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St Croix’s Coolest New Hotel Is Open

 The first thing you see when you walk into the blue-and-green lobby is a bright orange portrait of a rooster.  And it’s not a surprise.  If you eat, sleep and drink in Frederiksted, you’ll see and hear the roosters, strutting …

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This Year’s St John Celebration Is Going Virtual

 The 66th annual St. John Celebration is going virtual, with plans for a “pop-up” virtual festival, running from June 27 to July 4. U.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte said that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions …

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The Buccaneer, St Croix’s Legendary Resort, Is Open

 The pastel pink walls; the rolling green fairways; the graceful twilight steps of a Moko Jumbie.  Since 1947, The Buccaneer resort in St Croix has been the essence of the St Croix vacation: the beauty, the culture, the sport.  And …

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st croix spirit airlines caribbean relaunching

 Spirit Airlines is planning a major relaunch of its flight service to the Caribbean over the next two months, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The low-cost carrier is planning a roll-out of relaunched routes in June and July, kicking off as …

st croix caribbean moment

 St Croix might be your best bet if you’re thinking about heading to the U.S. Virgin Islands, after the U.S. territory officially reopened to visitors on June 1. Of the three islands in the USVI — St Thomas, St Croix, …

st croix caribbean tiki bar

 The Fog Cutter. The Hurricane. The Chief Lapu Lapu. The Mai Tai.  These are some of the drinks that have defined the world of “tiki,” the colorful, cheerful, retro culture that for almost 100 years has paid tribute to a …

gulf land cover

 Whether there’s a significant storm and it’s time to rebuild, or a developer is trying to build on a remote Caribbean location, there’s one essential need that isn’t easy to find: housing for the workforce. Since 2007, Gulf Land Structures …

delta air lines caribbean flights

 Delta is planning a relaunch of a number of its Caribbean flight routes in June, Caribbean Journal has learned.  After operating just a handful of routes to the Caribbean in May, Delta Air Lines is planning to operate a total …

st maarten saint lucia beaches

 The latest edition of Beaches to Dream About is a vibrant mix of very different kinds of beaches.  There’s a family-friendly beach; a private, rarefied retreat in the Out Islands of The Bahamas; a buzzing, energetic stretch of city sand.  …

us virgin islands tourism outlook

 For many, the charms of the island of St Croix are still some of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean. And that includes the wonderful historic town of Christiansted, a vibrant, charming, eminently walkable downtown. It’s a city that continues …

sun shirts

 As any frequent Caribbean traveler knows, a high-functioning sun shirt is a necessity. In fact, the Caribbean Journal team travels with several sun shirts on every trip.  A good sun shirt is lightweight, fast-drying and easy to wash out in a …

dominican republic mamajuana

 Caribbean spiced rums aren’t particularly exotic — there’s hardly a bar in America where you can’t order a “Captain and Coke,” for example. But there’s one unique variety of Caribbean spiced rum that you may not have heard of, even …

delta caribbean flights may

 Delta Air Lines is adding a pair of new routes to its Caribbean flight schedule for the month of may, Caribbean Journal has learned.  After flying just two routes to the Caribbean region in April, Delta Air Lines has announced …

st croix caribbean sunset

 The sky is pink, then purple; the umbrellas and the palm trees darken against a twilight canvas.  There’s nothing like sunset in the Caribbean, a ritual of renewal, a nod to a day enjoyed.  Take yourself for a moment to …

bahamas st john beaches

 We can’t go a day without imaging ourselves on some far-off beach in the Caribbean right now, fantasizing about lazy afternoons in the water, about cocktails and picnics and the kind of invigorating scenery we can only find in the …

st croix caribbean moment

 Buck Island. Protestant Cay. Shoys. The gorgeous island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands has no shortage of jaw-dropping beaches.  But ask locals and they’ll almost universally say that Sandy Point, on the far southwestern tip of the …

st croix bahamas cover

 The natural beauty of the Caribbean can’t be denied, and every visit to the islands is suffused with timeless moments that linger in the mind’s eye — a stroll through a lush tropical garden that dazzles with colorful flowers perhaps, …

turks caicos reopening

 No matter where we are, the beach calls us. It’s what we think about in late afternoons in the office, in the cold winter, and particularly on Sunday mornings when we’re stuck at home.  Because it’s better at the beach. …