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St Thomas-Tortola Ferry Service Is Relaunching

 The British Virgin Islands is reopening its seaport to ferry service, Caribbean Journal has learned.  There will be one daily round-trip ferry service between Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas and Road Town, Tortola.  Ferry passengers must reserve a ticket with the …

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New Ferry Between St Thomas, St Croix

 Popular Virgin Islands-based ferry operator Native Son has launched a new ferry service between St Thomas and St Croix.  The high-speed service will be operating two days per week, according to the company.  The trip takes around two hours, according …

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Dream Yacht Charter Expands to St Thomas

 Leading yacht charter firm Dream Yacht Charter has expanded in the Caribbean with a new base in St Thomas.  The new base is set at Compass Point Marina, the product of a partnership with Virgin Islands Yacht Charters.  “St Thomas …

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 In a boost for locals and visitors to one of the Caribbean’s busiest cruise ports, St Thomas will soon be home to a brand-new cigar lounge.  It’s called The Pelican Shop, and it will be set in St Thomas’ A.H. …

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 The popular Navy Beach eatery in The Hamptons is expanding with two locations in the Caribbean.  Navy Beach, which launched in Montauk in 2010, will be debuting outposts at a pair of Caribbean marinas: Yacht Haven Grande St Thomas and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands will break ground this week on a major transformation project for the waterfront in Charlotte Amalie in St Thomas. US Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp will lead the groundbreaking on the …

 Above: Seabourn Odyssey in Charlotte Amalie on Friday By the Caribbean Journal staff When the Seabourn Odyssey cruise ship arrived in St Thomas on Friday, it was the first non-relief vessel to berth in the US Virgin Islands since Sept. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In another positive step in the Virgin Islands’ recovery, ferry service resumed Thursday between the US Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands, according to a statement from the British Virgin Islands tourist board. The …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Visiting St Thomas? Don’t rush through it. Run through it instead, on one of Active Island Tour’s hour-long tours. Guides lead groups of runners (and power walkers) on roughly hour-long tours of Charlotte Amalie that …

 We like the beach, the culture, the food. But sometimes going to the Caribbean is really just an excuse to go shopping. And whether you’re stopping in port or on a long vacation, you’ll find everything you want to buy …

 Above: St Thomas By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands will beginning work Feb. 11 on a planned revitalization project of downtown Charlotte Amalie in St Thomas. USVI officials met last week to discuss the project with merchants …

 Updated: 11:30 PM By the Caribbean Journal staff A 4.0-magnitude earthquake lightly shook the British Virgin Islands Thursday, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake, the epicentre of which was located approximately eight miles north-northeast of Tortola, occurred …

 Above: Charlotte Amalie By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John De Jongh signed an executive order last week laying the groundwork for new economic and cosmetic renewal projects in historic towns on St Croix and St …