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Norwegian Gem Makes Inaugural Call to St Croix

 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 …

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The Renaissance of Frederiksted, St Croix

 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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InterCaribbean Airways Launching Dominica Flights

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Vice President Mike Pence is visiting the US Virgin Islands this week, Governor Kenneth Mapp announced this weekend. Pence will visit the territory on Friday in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a significant boost for the hard-hit island of St Thomas, the Cyril E. King Airport is set to reopen on Thursday for commercial flights. The announcement was made by US Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff United States President Donald Trump has declared that a “major disaster” exists in Puerto Rico and in St Croix, ordering federal assistance to supplement local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Maria. Assistance …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands was “severely impacted” by the passage of Hurricane Maria, according to a statement US Virgin Islands Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty. The eye of the Category …

 Above: the projected path of Maria By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Maria pummeled the island of St Croix early Wednesday before making landfall in Puerto Rico. The eye of Maria was located over Eastern Puerto Rico at 8 AM …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor You may know St. Croix jewelers Sonya Ltd as the originator of the hook bracelet, that classically Crucian silver or gold piece of jewelry that silently signals whether you’re single or taken, depending on whether …