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BVI Earth Month

In the BVI, Earth Day Is an Entire Month

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The British Virgin Islands is celebrating Earth Day all month long by creating community awareness through its Seeds of Love initiative. Various events have included school plantings and discussions, voluntourism planting events, plant donation drive, and a planting at the Ellis Thomas Downs …

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From The Bahamas to St Vincent, 5 Private-Island Destinations to Try

 You may have heard of the legendary private islands, the places like Antigua’s Jumby Bay and Turks and Caicos’ Parrot Cay. But if you dig further, you’ll discover that the Caribbean is filled with all kinds of private-island destinations with …

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Tortola’s Cane Garden Bay

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Greg Pittman of Annapolis, Maryland, who sent in this lovely shot from Quito’s on the beautiful Cane Garden Bay on Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. …

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caribbean seatrade cruise

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton There was a new energy at this year’s Seatrade Cruise Global conference, thanks in large part to its return to the Miami Beach Convention Center. But there was a particularly palpable energy in the …

caribbean cape air push

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton For many destinations in the Caribbean, small regional airlines are a life blood — and for two decades, Cape Air has been just that for so many islands. Now, Cape Air has officially relaunched two …

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 We’ve made no secret for our love of the Caribbean’s smaller hotels, where travelers can dig deep into the authentic charm of the Caribbean. But there are more such properties than one can count — meaning we never get tired of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands is set to debut a highly-anticipated new destination: the Marina Village at Oil Nut Bay. The new complex at the luxe Oil Nut Bay development …

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 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. …

green caribbean

 With very few exceptions, you won’t find a destination in the Caribbean that doesn’t have a beautiful beach — or five. But some destinations have that extra beach factor, the sort of place that simply overflows with marvelous beaches and …

british virgin islands tourism leadership

 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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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are planning a major visit to the Caribbean later this month. Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall are heading to the Caribbean March 17 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Freddy Wilson, who sent in this stunning shot of sunset in Brewers Bay, Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. It’s another wonderful message of the beauty …

bvi cruise pier

 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. …

caribbean megayacht cruise

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s a very different way to cruise around the Caribbean — think megayacht instead of cruise ship, ultra-luxe instead of mainstream. And now SeaDream Yacht Club is accepting reservations for its 2021 spring season, the company said …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the region’s leading boat charter firms has expanded into The Bahamas — meaning a new way to vacation around the destination’s exotic outposts. MarineMax Vacations has officially taken its premium power catamaran operation …

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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 …

caribbean beach hotels

 You didn’t want to spend 20 minutes walking from your room to get to the beach. That’s not why you’re here. You made the long journey so you could spend your vacation lazing on the sand, rum punch (or just …

caribbean valentines day

 The chirp of tree frogs, the rush of the waves, the shimmer of a Caribbean moonscape. It’s less than a month away — but is there anywhere more romantic to spend this Valentine’s Day than the Caribbean? This year’s Valentine’s Day …