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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 Foundation and Hasbro Spread Holiday Cheer to Caribbean Children

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 28, 2020 21:18

More than 10,000 children experienced a little more joy this holiday season with brand-new toys and games donated by the Sandals Foundation in their annual Christmas Toy Drive. As the ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority Wins Platinum Award

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 15, 2020 03:06

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has received a second international marketing award for its “Your Space in the Sun” digital marketing campaign, created as part of the destination marketing ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda Launches Ultimate “Your Space in the Sun” Sweepstakes

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 30, 2020 20:49

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority is delivering joy to wanderlust travelers during the holiday season, by providing them with the chance to win the escape they deserve in Antigua ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: #backtohappy

Gianna Nolte - Sandals Gianna Nolte - Sandals- November 19, 2020 03:19

Those daydreams of catching a flight, sipping on tropical cocktails, sunbathing on white-sand beaches, and enjoying the luxuries of total privacy are finally coming true — and it all began ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda: Flights from London to continue through UK lockdown and into 2021

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 9, 2020 21:58

The Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Tourism and Tourism Authority are delighted to confirm that Virgin Atlantic will continue its services to and from the United Kingdom. The airline will ... Read More

Sandals Foundation: Favorite Responsible Travel Foundation

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 4, 2020 02:32

The outstanding work of the Sandals Foundation to develop Caribbean communities and inspire hope in the lives of the region’s people has once again been recognized as it was named ... Read More

Sandals Beaches and Resorts Halloween Sale

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 29, 2020 01:01

As it’s spooktacular gift for resort guests, Sandals Beaches and Resorts Halloween Sale offers a free romantic private candlelight dinner for two. Couples will be seated at a table specially ... Read More

Sandals and Beaches Resorts: Travel Insurance Is On Us

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 23, 2020 21:12

Trust and confidence are increasingly becoming top priorities for consumers as they begin to safely travel to their dream destinations once again. This is why Sandals® Resorts and Beaches® Resorts are giving guests sun, ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Announce More Resort Openings This Month

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 6, 2020 16:16

Signaling the continued strength for Caribbean Tourism, Sandals Resorts International announced that it would usher in four more resort openings throughout October. Beginning this week, Sandals Grenada and Sandals South ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 2, 2020 10:55

As the weather starts to cool in a lot of places around the world, Sandals Resorts in the Caribbean is welcoming fall with special offers. For a limited time, guests ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: We’re Back!

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 24, 2020 16:04

All Sandals Resorts are reopening, in fact, many are already open with the rest due to open soon. The time is right for so many reasons to make travel plans ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda tourism arrivals begin gradual rise

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- September 23, 2020 11:50

As Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Industry stakeholders prepare for peak season, tourism officials are cautiously optimistic that with arrivals steadily increasing each month since the destination’s re-opening, that the moderate ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Wedding: “Virtually Perfect” Solutions

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 15, 2020 17:12

Over the past few months, one thing has remained truer than ever before – love hasn’t faltered, and neither have couples’ dreams of getting married. According to a recent survey from ... Read More

Sandals Resorts South Coast Unveils New Design Plans

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 10, 2020 00:42

Sandals Resorts International, all-inclusive company, unveiled design plans of a multi-million-dollar renovation at its picturesque Jamaican oasis, Sandals South Coast. Set to debut this December, guests can expect a new ... Read More

Curtain Bluff to Reopen on October 24, 2020

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 9, 2020 20:03

Curtain Bluff will reopen for its 59th season, following a temporary closure, and again begin welcoming guests back to an idyllic haven beginning October 24, 2020. Antigua’s most iconic resort ... Read More

Sun, Sand and Social Distancing at Sandals Resorts

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 4, 2020 20:27

Yes, Sandals Resorts has taken safety measures to another level. But take a long look and you’ll notice that the qualities travelers crave more than ever have actually been at these resorts ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Implements Water Harvesting and Sanitation for Schools

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 18, 2020 01:44

Ahead of the start of the 2020/2021 academic year, work is far advanced to improve the drought management strategy and enhance the sanitation systems within seven infant and primary schools ... Read More

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

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 14, 2020 22:13

Jet off to sunny Antigua and Barbuda, with Antigua and Barbuda’s newest specialty cocktail, “The Lift Off.” With the ever-increasing popularity of virtual and socially distanced happy hours, The Antigua ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Invests in Community Youth Center

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 13, 2020 02:23

The basketball and multi-purpose playing courts at Buckfield Playfield, located in the heart of Ocho Rios in Jamaica, have received a major facelift and renovations to better serve residents across ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Gifts Princess Margaret Hospital Pediatric Ward

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 5, 2020 23:43

Patients of the Pediatric Department at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau, Bahamas, will now be examined by and treated with state-of-the-art equipment thanks to a sizable donation from the ... Read More

Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 19, 2020 04:20

With 3,844,271 Americans were sick with the Coronavirus after 47,5 million were tested out of a total population of 331 Million. The undetected number of COVID-19 sick may be significantly ... Read More

Sandals Foundation and Sweet Water Providing COVID-19 Counseling

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 15, 2020 02:17

Persons struggling to cope with COVID-19 related issues can now seek online help at the Sweet Water Foundation. The helpline which was launched in 2018 by the Sandals Foundation and ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda updates its travel advisory

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 4, 2020 00:41

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has updated its travel advisory effective 72 hours from date of issue to ensure the continued safety of travelers and residents. The V.C. Bird ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Helping Healthcare Workers Recharge

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 2, 2020 02:25

As public hospitals across the island strengthen their readiness protocol to respond to COVID-19 patients, the St. Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital has been outfitted by Sandals Foundation with a sterile ... Read More

Sandals Resorts and Sandals Foundation: Empowering People

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 26, 2020 21:24

Sandals Resorts International created Sandals Foundation, and it has this philosophy:  We have seen that when we invest in one person, we are empowering an entire network of people – ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda Launches Space Travel

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 23, 2020 18:45

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority is staking its claim on owning the travel space with the launch of their new ‘Your Space in the Sun’ campaign today, Tuesday, June ... Read More

When Sandals Resorts Adopts a School, It Adopts the Community

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 18, 2020 00:02

When Gordon "Butch" Stewart opened his first Sandals Resort, he had one very important mandate: the resort would be required to adopt a school in the community. Team members were ... Read More

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

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- June 15, 2020 23:10

Mr. Colin James, CEO of the Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority, asserted that the total number of COVID-19 cases in Antigua & Barbuda remains at 26 with only 3 active ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Providing Aid to the Most Vulnerable

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 10, 2020 23:28

Since the introduction of the COVID-19 pandemic on the shores of the Caribbean, the Sandals Foundation has earmarked resources and galvanized the support of government, non-governmental organizations, and corporate partners ... Read More

World Environment Day: Sandals Resorts EarthCheck Commitment

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2020 21:44

World Environment Day, June 5, 2020, is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect the environment. At Sandals Resorts & Beaches, environment day is promoted ... Read More

Antigua & Barbuda prepares to welcome first guests back on island

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- June 4, 2020 23:34

The Government of Antigua & Barbuda has announced a phased approach to the reopening of the country’s tourism and hospitality industry as they prepare to welcome the first guests back ... Read More

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

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 4, 2020 21:07

The Government of Antigua & Barbuda has announced a phased approach to the reopening of the country’s tourism and hospitality industry as they prepare to welcome the first guests back ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- May 5, 2020 22:40

The Heritage Quay Duty Free Shopping Center reopened select stores this week in accordance with COVID-19 Emergency Orders established by the Government of Antigua and Barbuda. Several of the stores ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2020 01:55

Antigua and Barbuda’s azure waters, warm temperatures and friendly faces have for years lured vacationers to the twin-island paradise, located in the Caribbean. So when a global pandemic strikes, curtailing ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 28, 2020 00:25

As the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Industry prepares for the eventual re-opening of airports once it becomes safe to travel, the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA) has arranged a ... Read More

Antigua Carnival Cancelled Due to COVID-19

editor editor- April 20, 2020 22:16

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