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British Virgin Islands Cruise Sector Continues to Make a Comeback

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ cruise sector is continuing what has been a remarkable comeback from the storms of 2017. The BVI is projecting 524,928 cruise passengers for the 2018-2019 season, concentrated of course at the …

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BVI, Airbnb to Partner on Home Sharing

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands has signed a memorandum of understanding with home sharing giant Airbnb, the territory announced this week. The partnership “aims to drive local, authentic and sustainable tourism to the islands, democratize the …

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5 Places to Visit in the British Virgin Islands Right Now

 Whether you want a traditional resort getaway or a sailing adventure, the British Virgin Islands has always been one of the Caribbean’s ultimate destinations. And that’s still true today. The British Virgin Islands has made an inspiring comeback from last …

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Virgin Gorda Sunset

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Naga Surapaneni, who sent in this superb shot of sunset from the ferry wharf in The Valley, Virgin Gorda. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to …

BVI Arrivals

 The British Virgin Islands is having a solid year. Speaking at the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s annual State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC) in, Barbados, the Islands’ director of tourism, Sharon Flax Brutus, announced an across-the-board increase in BVI Arrivals from January …

Nonstop Flights to British Virgin Islands

 The highly-anticipated new nonstop flights from Miami to the British Virgin Islands are set to launch this year, according to British Virgin Islands Director of Tourism Sharon Flax-Brutus. The new BVI Airways flights will be operated on an 86-passenger Avro …

Eustatia Island

 It’s one of the most-sought-after islands in the Caribbean: Eustatia Island, set in the North Sound of Virgin Gorda. And now it’s home to one of the region’s most exclusive villa experiences. Much like nearby Necker Island (home to Richard …

 Move over, Necker. Sir Richard Branson has unveiled a new island retreat in the British Virgin Islands on the other private island he owns, Moskito Island. The villa, which is part of the Virgin Limited Edition collection, is now available …

 A new place to eat By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor There’s a new place to dine in the British Virgin Islands. Helmed by two of the region’s best chefs, Xavi Arnau and Patrick Williams, The Club has just opened on …

 There’s a new villa to try in Virgin Gorda — and it’s right on the beach. The island’s Oil Nut Bay development has announced the addition of the four-bedroom Seashell Beach Villa to its rental pool. The 5,084-square-foot beachfront villa, which …

 There’s a new villa on the block in Tortola. The Goldene Pavilion Villa on Little Bay in Tortola will soon hit the auction block with Concierge Auctions. The 5,000-square-foot home on the east end of the island will sell to …

 One of the world’s top superyacht regattas is set to begin again in the British Virgin Islands. The Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta and Rendezvous returns to the BVI from March 9 to 12, with 29 superyachts set to participate …

 It’s one of the best beaches in the British Virgin Islands: Cane Garden Bay, a beautiful stretch of white-sand beach filled with beach bars. And while that makes it a great place to visit, it makes it an even more …

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 A new slate of events By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Have you been to the British Virgin Islands? Or is it on your bucket list? Either way, there are now even more ways to explore the archipelago. The BVI has announced …

 The ultimate Virgin Islands experience By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor OK, so you didn’t win the Powerball jackpot. But it’s never too early to start planning what you’ll do if your numbers come up the next time. Here’s an idea: …

 A new approach By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The British Virgin Islands is looking to move the territory’s direction toward green energy. Government officials met with renewable energy leaders in the British Virgin Islands last week to discuss energy issues in …

 A long awaited air link could soon become a reality. And it could be a game-changer for British Virgin Islands tourism. The government of the British Virgin Islands has partnered with air carrier BVI Airways on what will be the …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Marcus Weitzman of Mesa, Arizona, who sent in this beautiful photograph of Pusser’s restaurant on Marina Cay in the British Virgin Islands. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? …