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Another Jost Van Dyke Beach Bar Reopens

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another famous beach bar has reopened its doors on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricane Irma, the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board announced this week. Following the reopenings …

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The British Virgin Islands’ Soggy Dollar Bar Is Open Again

 By Alexander Britell If there’s one place that defines the Caribbean beach bar, one place that draws rum-loving pilgrims from around the world, it’s the Soggy Dollar Bar. But after closing due to damage from Hurricane Irma, the legendary spot …

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InterCaribbean Airways Launching Dominica Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos-based InterCaribbean Airways is expanding its network with new flights to the Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica. Beginning in February 2018, InterCaribbean will be launching nonstop services from Tortola and St Lucia to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A 5.2-magnitude earthquake caused shaking across much of the northeastern Caribbean on Sunday morning, according to data from the US Geological Survey. The quake, which struck at around 11:12 AM local time, was centered about …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first cruise ships have returned to the British Virgin Islands for the 2017-2018 cruise season. The British Virgin Islands’ Tortola Pier Park was buzzing last week with the arrival of the first two official …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ rapid tourism recovery got a significant boost this week with the reopening of the charter base of The Moorings and Sunsail in Tortola. The Moorings and Sunsail are reporting a combined …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Country music superstar and longtime friend of the Virgin Islands Kenny Chesney is providing a big boost for one of his favorite islands in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Chesney’s Love City Foundation is helping …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Flying to the British Virgin Islands just got a lot easier. Turks and Caicos-based airline InterCaribbean Airways is launching a wave of new flights to Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. The new service will …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most popular stops in the British Virgin Islands has reopened in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Norman Island’s Pirates Bight officially reopened this weekend, serving a full menu of food and drink, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As Richard Branson’s Necker Island and the British Virgin Islands work to recover from Hurricane Irma, the Necker Cup pro-am tennis tournament is being held this week at the Baha Mar resort in the Bahamas. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top resort comunities in the British Virgin Islands is reopening for the holidays. Virgin Gorda’s Oil Nut Bay luxury eco-resort community is planning to reopen as early as Dec. 16, the property …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff After unsurprisingly seeing major declines in hotel occupancy in October following Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Caribbean hotel industry rebounded in a big way in October, according to the latest report from hotel analytics firm …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the British Virgin Islands’ most beloved boutique hotels is reopening its doors in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The Sugar Mill Hotel has announced it will be reopening on Dec. 1 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Kingdom’s Prince Charles is visiting the Caribbean this weekend. Prince Charles is making his first official visits to Antigua and Barbuda, the British Virgin Islands and Dominica, in the wake of last month’s …

 By Alexander Britell It’s hard to think of a more remarkable trip in the Caribbean than a sailing journey across the British Virgin Islands. It’s something I’ve had the privilege of doing several times, and each time it felt life-changing …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Rosewood Hotel Group has named a new vice president for brand marketing and communications. The company has appointed Robert Cheng to the role, in which he will spearhead the group’s overall strategic branding and communications. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the most legendary New Year’s Eve party in the Caribbean, and it’s back on for Dec. 31. The British Virgin Islands’ world-famous Foxy’s Old Year’s Night party is going ahead as planned this year, …

 It all started on Tortola’s Cane Garden Bay, with Andy Morrell and Fran Samuels’ journey that turned from pure exploration to building a truly authentic Caribbean clothing brand. Today, British Virgin Islands-based HIHO is an in-the-know product for Caribbean aficionados …