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If you want to keep up with the latest news, happenings and events taking place at your destination of choice, this is a space entirely dedicated to bringing our holidaymakers with the freshest information on hotel renovations, special attractions, seasonal events and special offers, activities and incentives at some of our resorts, as well as airline news and travel updates.

In this section we keep you posted about the latest goings on this destination travel and tourism industry, from hotel and airline news to cultural events that may be of interest to you, the travelling visitor.

Future looks sunny for Antigua and Barbuda's cruise industry

The Minister of Tourism for Antigua and Barbuda, Asot Michael, has announced its plans to enhance the cruise facilities on the twin-island Caribbean nation. The smaller island of Barbuda is to be turned into a cruise destination, while the main island of Antigua will see further construction work following an investment of nearly $50 million in the main harbour in St Johns last year.

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Cocos Hotel Antigua introduces Plunge Pool Cottages

Adding to its boutique charm and sense of intimacy, the all-inclusive, adults-only Cocos Hotel Antigua has recently added a new set of two exclusive villas that come with private plunge pools overlooking the ocean. These latest additions to the small and elegant adults-only resort increases the total number of signature cottages to three. Now guests can choose from two more accommodation options at this cosy village-style hideaway.

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Marriott starts work on new Antigua beach resort

International hotel brand Marriott will open its first resort on the Caribbean island of Antigua. The new five-star Coconut Beach resort – part of the brand's Autograph Collection – broke ground at the beginning of December and is slated to open in early 2019.

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Antigua and Barbuda recommends top honeymoon hotels

Antigua and Barbuda tourism has released a guide to the best hotels for a honeymoon in the twin-island Caribbean nation, highlighting the island's top boutique resorts and eco beach hotels for romance, privacy and peace.

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Ocean Point Resort in Antigua revamps and goes all inclusive

The Ocean Point Resort on the Caribbean island of Antigua has new management and has undergone significant changes. The restaurant and bar has been completely revamped, the resort now offers an all-inclusive plan and all rooms are being updated with Italian bed linens and remodelled bathrooms.

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Antigua and Barbuda named "Caribbean's Most Romantic Destination" again

Antigua and Barbuda has been named as the "Caribbean's Most Romantic Destination" at the 2016 World Travel Awards Caribbean and North American Gala Ceremony. The twin-island nation scooped the prestigious award for the second year in a row at the annual ceremony, and it strengthened its position as one of the world's leading honeymoon and wedding destinations.

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Robert de Niro's Barbuda resort gets green light for construction

Robert de Niro's exclusive Paradise Found resort project on the Caribbean island of Barbuda has been given the go ahead for construction in the New Year. The new resort will incorporate the site of the old K Club that closed in 2004, renaming the beach after Princess Diana who stayed at the former hotel, as well as adding a new marina, air strip and public access.

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New York Daily News uncover thrilled adventures in Antigua

The island of Antigua offers much more than simply hundreds of beaches for fun in the sand and surf. From zipping through the rainforest hundreds of feet above the ground to snorkelling with stingrays and dodging massive waves you're sure to uncover plenty of thrill seeking adventures in this unique Caribbean setting.

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Nelson's Dockyard in line to become Antigua's first World Heritage Site

The globe's only working Georgian dockyard could soon become Antigua and Barbuda's first World Heritage Site after UNESCO's advisory body backed a bid for it to be added to the list.

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Top Antigua all-inclusive introduces full moon beach parties

Leading all inclusive resort St James Club and Villas in south-eastern Antigua has added twice-monthly full moon beach parties to its entertainment offering, alongside a number of other innovations across the property.

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Future looks sunny for Antigua and Barbuda's cruise industry

The Minister of Tourism for Antigua and Barbuda, Asot Michael, has announced its plans to enhance the cruise facilities on the twin-island Caribbean nation. The smaller island of Barbuda is to be turned into a cruise destination, while the main island of Antigua will see further construction work following an investment of nearly $50 million in the main harbour in St Johns last year.

Cocos Hotel Antigua introduces Plunge Pool Cottages

Adding to its boutique charm and sense of intimacy, the all-inclusive, adults-only Cocos Hotel Antigua has recently added a new set of two exclusive villas that come with private plunge pools overlooking the ocean. These latest additions to the small and elegant adults-only resort increases the total number of signature cottages to three. Now guests can choose from two more accommodation options at this cosy village-style hideaway.

Marriott starts work on new Antigua beach resort

International hotel brand Marriott will open its first resort on the Caribbean island of Antigua. The new five-star Coconut Beach resort – part of the brand's Autograph Collection – broke ground at the beginning of December and is slated to open in early 2019.