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Caribbean Photo of the Week: A View of the BVI from St John

 The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jamison Palermo, who sent in this spectacular shot of the British Virgin Islands, taken from the Anaburg Trail in St John.  Have you taken a great photo in …

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Hawksnest Bay Beach, St John

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Steve Guidry, who sent in this lovely shot of Hawksnest Bay Beach in St John, taken from Peace Hill.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to …

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St John Celebration Is Back With a Pair of Events

 The ever-popular St John Celebration event is back this year, in a safe format amid the pandemic.  The US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism’s Division of Festivals will hold two events for St John Celebration on July 3 and 4, …

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 There’s a new private-island destination resort in the Caribbean.  It’s called Lovango Resort + Beach Club, and it’s set on Lovango Cay just off the coast of St John.  The resort among the first new-build properties in the destination in …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Katy Owens, who sent in this lovely shot of Great Lameshur Bay in St John, US Virgin Islands.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.com …

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 It’s just past five o’clock in the infinity pool, where the view stretches endlessly toward the towering hills of St John.  And then you turn around for a moment and the view is a different kind of beautiful, up the …

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 The US Virgin Islands is open for tourism, and the destination has been at the forefront of the nascent Caribbean travel rebound.  The USVI continues to see airlift to the territory expand, with both relaunched flights and new routes from …

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 “You always have that feeling of joy,” Sybille Sorrentino says, gazing at the wall of green just across the water. “It’s a three-by-two-mile sanctuary.” We’re at Virgin Islands Eco Tours, set on the southeastern coast of the island of St …

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 The past year has changed a lot about the travel industry. What hasn’t changed is the world’s love affair with the Caribbean — and while intrepid travelers have already been returning to the region’s shores, demand (and arrival numbers) are expected …

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 Restaurants are about more than just food.  When we go out to eat, we aren’t doing so because we have to — we do it because we want to.  Because restaurants make our lives more interesting. They break up the …

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 The right beach, the right chair, the right drink. It may sound simple, but, like the greatest cocktails, you only need a few ingredients. In a time when travel has been significantly disrupted, this is the kind of experience we …

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 Aruba and the US Virgin Islands are seeing surging interest for vacation rentals right now, according to a new report from HometoGo.  The vacation rental portlal’s internal search and booking data showed significant year-over-year jumps in interest, with Aruba seeing …

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 The US Virgin Islands is “putting the brakes” on tourism, closing its doors to leisure visitors beginning Aug. 19 for a period of at least one month.  US Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan Jr announced the move, reverting the territory …

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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 …

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 “My employees even come here on their days off,” says owner Sybille Sorrentino.  Such is the pull, the sheer magnetism of Honeymoon Beach in St John, the home of the beloved Bikinis on the Beach Bar and Grill.  It’s the …

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 A new private–island resort is coming off the coast of St John in the US Virgin Islands, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The new Lovango Resort and Beach Club will be a fully sustainable resort set on Lovango Cay, just …

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 The world of travel may have changed, but one thing hasn’t: a luxury villa remains one of the ultimate vacations to take in the Caribbean.  And today, a villa getaway is that much more alluring: you have the built-in privacy, …