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The British Virgin Islands Is Hosting the Caribbean’s Best Lobster Festival

 By Alexander Britell The perfect Caribbean vacation often includes at least one lobster meal featuring some of the freshest, tastiest lobster in the world. But what if you could travel somewhere where lobster is on every menu, at every restaurant, …

Jost Van Dyke Ferry Service is Back

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ tourism recovery continues. In another positive step for the destination, ferry service has resumed from Tortola to the island of Jost Van Dyke. New Horizon Ferry Service Ltd has resumed a …

FRS to Launch Temporary Ferry Service Between Miami, Freeport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Operator FRS Caribbean is launching temporary ferry service between Freeport, Grand Bahama and Miami, the company announced. The service will operate between Oct. 23 and the end of December as the Grand Celebration ship, which …

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bimini

 There’s clear water and then there’s Bimini clear – this is the latter. And it’s one very good reason to visit Bimini in the Bahamas. We’ve been writing and publishing a lot of footage about Bimini of late, particularly its …

 Eases ferry travel By the Caribbean Journal staff French authorities have launched a visa waiver for travelers looking to reach Dominica by ferry. Authorities in Guadeloupe and Martinique have extended a visa waiver for travelers who enter either country in …

 How to reach the island By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s major airport remains closed until further notice due to the effects of Tropical Storm Erika. That means the primary way to access the island is via ferry from Guadeloupe …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Passengers traveling through the British Virgin Islands’ West End Ferry Terminal in Tortola will now enjoy an enhanced guest experience after recent renovations to the facility. This week, the BVI Ports Authority announced the completion of …

 Above: an Attica ferry By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has granted Attica Group approval to operate its American subsidiary, Superfast Ferries LLC, a marine route between the US and Cuba. …

 Above: Havana, Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff In a major step, the United States has begun approving licenses for a number of ferry companies to operate services between the United States and Cuba. While a number of hurdles remain, from …

 Above: Grand Bahama (CJ Photo – Robert Dipano) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie recently addressed the Grand Bahama Business Outlook, vowing that the island had a strong future. Citing increased tourism numbers and a half-billion-dollar …

 Above: the new “Bahama Mama” ferry By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to get to Grand Bahama: via Bahama Mama. That’s the name of the brand-new ferry operated by Balearia, which made its maiden voyage from Fort …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff There could soon be a new way to get to Cuba from the United States: by sea. A Florida-based company called CubaKat says it is looking to develop high-speed catamaran ferry service between …

 By S Brian SamuelOp-Ed Contributor There’s no cheap travel within the Caribbean. Unlike Greece and other island archipelagos, virtually all travel within the Caribbean is by air. And as we all know, travelling by air within the Caribbean is, to …

Island Hopping

 You can have a wonderful time anywhere in the Caribbean. But for the more adventurous, why not try some good old-fashioned island hopping? Use one island as a base and try out one, two, three or more islands all within …

 Above: the MV Super Fast Galicia By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Trinidad and Tobago is planning to add an additional inter-island ferry, it announced this week. Trinidad’s government is expected to invest around $7.4 million USD annually …

 Above: Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of St Maarten and Anguilla have signed a Memorandum of Understanding regulating the operations of the Simpson Bay Ferry Terminal. Anguilla Chief Minister Hubert Hughes and Home Affairs Minister Jerome Roberts …

 Above: construction at the new ferry terminal By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat’s Port Little Bay will soon have a new ferry terminal. The Montserrat Development Corporation is assisting with the construction of the new port arrival facility, which will …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s cabinet has approved the establishment of an inter-island ferry service between Trinidad and the Eastern Caribbean, Transport Minister Devant Maharaj announced yesterday. The service will be financed on a public/private arrangement with the majority …