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Marriott Is Opening Two New US Virgin Islands Resorts 

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Marriott is set to open its highly-anticipated pair of new resorts in the US Virgin Islands this spring.  The new Westin Beach Resort and Spa at Frenchman’s Reef and Morningstar Buoy House Beach Resort, Autograph Collection is now taking reservations […]


US Virgin Islands Joins Caribbean Tourism Organization 

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The Caribbean Tourism Organization has just welcomed its 25th member destination: the United States Virgin Islands.  The USVI has been one of the fastest-growing tourism destinations in the wider region amid the pandemic. The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization has as […]


Caribbean Photo of the Week: Cruz Bay, St John

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Alan Jones from Hinckley, Ohio, who sent in this lovely shot of Cruz Bay in St John, US Virgin Islands.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it […]


The 23 Best Caribbean Islands to Visit in 2023

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Can you believe it has been nearly three years since the world changed? In that span, the destinations of the Caribbean have undergone a tumultuous, frantic, whirring upheaval, one that turned from total static to what is today an abundant, […]

The USVI’s Lovango Resort Is Expanding 

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The Caribbean’s newest private-island destination is getting bigger.  The Lovango Resort and Beach Club, set on Lovango Cay just off the coast of St John, is set to reopen to overnight guests next months for its second season.  The resort, […]

The USVI Is Growing Faster Than Any Other Caribbean Destination

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It’s been an exemplar for the Caribbean in the post-Covid tourism world, and the US Virgin Islands continues to see outstanding tourism performance.  But that doesn’t tell the whole story.  The US Virgin Islands has actually seen the highest increase […]

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A Spectacular British Virgin Islands Villa Lists for $48 Million  

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It’s one of the most spectacular homes in the British Virgin Islands: the Valley Trunk Estate in Virgin Gorda.  And now it’s on the market.  Smiths Gore has the listing on the property, which is on the market for $48 […]

The USVI is the Caribbean’s Fastest-Growing Travel Destination 

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It began during the pandemic, when expert tourism management and a flexible travel health policy helped drive a new wave of visitors to the US Virgin Islands.  And the last two years has seen unprecedented levels of tourism growth in […]

The Caribbean’s Best Beach Bar Beaches 

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Who doesn’t love a great beach bar?  What about an entire beach filled with them?  Travel across the Caribbean and you’ll find them, single stretches of sand teeming with beach bars, often all right in a row — beach bars […]


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

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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 […]

Why the US Virgin Islands Is Coming to Philadelphia

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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 […]

A Spectacular Caribbean Villa in St John 

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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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