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JOB VACANCIES
June 26th 2019
Carlisle Bay Antigua
Positions are available for an Executive Chef, Assistant Food & Beverage Manager, Restaurant Manager, F & B Administrator and more at Carlisle Bay.
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AA FLIGHT SCHEDULE: JULY - SEPTEMBER 2019
June 26th 2019
American Airlines
Find the most convenient flights on American Airlines between Antigua and the USA.
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SUCCESSFUL JUNE REGATTA AND DOCK PARTY
June 25th 2019
National Sailing Academy
The NSA was delighted with the success of the first event which took place on Sunday, June 23rd.
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DATES SET FOR QUARTER FINALS & SEMIFINALS
June 25th 2019
Antigua Carnival
Junior and Senior, Party & Calypso Monarch artistes are asked to take note of the dates.
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BOOK A STAYCATION AT BLUE WATERS
June 25th 2019
Blue Waters Resort & Spa
Turn your average day or weekend into something special by booking a delicious meal or an all-inclusive stay.
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COUNTDOWN ON FOR OPTIMIST WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
June 25th 2019
Antigua Yacht Club
The event is being staged in Antigua for the first time in history from July 6-16.
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NATIONAL PARKS AUTHORITY EMBARKS ON TRAIL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
June 24th 2019
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
They are in the midst of improving various trails.
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CARLISLE BAY GETS A YEARLY REFRESH TO BRING YOU THE BEST OF CARIBBEAN LUXURY
June 24th 2019
Carlisle Bay Antigua
Check out the feature of Carlisle Bay by Morgan Halberg and Observer.
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WATCH NBC TV'S ROMANCE PROMOTION ON ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA & MORE
June 24th 2019
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Tune in on Wednesday to NBC's 6 in the Mix at 11:30am.
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FREEWINDS 31ST ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATED
June 21st 2019
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
The Hon. Charles Fernandez met with ship officials to commemorate the anniversary of the vessel.
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ANTIGUA LAUNCHES HONEYMOON REGISTRY
June 21st 2019
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
The registry is expected to target the growing weddings & honeymoon market.
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2019 CARNIVAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE
June 21st 2019
Antigua Carnival
Registration for Antigua’s Carnival will officially conclude on Wednesday, June 26th.
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REGISTRATION OPEN FOR AYC SUMMER SAILING PROGRAM
June 21st 2019
Antigua Yacht Club
Secure a spot for the camp starting on Tuesday, July 23rd.
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A FUN JUNE REGATTA, DOCK PARTY & WHAT'S ON
June 20th 2019
What's On
This week's What's On newsletter highlights the upcoming regatta & fun day, children and adults dance shows and more.
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2019 CARNIVAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
June 20th 2019
Antigua Carnival
Check out the festivities planned for this year's carnival taking place over July 25th to August 6th.
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ADL PLEDGES CONTINUED SUPPORT OF ANTIGUA’S CARNIVAL
June 20th 2019
Antigua Carnival
Three events during the festivities have been rebranded.
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40KNOTS CLOSING DATES FOR FALL 2019
June 19th 2019
40Knots
Book kite-surfing, windsurfing and SUP lessons before they go on vacation from August 26th to October 14th.
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NUFF & EDGE UP 2019 REGISTRATION ON
June 19th 2019
Quin Farara & Company Ltd.
Jam with Quin Farara this carnival. Secure your t-shirt mas and j'ouvert packages now.
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TOURISM BUYERS ARRIVE AHEAD OF SHOWCASE ANTIGUA BARBUDA’
June 19th 2019
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Over 100 participants are registered, with over 80 suppliers inclusive of hotels & more.
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ANTIGUANICE REAL ESTATE GUIDE: JUNE 2019
June 18th 2019
Real Estate Guide Newsletter
See the properties trending at St. James's Club, Turtle Bay, Jolly Harbour and more in this month's real estate publication.
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HOW TO OBTAIN A FOREIGN SPORT FISHING LICENCE
June 18th 2019
Agriculture, Lands, Fisheries & Barbuda Affairs
If you're planning your next cruising trip to Antigua and Barbuda, read how to register your boat.
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MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT TV SHOW FEATURES PINEAPPLE BEACH CLUB
June 18th 2019
Pineapple Beach Club
Watch the two episodes on June 26th & July 3rd on Lifetime.
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CEDAR GROVE BLUE JAYS FOOTBALL TEAM IN NEED OF SPONSORSHIP
June 18th 2019
Antigua and Barbuda Football Association
The team have qualified for the first division of ABFA and really need your help.
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FOR RENT: HUMMINGBIRD HOUSE
June 14th 2019
Antigua - Barbuda Villa Rentals
Sleeps ten guests in five sea-facing double or twin rooms. Seasonal rates from US$5,250 weekly.
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FOR SALE: THE GROVE RESIDENCES
June 14th 2019
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
A luxurious collection of five newly constructed turnkey apartments are selling from US$1.495 million
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FOR SALE: VILLA 407 ST. JAMES'S CLUB
June 14th 2019
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
Buy this nicely appointed two-bedroom villa in the highly regarded St. James's Club for US$595,000.
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FOR SALE: WILLOUGHBY BAY PARCEL
June 14th 2019
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
This 0.7-acre lot overlooking the scenic waters of Willoughby Bay can be yours at US$219,500.
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WHAT ARE YOU DOING THIS SUMMER? HOW ABOUT A STAYCAY?
June 14th 2019
Antigua Hotel and Tourist Association (AHTA)
Live your Best Life and make this the coolest summer ever!
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ANTIGUA MAKES STRONG SHOWING AT IBTM AMERICAS
June 14th 2019
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
The ABTA is reporting a strong showing at the recently held event in Mexico City.
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A TREAT FOR DAD THIS FATHER'S DAY & WHAT'S ON
June 13th 2019
What's On
Check out the amazing line-up of things to do and gift ideas for Father's Day, events on this weekend and more in this week's newsletter.
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ASW SUPPORTS YOUTH DAY AT COWES WEEK
June 13th 2019
Antigua Sailing Week
The under 25 overall winner of the event will win a trip to Antigua Sailing Week 2020!
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FATHER'S DAY GIFT IDEAS
June 13th 2019
Budget Marine
Give Dad much sought after Gill gears such as shorts, caps, polo t-shirts and more from Budget Marine.
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J CLASS DEBUT FOR SUPERYACHT CHALLENGE
June 11th 2019
The Superyacht Challenge Antigua
Five of the yachts have expressed interest to race in the 10th anniversary edition of the 2020 challenge.
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PINEAPPLEMANGOFEST (PI-ANGO) REGISTRATION NOTICE
June 11th 2019
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Register now and let’s make this year’s fest bigger and better than ever! Registration closes on July 26th.
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CTO'S CARIBBEAN WEEK A MONUMENTAL SUCCESS
June 11th 2019
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
The ABTA concluded a week of highly productive meetings and successful activations.
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PINEAPPLEMANGOFEST (PI-ANGOFEST) SELFIE COMPETITION
June 11th 2019
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Take a ‘Selfie’ eating Mangoes or Pineapples in a way that shows you are really enjoying the taste of the fruits.
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OPTIMIST WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP APP LAUNCHED
June 11th 2019
Antigua Yacht Club
Download the ‘IODA’ APP if you haven't done this already via the Apple Store or the Google Play Store.
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COOL SUMMER SAVINGS ON A & B DESTINATION EXPERIENCES
June 11th 2019
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Check out the offers in the #WhatCoolLooksLike campaign.
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JHOHADLI SUMMER YOUTH WRITING PROJECT
June 11th 2019
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Sign up the teens for the creative, fun and educational workshop hosted by Joanne C. Hillhouse.
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THE ROAD TO ASW 2020 VIA THE ROYAL SOUTHERN YACHT CLUB SUMMER SERIES
June 11th 2019
Antigua Sailing Week
The second edition of the series is open to entry for non-members and members alike.
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FOR RENT: PELICAN POOL HOUSE
June 7th 2019
Island Living Ltd
A beautiful 3-bedroom, 3-bath home on the North Finger of Jolly Harbour Marina is renting at US$2,000 per month.
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FOR RENT: SEATONS OCEAN VIEW TOWNHOUSE
June 7th 2019
Island Living Ltd
Stunning and spa­cious 2 bedroom, 2 ½ bath property for long term rental at US$1,500 monthly plus utilities.
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STOLI MAKING IT LOUD AND CLEAR IN ANTIGUA
June 7th 2019
A. S. Bryden and Sons (Antigua) Ltd.
A world-famous bartender and Global Brand Ambassador came to the Caribbean to conduct a STOLI Master Class.
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OPTIMIST WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SPECTATOR BOAT
June 7th 2019
Wadadli Cats
Book your space on Wadadli Cats for a close up view of the championship taking place from July 6th - 16th.
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SLIDE INTO SUMMER WITH SIZZLING SAVINGS & WHAT'S ON
June 6th 2019
What's On
This week's newsletter also highlights Barbuda Caribana, the Sports Fishing Tournament, ways to celebrate Dad this Father's Day and more.
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LEARN TO DINGHY SAIL
June 6th 2019
National Sailing Academy
Book an exciting "Learn to Sail Staycation or Sail Only Escape" at the National Sailing Academy on Dockyard Drive.
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ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS FOR DIVING & SNORKELING
June 5th 2019
What's On
The Green Fins initiative was implemented by Antigua and Barbuda.
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EAT MORE - PAY LESS AT SUBWAY
June 5th 2019
Subway
Add a soup to any sandwich or salad for only EC$5, or try a different sub each day of the week from EC$12 at Subway.
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ANTIGUANICE YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 156
June 4th 2019
AntiguaNice Yachting Insider Newsletter
CSA Caribbean Dinghy Championship Notice of Race and more yachting news.
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NOR AVAILABLE FOR 2019 CSA CARIBBEAN DINGHY CHAMPIONSHIP
June 4th 2019
Caribbean Sailing Association
The event will introduce the first Caribbean-based inclusive regatta.
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THREE WATER SPORTS INSTRUCTORS COMPLETE CSA RESORT INSTRUCTORS COURSE
June 4th 2019
Caribbean Sailing Association
The team represented Verandah Beach Resort, Pineapple Beach Club & Blue Waters Hotel.
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NEW LUXURY PRIVATE CHARTER BOAT
June 4th 2019
Adventure Antigua Tours
Adventure Antigua has added a new boat to their fleet, offering luxury private day charters for up to 12 guests aboard their new Axopar 37’ Powerboat.
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FOR SALE: ROXY’S LANDING
June 3rd 2019
Antigua Estates
A superb end unit with boat dock along the South Finger of Jolly Harbour is selling at a reduced price of US$445,000.
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WATCH: ANTIGUA & BARBUDA IN DEPTH
June 3rd 2019
What's On
The video combines the documentary series exploring the beauty of chartering in Antigua & Barbuda’s tranquil waters.
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OUTBOARD STORAGE AND LOCKERS AVAILABLE
June 3rd 2019
Jolly Harbour Marina & Boatyard
Jolly Harbour Marina and Boatyard offers secure storage lockers available for rent year-round for safe storage of gear.
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JUNE ROCKS BOX
June 3rd 2019
Sheer Rocks Restaurant Bar Lounge
Subscribe today and your next Rocks Box from Sheer Rocks will be delivered on Friday, June 7th. See what's in the boxes and prices.
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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF SHANOY MALONE
May 31st 2019
Antigua Yacht Club
Now aged 11, he is competing for his country and will be one of the host team in this year's record breaking championship.
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DATE CHANGE FOR NEXT YEAR'S ACYR
May 31st 2019
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Due to popular demand, the dates of the 33rd Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta have been changed to 1-7 April 2020.
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PLAY IT OUT CONCERT EARNS TOP SCORES IN GREEN LEAF CERTIFICATION
May 31st 2019
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
The concert was given the accolade by the Environmental Awareness Group.
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COMPLIMENTARY BEACH CHAIR & UMBRELLA WITH MEAL
May 31st 2019
Darkwood Beach Bar
Get this offer when you purchase an entrée at Darkwood Beach Bar.
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PREPARATIONS FOR THE 2019 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON
May 31st 2019
National Office of Disaster Services
NODS has been finalizing preparations for the hurricane season which begins on June 1st.
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PREPARATIONS IN BARBUDA ADEQUATE FOR HURRICANE SEASON
May 31st 2019
National Office of Disaster Services
NODS is confident that the work done so far should ensure that the island fares well.
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VERNON A. JEFFERS SR. ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF AHTA
May 31st 2019
Antigua Hotel and Tourist Association (AHTA)
The association has announced new officers for 2019 - 2021, including the appointment of Mr. Jeffers.
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NELSON'S DOCKYARD: PUBLIC NOTICE
May 30th 2019
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
Children's Adventure Day among other events affected due to Optimist World Championship.
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AN ALL-STAR CONCERT TO TACKLE PLASTIC POLLUTION & WHAT'S ON
May 30th 2019
What's On
This week's newsletter highlights The Play It Out Concert, Barbuda Caribana,dining nights with live band music, special offers & more.
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ASW 2019 SURVEY REMINDER
May 30th 2019
Antigua Sailing Week
Please send your survey of Antigua Sailing Week as the team depend on feedback to improve the event.
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR OPTIMIST WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
May 30th 2019
Antigua Yacht Club
Sign up now to be a part of the event taking place in Antigua from July 6th – 16th 2019.
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CREATIVE SPACE - YOUTH THEATRE TACKLES CARIBBEAN
May 29th 2019
What's On
Read Joanne C. Hillhouse blog on Zahra Airall’s Honey Bee Theatre.
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NEW LIME HILL WEBSITE
May 29th 2019
Lime Hill Villa
A new look for Lime Hill Villa website with easier navigation, advanced search and a mobile-friendly view.
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PAAWS APPEALS FOR FUNDS
May 28th 2019
Protect Antiguan Animals With a Smile
PAAWS dog and cat shelter has issued an urgent appeal for donations following an influx of new arrivals.
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BUDGET MARINE TO SUPPORT OPTIMIST WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
May 28th 2019
Budget Marine
The Caribbean’s leading chandlery is proud to support the event as co-sponsor of the Awards & Prize giving Ceremony.
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ASW TECHNICAL & LIFESTYLE GEAR FOR SALE
May 27th 2019
Antigua Sailing Week
Purchase Antigua Sailing Week branded HIHO cotton t-shirts and Gill race gears online, or at the Antigua Sailing Week Office.
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