British Virgin Islands


The Caribbean’s Greatest Lobster Festival Is Back 

anegada lobster

If you haven’t heard of Anegada, it’s the beachy, uncrowded paradise at the frontier of the British Virgin Islands.  It’s also a place where lobster is more delicious — and more plentiful – than just about anywhere in the Caribbean.  […]


American Airlines Set to Relaunch Tortola Flights 

the beach at Long Bay

American Airlines will soon be relaunching its landmark nonstop service between Miami and Tortola, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The popular route, the first-ever nonstop flight between the United States and the British Virgin Islands, will be restarting on Nov. 16.  […]


More Daily Flights Coming to the British Virgin Islands 

scrub island

American Airlines’ newest route to the Caribbean is expanding this winter, with the popular Miami-Tortola route adding more daily flights.  From Jan. 8 to April 3, American Airlines will be expanding to three daily flights every Saturday, the carrier announced.  […]


Tortola’s Long Bay Beach Resort Closing for Renovation 

the beach at Long Bay

The Long Bay Beach Resort in Tortola is closing for a month-long renovation project, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The luxury resort on Long Bay will be closed from Sept. 1-30 for what the hotel described as a “symphony of renovations […]

The Best Way to Fly to This Hotspot in the British Virgin Islands  

british virgin islands virgin goda

It’s home to the Caribbean’s “Billionaire’s Playground,” ringed by some of the most exclusive private destinations on earth, and home to some of the top luxury villas and resorts in the Caribbean.  But getting to Virgin Gorda hasn’t always been […]

American Airlines Is Adding More Flights to Tortola, BVI

tortola bvi hotel

American Airlines is adding more flights to the British Virgin Islands, in a sign of continued growth in demand for its new Miami-Tortola route.  The carrier is expanding to three peak-day flights between Miami and Tortola from Dec. 20-Jan. 7, […]

Eat & Play

This Tiny Caribbean Private Island Is Back 

marina cay

For nearly a half century, Marina Cay was one of the Caribbean’s most beloved private-island destinations, home to a bar, a restaurant and a tiny hotel on what was for years known as Pusser’s Marina Cay.  Now, the legendary little […]

This Top British Virgin Islands Resort Is Going Independent 

scrub island resort

One of the top resorts in the British Virgin Islands will once again be operating as an independent property. The BVI’s Scrub Island Resort is ending its 11-year affiliation with Marriott’s Autograph Collection.  Scrub Island was actually the first hotel […]

American Airlines Is Adding More British Virgin Islands Flights

jost van dyke bvi luxury hotel

The British Virgin Islands’ new nonstop route from Miami seems to be doing rather well. The first flights between Miami and Tortola in the modern era only kicked off a few weeks ago, and American Airlines has already announced plans […]


Tradewind Aviation Is Launching Flights to Virgin Gorda, BVI

rosewood little dix bay

It’s one of the most sought-after luxury destinations in the entire Caribbean: Virgin Gorda, the jewel of the British Virgin Islands and home to stunning luxury resorts like Rosewood Little Dix Bay and Oil Nut Bay (along with an impressive […]

British Virgin Islands Removes Testing Requirements for Travelers

virgin gorda mahoe

In a major shift, the British Virgin Islands has removed pre-testing requirements for travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That means travelers no longer have to show proof of a negative test to enter the British overseas territory.  Travelers are also […]

British Virgin Islands Makes Slight Change to Travel Protocols 

british virgin islands travel protocols norman island

The British Virgin Islands has announced a slight change to its travel protocols.  Travelers no longer need to register and apply to enter the territory via the BVI Gateway Travel Application Portal, the British Overseas Territory announced.  Travelers also no […]


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