Antigua and Barbuda Port Authority Sets Ambitious Green Energy Agenda

Senator Mary-Claire Hurst, the Port Chairman of Antigua and Barbuda, revealed ambitious plans to transform the country’s port into the first green energy port in the Caribbean. The central focus of the project involves the installation of solar panels and the construction of an energy storage facility. The visionary initiative aims at decarbonizing the port […]

CPL confirms Jamaica Tallawahs to be replaced by Antigua-based franchise

Jamaica Tallawahs, the 2022 Caribbean Premier League champions, will not feature in the tournament’s 2024 season and will be replaced by a new franchise based in Antigua and Barbuda. Amidst the celebratory echoes of the Tallawahs’ triumph, an unexpected announcement rippled through the cricketing community. The Tallawahs, with their storied legacy, would not grace the […]

Attorney General says Antigua is the safest country in the Caribbean

Public Safety Minister Sir Steadroy Cutie Benjamin this week tackled concerns over safety and security in Antigua and Barbuda, highlighting the nation’s remarkably low murder rates compared to its Caribbean counterparts. Minister Benjamin emphatically declared, “Antigua and Barbuda is on the path to becoming a haven of safety once more, where our people can live […]

Movie featuring Jean-Claude Van Damme to be filmed in Antigua

The shoot is the first brought to the island by Italian producer Andrea Iervolino (Ferrari) after he was tasked last year by local authorities to grow entertainment investment opportunities in the West Indies, with a focus on enriching Antigua and Barbuda through film and TV shoots. Iervolino is teaming up on the promotional push with […]

New One&Only Resort to Open at Half Moon Bay in Antigua

Kerzner International Holdings Limited (“Kerzner”) is delighted to announce the signing of a new One&Only resort and community of Private Homes to be developed in Antigua. This latest addition to the exclusive One&Only collection, slated to open in 2027, will expand the ultra-luxury resort brand into the Caribbean, pairing Antigua’s beautiful landscapes with One&Only’s rich […]

Antigua is changing the name of its Prison, Police Force and Fire Brigade

The Police Force, the Fire Brigade, and His Majesty’s Prison will have their nomenclature altered to reflect the modernized functions of these three institutions. The new laws will identify these institutions as: The Police Service, The Fire and Rescue Service Department, and the Antigua and Barbuda Correction Facility. A Forensic Services and Sciences Department will […]

American Airlines to offer second flight to Antigua in Summer 2024

American Airlines has announced plans to expand its Caribbean routes for the approaching Summer 2024, with Antigua being a significant benefit. American Airlines will add a second daily nonstop flight from Miami to Antigua beginning June 5, 2024, extending its double daily nonstop service until September 3, 2024. This change is expected to accommodate the […]

Silver Airways launches service to Antigua

Antigua and Barbuda celebrated the launch of Silver Airways’ new service into Antigua in time for the festive holidays and start of the 2024 Winter Season. Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Transportation and Investment, Charles Fernandez, attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a welcome reception for the airline, held at the V.C. Bird […]

Antigua announces sales tax reduction weekends in time for Christmas

With the approaching Christmas Season, the Government of Antigua and Barbuda has made an announcement on its traditional waiver of Antigua Barbuda Sales Tax (ABST).Following a round robin of his Cabinet members and officials of the Ministry of Finance, they have set December 15 to 17 and 22 as ABST reduction weekend and day from […]

WINAIR announces direct flights between Beef Island & Antigua from July 2023

“Antigua is calling, we are super excited to announce starting this July our new route from Tortola to Antigua,” WINAIR stated on its Facebook page on June 16, 2023. On June 18, 2023, it stated: “Exciting news! You already know we fly from Sint Maarten to Tortola, but starting this July, you can also fly […]

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