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The State of US Virgin Islands Hotels, After Irma

 After the destruction of Irma, relief efforts are underway and assessments continue. And what about the fundament of the island’s economy, its hotels? According to initial evalutations, damage ranged from power outages at properties like Caneel Bay to significant property …

US Virgin Islands Begins Assessing Irma Damage; St Croix “Back to Business”

 The U.S Virgin Islands has begun a full assessment on the impact of Hurricane Irma on the territory, with major damage apparent in both St Thomas and St John. St. Croix did not receive the full brunt of the storm, …

A Dream Villa in St. Croix

 Choosing the right Caribbean villa is never easy. Beach or hillside? What kind of staffing? Most importantly, what island? But the Mango Hill Greathouse offers another vexing choice: stay for a week or stay forever? That’s because this dreamy villa …

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 Beauty isn’t seasonal. So when you’re planning your summer vacation for 2017, you need to be thinking Caribbean. Because, contrary to the views of some, the Caribbean is just as wonderful a place to visit in the summer as it is …

Beach Resorts

 There are great “resorts” in the Caribbean and there are great beach vacations in the Caribbean. The distinction is no small thing. Because while some resorts can offer all the amenities and grandeur you’re looking for, they may not be …

 The U.S. Virgin Islands is expanding its popular travel credit promotion. The USVI’s Department of Tourism has launched a new program called “Centennial PLUS” to coincide with the destination’s 100th anniversary as a U.S. territory. Now, the package offers $400 …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader David Bush, who sent in this stunning photograph of Turtle Beach on Buck Island off the coast of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Have you taken a great photo in the …

 U.S. Vice President Joe Biden flew to St. Croix this week with his family to celebrate the New Year. Biden, who regularly visits St. Croix, will be staying on the island through Jan. 2. It will likely be his last …

 When it comes to the United States Virgin Islands, we’ve got a soft spot for the southernmost of the trio. That’s because St. Croix combines so many of the things we value in a Caribbean getaway – superb dining, breezy …

Buy a Home in St. Croix

 It’s one of the most beautiful places in the Caribbean: St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. And its location means that for U.S. citizens it’s a very convenient place to buy a vacation home or move. To learn more …

Virgin Islands Food Tours

 Startup company Virgin Islands Food Tours aims to help visitors taste the island By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Could there be a more fun way to explore a destination than to eat your way around it? We think not, and …

retire st croix

 By Amy Land-de WildeCJ Contributor St. Croix has long been a destination not only for vacationers, but for retirees alike. Their interest is sparked during a first visit, and is renewed by subsequent trips to America’s Paradise. For those lucky …

 It’s summer in the Caribbean, meaning the water is warm, the beaches are less crowded and the rates are often dramatically lower. And that’s true in the US Virgin Islands, which is now offering several incentives for summer travelers to …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …