‘Jumping up’ in Antigua

‘Jumping up’ in Antigua

By Anthony Joseph Anthony Joseph, publisher of The Caribbean Camera, was one of two Canadian media representatives who were in Antigua for the recent carnival as guests of the government of Antigua and Barbuda. Carnival Monday in Antigua started as most carnivals in the Caribbean except for one thing: some Antiguans held private morning “jams” […]

‘Antigua Airways’ expected to start operations in October

‘Antigua Airways’ expected to start operations in October

A new airline, Antigua Airways, linking the twin-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda directly to West Africa, is expected to begin flights in mid-October. Formal agreement for the setting up of the airline was signed recently at the office of the Prime Minister between the government of Antigua and Barbuda and Nigerian publishing and printing […]

Curly hair now being searched at airports

Curly hair now being searched at airports

With thе lifting of mоѕt pandemic rеѕtrісtіоnѕ, wrіtеr Chrіѕtіnе Rоdrіguеz hаѕ bееn travelling a lоt for wоrk lately, gоіng in аnd оut оf аіrроrtѕ regularly tо gеt to festivals and mеdіа еvеntѕ. But wіth the rеturn tо аіr trаvеl hаѕ соmе an unрlеаѕаnt еxреrіеnсе: Rodriguez hаѕ had hеr hаіr ѕеаrсhеd by аіrроrt security agents thrее […]

Bonaire designated as a culinary capital

Bonaire designated as a culinary capital

The World Food Travel Association (WFTA) has certified Bonaire as a Culinary Capital. Through this program, the WFTA, a non-profit organization recognized as the world’s leading authority on food and beverage tourism, vets destinations based on their scores across five culinary criteria: culture, strategy, promotion, community and sustainability. The program was launched to give food […]

War casting shadow over Caribbean tourism recovery

War casting shadow over Caribbean tourism recovery

  By David Jessop After two lean years, Caribbean tourism is recovering. As travel restrictions are removed, there is widespread optimism about the coming summer and winter season. Industry reports suggest that 2022 got off to a good start. The World Travel and Tourism Council, a body supported by major international travel companies, says that […]

Emancipation Park is the place where Jamaican history lives

Emancipation Park is the place where Jamaican history lives

By Anthony Joseph Recently the Caribbean Camera was invited to Jamaica to report on the Carifta Games. I was a guest at the Pegasus Hotel, Kingston, which just happened to be located across from a park; a popular spot it seemed, considering the daily regular milling about of groups of people at the park’s entrance. […]

Enjoy summer ‘Saint Lucia style’ with seasonal travel specials

Enjoy summer ‘Saint Lucia style’ with seasonal travel specials

Save up to 60 percent at more than 25 hotels featuring private plunge pools, luxurious spas, all-inclusive plans, family fun, and more  Summer in Saint Lucia means sun-kissed beaches, bountiful sunshine, rainforests teeming with wildlife, therapeutic mud baths at the sulphur springs, energizing live music, quiet evenings under the stars, cocktails, and dinner with loved […]

St Lucia tourism team visit Toronto to bring great summer news for tourists

St Lucia tourism team visit Toronto to bring great summer news for tourists

By Stephen Weir After a two-year Covid shutdown, Canadians are being urged to discover and rediscover the small mountainous Caribbean island. A revitalized hospitality industry. New tourism programs. Direct flights from Toronto. Travel agencies are getting ready to once again book vacations back to the bilingual nation. Last week a St Lucia travel delegation flew […]

How Barbuda became a Caribbean sushi haven

How Barbuda became a Caribbean sushi haven

Barbuda – the unspoilt Caribbean destination perhaps best known for its pink sand beaches and Frigatebird-frequented lagoons – has been the talk of the region lately, winning culinary accolades in a somewhat unexpected category. While Antigua’s sparsely populated sister island has always impressed visitors with its fresh and abundant seafood, it’s now winning gastronomic glory […]

Three awesome outdoor excursions in St. Martin

Three awesome outdoor excursions in St. Martin

  The Caribbean’s sunny sweetheart of St. Martin is an island of many facets and talents, beloved by winter escapees for its winning mix of 37 beautiful beaches, tantalizing cuisine, and charming colonial character. Yet, St. Martin has also won ardent admirers of late for its offering of natural excursions. Far from being the stereotypical […]

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