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American Airlines Expanding US Virgin Islands Flights

 American Airlines is set to add more flights to the US Virgin Islands this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The world’s largest airline will be expanding its service to the territory to meet increased demand, according to USVI Tourism Commissioner …

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A Lovely Little Beach Hotel in St Croix

 If a hotel owner wants to win my heart, definitely give me a room that comes with its own cat. Tommy the cat doesn’t actually belong to the Sand Castle on the Beach resort in St. Croix: he’s really a …

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From Turks and Caicos to St Maarten, 10 Islands to Visit This Spring

 You’re bobbing in the ocean, rum in hand, not another soul around, the only sound the soft crash of the waves. In other words, it’s exactly where you want to be in a time like this.  With lower case counts …

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 Since the release of the smash Broadway hit Hamilton, the Caribbean island of Nevis has been in the limelight, with visitors drawn to the Eastern Caribbean destination to see U.S. founding father Alexander Hamilton’s birthplace in downtown Charlestown.  Hamilton was …

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 St. Croix packs an abundance of attractions in its 84 square miles — in fact, acre for acre I’d put this U.S. Virgin Island up against any Caribbean destination for its diverse, interesting, and quirky activities. Here are 10 of …

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 Business travelers are more likely than vacationers to stay “in town” on most Caribbean islands. But if you’re looking for a different travel experience than the usual resort stay, there are few better destinations than downtown Christiansted, St Croix. With …

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 The past year has changed a lot about the travel industry. What hasn’t changed is the world’s love affair with the Caribbean — and while intrepid travelers have already been returning to the region’s shores, demand (and arrival numbers) are expected …

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 Restaurants are about more than just food.  When we go out to eat, we aren’t doing so because we have to — we do it because we want to.  Because restaurants make our lives more interesting. They break up the …

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 Popular Virgin Islands-based ferry operator Native Son has launched a new ferry service between St Thomas and St Croix.  The high-speed service will be operating two days per week, according to the company.  The trip takes around two hours, according …

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 Coconut. Calabash. Castaway.   The names evoke the idylls of the Caribbean — a nap under a dancing palm; the soundtrack of the quiet froth of the sea.  They just don’t make Caribbean hotels like this anymore.  That’s because the …

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 That next trip.  Maybe it’s for a holiday, maybe it’s for a family reunion, maybe it’s an annual tradition.  That next trip, that vacation to plan for, to dream about; it’s one of the greatest antidotes to creeping monotony in …

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 American Airlines is expanding its Caribbean pre-testing program to the US Virgin Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Starting Dec. 9, American Airlines will be the first airline to launch pre-flight testing on flights from the U.S. to the US Virgin …

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 When the first Caribbean destinations began reopening in June, the travel world was filled with uncertainty. But in the six months since, the Caribbean has sent a message to the world that tourism reopenings can largely be done in a …

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 St. Croix stands out with its well-preserved historic buildings — notably Fort Christiansvaern, a Danish fortress dating from 1749 — two distinctive cities (Christiansted and Frederiksted), excellent culinary scene, and natural wonders that include Buck Island National Monument for desert-island …

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 St Croix’s popular Crucian Christmas Festival is going virtual this year.  The island’s annual holiday fete will run virtually from Dec. 11 to Jan. 6, with a “robust” lineup of music, entertainment and online events, according to the US Virgin …

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 American Airlines is set to undertake a major increase in flights to the US Virgin Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The world’s largest airline will significantly ramp up service to both St Thomas and St Croix beginning in November, according …