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The British Virgin Islands’ Leading Resort Is Back

 The most iconic resort in the British Virgin Islands has completed a long-awaited comeback on Virgin Gorda.  Luxury brand Rosewood has reopened its signature Little Dix Bay resort, marking the culmination of a multimillion-dollar effort to transform the property — one …

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BVI’s Mango Bay Resort Reopens

 Another popular hotel has reopened its doors in the British Virgin Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The charming Mango Bay Resort in Virgin Gorda officially relaunched last month, BVI tourism officials confirmed.  The resort has a collection of six private …

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InterCaribbean Launching Punta Cana-BVI Flights

 Turks and Caicos-based regional airline interCaribbean Airways is adding another new intra-Caribbean route, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning Jan. 15, 2020, interCaribbean will launch new service between Tortola in the British Virgin Islands and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.  …

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 The British Virgin Islands is seeing a major tourism rebound so far this year, according to the latest data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The British Virgin Islands reported 172,776 stayover tourist arrivals in the first half of 2019, representing …

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 There’s a moment on this trip when you take it all in, when you look around at the glory of this place and stop to savor it.  We have been fortunate enough to have made the journey around the British …

charter yacht show

 The BVI’s renowned Charter Yacht Show is coming back again for its 38th annual edition.  The show, which will be hosted at the Nanny Cay Marina from Nov. 7 through Nov. 10, is a venue for charter yacht crews to …

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 It’s back in The Bight.  For years, it was one of the Caribbean’s bucket-list bars: a floating, decommissioned old tanker converted into a beach bar Mecca.  Then, in 2017, the William Thornton, or Willy T as it was affectionately known, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean has no shortage of great culinary festivals, from St Barth to Barbados, all showcasing the marvelous diversity of Caribbean food. But one of the Caribbean’s most popular destination food festivals has a rather …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional Caribbean carrier interCaribbean Airways is launching a pair of new routes between the USVI and Tortola. interCaribbean is launching new daily flights between Tortola and St Thomas and St Croix, the company said this …

bvi christmas july

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Beaches, parties, yachts, turquoise waters, cocktails and spectacular music. If a BVI vacation feels like Christmas in July, well, it actually is. This year is the latest annual edition of the BVI’s Christmas in July …

BVI Way Live

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ Scrub Island resort has launched a new real estate offering including five new villas, the property said this week. The private-island resort has partnered with Coldwell Banker to launch sales on …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the British Virgin Islands’ top private-island resorts has named a new executive chef. The luxe Scrub Island Resort, Spa and Marina has tapped Chloe St-Cyr as its new lead chef. “We’re so pleased …

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 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor How do you want to take the British Virgin Islands — one ravishing island at a time, or all at once in a grand tour by sea? Here are seven ways to experience the wonders of …

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 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The British Virgin Islands is celebrating Earth Day all month long by creating community awareness through its Seeds of Love initiative. Various events have included school plantings and discussions, voluntourism planting events, plant donation drive, and a planting at the Ellis Thomas Downs …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands is set to debut a highly-anticipated new destination: the Marina Village at Oil Nut Bay. The new complex at the luxe Oil Nut Bay development …

bvi regatta

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a reason the British Virgin Islands has long been the Caribbean capital of sailing. And now the archipelago’s world-class sailing offering is on display again with the upcoming BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival. …

british virgin islands tourism leadership

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands has new tourism leadership, following the British Overseas Territory’s recent election. New BVI Premier Andrew Fahie will also be serving as Minister of Tourism, following his Virgin Islands Party’s win in …

bvi cruise pier

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the fastest-growing cruise ports in the Caribbean has a new name. The British Virgin Islands has renamed the Tortola Pier Park in honor of tourism visionary and local cruise industry pioneer, Cyril B. Romney. …