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Tropic Ocean Airways Launching Big Caribbean Seaplane Expansion

 Tropic Ocean Airways, the Fort Lauderdale-based airline specializing in seaplane flights, is launching a major expansion in the Caribbean. Tropic Ocean plans to establish a base of amphibious airplanes in Puerto Rico, the company’s CEO, Rob Ceravolo, said this week. …

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Why (And How) to Take a Caribbean Villa Vacation

 By Alexander Britell While a villa vacation is one of the most fascinating and rewarding travel experiences in the Caribbean, the process of actually finding a villa and embarking on the trip can be daunting. Often, large home-sharing platforms mean …

Richard Branson’s Necker Island Is Reopening Next Month

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most exclusive private-island destinations in the Caribbean — and the world — is about to make a triumphant return. Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands is set for an …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Necker Island, Sir Richard Branson’s ultra-luxe private island paradise in the heart of the British Virgin Islands, is making its own comeback in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Branson announced this week that the private …

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 By Alexander Britell No island is an island. Even islands have needs, needs from afar: food, energy, connectivity — no island can be truly independent in today’s world. Or can it? There’s an island in the British Virgin Islands that has …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sir Richard Branson is continuing his push for sustainable energy in the Caribbean, and the Caribbean resident is putting his money where his mouth is. Branson has been on a drive to make his private …

 A unique tournament By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the latest innovation from British Virgin Islands resident Sir Richard Branson: a new kind of Caribbean golf tournament. It’s called the Necker Open, and it won’t be quite like any other golf …

 Above: Jacobsen above the top of Necker Island’s Great House By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s resident mogul, Richard Branson, is increasingly sharing the goings-on at his private Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands, but his latest release might …

 Above: Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands (Photo by Russell James) By the Caribbean Journal staff Photographer Russell James has unveiled a new book that offers a unique glimpse into Sir Richard Branson’s private hideaway, Necker Island, in the …