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The Best Place to Watch Sunrise in St Croix

 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, …

St Croix’s New Ice Cream Spot

 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 …

In St Croix, a Room With a View

 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 …

LATEST NEWS

 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 …

 It’s the Caribbean’s most precious resource. It’s right there. It’s beckoning you. You’re on the beach, taking in the sun, and you’re fascinated by what’s going on in the vast blue world right in front of you. It’s why so …

 Above: Zion Modern Kitchen in St Croix By the Caribbean Journal staff The newest restaurant in St Croix has officially opened its doors. The culinarily diverse eatery also has quite the pedigree, with a team including Chef Eddie McNamara, Chef/owner …

 Above: a Hummingbird Air plane By the Caribbean Journal staff New air service has launched between St Kitts and the United States Virgin Islands. The new flights are operated by St Croix-based Hummingbird Air, which has launched weekend service from …

 Above: St Croix (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The long-awaited reconstruction of the Paul Joseph Stadium in St Croix is moving forward. US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has signed a contract with General Engineering Corporation for …

 By Edouard MacGuffieOp-Ed Contributor The Caribbean is well known for many superlatives – most pristine beaches, most crystal-clear water and most welcoming hospitality.  What is less known is that the Caribbean is one of the world’s most expensive places to …

 Above: St Croix (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Croix will soon be home to a major new resort. Developer Golden Resorts is planning a resort on the US Virgin Island that would include 400 rooms, along with …

 Above: US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh By the Caribbean Journal staff HOVENSA, the St Croix-based oil refinery that was the largest in the Caribbean until it shuttered in 2012, has a new buyer. And it could mean an …