Travelweek online indicates that the development of new rooms and properties will increase space for visitors to the island by year end.
Travelweek, a Toronto –based news service quoted Colin C. James, CEO of The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority, as saying that capacity is expected to double with an estimated 2,535 rooms and units by 2021.
New resorts include the 294-suite Royalton Antigua Resort & Spa, which opened in May; Hodges Bay Resort & Spa, which opened in December; and Hammock Cove Resort & Spa by Elite Island Resorts, Rosewood Half Moon Bay Antigua and Waldorf Astoria which are all in planning for opening.
Hammock Cove Resort & Spa is slated to open in December of this year. It is an adults-only, all-inclusive property by Elite Island Resorts featuring over 42 private villas.
The Royalton Antigua Resort & Spa by Sunwing which opened in May 2019, is a 294-room resort on the shores of Deep Bay. It features two-kids-stay-free deals.
The Hodges Bay Resort & Spa opened in December 2018, spans eight acres.
The island of 365 beaches has two Sandals hotels sitting on Dickenson Bay.
Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa offers an all-inclusive hotel experience and includes a Six-Star, all-suite Mediterranean Village.