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Why the US Virgin Islands Is Primed for Tourism Investment

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US Virgin Islands Boutique Hotel on the Market for $1.9 Million

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A Great Little Bed and Breakfast in St Croix

 Business travelers are more likely than vacationers to stay “in town” on most Caribbean islands. But if you’re looking for a different travel experience than the usual resort stay, there are few better destinations than downtown Christiansted, St Croix. With …

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 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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 St. Croix stands out with its well-preserved historic buildings — notably Fort Christiansvaern, a Danish fortress dating from 1749 — two distinctive cities (Christiansted and Frederiksted), excellent culinary scene, and natural wonders that include Buck Island National Monument for desert-island …

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 The Fog Cutter. The Hurricane. The Chief Lapu Lapu. The Mai Tai.  These are some of the drinks that have defined the world of “tiki,” the colorful, cheerful, retro culture that for almost 100 years has paid tribute to a …

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 For many, the charms of the island of St Croix are still some of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean. And that includes the wonderful historic town of Christiansted, a vibrant, charming, eminently walkable downtown. It’s a city that continues …

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 It’s an oh-so-brief ferry ride to get to this lovable little islet off the coast of Christiansted in St Croix, US Virgin Islands. And while you can still see the colorful buildings of St Croix’s gorgeous historic town, you feel …

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 Sitting under a palapa at the water’s edge, dining on whole snapper glazed in unagi joined by a 2016 Astrid & Therese riesling, one begins to realize just how much the Caribbean culinary scene has changed in recent years.  Because …

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 Spirit Airlines Continuing Caribbean Expansion in St Croix Spirit Airlines is continuing its rapid growth push in the Caribbean with plans for new daily nonstop flights to the island of St Croix.  The low-cost carrier has revealed plans to launch …

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 St Croix, the US Virgin Islands’ largest island, is getting a new tourism identity.  USVI tourism officials have launched a full-fledged rebranding of St Croix, with a new push aimed at educating travelers on the unique features of the island.  …

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 St Croix, one of the Caribbean’s hottest culinary destinations right now, is set for another edition of the popular Taste of St Croix food festival.  The 2020 edition of the event, which will be held on April 2, will be …

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 The number of world-class Caribbean restaurants continues to multiply, making this landmark selection, which first launched back in 2013, more and more difficult each year.  The Caribbean food sector continues to send a strong message to the world that this …

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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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 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Our visit to St Croix’s two cities was the best of times and the better of times, and we had a Dickens of a time deciding whether we loved Christiansted or Frederiksted more. Then again, why …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel Caravelle, among the most popular places to stay on the island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands, has closed to begin a renovation project. The renovation and remodeling will last through the …

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 By Bob Curley CJ Contributor   St. Croix combines many of the the best attributes of the U.S. Virgin Islands: towns named after Danish kings (Christiansted and Frederiksted) have the shopping, dining, and nightlife options you’d find in St. Thomas, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the hottest culinary destinations in the Caribbean has added yet another buzzy eatery to its portfolio. It’s called Too Chez Restaurant and Bar, and the new American-French restaurant is set in the heart …