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Virgin Voyages Adds Two New Caribbean Destinations

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Voyages’ highly-anticipated debut is getting closer, and now Sir Richard Branson’s revolutionary adults-only cruise brand is adding two more new destinations to its portfolio. Virgin Voyages, which announced Havana, Cuba as its first port […]


Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages to Build Cruise Terminal in Miami

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Voyages has more big plans in Miami. Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson and Miami officials have announced plans to build a dedicated Virgin Voyages cruise terminal at PortMiami, slated for completion in November 2021. […]


How Virgin Voyages Plans to Change Cruise Ship Dining

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Richard Branson’s new cruise line, Virgin Voyages, has unveiled the first look at its culinary offerings — and its plans to change the on-board dining experience. With a total of over 20 food choices onboard […]


Virgin Is Putting a Tattoo Parlor on Its Cruise Ships

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Richard Branson said his new cruise line would be different, and he’s making good on the promise. Branson’s Virgin Voyages has announced that its first ship, Scarlet Lady, will bring tattoo artistry to the high […]

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 […]

New Expedition to Explore the Bottom of Belize’s Great Blue Hole

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Subsea technology company Aquatic Submarines will embark an an expedition to the bottom of Belize’s Great Blue Hole this fall. Partnering with Ocean Unite co-founder and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson; documentary filmmaker and ocean […]


Bill Clinton Helps Launch Solar Projects in St Thomas, St John

By the Caribbean Journal staff Former United States President Bill Clinton has launched three new green energy projects in St Thomas. Clinton was in St Thomas this week, joined by Bloomberg co-founder Tom Secunda and officials from Expedia Group to […]

Richard Branson Wants to Make the Caribbean a “Climate-Smart Zone”

By the Caribbean Journal staff Adapting to climate change — and being ready for the next storms when they come — isn’t just a priority for the Caribbean. It’s a necessity. That’s why a new regional initiative is looking not just to […]

Richard Branson-Owned Energy Company Buys St Croix Solar Farm

By the Caribbean Journal staff BMR Energy, which was purchased by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group in 2016, has purchased a major solar farm in the Caribbean. The St Croix facility, which was owned by NRG Energy, was damaged during […]


Virgin Voyages’ First Ship Gets a Name

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The first Virgin Voyages cruise ship has gotten a name. Richard Branson’s highly-anticipated new adults-only cruise line has named its first ship Scarlet Lady, Branson announced this week. “Scarlet is the embodiment of everything this […]

Virgin Atlantic Names New CEO

By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Atlantic has announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer. The air carrier has appointed Shai Weiss as its new CEO; Weiss has been serving as the airline’s chief commercial officer. “On behalf […]

Richard Branson’s Necker Island to Reopen in October

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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