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Saba Is Reopening for Tourism on May 1

 The tiny Dutch Caribbean island of Saba is set to broadly reopen its tourism sector on May 1, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That move will be headlined by the elimination of quarantine requirements for all fully vaccinated travelers.  Non-vaccinated travelers …

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British Virgin Islands Reopens Seaports to Ferry Service

 Ferry service is back in the Virgin Islands.  The British Virgin Islands has officially reopened its seaports to scheduled ferry service, the destination announced Thursday.  That means regular ferry service will now be operating between Road Town, Tortola and St …

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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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 Balearia Caribbean has relaunched its ferry service between Fort Lauderdale and the island of Grand Bahama in The Bahamas, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The ferry is operating twice weekly from Fort Lauderdale to Grand Bahama, with service on Sundays and …

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 Ferry service between Florida and Grand Bahama is returning, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Ferry operator Balearia Caribbean will be relaunching its ferry service between Fort Lauderdale’s Port Everglades and Freeport, Grand Bahama on Feb. 11.  During the first phase, the …

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 Balearia Caribbean is planning to relaunch its Bahamas ferry service on Feb. 10, according to the company.  The service will operate between Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale and the island of Bimini.  Service will run on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, …

st thomas st croix ferry

 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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 The British Virgin Islands has closed all of its international ports to inbound travel, the British Overseas Territory announced.  The move, which went into effect on March 22 at 11:59 PM, will last for a period of 14 days “in …

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 Spanish firm Balearia has resumed its regular sailings to Grand Bahama, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism confirmed this week.  The fast ferry service has has also increased service with an additional Saturday sailing, officials said.  The company operates two ferry …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda tourism officials say the island destination is “open for business” following last week’s Hurricane Humberto. The storm passed about 75 miles north of Bermuda, with what officials called “minimal” damage as a result. Bermuda’s …

aruba curacao ferry

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While it’s just about 70 miles between the Dutch Caribbean islands of Aruba and Curaçao, there’s traditionally been only one way to get between the two islands: by air. But after decades of talk, it’s …

Grand Bahama Tourism

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Bahamas is looking to spur a rebirth on the island of Grand Bahama. The plan, according to Bahamas Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar, is to position Grand Bahama as a multi-destination vacation paradise “catering to all …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to island hop in some of the Eastern Caribbean’s most exotic destinations. The new Val Ferry began operating between Dominica and Guadeloupe last month, complementing existing ferry service by popular operator …

St Maarten Anguilla Ferry

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The St Maarten-Anguilla ferry terminal has officially reopened, the Anguilla Tourist Board announced this week. The port of entry on St Maarten is just a short distance from St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport, and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to get to the hottest island in the British Virgin Islands: Anegada. The Anegada Express ferry is set to launch operations on Feb. 5, a new option to sail around the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Daily ferry service has resumed to the island of Anguilla, both from St Maarten and St Martin, tourism officials announced this week. The public ferry departs eight times per day between Anguilla’s Blowing Point terminal …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The brand new Basseterre Ferry Terminal has officially opened on the island of St Kitts. The terminal aims to enhance the comfort and safety of passengers traveling between St. Kitts and Nevis, and to other neighboring …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another new way to get to the Bahamas from Miami. Ferry company FRS Caribbean has expanded its route network with the launch of new ferry service between Miami and Freeport, Grand Bahama. The new …