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The Best Adults-Only Resort in the US Virgin Islands Is In St Croix

 “West is best,” they like to say here on the far edge of the island of St Croix.  Here in Frederiksted, things are a little different than the rest of St Croix. There’s a funky, fun vibe here, one that …

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17 Great Caribbean Beaches You Can Only Reach By Boat 

 They’re tucked away in tiny corners of the Caribbean, set off far in the middle of the sea, hidden beneath cliffs.  They’re those rarefied beaches that are a bit harder to reach, the ones you can’t fly to, the ones …

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The USVI is the Caribbean’s Fastest-Growing Travel Destination 

 It began during the pandemic, when expert tourism management and a flexible travel health policy helped drive a new wave of visitors to the US Virgin Islands.  And the last two years has seen unprecedented levels of tourism growth in …

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 The United States Virgin Islands is making its presence felt in Philadelphia this upcoming weekend.  The USVI is sponsoring the Made in America Festival, with a focus on driving visitation to St Croix, St John and St Thomas for the …

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  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI The Virgin Islands Department of Property and Procurement (DPP) was recently released of the long-term loan for Hotel on the Cay that was originally slated to run through 2039. This story is …

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  They’re the kinds of meals you savor. Not just when you’re finishing dessert, but months and years in advance. This is the experience diners are seeking when they come to any strong culinary destination, and, thankfully, the Caribbean is …

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  St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands is home to one of the most iconic hotels in the Caribbean (more on that here) as well as the only all-inclusive resort in the USVI and an eclectic assortment of other …

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  It’s hard to imagine St. Croix — or at least tourism in St. Croix — without the Buccaneer resort. When Douglas and Rachel Armstrong originally opened their 11-room inn on Beauregard Bay in 1947, sugar was still king on …

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  The pandemic has had a devastating effect on the tourism industry at large, and on the cruise business in particular. As a region largely dependent on the cruise business, the Caribbean took an incredible economic hit. The U.S. Virgin …

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  The US Virgin Islands, among the biggest tourism success stories of the pandemic, has announced a major updates to its entry rules: the lifting of all restrictions for American travelers.  That means U.S. citizens traveling from the US mainland …

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  The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Bob Seymour, who sent in this stunning shot of Buck Island with St Croix in the background.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.comw …

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  Divi Resorts has named a new regional director of operations for the Caribbean, the company said this week.  The North Carolina-based company has tapped Mo Sallah to the role, in which he will oversee resort operations at Divi’s seven …

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  St Thomas Carnival made its triumphant return this past weekend in the US Virgin Islands. The 70th annual edition of St Thomas Carnival was an “eclectic celebration of culture and tradition,” according to the US Virgin Islands Department of …

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  In a boost for St Croix’s cruise industry, Royal Caribbean has announced plans to nearly triple its calls on the island’s cruise port in Frederiksted, according to the Virgin Islands Port Authority.  The announcement was made in a press …

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  The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Scott Mitchell, who sent in this spectacular shot of the view of Buck Island from Point Udall on the island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands. Have you …

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  Cape Air, the Massachusetts-based airline that has a strong presence in the Caribbean, is going electric.  The company has signed a letter of intent to purchase 75 all-electric Alice commuter aircraft, meaning the longtime regional carrier will become the …

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  Divi Resorts has officially opened its newest all-inclusive resort in St Maarten.  It’s called Oceans at Divi Little Bay, and it’s a resort-within-a-resort at the company’s signature St Maarten property, Divi Little Bay.  The new Oceans is an elevated …

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  By Guy Britton Larry Cuculic took over as the newest chief executive officer of Best Western Hotels and Resorts towards the end of 2021, overseeing a company that is in the midst of a broad expansion push in the …

 

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