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ANTIGUANICE YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 125
November 17th 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
10 Reasons to Support Team Antigua and more yachting news.
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10 REASONS TO SUPPORT TEAM ANTIGUA
November 17th 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
If you needed it, here are 10 reasons to support Team Antigua in the 2017 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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UWI & DFID TEAM REVIEW RESPONSE TO HURRICANES
November 17th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
The teams will be conducting a review of Antigua and Barbuda’s response to Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
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8TH SUPERYACHT CHALLENGE ANTIGUA
November 17th 2017
The Superyacht Challenge Antigua
The magnificent fleet will take part in five races held over four days from January 31st - 4th February, 2018.
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SALTY DAWG RALLY ARRIVING IN ANTIGUA
November 17th 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
The 2017 Salty Dawg Fall Rally is underway and Antigua has so far welcomed a number of participants.
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FOR SALE: THE LONG HOUSE
November 17th 2017
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
A spacious 4-bedroom estate home located in the private, upscale residential community known as “The Peninsula” is for sale at US$2.45 million.
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DIGICEL ENHANCES CUSTOMER CARE IN RETAIL STORES
November 17th 2017
Digicel
The team, headed by Athena Joseph will play a critical role in delivering after sales support to all Digicel customers on island.
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ROCCO FALCONE 2ND IN CORAL REEF REGATTA
November 17th 2017
Antigua Yacht Club
Congratulations are in order for Rocco who excelled at the Annual Coral Reef Regatta in Miami – he tied for 1st in points and on a count back got 2nd Overall.
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FLEET BUILDING FOR 10TH RORC CARIBBEAN 600
November 17th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
Over 40 yachts have officially entered the 10th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, starting from Antigua on February 19th, 2018.
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LA DOLCE VITA IN ENGLISH HARBOUR & WHAT
November 16th 2017
What's On
This week's newsletter features the continuation of restaurants who have reopened for the new season in the English Harbour area, events this weekend, thanksgiving menus and more.
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GET 20% DISCOUNT OFF TAKE-OUT MEALS
November 16th 2017
Club House
The Club House is open for lunch from Mondays - Fridays only! Delicious pastas and a special Sushi lunch menu are available every week.
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GIFT CERTIFICATE AVAILABLE
November 16th 2017
Irie Fire Studio
Make this Christmas special by giving a loved one the opportunity to make music in a world class recording facility; Irie Fire Studio.
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CHARLES, PRINCE OF WALES TO VISIT ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
November 16th 2017
What's On
His Royal Highness’s visit comes following the widespread devastation in the region caused by Hurricanes Irma & Maria.
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TIGER TYSON OFF TO TT:R YOUTH WORLDS IN BRAZIL
November 15th 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Tiger leaves on 20th November for Barra Grande, Brazil, for TT:R Slalom Youth World Championships (Under 19).
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SUN RA RESTAURANT IS OFFICIALLY OPEN
November 14th 2017
Sun Ra
They would also like to say a big thank you to their guests for supporting them on this incredible journey.
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DIGICEL PARTNERS WITH BONNIE FLOYD MINISTRIES
November 14th 2017
Digicel
Digicel recently cemented their commitment to Bonnie Floyd Ministries to bring the Miracle of Christmas to the children of Barbuda.
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APARTMENT HOUSE, FALMOUTH
November 14th 2017
Richard Watson & Company
Six bedroom house in Horsford Hill with superb sea views across Falmouth Harbour is selling at a reduced price of US$450,000.
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FOR SALE: TWILLINGATE HOUSE
November 14th 2017
Richard Watson & Company
2-bed, 2-bath detached house set on half an acre of secluded private gardens in the rain forest close to Wallings Dam. Just reduced to US$325,000.
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ONDECK NEWSLETTER
November 14th 2017
Ondeck
The latest edition of the newsletter highlights the 2018 Caribbean Regatta Season, Regatta Calendar 2018 - 2022, Training Courses and more.
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BARBUDA RESTORE AND REBUILD FUNDRAISER
November 13th 2017
Causes@antiguanice.com
Only 150 tickets are available for the fundraising Dinner, Gala & Auction on Thursday, November 16th at Jumby Bay Estate House.
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FOR SALE: VILLA 229F IN JOLLY HARBOUR
November 13th 2017
Antigua Estates
A newly refurbished and modern two bedroom waterfront villa is for sale at a reduced price of US$249,000 from $350,000.
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SALTY DAWG RALLY FLEET ARRIVING IN ANTIGUA
November 10th 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
The 2017 Salty Dawg Fall Rally, originally scheduled to track from the U.S East Coast to the British Virgin Islands, has now set Falmouth Harbour, Antigua, as the fleets’ destination.
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PLAN YOUR COMPANY’S CHRISTMAS STAFF PARTY
November 10th 2017
Bay House Restaurant & Bar
Let Bay House Restaurant & Bar help you plan and host a fantastic event! View the festive and affordable menu options.
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JOB VACANCY: OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
November 10th 2017
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
Join the winning team at Stanley’s Estate Agent’s. We are seeking a full-time, experienced and enthusiastic person to manage our office administrative functions.
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CARIBBEAN DINGHY CHAMPIONSHIP HAS BEEN CANCELLED
November 10th 2017
Caribbean Sailing Association
Following damages caused by recent storms in several areas of the region, many teams are now focusing their efforts and resources on rebuilding their fleets.
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ENGLISH HARBOUR DINING SHAKE-UP BEGINS
November 9th 2017
What's On
November is all about the annual shake-up in English Harbour! See who are the new restaurants open and opening soon, who is open and who will be reopening soon.
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ENGLISH HARBOUR DINING SHAKE-UP BEGINS & WHAT'S ON
November 9th 2017
What's On
This week's What's On newsletter features the annual shake-up in English Harbour! Kudos to the restaurants who have stayed the course for the entire summer, events this weekend, special offers & more.
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CUBANS ARRIVE IN BARBUDA
November 8th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
A team of 25 Cuban engineers and construction workers will assist with repairs on structures damaged during Hurricane Irma.
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FOR SALE: NONSUCH BAY #1501
November 17th 2017
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
Nicely appointed and beautifully furnished 2-bedroom apartment in the private and gated community of Nonsuch Bay Resort is for sale at US$400,000.
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FOR SALE: REEDS POINT PARCEL
November 17th 2017
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
This unique .48-acre parcel in the gated community of Jolly Harbour with views of the Caribbean Sea and neighbouring islands can be yours at US$450,000.
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FOR SALE: MONKS HILL VIEW PARCELS
November 17th 2017
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
Twelve prime, elevated hillside parcels ranging from .41 to 1 acre and overlooking Falmouth Harbour in Monks Hill is selling from US$268,000.
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FOR SALE: HORSFORD HILL PARCEL
November 17th 2017
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
A nice .23 acre, slightly elevated parcel overlooking the magnificent views Falmouth Harbour is available for sale at US$105,000.
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DRIVERS WITH TRANSPORT URGENTLY NEEDED
November 6th 2017
Protect Antiguan Animals With a Smile
PAAWS is in urgent need of driving volunteers to assist with some simple trips such as collecting medical supplies etc. Petrol expenses are paid for.
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PET TRAVEL CARRIERS NEEDED
November 6th 2017
Dogs and Cats of Antigua
Help the dogs and cats of Antigua get to their forever homes abroad by donating new or gently used, airline approved pet-travel carriers in any size.
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DETAILED BUILDING DAMAGE ASSESSMENT TO BE CONDUCTED IN BARBUDA
November 3rd 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
The assessment next week will quantify the impact of Hurricane Irma and prioritise the work that needs to be done.
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NEW OWNERS, NEW VIBE AT CATHERINE’S CAFE
November 3rd 2017
Catherine's Cafe'
Alex and Kate Rocks, behind the award-winning Sheer Rocks restaurant are set to throw open the doors to a freshly revamped Catherine’s Café on November 11th.
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DIGICEL RESUMES FULL SERVICE IN BARBUDA
November 3rd 2017
Digicel
Barbudans returning to the island with the aim of rebuilding their lives will have much-needed communication for their return to normalcy.
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ABMA ANNOUNCES NEW JOLLY HARBOUR SUB-COMMITTEE & BOARD MEMBER
November 3rd 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Marine Association
Karen Van Rensburg has been appointed to the Board as representative.
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THE BEST IN THE WEST FISHING TOURNAMENT & WHAT'S ON
November 2nd 2017
What's On
This week's What's On newsletter features The Best in the West Fishing Tournament, PAAWS golf tournament fundraiser, live cooking show, dining nights, entertainment & more.
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OCTOBER 2017 REAL ESTATE INSIDER
October 31st 2017
Real Estate Guide Newsletter
October 2017 Real Estate Insider is available! Find out what's happening in real estate this month.
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FOR RENT: VILLA BLU
October 31st 2017
Verandah Estates
Fully furnished 2-bedroom property with plunge pool and 5-minutes walking distance from Long Bay beach is renting at US$2,500 monthly.
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BLUE WATERS RESORT & SPA RENOVATIONS
October 31st 2017
Blue Waters Resort & Spa
Contemporary chic meets classic colonial style at this beautiful resort that offers a taste of tropical paradise.
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GOSPEL FEST & LOCAL GOSPEL ARTISTES UNITE FOR BARBUDA
October 31st 2017
Digicel
Digicel customers can show their support by donating to the Barbuda relief by texting.
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CRUISE SHIP CALENDAR: NOVEMBER - DECEMBER, 2017
November 10th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Cruise Ship Timetable
View or print the PDF version of arrivals and departures of vessels scheduled to visit Antigua in November - December, 2017.
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FOR RENT: VILLA DRAGONFLY
October 30th 2017
Lush Locations
Beautiful 4-bed­room villa with par­tial views of the sea & sun­set, plus moun­tain views at the rear of the property is renting from US$2,000 weekly.
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MY BEACH BAR CRAWL IN ANTIGUA
October 30th 2017
What's On
Blogger Laura Whateley samples spiced rum cocktails and Red Stripe at the Antigua's coolest sea-view watering holes.
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CHRISTMAS TOY DRIVE
October 30th 2017
Causes@antiguanice.com
Art for the Islands in collaboration with Sharon Green (Brydens Antigua Wine Club) are hosting a Toy Drive for the children of Barbuda & Dominica.
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NATIONAL DRESS DAY COMPETITION
October 27th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
The Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission is seeking the full participation of all Antiguans and Barbudans on National Dress day.
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FOR SALE: JOLLY HARBOUR VILLA #029
October 27th 2017
Antigua Holiday Villas
Spectacular property set in one of the most exclusive location in Antigua, at Reeds Point, on the Jolly Harbour peninsula is for sale. Price upon request.
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A & B SHOWCASES THE DESTINATION FOR INCREASED CRUISE SHIP CALLS
October 27th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Cruise tourism officials, along with key private sector partners, attended the annual FCCA Cruise Marketing Conference.
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FOR SALE: VILLA JUIET
October 27th 2017
Richard Watson & Company
A fully furnished and completely renovated one bedroom townhouse within the gated community of Jolly Harbour is selling for only $135,000.
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FOR RENT: PELICAN BEACH HOUSE
October 27th 2017
Antigua - Barbuda Villa Rentals
Breathtaking, newly built, superior and luxurious 4-bedroom home is available from US$850 per day/US$5,950 weekly.
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STARS SET FOR RELIEF CONCERT & TELETHON AND WHAT
October 26th 2017
What's On
This week's newsletter highlights the Caribbean Strong Relief Concert and Telethon this Sunday, October 29th, Halloween parties, fundraisers, dining and more.
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PARROTFISH AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
October 26th 2017
Antigua Conservation Society
Get involved by sharing the USAID & The Nature Conservancy posts and using the hashtag #PassOnParrotfish.
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FOR SALE: LAURINDA, MOODY 46 SAILING YACHT
October 25th 2017
Caribbean Brokerage
Built in 1999 and maintained in top condition with no expenses spared. Listed for sale at just US$195,000.
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SPONSORS CONFIRMED FOR CLASSICS 2018
October 25th 2017
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Newport Shipyard and Herreshoff Marine Museum/America’s Cup Hall of Fame to join the faithfuls at Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta.
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DREAM YACHT CHARTER BACK FOR ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK 2018 & 2019
October 25th 2017
Antigua Sailing Week
Sailors wishing to participate in Antigua Sailing Week 2018 can view available charter options.
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REPAIRS BEGIN IN BARBUDA
October 24th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
Two teams are presently on the island, one to complete the list of materials needed and another group will commence work on the structures.
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ASW 2017 AFFORDS YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
October 24th 2017
Antigua Sailing Week
The article highlights Antigua’s Rhone Kirby and Jules Mitchell and their regatta performance.
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ANTIGUA YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 124
October 20th 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
This publication features superyachts bringing relief aid, key instructions for aid arriving whether by sea, yacht or in transit to Antigua and more yachting news.
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ANTIGUA MARINAS, MARINE SERVICES & RELATED BUSINESSES READY FOR THE SEASON
October 20th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Marine Association
The Antigua Yachting industry and all its support infrastructure including marinas, marine service businesses and provisioning companies remain fully operational following the passing of the recent hurricanes
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CUSTOMS CLEARANCE OF AID & IMMIGRATION PROCEDURES FOR BARBUDA AND DOMINICA
October 20th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Marine Association
ABMA has sought clarification for the procedures needed to be followed by any vessel bringing aid into Antigua.
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AID TO DOMINICA IN A DAY - ON M/Y VA BENE
October 20th 2017
Anchor Concierge & Super Yacht Services
How to do you get aid to Dominica fast - take it in M/Y Va Bene of course!
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FOR RENT: OUT OF THE BLUE
October 20th 2017
Island Living Ltd
This 4 en-suite bedroom villa located in Jolly Harbour offers pure seclusion and tranquillity, beautiful pool and its own beach. Renting for US$1,500 per day.
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FOR RENT: PALM TREE VILLA
October 20th 2017
Island Living Ltd
3 bedroom, 2 bath villa nestled amongst tropical vegetation in Crosbies, near Antigua’s northern coastline is renting at US$4,500 per month.
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NONSUCH FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL WEEKS
October 20th 2017
The Bay Restaurant & Nonsuch Bay Day Passes
Nonsuch Bay Resort annual Food and Wine fortnight, a celebration of Caribbean food and wines of the world starts on November 13th.
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NIKE RANKS ABBA SENIOR MEN’S TEAM IN TOP 80 WORLDWIDE
October 20th 2017
Antigua Barbuda Basketball Association
In a recent International FIBA Senior Men World ranking, the team ranked 76th out of 213 countries.
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THE SUPER YACHT INDUSTRY COMES TO THE RESCUE
October 20th 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Yachts are beginning to make their annual pilgrimage to Antigua and the Caribbean, this time full to the gunnels with aid.
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ANDREW SIMPSON FOUNDATION SUPPORTS ANTIGUA’S NSA
October 20th 2017
National Sailing Academy
A grant from the foundation has enabled 10 young Antiguans to undertake the RYA Dinghy Instructor Course.
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CATHERINE'S CAFE TO OPEN UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP & WHAT'S ON
October 19th 2017
What's On
This week's What's On newsletter features Catherine's Cafe now under new ownership, West Indies vs Sri Lanka women T20 cricket matches, fundraisers, party nights, Halloween parties and more.
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PREMIER CRU ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF NEW WEBSITE
October 19th 2017
Premier Cru
The new responsive website makes it much easier to shop online using any mobile or desktop device.
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
October 18th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
One Hundred Volunteers are needed to assist with the Independence clean up efforts on Barbuda slated for October 25th.
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FAMILY PACKETS DISTRIBUTED TO BARBUDANS
October 18th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
Two Thousand, One Hundred and Twelve family packets, containing food and toiletries among other items have been distributed so far.
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2018 BVI SPRING REGATTA AND SAILING FESTIVAL
October 18th 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Call for sailors to register now for the BVI Spring Regatta set over March 26th - April 1st, 2018.
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OPEN FOR BUSINESS
October 18th 2017
Jabberwocky Yacht Charters
Antigua is open for business and Jabberwocky is back in the water and ready for a new charter season.
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A & B BRAND HITS TELEVISION SCREENS, PR OPPORTUNITIES, FAM TRIPS AND MORE
October 17th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Watch the video of the ITV Morning Show featuring Antigua in 'The Mate Escape' and more.
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