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Delta Expanding St Croix Service

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Airlines is expanding its service to the US Virgin Island of St Croix. The carrier will be expanding its Atlanta-St Croix route to daily service over the Christmas holiday season, according to the US …

In St Croix, a Different Kind of Caribbean Vacation

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor A Caribbean vacation is synonymous with a beach vacation. But what if you decided to do something different? On a recent trip to St. Croix I did, eschewing seaside resorts for Hotel Caravelle, a small …

The Best Sunset Cruise in St Croix

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor So you’ve been to St. Croix and watched the sun rise at Point Udall, the easternmost spot on the island and in the entire United States. Nothing can top that, right? Wrong. On a trip …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor ST CROIX — Considering her surname, you’d expect Crucian textile artist’s Debbie Sun’s work to be bright and colorful and her disposition to be unfailingly positive. And you’d be right. Just one look at her …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor All that’s missing is the umbrella. But truth be told, we’re not sure that there’s room for anything else in this RumRunner, the house specialty at the bar and restaurant of the same name at …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Christiansted, St. Croix, has no shortage of superb restaurants, and now a new foodie find is preparing to make its debut. Within the next couple of weeks Crucian chef and culinary ambassador for the United …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor What’s better than vacationing on a Caribbean island? Vacationing on two. And if you’re staying on St. Croix, you can enjoy a second island experience, one that’ll cost you only five bucks round-trip. From your …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Watching the sun rise over the Caribbean is a special experience. But it’s perhaps nowhere more special than at St. Croix’s Point Udall, the easternmost point of the United States. About 10 miles from Christiansted, …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s no secret that I scream for ice cream. So when a friend from the USVI clued me into a new ice cream parlor in Christiansted, St. Croix, I was there, well, lickety split. Savor …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor There’s no beach in sight. No sandy scallop being washed by foam-frilled waves. Yet this is a vista that’s in no way diminished by a lack of sand. And I just can’t look away. I’ve …

 By Alexander Britell It’s home to great beaches, world-class rum and one of the most beautiful historic cities in the Caribbean. And while the US Virgin Island of St Croix has long tended to stay under-the-radar as a tourism destination, …

 New life in Christiansted By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor St. Croix’s historic Hotel Caravelle has just reopened after a $2.5 million renovation. The property has also announced plans to open a casino which it says is slated to open this …

 Could St Croix get a major new resort? That’s the plan by the government of the US Virgin Islands, which is looking to bring a four-star resort project to the island. US Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp said his administration …

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 The US Virgin Islands will welcome new Delta Air Lines flights from Atlanta to St. Croix beginning Dec. 23. US Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp says that the new flights are an important development in the resurgence of the economy …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Digby Stridiron is kind of a big deal. A member of the James Beard Foundation who perfected his culinary craft at Florida restaurants including Luma on Park and Norman’s, the Crucian chef got his start …

 Restaurant week set to begin  By the Caribbean Journal staff The burgeoning culinary hub of St Croix has launched its upcoming Restaurant Week. St Croix’s restaurant week, dubbed Dine VI, is a 10-day “celebration of the cuisine, culture and community …

 Storm turns deadly in Dominica By the Caribbean Journal staff Tropical Storm Erika made landfall in the Caribbean on Thursday, pummeling much of the region’s northeast with heavy rain and turning deadly in Dominica. The storm caused severe flooding and …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Wi-Fi is coming to the US Virgin Islands’ seaplane terminals. The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) and Seaborne Airlines have announced a new partnership to bring Wi-Fi to travelers in the USVI. All Seaborne Seaplane …