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What Are the Incentives for Hotel Investment in the US Virgin Islands?

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor While U.S. Virgin Islands investment experts, like those in the rest of the Caribbean, remain sensitive to the struggles everyone is experiencing due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, they also humbly admitted that this an […]

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St Thomas’ Sugar Bay Resort Remains on the Market

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Brokerage firm sources confirmed with Caribbean Journal Invest (CJI) on Wednesday that the currently shuttered Sugar Bay Resort & Spa in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, remains on the market. In a recent interview with […]

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Reopenings of Marriott-Branded St Thomas Resorts Pushed to 2022

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor The much-anticipated openings of both the Frenchman’s Reef Marriott Resort & Spa and Noni Beach Resort, an Autograph Collection Hotel in St Thomas have been delayed from the end of this year to the summer […]


Caribbean Photo of the Week: The View From Buck Island

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Brian Creech, who sent in this stunning shot of the view toward St John and St Thomas from the lookout on Buck Island, just off the coast of St Croix.  Have […]

A Leading US Virgin Islands Hotel Is For Sale

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The leading boutique hotel in St Croix, US Virgin Islands is for sale, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The Fred, the new boutique hotel that’s brought a major injection of energy into Frederiksted, St Croix, has been listed for sale […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Sugar Beach, St Croix

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Deb Broom, who sent in this lovely shot of Sugar Beach on the island of St Croix in the USVI.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it […]


American Airlines Begins Big Caribbean Relaunch

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American Airlines kicked off a major relaunch of service to the Caribbean on Tuesday, resuming flights to a host of reopened destinations across the region.  American resumed eight routes from Miami on July 7, including service to Santo Domingo, Santiago, […]

St Croix’s Coolest New Hotel Is Open

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The first thing you see when you walk into the blue-and-green lobby is a bright orange portrait of a rooster.  And it’s not a surprise.  If you eat, sleep and drink in Frederiksted, you’ll see and hear the roosters, strutting […]

This Year’s St John Celebration Is Going Virtual

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The 66th annual St. John Celebration is going virtual, with plans for a “pop-up” virtual festival, running from June 27 to July 4. U.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte said that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions […]


The Buccaneer, St Croix’s Legendary Resort, Is Open

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The pastel pink walls; the rolling green fairways; the graceful twilight steps of a Moko Jumbie.  Since 1947, The Buccaneer resort in St Croix has been the essence of the St Croix vacation: the beauty, the culture, the sport.  And […]

Spirit Airlines Is Relaunching Flights to the Caribbean

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Spirit Airlines is planning a major relaunch of its flight service to the Caribbean over the next two months, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The low-cost carrier is planning a roll-out of relaunched routes in June and July, kicking off as […]

The US Virgin Islands Is Open for Tourism — Here's What to Expect

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St Croix might be your best bet if you’re thinking about heading to the U.S. Virgin Islands, after the U.S. territory officially reopened to visitors on June 1. (Update: all travelers to the USVI must complete a screening form — […]


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