US Virgin Islands


St Thomas to Host 2014 CTO State of the Industry Conference

Above: St Thomas By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of St Thomas will play host to the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference in 2014, the CTO announced. The decision was announced last week at the 2013 […]


HOVENSA to Increase Supply of Fuel to US Virgin Islands

Above: the USVI By the Caribbean Journal staff The owners of the HOVENSA oil facility in St Croix have purchased and will take delivery of additional fuel for local distribution in the United States Virgin Islands, according to Governor John […]


US Virgin Islands Officials "Assessing" Impact of Government Shutdown

Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh By the Caribbean Journal staff Officials in the United States Virgin Islands say they have begun assessing the impact of the federal government shutdown in the United States. On Tuesday, USVI Governor John de […]


Caribbean Home: Mediterranean Luxury in St Thomas, USVI

YOU MAY be fooled — but this villa is not on the Cote D’Azur — it’s actually on the Caribbean island of St Thomas. Villa Gwenn, which is being listed by Sotheby’s International Realty’s Shelley Blyth, is a six-bedroom, six-bathroom, […]

Walgreens Opens First Store in United States Virgin Islands

Above: the opening ceremony By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been around for 112 years, but American drug retailing giant Walgreens had never opened a store in the US Virgin Islands — until now. The company opened its first store outside […]

US Virgin Islands Signs Agreement to Reopen Fort Christian in St Thomas

Above: Fort Christian By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of the United States Virgin Islands has signed a Memorandum of Agreement to facilitate the reopening of Fort Christian on St Thomas. The Danish fort, which was attacked by French […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Frederiksted Pier in St Croix

This week’s Caribbean Photo comes from CJ reader John Rains of the Starfish company. John’s took this snapshot of the Frederiksted Pier in Frederiskted on the US Virgin Island of St Croix. Do you have a great photo of the […]

A Rebranding at Caneel Bay

Above: Caneel Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff The former Caneel Bay, A Rosewood Resort has rebranded itself as an independent property. The property will relaunch under the official name Caneel Bay Resort in St John in time for the […]

The Caribbean's Greenest Hotels - 2013

GREEN can mean many different things. It can mean energy efficient, or it can mean entirely reliant on green fuels. It can mean environmentally friendly, but it can also mean community-friendly. When it comes to tourism, green means everything from […]


HOVENSA Shutdown Leads to Significant Drop in US Virgin Islands' GDP

Above: the USVI By the Caribbean Journal staff The real GDP of the United States Virgin Islands fell by 13.2 percent in 2012, according to the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis. That was due almost entirely to the shutdown […]

Rum Journal: Cruzan's New Distiller's Collection Rums From St Croix

Above: The new Distiller’s Collection of aged rums from Cruzan in St Croix includes the Estate Diamond Light and Dark rums, as well as the legacy Single Barrel luxury aged rum. By Robert Burr Rum Journal Special Contributor Master Distiller […]

The 10 Best Caribbean Cities For Food

Above: Port of Spain, Trinidad Every Caribbean island has its share of great eateries. But if you’re visiting a Caribbean destination solely for food, you generally like to have a high concentration of restaurants all within a short radius. So […]


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