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From St John to Martinique, 5 Charming Caribbean Hotels to Try

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We’ve made no secret for our love of the Caribbean’s smaller hotels, where travelers can dig deep into the authentic charm of the Caribbean. But there are more such properties than one can count — meaning we never get tired of […]


6 Beach Vacations to Try Right Now in the Caribbean

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With very few exceptions, you won’t find a destination in the Caribbean that doesn’t have a beautiful beach — or five. But some destinations have that extra beach factor, the sort of place that simply overflows with marvelous beaches and […]


The Caribbean’s Newest Floating Bar Is In St John

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By Alexander Britell The Willy T. Young Island. Angel’s Rest. D Boat. They’ve long been in the pantheon of floating bars in the Caribbean: the standalone seagoing bars that take the beach bar to an entirely different level. And now […]


Caribbean Photo of the Week: Trunk Bay in St John

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Tone Limon, who sent in this lovely shot of the view overlooking Trunk Bay in St John. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? […]

The Westin St John Resort Reopens

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By the Caribbean Journal staff In a massive boost for the tourism fortunes of the island of St John, the Westin St John Resort Villas has officially reopened its doors. The reopening comes 16 months after Hurricanes Irma and Maria […]

USVI Tourism “Open For Business”

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands’ tourism industry is “open for business,” incoming Tourism Commissioner Joe Boschulte said this week. Boschulte, who awaits confirmation as the USVI’s new tourism chief, was speaking during the Caribbean Travel […]


USVI to Launch “Purpose in Paradise” Program

By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands is slated to launch a major new voluntourism-style program called Purpose in Paradise. The comprehensive program aims to enhance the territory’s “broad network of community-based philanthropic activities and strengthens our […]

St Thomas' Bolongo Bay Beach Resort Is Open Again

By Alexander Britell It’s back. One of the Caribbean’s most beloved hotels has reopened its doors on the island of St Thomas: the Bolongo Bay Beach Resort. In a huge step forward for the tourism industry in St Thomas, the […]

St John Is Getting an Energy Boost

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of St John in the United States Virgin Islands is about to get an energy boost — and get greener in the process. According to US Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp, the island […]


Princess Cruises Launches New Summer 2019 Offers

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise line Princess Cruises has officially launched new offers for its 2019 summer cruises including itineraries to the Caribbean region. The line’s Caribbean program will include its new “Rhythm of the Caribbean” experience, which aims […]

New Daily Nonstop Flights to St Thomas

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The U.S. Virgin Islands is seeing a new airlift boom, and the island of St Thomas is the latest beneficiary. Florida-based Spirit Airlines has officially launched new daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport […]

Spirit Launching Daily Nonstop Flights to St Thomas

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost air carrier Spirit Airlines is expanding its Caribbean network. The carrier has announced plans to expand to daily nonstop flights between Fort Lauderdale and St Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands. The new […]


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