional Offer to Celebrate the 60th Celebration of Carnival Includes Immediate $200 Discount The latest hotspot in the Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda, are celebrating the 60th Celebration of […]

Antigua and Barbuda launches ‘Get to Happy’ digital campaign

‘Get to Happy’ Highlights How Planning a Vacation and Visiting Antigua and Barbuda Will Result in Improved Life Happiness For an early start to the busy summer season, the Antigua […]

New $450 Million Resort Project for Barbuda

Another major new project, this one called Gravenor Bay — has been announced for the island of Barbuda. The $450 million project on the southern tip of the island will […]

Antigua and Barbuda Takes Center Stage in US Today Travel Feature!

The latest achievement in the efforts of the destination to continue its relentless campaign to market and promote brand Antigua and Barbuda was realised today. The front page of the […]

Zika virus update from Caribbean Tourism Organization and CHTA

The spread of the Zika virus in the Americas, with Brazil as the epicentre, and the possible though not yet proven accompanying link to microcephaly has, understandably, caused concern. The […]

LIAT lowers ticket cost with the removal of fuel surcharge

LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, announced today the complete removal of fuel surcharges on all new tickets booked, effective 1st March 2016. Chief Executive Officer David Evans said oil is now […]

Winair adds three new destinations to its winter schedule – Antigua, Canefield Dominica and Puerto Rico.

On Tuesdays and Thursday Winair will depart from Princess Juliana International Airport for Antigua at 2.25 p.m. It flies on the same days from St. Kitts to Antigua at 3.10 […]

Andrew Michelin of Keyonna Beach, Antigua, launches UK Visiting Chef Programme

Keyonna Beach, the adults-only resort located on Turner’s Beach on Antigua’s South-Western coastline,has an amazing epicurean treat in store for its guests. ​ Andrew Michelin,owner of the resort, will be flying […]

Replay Resorts Acquires Half Moon Bay Resort Lands from the Government of Antigua

Replay Resorts has announced that it has acquired 108 acres of oceanfront land from the Government of Antigua on what is consistently ranked one of the best beaches in the […]

Sandals rolls out new ad campaign

Sandals Resorts has launched a new advertising campaign for 2016 with a no-worry theme. The campaign, which was created by Miami-based Hunter Hamersmith Advertising, encourages audiences to “Join the No […]

Ministry of Tourism announces bright future for Jolly Beach Resort & Spa

The Ministry of Tourism, Economic Development Investment, and Energy is pleased to announce that a solid rescue plan is now in place to ensure the continued operation of The Jolly […]

Airlift into Antigua and Barbuda increases with the addition of Seaborne Airlines

Seaborne Airlines launched service to Antigua and Barbuda on Sunday December 13 (Photo Credit: Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority) Plans made by Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Officials to welcome more […]

Antigua and Barbuda boast lowest airfares to the Caribbean with flights starting from $280 Round-trip

Affordable Airfare and Less Than 4 Hour Flights From New York Tristate on United, American and JetBlue Make Antigua and Barbuda Even More Attractive and are Expected to Boost Visitor […]

Pearns Point New Home to the World’s Elite

Last April Orange Limited, the developer of Pearns Point, organized a grand opening event on site to make some major announcements about the 300 million US dollar project. Over 300 […]

JetBlue Launches Nonstop Service to Antigua and Barbuda From New York

— Inaugural Flight Takes Off on Nov. 5, 2015 From JFK — JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) today launched service to its newest destination, Antigua and Barbuda’s V.C. Bird International Airport (ANU), […]

Antigua and Barbuda does it again! Wins ‘Caribbean ‘s Most Romantic Destination’

Island Beat out 12 Competitors, Cementing Its Position as Being The Best Destination for Weddings, Honeymoons or Romantic Getaways Antigua and Barbuda has once again cemented itself internationally as a […]

LIAT launches US$199 fare from Antigua to San Juan

LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, has launched its $199 fare from the V.C. Bird International Airport in Antigua to the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan. Head of Corporate […]

Elite Island Resorts wins multiple 2015 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

ELITE ISLAND RESORTS WINS MULTIPLE 2015 TRAVEL WEEKLY MAGELLAN AWARDS Leading Caribbean resort group is awarded five Silver and Gold Magellan Awards Travel Weekly has recently announced the winners of […]

Celebrity cricket tour promotes Antigua and Barbuda and gives back to charity

Cricketing Greats from the United Kingdom will touch down in Antigua and Barbuda next month, when Lord’s Taverners, the UK’s leading youth cricket and disability sports charity, travels to the […]

Seaborne Announces New Service Between Puerto Rico and Antigua and Barbuda

Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, announced that it will introduce non-stop service between the carrier’s hub in San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport and Antigua […]

Antigua and Barbuda opens the Caribbean’s newest and most modern state of the art airport terminal

The twin-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda has opened one of the most modern international airports in the Caribbean. The 23,000 square meters new terminal for the destination, more than […]

London Taxis, High impact advertising for Antigua & Barbuda

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority’s UK Office has branded taxis throughout Central London with Antigua and Barbuda imagery, giving high visibility to the destination and directly connecting Antigua and […]

Introducing the new “All-Inclusive Plus” Program at St. James’s Club & Villas

Introducing the new “All-Inclusive Plus” Program at St. James’s Club & Villas Elite Island Resorts announces the newest offering at its flagship resort in Antigua Elite Island Resorts is excited […]

Antigua and Barbuda announces $400 Million Sunwing Travel Group development project

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has announced another multi-million dollar partnership with Sunwing Travel Group. The 500-room all-inclusive resort under the award winning Royalton™ Luxury Resorts brand will occupy […]

Minister of Tourism announces arrival of Jet Blue’s direct service to Antigua

Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy, The Hon. Asot A. Michael, has said that airlift into Antigua and Barbuda from its critical North East corridor […]


KIDS STAY, PLAY & EAT FREE IN THE CARIBBEAN! Elite Island Resorts is offering FREE all-inclusive packages for children during peak family travel months Elite Island Resorts, a leader in […]

What’s on in Antigua and Barbuda in early 2015

Antigua and Barbuda’s three hundred and sixty five gorgeous white sandy beaches are what dreams are made of, and with some of the biggest and best events in the Caribbean, […]

Sandals Foundation releases its 2013-14 Annual Report

Sandals Foundation releases its 2013-14 Annual Report Now in its sixth year, the Sandals Foundation has released Making A Difference, its 2013-2014 annual report that showcases its philanthropic efforts across […]

Tropical Adventures – Does it again and again !!

Tropical Adventures has again captured another Cruise Lines Award, the second time in a month. This time “Carnival Cruise Lines” announced “Tropical Adventures” is the winner of the prestigious “Caribbean’s […]

Tropical Adventures – Does it Again !

Tropical Adventures has again captured a prestigious Princess Cruise Lines Award for the fourteenth year out of the last fifteen years, this time for its Mystic Cruise Lobster Lunch a […]

Sandals Brings Largest Canadian Marketing Campaign to Antigua

Antigua’s tourism product will receive a considerable marketing boost this month when Sandals Resorts International hosts its 8th annual “Sandals Canadian Winter Sizzle” multi-station radio remotes from the grounds of […]

CHTA celebrates abolition of UK Air Passenger Duty (APD) for kids

The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) is celebrating the abolition of the Air Passenger Duty (APD) for children 12 years of age and under starting in May 2015 as […]

Tropical Adventures does it again !

Tropical Adventures does it again ! Tropical Adventures has again captured a prestigious Princess Cruise Lines Award for the fourteenth year out of the last fifteen years, this time for […]

Elite Island Resorts takes Antigua on a London Drive

Elite Island Resorts takes Antigua on a London Drive Branded cabs with uniformed drivers hit the UK streets to shout Antigua The Elite Island Resorts Group, a collection of beachfront […]

Antigua & Barbuda’s National Hero, Sir Viv Richards Honoured by the Lord’s Taverners

Antigua & Barbuda’s National Hero, Sir Viv Richards Honoured by the Lord’s Taverners Antigua and Barbuda’s only living National Hero Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards took centre stage last evening […]

Jolly Beach Resort & Spa focuses on “Value” All-Inclusive Vacationers with Updated logo and Targeted Promotion

Jolly Beach Resort & Spa focuses on “Value” All-Inclusive Vacationers with Updated logo and Targeted Promotion The Jolly Beach Resort in Antigua, long known for an enjoyable “jolly” all inclusive […]

Antigua returns to daily year round flights with British Airways

Antigua returns to daily year round flights with British Airways Tourism Minister, The Honourable Asot Michael has today announced that Antigua and Barbuda will benefit from an additional flight with […]

Newly Launched Turtle Watching Tour To Benefit Endangered Sea Turtles

Newly Launched Turtle Watching Tour To Benefit Endangered Sea Turtles The Sandals Foundation in partnership with Island Routes Adventure Tours has launched a Turtle Watching Tour in support of the […]

Hermitage Bay to Add Two New Beachfront Suites

Hermitage Bay, a luxury resort overlooking a beautiful stretch of beach situated on the west coast of Antigua, is adding two brand-new Beachfront Suites to keep up with an unprecedented […]

Globe to Globe Hamlet tour to visit Antigua

On 23 April, 2014 – the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth – Shakespeare’s Globe embarked on a two-year global tour of Hamlet that aims to take in every country in […]

Big Banana Pizzas in Paradise Awarded Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence

The team at Big Banana, Pizzas in Paradise at Redcliffe Quay is celebrating being awarded a 2014 Certificate of Excellence from Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor’s UK Vice President Marc Charron said, “We […]

Sandals Antigua Receives Top Hotel Award

Sandals Grande Antigua Resort and Spa is among several other properties within the Sandals Resorts International (SRI) chain that have been named to the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards […]

Beaches and Sesame Street to Impact Communities

Children in Antigua and Barbuda as well as Barbados are poised to benefit from the exclusive partnership between Sandals Resorts International and Sesame Street, when the Beaches brand is fully […]