Antigua is back to offering world-class excursions and adventures across the island. Popular activities in Antigua, from Stingray City to zip-lining adventures to safari land tours to cruises, sea circumnavigation and snorkelling tours are available once again following the impact of Hurricane Irma.
Curtain Bluff will reopen in Antigua at the end of October, following a $13.5 million-dollar refurbishment. The most significant refurbishment since its opening, the renovation includes a full overhaul of the resort entrance, restaurants, bar, lounge and reception area.
As the England vs. West Indies test match begins in Birmingham, cricketing legends Sir Viv Richards, Sir Curtly Ambrose and Sir Andy Roberts have revealed their favourite parts of their homeland, Antigua. Beloved beach bars, Caribbean delicacies and the best golf courses on the island, the cricketing knights share their top tips for the ultimate Antiguan holiday.
With the West Indies arriving for the first day-night test against England this week, Breaking Travel News took the chance to catch up with the ‘Three Knights’ of Antiguan cricket to discuss tourism in the destination.
Following the Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority’s largest brand marketing campaign to date, there has been a strong uplift in bookings. The campaign, which launched on June 23rd and ran across outdoor and digital platforms, promotes Antigua’s attractiveness beyond the beach.
Visitors to London are being offer a chance to dip their toes into the hot sand beaches of Antigua & Barbuda in the heart of Soho. The first ever Caribbean-inspired pop up beach shack is now open at Archer Street Bar, right in the heart of vibrant Soho.
The Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority has announced further US$90 million phased investment into the cruise infrastructure on the islands as part of its ‘Cruise Masterplan’. Minister of tourism Asot Michael revealed the latest developments to cruise industry’s key players during a recent trip to Florida.
Antigua & Barbuda ended 2016 on a high note by celebrating the arrival of the 100,000th US Visitor in the year, for the first time in recorded arrivals history. This milestone was a crowning achievement in a banner year for tourism that included announcing multiple new properties, the re-opening of Pineapple Beach Club, and the breaking of ground on new projects including a Marriott Autograph property.
The beautiful twin islands of Antigua & Barbuda are famous for their 365 beaches - one for each day of the year. Dotted across these beaches is a host of unique and authentic beach bars where holiday-makers can sample authentic Caribbean food and drink while enjoying the beach life and stunning views by day, and cocktails and music as the sun sets.
The Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority has held the inaugural ‘Media vs. Trade’ cricket tournament Richmond Cricket Club. The day showcased a slice of Antiguan island life and drew on the country’s rich cricketing heritage to bring the travel industry together for some informal networking.