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10 Under-the-Radar Beach Hotels in the Caribbean

 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 …

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British Virgin Islands Cruise Sector Continues to Make a Comeback

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ cruise sector is continuing what has been a remarkable comeback from the storms of 2017. The BVI is projecting 524,928 cruise passengers for the 2018-2019 season, concentrated of course at the …

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BVI, Airbnb to Partner on Home Sharing

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands has signed a memorandum of understanding with home sharing giant Airbnb, the territory announced this week. The partnership “aims to drive local, authentic and sustainable tourism to the islands, democratize the …

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 There’s a dynamism in the Caribbean now, a movement. The region is at once reinventing itself and delving even deeper into the beauty of its traditions and its culture. There are new hotels, new restaurants, new destinations and new ideas. …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor LIAT has returned to the British Virgin Islands. The regional air carrier has resumed its morning and evening services to Tortola following the suspension of flights after Hurricane Irma last year. The airline resumed flights into …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sailing around the British Virgin Islands on a charter boat is one of the ultimate Caribbean getaways. But if you’re a solo traveler, a couple or a small group, it’s not always practical or easy …

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 The Caribbean his heating up for the winter season, and that’s being buoyed by a truly impressive lineup of hotel relaunches, from boutique St Barth stays to venerable Anguilla retreats. And whether you’re planning a Thanksgiving getaway or looking to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ Oil Nut Bay development in Virgin Gorda is planning a major addition in December. The luxury residential community is set to open its new Marina Village, a multifaceted destination that will …

 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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 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 …

 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 …

 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 …