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The BVI’s Coolest New Eatery is a Road Town Rooftop

 By Alexander Britell There’s the sort of soundtrack you’d expect to find in Peckham or Paris, with panoramic views of brilliant green hills and tables hand-built from wine barrels. On a hot afternoon in Tortola, this is the coolest place …

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VIDEO: Exploring Guana Island, a Secret Caribbean Paradise

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton GUANA — Jamal is picking through the basil plants waving purply in the breeze. The first mango just came off the tree, he tells us, the fruit of a year of humbling revivification. Chickens …

Disney Cruise Line Returns to the BVI

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Disney has officially returned to the British Virgin Islands. The cruise line’s Disney Fantasy ship was its first to make its return to the BVI this week. Passengers were welcomed by customer service representatives, and greeted …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the British Virgin Islands’ premier luxury developments is planning several major openings for the winter season. Oil Nut Bay, set on the island of Virgin Gorda, will unveil a total of seven new …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s beautiful, it’s quirky, it’s historic, it’s scenic and … it’s open. One of the British Virgin Islands’ leading hotels has officially launched its soft reopening: Guana Island. A spokesperson confirmed to Caribbean Journal that the first …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The British Virgin Islands is sizzling. Summer Sizzle BVI is launching its 10th Anniversary Celebration under the slogan Rebuild, Restore, Revive the BVI and inspire the next generation. The event, which has risen to become the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In another important step for the British Virgin Islands’ recovery, the Oil Nut Bay luxury development on Virgin Gorda has broken ground on its first new villa since Hurricane Irma. The contemporary, courtyard-style villa was …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor After months of work, the Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina in the British Virgin Islands has completed a number of significant renovations in advance of their planned grand re-opening slated for Oct. 1. “We’re excited …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the Caribbean’s leading boat shows is back again in the British Virgin Islands. Boaters in the BVI, USVI and Puerto Rico are once again preparing for the fourth Annual BVI Exquisite Boat Show. The …

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 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed its lineup of summer 2019 itineraries. Norwegian Dawn will set sail on seven-day cruises to the Bahamas and Florida from May 25 to August 31, 2019. This marks the ship’s return …

 By the Caribbean Journal Even in the wake of last month’s storms, the British Virgin Islands remains the sailing capital of the world. In a sign of its renewed strength, the BVI will play host to the important annual BVI …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands Spring Regatta is going ahead in 2018, the BVI Tourist Board announced. The famous regatta will go ahead as planned from March 26 to April 1, 2018. it’s a big boost …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the best British Virgin Islands hotels is already planning its recovery from the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The Cooper Island Beach Club has announced plans to reopen to hotel guests on …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In the wake of the destruction caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Richard Branson is assembling a team to head up a “Marshall Plan” for the Caribbean. The idea came to Branson after he was invited …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The popular Anegada Lobster Festival on the island of Anegada in the British Virgin Islands will go ahead this year, the BVI Tourist Board announced. The now-annual festival will take place in November despite damage …

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 As the Caribbean works to recover from last month’s hurricanes, (a process that is already taking shape), one of the biggest questions we hear from travelers is, “where can I still visit?” Or, for some, “can I still visit the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Irma caused “devastating” destruction in the British Virgin Islands when it hit the territory, the BVI’s Tourist Board said in a statement. “The destruction caused by Hurricane Irma in the British Virgin Islands has been devastating. With …

 It’s perhaps the most exciting addition to the Caribbean underwater scene in years: the BVI Art Reef, the brainchild of a group of conservationists led by BVI resident Sir Richard Branson. It’s called the BVI Art Reef, and an underwater …