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The Best Hotels in St Thomas, USVI

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From Magens Bay, one of the most beautiful beaches on earth, to stunning mangroves to some of the Caribbean’s best shopping, St Thomas is a vibrant, energetic destination that has been among the most popular in the entire region since […]


St Thomas Carnival’s Big Comeback 

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St Thomas Carnival made its triumphant return this past weekend in the US Virgin Islands. The 70th annual edition of St Thomas Carnival was an “eclectic celebration of culture and tradition,” according to the US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism.  […]


Royal Caribbean Is Tripling Its Cruise Calls to St Croix

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In a boost for St Croix’s cruise industry, Royal Caribbean has announced plans to nearly triple its calls on the island’s cruise port in Frederiksted, according to the Virgin Islands Port Authority.  The announcement was made in a press conference […]


Caribbean Photo of the Week: A View of Buck Island From St Croix

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Scott Mitchell, who sent in this spectacular shot of the view of Buck Island from Point Udall on the island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands. Have you taken […]

Cape Air Will Become the Caribbean's First Electric Airline 

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Cape Air, the Massachusetts-based airline that has a strong presence in the Caribbean, is going electric.  The company has signed a letter of intent to purchase 75 all-electric Alice commuter aircraft, meaning the longtime regional carrier will become the Caribbean’s […]

This Top St Thomas Resort Now Has a “Baby Concierge”

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Families with young children are all to familiar with the experience: the extra carry-on bags, the worn pack ’n plays.  But now one of the Caribbean’s top resorts has debuted a specialized program that aims to make traveling with kids, […]


Major Regatta Returns to St Thomas 

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The popular St Thomas International Regatta is back, part of a growing wave of relaunched regattas across the Caribbean. It’s the 48th edition of the regatta, which features sailing and land events from March 24 to March 27.  That includes […]

How St Thomas Restaurants Are Putting a Spotlight on Local Cuisine

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Always an terrific food destination, St Thomas is in the midst of a gastronomic renaissance, with a renewed focus on traditional classics and a new push to highlight local cuisine.   Indeed, more and more eateries are putting the food […]

A New Chef at the Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas

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 US Virgin Islands’ leading resort has added another top chef.  The property has announced the appointment of Jobin Thomas as the new Chef de Cuisine of Bleuwater, one of the resort’s four dining concepts.  In the new role, Thomas will […]


Carnival Virgin Islands Is Returning to St Thomas 

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The 70th edition of Carnival Virgin Islands is set for April in St Thomas, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The popular festival will be held this year from April 27 to May 1, 2022, under the theme “A New Cultural Roogadoo […]

There's a New All-Inclusive in St Maarten

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Divi Resorts has officially opened its newest all-inclusive resort in St Maarten.  It’s called Oceans at Divi Little Bay, and it’s a resort-within-a-resort at the company’s signature St Maarten property, Divi Little Bay.  The new Oceans is an elevated experience, […]

Top St Thomas Resorts to Open This Fall

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A pair of prominent hotels in St Thomas will begin welcoming guests this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  One is a reconstruction of the 384-room Frenchman’s Reef Marriott Resort; the other, the new Noni Beach, a St Thomas Resort; the […]


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