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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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The BVI’s Oil Nut Bay Is Set to Debut a New Marina Village

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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 […]

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A Must-Visit Regatta in the BVI

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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. […]

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New Tourism Leadership in the British Virgin Islands

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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 […]

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BVI Renames Cruise Pier for Tourism Visionary

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By Dana Niland CJ 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. […]


Rum Journal: Soggy Dollar Rum, a Journey to the BVI in a Bottle

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By Alexander Britell One of the most beautiful — and perhaps most understated — things about rum is its power to transport. The romantic energy of rum can take you from wherever you’re indulging to a far-off Caribbean island somewhere, to […]


British Virgin Islands Cruise Sector Continues to Make a Comeback

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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

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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 […]


5 Places to Visit in the British Virgin Islands Right Now

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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 […]


Caribbean Photo of the Week: Sunset in Virgin Gorda

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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 […]

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Tourist Arrivals Rising in British Virgin Islands

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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 Launching Soon

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: A New Caribbean Private Island Villa Resort

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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 […]


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