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BVI Limits International Ports of Entry Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

 The British Virgin Islands has announced a series of measures aimed at protecting the territory from the spread of coronavirus.  The BVI has announced the immediate closure of its cruise port for a 30-day period, while limiting ports of entry.  …

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Tropic Ocean Airways to Continue Caribbean Expansion in BVI

 Tropic Ocean Airways has received government approval to operate flights into the British Virgin Islands, the regional carrier told Caribbean Journal this week.  In a statement, Tropic Ocean Airways said its offering would begin with private charter service into two …

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The Best All-Inclusive Private-Island Destinations

 At the best private-island all-inclusive destinations in the Caribbean, you’ll find the all-inclusive experience without all the crowds.  That means the comfort and convenience of all-inclusive in a luxurious, rarefied package, often in some of the most luxurious spots in …

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caribbean beach resorts

 It’s just you and the sand. No crowds, no hassle, no long journeys to get from your room to the water.  That’s what the best beach resorts are about — places where nothing stands between you and the object of …

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 In a significant achievement for a destination hit hard by the storms of 2017, St Maarten was the fastest-growing tourism destination in the Caribbean last year.  The destination’s growth rate of 80 percent was the biggest improvement of any destination …

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 One of the Caribbean’s greatest regattas is back again in the British Virgin Islands for 2020. Next month, some 800 sailors and crew from around the world will descend on Tortola for the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival. This …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Laurie Chiles, who sent in this lovely shot of the beautiful White Bay on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

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 Turks and Caicos-based regional carrier interCaribbean Airways is launching its latest expansion, this time with more flights between Jamaica and Cuba.  Beginning March 9, the fast-growing airline will be launching an additional two flights each week between Kingston, Jamaica and …

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 The islands of the Caribbean are in the middle of a new age, as dynamism, optimism and investment sweep across destinations as diverse as they are beautiful.  And that means the world of places to visit in the Caribbean keeps …

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 The most iconic resort in the British Virgin Islands has completed a long-awaited comeback on Virgin Gorda.  Luxury brand Rosewood has reopened its signature Little Dix Bay resort, marking the culmination of a multimillion-dollar effort to transform the property — one …

nevis tourism authority

 Nevis’ venerable Nisbet Plantation Beach Club has named a celebrated hotelier as its new general manager.  The luxury beach hotel has tapped Mary Jo Ryan, who spent 36 years at the legendary Bitter End Yacht Club on Virgin Gorda in …

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 Turks and Caicos-based interCaribbean Airways has confirmed its plans to launch a new gateway between Punta Cana and Tortola in the British Virgin Islands.  The new service is set to begin in January, with flights operated on the carrier’s Embraer …

american airlines st thomas nonstop

 The world’s largest airline launched a pair of new routes this week to a Caribbean destination on the rise: St Thomas.  The latest boosts to St Thomas’ tourism renaissance came with the arrival of new winter flights from both Chicago …

virgin gorda baraka point villa

 Another top villa is set to make a comeback on the island of Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands.  The stunning Baraka Point, a 12,000-square-foot villa on the western coast of Virgin Gorda, is set to reopen its doors …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal subscriber Clint Dalton, who sent in this beautiful shot of the iconic White Bay on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

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 Another popular hotel has reopened its doors in the British Virgin Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The charming Mango Bay Resort in Virgin Gorda officially relaunched last month, BVI tourism officials confirmed.  The resort has a collection of six private …

luxury caribbean resorts

 Luxury Caribbean resorts just keep getting more and more impressive, and with every year the standard for Caribbean luxury gets higher.  We’ve long said that Caribbean luxury is a unique concept; but even within the sphere there are so many …

tortola wyndham

 The British Virgin Islands is now home to its first Wyndham hotel: the Wyndham Lambert Beach Resort in Tortola.  The newly resort is a rebranding of the former Lambert Beach Resort, which had been slated to debut as a Wyndham …