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From Turks and Caicos to St Martin, the Best New Caribbean Vacation Villas 

 Just after Labor Day, the fantasy returns: travelers begin plotting their Caribbean winter escapes, dreaming of that next unforgettable island vacation.  And for most frequent Caribbean travelers, particularly families, it’s hard to beat a villa vacation, with the combination of …

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Why the US Virgin Islands Is Coming to Philadelphia

 The United States Virgin Islands is making its presence felt in Philadelphia this upcoming weekend.  The USVI is sponsoring the Made in America Festival, with a focus on driving visitation to St Croix, St John and St Thomas for the …

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A Spectacular Caribbean Villa in St John 

 On one side, there’s Trunk Bay and its shimmering turquoise. On the other, there’s Cinnamon Bay and its sparkling sand.  And then beaches keep coming.  This is the epicenter of St John’s marvelous natural environment, and perhaps its most stunning …

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 It’s been one of the biggest success stories in Caribbean tourism since the onset of the pandemic: the US Virgin Islands, which expertly navigated the uncertain waters of the pandemic and came out with record-breaking numbers.  Indeed, from June 2021 …

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 They’re the kinds of meals you savor. Not just when you’re finishing dessert, but months and years in advance. This is the experience diners are seeking when they come to any strong culinary destination, and, thankfully, the Caribbean is full …

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 The combination of no passport requirements, easy-to-understand COVID-19 rules and strong tourism management led to a boom in visits to the U.S. Virgin Islands from the mainland in 2021, helping to fuel a dramatic turnaround in tourism on St. John, …

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 Saint Lucia Carnival is making its return this year after a two-year hiatus amid the pandemic, and tourism officials say the demand is “overwhelming.” Caribbean Airlines has already added more flights from Trinidad to tap the regional market for the …

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 The US Virgin Islands’ popular St John Celebration is back again this year, with plans for the biggest and best version of the event since the onset of the pandemic.  While scaled-back events were held in 2020 and 2021, this …

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 The pandemic has had a devastating effect on the tourism industry at large, and on the cruise business in particular. As a region largely dependent on the cruise business, the Caribbean took an incredible economic hit. The U.S. Virgin Islands …

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 The US Virgin Islands, among the biggest tourism success stories of the pandemic, has announced a major updates to its entry rules: the lifting of all restrictions for American travelers.  That means U.S. citizens traveling from the US mainland and …

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 The long awaited transformation of the Marriott Frenchman’s Reef property in St Thomas is slated to debut this fall.  Aimbridge Hospitality has announced that it will be opening two new hotels in St Thomas: the Westin Beach Resort and Spa …

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 St Thomas Carnival made its triumphant return this past weekend in the US Virgin Islands. The 70th annual edition of St Thomas Carnival was an “eclectic celebration of culture and tradition,” according to the US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism.  …

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 It first opened in back in the 1970s, at the time a pioneer in the still uncharted world of eco tourism.  Now, well, it’s precisely what many travelers are looking for. And now, five years after Hurricane Irma, the legendary …

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 It’s been one of the greatest tourism success stories of the pandemic — and tourism continues to sizzle in the United States Virgin Islands.  Last year was a banner year for travel in the territory, according to new data released by …

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 The 20-square island in the US Virgin Islands, nearly two thirds of which is covered by National Park, is a place meant for exploration, tailor made for independent travelers, for those who know how to seek out the richness of …

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 They may not be the biggest, or have the most amenities. They may be brand new, they may be centuries old. But the coolest hotels in the Caribbean are the ones that have that indescribable x-factor; where, no matter how …

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 Hiking a volcano. Walking the cane fields of an organic rum distillery. Eating lionfish burgers at an oceanfront food truck; savoring a twilight mento concert; kayaking across a secret mangrove forest; riding a flats boat to an undiscovered sandbar. They’re …