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AHTA LEADS THE CHARGE IN ZIKA PREPAREDNESS
February 8th 2016
Antigua Hotel and Tourist Association (AHTA)
The AHTA hosted a comprehensive Vector Control & Mosquito Eradication Seminar for industry professionals with tools to strike at the Zika virus.
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CARIBBEAN SAILING ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH LIAT
February 8th 2016
Caribbean Sailing Association
The Caribbean Sailing Association (CSA) today announced a new partnership with LIAT, the Caribbean Airline.
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BLUE WATERS RESORT & SPA WELCOMES NEW SPA MANAGER
February 8th 2016
Blue Waters
Blue Waters Resort & Spa is pleased to welcome and introduce their new Spa Manager, Ms Amaya Ross, BAc, Antiguan Acupuncturist with over 25 years practical experience in the field.
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DOMINICA YOGA RETREAT WITH SHAYNE
February 8th 2016
Extreme Dominica - For Sale
A Touch of Dominica with Shayne offers a 5-day wellness retreat complete with yoga classes, nature excursions & more from May 12-16, 2016
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NIKATA'S, MIKE BROUGHTON WALKS THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600 COURSE
February 8th 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
The RORC Caribbean 600 is attracting some of the world's best yachts. Top professionals who have done the race before have often found it a tougher race than they had anticipated.
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CALLING PHOTOGRAPHERS AND GRAPHIC DESIGNERS
February 5th 2016
Mainstay Caribbean Ltd.
Contact Mainstay Caribbean Ltd. if you are interested in working on a consultancy basis with a number of high profile clients.
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WOBBLY CLUB BUILD YOUR OWN BOAT RACE AND WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK
February 4th 2016
What's On
This week's What's On newsletter is out featuring some of the hottest events, fundraisers and night life happening island-wide.
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SPACE AVAILABLE FOR 3 DAY RACE DEVELOPMENT COURSE
February 4th 2016
Nonsuch Bay Resort
Performance Yacht Charter have teamed up to offer an intensive 3 Day Race Development Course at Nonsuch Bay Resort next week.
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LOOK FORWARD TO TEAM WADADLI’S ARRIVAL
February 4th 2016
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
The excitement is building locally for the arrival of Team Wadadli, for which timing is currently not certain but estimated to be on Tuesday 9th or Wednesday 10th February.
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BLUE PELICAN VILLA FOR SALE AT REDUCED PRICE
February 4th 2016
Blue Pelican Villa For Sale
Set in St. James's Club, Blue Pelican Villa is the perfect vacation home or can be used as an investment opportunity. Selling at US$695,000 from US$795,000.
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6 NATIONS RUGBY GAMES LIVE AT CLOGGY'S
February 4th 2016
Cloggy's Cafe
Every weekend for the next two months Cloggy's Cafe will be screening the Six Nations Rugby Games live. Stay tuned to their Facebook page for more updates.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 GEAR AVAILABLE FOR SALE
February 4th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Marine Association
The range is now on sale in-store at the ABMA office upstairs at the Antigua Yacht Club Marina or available to buy online.
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WELCOME TEAM WADADLI HOME ON WADADLI CATS
February 3rd 2016
Wadadli Cats
If you are interested in joining the welcome party onboard Wadadli Cats there will be a charge of EC$150 of which EC$50 goes to St. John Hospice.
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FOR SALE: WILLOUGHBY BAY LAND
February 3rd 2016
Luxury Locations Antigua
Reduced by US$5 million dollars. 100 acres of prime land for sale overlooking and on the waterfront of the magnificent Willoughby Bay. Selling at a reduced price of US$15,000,000 from US$20,000,000.
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SUPERYACHT CHALLENGE ANTIGUA WRAP UP REPORT
February 2nd 2016
The Superyacht Challenge Antigua
The class win went to the wire with Tenaz winning the last race to take victory in the Buccaneers Class with Zig Zag second.
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DIGICEL'S NEWEST REGIONAL AMBASSADOR
February 2nd 2016
Digicel
Digicel announced the signing of Trinidadian producer, song writer and soca legend, Machel Montano, in a ground-breaking partnership.
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FALMOUTH HARBOUR MARINA DONATES TO ST. JOHN HOSPICE
February 1st 2016
Falmouth Harbour Marina
Falmouth Harbour Marina, the sponsor of the Lord Nelson Pursuit race has become the latest company to donate to St. John Hospice.
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PROS RETURN FOR 5TH AUA TINMAN ROHR TRIATHLON
February 1st 2016
Wadadli Tinman Triathlon
Benjamin Sanson and Sylvain Pigeau, two of the world’s most successful triathletes will return for the AUA Tinman Rohr Triathlon.
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FOR SALE: VERANDAH ESTATES VILLA
February 1st 2016
Luxury Locations Antigua
This 5-bedroom villa is a gentle stroll from one of Antigua’s finest white sandy beaches and a short drive from local landmark Devil’s Bridge. For Sale at: US$1,750,0000.
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BRITS CONQUER THE OCEAN AND COME THIRD IN THE WORLDS TOUGHEST ROW
February 1st 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Marine Association
Two men from the UK crossed the finish line in Antigua in the world’s toughest rowing race, the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 94
January 29th 2016
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Row Like A Girl arrives midday today and this month's yachting news.
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VIRGIN ATLANTIC BECOMES SPONSOR OF ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK
January 29th 2016
Antigua Sailing Week
Antigua Sailing Week is delighted to announce the beginning of a new three year sponsorship with Virgin Atlantic as the Official Exclusive UK Airline Sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week.
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EASTER YOGA RETREAT IN ANTIGUA
January 28th 2016
Sugar Ridge Hotel
An incredible mix of yoga, pilates, challenging hikes, pampering Aveda Spa Treatments and opportunities to discover at Sugar Ridge...
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DESTINATION DELICIOUS AND WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK
January 28th 2016
What's On
T.G.I.F. favourites, February specials for Super Bowl and a round-up of some of our favourite Valentine’s Day offers feature in this week's edition of What's On
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ANTIGUA CLASSICS WELCOMES NEWCOMERS COLUMBIA AND EL ORO
January 28th 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The 2016 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta is attracting a whole range of new competitors for its 29th annual Regatta.
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CAMBUSA WELCOMES NEW CHEFS
January 28th 2016
Cambusa Italian Restaurant
Cambusa Italian Restaurant would like to introduce their two chefs, and from February, the restyling of their menu.
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AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT SCHEDULE: FEBRUARY - MARCH 2016
January 27th 2016
American Airlines
See the flight schedule for American Airlines for Antigua for February 1st to March 31st 2016.
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OCEAN REUNION SET NEW RECORD IN ATLANTIC ROWING CHALLENGE
January 27th 2016
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Four Brits have beaten 25 teams from across the world to win the world’s toughest row, the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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ANTIGUA FEATURED ON YAHOO! TRAVEL
January 27th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
"10 Reasons Antigua Is the Best Caribbean Hotspot You Haven’t Heard Of" by Lisa Bonner.
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DESTINATION DELICIOUS REVIEW – CARMICHAEL’S
January 27th 2016
Carmichael's
Ashley Miln of destinationdelicious.com put together a fantastic review of Carmichael’s Restaurant at Sugar Ridge Resort.
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DESTINATION DELICIOUS REVIEW SUGAR RIDGE
January 26th 2016
Sugar Ridge Hotel
Sugar Ridge receives a sensational review with stunning photos from Ashley Miln on Destination Delicious.
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DINGIE RENTALS
January 26th 2016
Dive Carib
Rent a dingie in Falmouth Harbour.
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NEW NON PROFIT PLANS AND PRICES
January 25th 2016
Antigua Nice Ltd. Web Development
Effective February 1, 2016, qualified nonprofit organizations will pay a small charge to receive quality advertising services.
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ESSENTIALS OF HOUSEKEEPING MANAGEMENT COURSE
January 25th 2016
ABHTI
Sign up for ABHTI - Essentials of Housekeeping Management course.
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DIGICEL PAYS CUSTOMERS BILLS FOR A YEAR
January 25th 2016
Digicel
Digicel, in its continued effort to keeping families connected has launched its latest best value promotion called Bills on Us.
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ROUND THE ISLAND RACE RESULTS
January 25th 2016
Antigua Yacht Club
The race was sailed on January 16 with Liquid emerging as the winner in Division A, whilst Taz won the fastest elapsed time and Tim Goodbody set a new dinghy record.
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ANTIGUA REAL ESTATE GUIDE: JANUARY 2016
January 22nd 2016
Real Estate Guide Newsletter
This first edition of this year's Real Estate newsletter is out and features some of the hottest properties and plots on the market for sale and rent. Find out what luxury is when you see the listings we showcase in our monthly newsletter!
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FOR SALE: VILLA 403F
January 22nd 2016
Luxury Locations Antigua
Villa 403F is situated on the North finger of Jolly Harbour with fabulous views across the marina. Now Selling at a reduced price of US$210,000 from US$235,000.
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FOR SALE: CEDAR VALLEY HILLSIDE PLOT
January 22nd 2016
Island Living Ltd
This half acre plot on the hillside above Cedar Valley is a great location for a residential property. For Sale at US$145,000.
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FOR RENT: GALLEY BAY HOUSE
January 22nd 2016
Island Living Ltd
Overlooking the beautiful Caribbean sea, Galley Bay House boasts some of the most spectacular views of the West Coast. Renting at US$2,500 Monthly.
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FOR SALE: SLEEPING INDIAN PARCEL
January 22nd 2016
Island Living Ltd
Located at the base of Antigua’s scenic Sleeping Indian this parcel commands stunning views over Jolly Harbour and the Caribbean Sea. Selling at US$12 - US$14 per sq. ft.
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CALYPSO VILLA WELCOMES SOLO ROWER
January 22nd 2016
Calypso Villa
Calypso Villa welcomes Matteo Perucchini, Solo Rower in the Atlantic Challenge sognoatlantico.com along with his family and friends.
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FOR SALE: VILLA KULALA, LONG BAY
January 22nd 2016
Island Living Ltd
Villa Kulala is a luxurious 4-bedroom property, described in The Times newspaper in December 2010 as one of the world’s 20 best villas for winter sun. For Sale at US$3,650,000
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FOR SALE: JOHNSON’S POINT DEVELOPMENT LAND
January 22nd 2016
AC Real Estate Services
3.85 acres of beautiful beachfront land in Urlings Village, suitable for development of four homes or several apartments. Selling at US$895,000.
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OPTIMISTS NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS RETURN
January 22nd 2016
Antigua Yacht Club
Hundreds of young sailors will have their skills tested in the waters of Antigua when the championships return.
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DRINK, DINE AND DONATE FOR TEAM WADADLI AND WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK
January 21st 2016
What's On
The latest edition of the What's On newsletter is out featuring Team Wadadli's rowing cause, events taking place this weekend and into the coming weeks, deals in Specials and the latest News.
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DINE AND DRINK FOR TEAM WADADLI
January 21st 2016
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
There are quite a few places to dine and drink while also donating to Team Wadadli’s charity.
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WANTED: DIRECTOR OF TOURISM IN CANADA AND THE USA
January 21st 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority invite qualified applications to fill the roles of Director of Tourism, marketing Antigua and Barbuda in Canada and the USA.
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FOR SALE: BAY VILLA
January 20th 2016
Luxury Locations Antigua
Exceptional two-bedroom property for sale in the Nonsuch Bay Resort at the reduced price of US$495,000. Bay Villa is beautifully furnished and offers ultimate tranquility.
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LUSH LOCATIONS NEW USER FRIENDLY WEBSITE
January 20th 2016
Lush Locations
Booking a holiday just got easier! Check out Lush Locations user-friendly new website and browse the widest selection of stunning rental properties.
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FOR SALE/RENT: VILLA 31 PILLAR ROCK
January 20th 2016
Sunshine Real Estate & Event Services
This one bedroom villa is fully furnished, air conditioned and comes with all amenities. Community swimming pool and a generator.
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ROTARY SCHOOLS MUSIC COMPETITION PROPOSAL
January 20th 2016
Rotary Club of Antigua
This initiative will have a huge impact on our youth and community and individuals are asked to be a part of it.
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REPUTABLE INSURANCE COVERAGE
January 19th 2016
Brysons Shipping & Insurance
Brysons is offering direct insurance through a dedicated facility underwritten by Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s.
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ATLANTIC VIEW RESTAURANT MENU
January 18th 2016
ABHTI
See the latest delicious menu for The Atlantic View Restaurant located at the Antigua and Barbuda Hospitality Training Institute.
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FOR SALE: HORSFORD ESTATES PLOT
January 18th 2016
AC Real Estate Services
Excellent 1.01 acre plot at Horsford Estates on the East of Monk’s Hill off Falmouth Harbour main road. Selling at US$350,000.
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WELCOME TEAM WADADLI HOME
January 18th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The ABSFA invite all sports fishermen and other vessels to join them in proudly welcoming Team Wadadli Atlantic rowers home.
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FOR SALE: VILLA 403C
January 18th 2016
JHR Caribbean Real Estate
This lovely waterfront property is located on the North Finger of Jolly Harbour and a few minutes walk to the North Beach. For Sale at US$295,000.
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FOR SALE: VALLEY VIEW HOUSE
January 18th 2016
JHR Caribbean Real Estate
Located on the Southwest Coast this property features uninterrupted views, overlooking the Caribbean Sea, Redonda, St. Kitts and Nevis.
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FOR RENT: THE LOWER DUPLEX
January 18th 2016
JHR Caribbean Real Estate
Affordable waterfront accommodation located on the North finger of Jolly Harbour Complex. Short term rental at US$1,000 weekly.
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WADADLI PEN 2016 LAUNCHES
January 18th 2016
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Young Antiguans and Barbudans are encouraged to participate by submitting entries. Prizes to be won.
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OCEANS ELEVEN
January 18th 2016
The Superyacht Challenge Antigua
The sixth edition of the Superyacht Challenge Antigua set over 28th - 31st January has attracted eleven magnificent ocean-going yachts.
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ONLINE ENTRY NOW OPEN AND FREE DOCKAGE FOR VISITORS
January 18th 2016
Jolly Harbour Yacht Club
There is free-docking for the JHYC Valentine's Regatta for visiting yachts. See also the Online Entry Form and the Notice of Race.
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FOR RENT: PLANTATION HOUSE
January 15th 2016
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
This Delightful 4-bedroom property located on a gentle hill, with a sea view over Hodges Bay area is available for long term rental at US$3,500 Monthly.
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FOR RENT: VILLA LA ROTONDA
January 15th 2016
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
This beautiful 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom villa, set atop a hill with commanding views of Half Moon Bay and the Atlantic Ocean is Renting at US$5,000 weekly.
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LUXURY LOCATIONS MAGAZINE: JANUARY - JULY, 2016
January 15th 2016
Luxury Locations Antigua
New issue of Luxury Locations Magazine is out now featuring some of Antigua’s finest creative talents and colourful photo spreads.
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ANTIGUA WELCOMES THE LARGEST CRUISE SHIP
January 15th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
It was seen as a historic moment when the Norwegian Breakaway vessel docked at the Nevis Street Pier.
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CUTEST COUPLE CONTEST
January 15th 2016
Coconut Grove
If you think you and your partner look smashing together in a favourite photo, submit it for a chance to win dinner for 2 at Coconut Grove.
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SUNDAY BRUNCH, LUNCH, DINNER AND WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK
January 14th 2016
What's On
This week's newsletter features some interesting events and stories currently happening island-wide. Find places to go and things to do, fundraisers and much more.
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FOR SALE: ISLAND PEARL VILLA
January 14th 2016
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
Nestled in the hills above beautiful Freeman’s Bay, overlooking English Harbour and Galleon Beach is beautiful Island Pearl Villa. Selling at US$1.295 Million.
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FOR SALE: MT. JOY HOUSE
January 14th 2016
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
Perched on a hillside at Mount Joy, on 2.25 acres of fully fenced lush tropical gardens sits this spectacular 3-bedroom home. Selling at US$950,000.
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SPIRITED BAND AT LIFE ON THE CORNER
January 14th 2016
Spirited Band
The Spirited Band will be playing on Friday, January 15, at Life on the Corner, in English Harbour from 9:30 pm.
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AFFORDABLE CONFERENCE PACKAGES
January 13th 2016
Rex Halcyon Cove
If you're searching for a venue to host a conference, search no more! Halcyon Cove is now offering affordable Conference Packages.
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THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED
January 13th 2016
Nonsuch Bay Resort and Residences
We are delighted to announce that the road out to Nonsuch Bay is now concrete all the way from the village of Freetown to the hotel.
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A & B CELEBRATE SUCCESS OF 2016 NEW YORK TIMES TRAVEL SHOW
January 13th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Antigua and Barbuda received an unprecedented number of visitors at Romance Themed booth in New York city.
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CRUISE SHIP CALENDAR: JANUARY - MARCH 2016
January 12th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Cruise Ship Timetable
The first quarter of 2016 sees a number of Cruise Ships scheduled to visit our ports.
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LORD JIM'S LOCKER HAS CLOSED
January 12th 2016
Ondeck
Their name still lives on as Ondeck has taken on the sale of flags, Imray and Admiralty charts and chart packs, books; technical sailing and navigation and more.
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ISLAND FUSION CATERING MENU
January 11th 2016
Island Fusion
Island Fusion caters for any type of event, including weddings and birthdays. Take a look at one of the delicious catering menus.
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LAST MINUTE AVAILABILITY AT LIME HILL VILLA
January 11th 2016
Lime Hill Villa
Due to last minute cancellation, there is availability at this charming 4-bedroom villa from February 18-29, 2016.
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RETURN OF THE THURSDAY RACE
January 11th 2016
Antigua Yacht Club
Keel boat racing starts again on Thursday, January 14th at 4:00 pm in the West half of Falmouth Harbour. The Course cards will available at the AYC office.
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