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A Must-Visit Regatta in the BVI

 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

 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

 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. …

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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 …

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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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 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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 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 …

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 …

 

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