St. Thomas Virgin Islands

Ritz-Carlton St Thomas

Ritz-Carlton St Thomas Names New General Manager

 The best hotel in St Thomas has named a new general manager. The Ritz-Carlton St Thomas has appointed Marco Ortlam as its new general manager, joining the hotel after most recently serving as hotel manager at the Ritz-Carlton, Cancun. “I’m …

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St Thomas-St Croix Seaplane Flights Expanding

 Puerto Rico-based Seaborne Airlines is expanding its St Thomas-St Croix seaplane flights, the company announced. The expanded service will mean that customers will be able to fly as early as 6:40 AM from St Croix to St Thomas and as …

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A Special Craft Beer Event in St Thomas

 Heading to the Virgin Islands this weekend? You could be in for a treat. The Ritz-Carlton St Thomas is partnering with St Thomas’ Frenchtown Brewing Company for a special craft beer event to celebrate Father’s Day. Frenchtown, which is St …

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 One of the leading villas in St Thomas is heading to auction. Villa Pearl, which is currently listed for $14.5 million, will sell at auction for at or above $7.75 million, according to Concierge Auctions, which is running the auction. The …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Tracy K., who sent in this shot of Secret Harbour on St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com …

 Ashford Hospitality Prime has completed its purchase of the Ritz-Carlton St Thomas for $64 million, the company announced. Concurrent with the completion of the deal, Ashford has financed the hotel with a $42 million non-recourse mortgage loan. The property will …

 An explosion burned two hotel employees at the Marriott’s Frenchman’s Reef and Morning Star Beach Resort in St Thomas on Sunday morning. Upon arrival, fire personnel were escorted by the security staff to the hotel’s kitchen area where they found …

 The Ritz-Carlton St Thomas has a new owner. The property, which recently underwent a $22 million renovation, is being acquired by Dallas-based Ashford Hospitality Prime for $64 million from Marriott International. The deal for the 180-room hotel in the US …

 A hotel called home By Guy Britton ST THOMAS — You can feel it the moment you arrive. It’s about the guests. They’re all … so … happy. That’s because at the Bolongo Bay Beach Resort, the hotel becomes more than …

 By Guy Britton It’s been said that some islands have more beaches, but few have more beautiful beaches than the island of St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands.  If you are headed to St Thomas for a few hours, …

 It’s a dream for many — picking up and moving to the Caribbean. And every year, many people do just that. Of course, moving to any island has its own benefits and challenges — and we’re here to help. Our new …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Wi-Fi is coming to the US Virgin Islands’ seaplane terminals. The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) and Seaborne Airlines have announced a new partnership to bring Wi-Fi to travelers in the USVI. All Seaborne Seaplane …

 Above: the beachfront property on Magens Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff A villa on Magens Bay in St Thomas has been sold for $6 million, Caribbean Journal has learned. The property had been placed under a non-contingent contract after …

 Above: Hannah Davis in St Thomas By the Caribbean Journal staff After concluding its campaign with Rob Lowe, DIRECTV has brought its latest ad campaign to the island of St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. Frequent DIRECTV pitchwoman Hannah …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Visiting St Thomas? Don’t rush through it. Run through it instead, on one of Active Island Tour’s hour-long tours. Guides lead groups of runners (and power walkers) on roughly hour-long tours of Charlotte Amalie that …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor My expectations were low. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Our cruise had just docked at the port in St Thomas, where store after store proffered the usual: tie-dye T-shirts, gauzy sun-dresses, and duty-free designer-branded bling. There’s nothing …

 Above: a Hummingbird Air plane By the Caribbean Journal staff New air service has launched between St Kitts and the United States Virgin Islands. The new flights are operated by St Croix-based Hummingbird Air, which has launched weekend service from …

 Above: a rendering of the project (USVIG) By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new resort development is coming to the island of St Thomas, including its first new hotel in two decades. US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh …