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VIDEO: A Moment on Cane Bay, St Croix

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the late afternoon on Cane Bay. There’s a hint of shade as the sun hides behind some clouds and the waves lap back and forth. St Croix is as strong as ever, as travelers …

VIDEO: On the Cay in St Croix

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of coolest spots in St Croix: the Hotel on the Cay, the sandy spit just across the harbor in Christiansted. While the hotel is an option, an all-day ferry takes travelers back and …

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10 New Caribbean Hotels We’re Excited About in 2018

 Caribbean hotels keep getting better and better, and the region’s hotel development pipeline shows no signs of slowing down, with new properties continuing to sprout across the Caribbean and Mexico, both large and boutique, EP and all-inclusive. So what are …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s up the steps and past the pool tables and behind an unmarked wooden door on the second floor of a covered plaza in the heart of Old Christiansted. There’s no name, no sign and it isn’t …

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 Let’s get this out of the way. This list looks different than it otherwise might if a pair of unwelcome visitors named Irma and Maria hadn’t made their way through the Caribbean this fall. Indeed, the storm hit some of …

 By Alexander Britell FREDERIKSTED – Nobody seems quite sure what it’s called. The Festival Village? The Village Festival? The Christmas Village? (Actually, it’s the Christmas Festival). All that matters is that come Dec. 26 each year, Crucians say a simple …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Gem cruise ship has made its inaugural call on St Croix in the US Virgin Islands. The 2,394-passenger cruise ship arrived at the pier in Frederiksted on Wednesday. The ship, which …

FREDERIKSTED

 By Alexander Britell Something is happening in Frederiksted. This historic town on the western edge of the island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands has long lived in the shadow of its bigger, more famous twin, Christiansted, on …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos-based InterCaribbean Airways is expanding its network with new flights to the Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica. Beginning in February 2018, InterCaribbean will be launching nonstop services from Tortola and St Lucia to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is expanding its service to the island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands. The carrier has confirmed the return of its second daily flight between Miami and St Croix, according to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first commercial cruise ships called on St Maarten on Tuesday since Hurricane Irma, a major step in the island’s recovery. Viking Ocean Cruises’ Viking Sea made its inaugural visit to St Maarten, welcomed by …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Flying to the British Virgin Islands just got a lot easier. Turks and Caicos-based airline InterCaribbean Airways is launching a wave of new flights to Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. The new service will …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caravelle Hotel and Casino, the leading hotel in Christiansted, St Croix, has embarked on a major expansion. VIGL Operations, which owns the Caravelle, has announced that it has acquired two hotels in Christiansted: the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first cruise ship since Hurricane Maria is returning to the island of St Croix on Nov. 11, US Virgin Islands tourism officials announced. Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Dawn ship is coming to St Croix …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The U.S. Virgin Islands continues to report progress with its hurricane recovery efforts as normal activities continue to resume across the territory. Speaking to reporters at his Friday press conference, US Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As the island of St Croix works to recover from Hurricane Maria, its signature hotel has announced plans to reopen soon. The Buccaneer, the family-run hotel that will celebrate its 70th anniversary this year, will …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Croix, which was hit hard by Hurricane Maria, has taken a major step forward with the reopening of its Henry E. Rohlsen Airport for commercial flights. The airport officially reopened on Thursday morning, with …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional air carrier Cape Air has resumed service to several islands in the Caribbean hit by last month’s hurricanes, the Hyannis, MA-based company announced. Cape Air has launched limited service to Vieques, St Thomas and …