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British Virgin Islands Makes Slight Change to Travel Protocols 

 The British Virgin Islands has announced a slight change to its travel protocols.  Travelers no longer need to register and apply to enter the territory via the BVI Gateway Travel Application Portal, the British Overseas Territory announced.  Travelers also no …

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How to Take a Caribbean Sailing Vacation Right Now

 Sailing through the British Virgin Islands on a chartered catamaran is every bit the fantasy journey it sounds like, but here’s one surprise I got during my time cruising around Tortola, Virgin Gorda, and Jost Van Dyke on a Moorings …

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This is the Coolest Hotel in Tortola

 There’s a lot that’s great about Cane Garden Bay in Tortola: a beautiful coastline, lively beach bars, a cool historic distillery, and even a bit of nightlife in a destination — the British Virgin Islands — that’s more known for …

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 Virgin Gorda has its share of traditional hotels, luxury resorts, beachside villas, and sailor’s havens, but an adults-only French country inn is definitely a first for the island — and the British Virgin Islands as a whole. The British and …

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 The British Virgin Islands is set for the return of its popular BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival, the first time the event has been held since the onset of the pandemic.  This year will be the 49th edition fo …

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 The Saba Rock resort, which just reopened in the British Virgin Islands following a dramatic reconstruction project, has added a new executive chef, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The property has tapped Venezuelan-born Chef Roberto Guerrero to the role, in which …

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 The legendary Bitter End Yacht Club has reopened after a complete rebuild from damage sustained in 2017’s Hurricane Irma, including the debut of the first of a planned string of waterfront villas. Designed to resemble traditional sailmakers’ lofts, the two-story …

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 The BVI Ports Authority has approved several new ferry routes from the US Virgin Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new service will mean routes from the USVI to destinations including Jost Van Dyke, Virgin Gorda and Anegada, complimenting existing …

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 The new Saba Rock resort in the British Virgin Islands is a magnificent blend of form and function, capturing some of the ephemeral feel of a Caribbean beach bar while designed to survive the destructive force of a hurricane like …

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 By Guy Britton Larry Cuculic took over as the newest chief executive officer of Best Western Hotels and Resorts towards the end of 2021, overseeing a company that is in the midst of a broad expansion push in the Caribbean …

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 It’s always been one of the most sought-after little islands in the Caribbean: pristine Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands.  And while the island is best known for developments like Oil Nut Bay and the new iteration of the …

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 The British Virgin Islands Spring Regatta is back for what will be its 49th edition.  This year’s event will take place from March 28 to April 3.  “As we look ahead to 2022, it is more exciting than ever to …

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 A journey through the rainforest to a Mayan temple. A rugged hike to a 200-foot-wide boiling lake. A dive into the heart of a blue hole.  Far beyond the beach, there’s another side of the Caribbean, of mountains and rainforests …

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 The perception of private island resorts in the Caribbean is one of seclusion, of exclusivity; of, more often than nought, some degree of pretense.  But that’s not always the case.  And at a handful of private-island resorts in the Caribbean, …

caribbean travel awards 2022

 It seems that every year in the Caribbean we say it’s been a year like no other — but in the age of the pandemic, that’s a guarantee. And if 2020 was defined by the ongoing question of the tourism …

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 For the first time since the onset of the pandemic, Virgin Gorda Airport is open for flights.  The first flight to touch down in Virgin Gorda since March 2020 was a flight on luxury airline Tradewind Aviation.  Tradewind VP David …

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 The British Virgin Islands has announced an update to its travel rules, removing the on-arrival test requirement for fully vaccinated travelers.  Up until now, travelers had to take both a test before arriving in the BVI and one upon arrival …