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Caribbean Photo of the Day: On the Sand in Caneel Bay

 Above: Caneel Bay (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Photo of the Day takes you to the beautiful Caneel Bay resort on St John in the United States Virgin Islands. It’s a textbook example of a St …

Strong Summer Boosts Tourism to United States Virgin Islands

 Above: St John (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A strong summer season boosted tourism numbers for the United States Virgin Islands, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. After a sluggish winter tourist season, the US territory …

Caneel Bay Expands Its Menu

 Above: Caneel Bay in St John, US Virgin Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caneel Bay resort in St John, US Virgin Islands is expanding its culinary offerings. The property, set on 170 acres in St John, has unveiled …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Café Livin in St John (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell CRUZ BAY — For a moment, you’d think you were somewhere in the French Caribbean — or Europe. A quiet side street, a small group of tables, a lone cup …

 Above: Maho Bay (All photos by CJ) ST JOHN — Yes, Trunk Bay is beautiful. Trunk Bay is, of course, the most famous beach on the US Virgin Island of St John, and its fame is well deserved. But there’s another …

 Above: the Beach Bar in St John ST JOHN — It’s one of the first things you see when you reach the harbour of Cruz Bay, St John, US Virgin Islands, when you look past the rolling green hills and …

 When you think about heading to the beach, you might think about doing nothing. We are quite the opposite. We go to beaches for a purpose, and in the Caribbean we are fortunate to have a beach for just about …

 It’s one of the region’s best-kept secrets: the Caribbean is an even cooler place in the summer. It might be the summer breezes, or the emptied-out beaches or the great deals. But when you’re planning your summer vacation, look no …

 Above: Caneel Bay YOU WON’T have any trouble finding the beach. It’s two easy steps — wake up, step out the front door. It’s a Caribbean fantasy for many, but this kind of beach access is a reality at the …

 Above: Caneel Bay (Photos by CB) By the Caribbean Journal staff The newly-rebranded Caneel Bay Resort has officially reopened in St John. The property had formerly been known as Caneel Bay, A Rosewood Resort; it has now been rebranded as …

 Above: a rendering of the new pool area By the Caribbean Journal staff The Westin St John Resort & Villas is planning a $35 million expansion and renovation project, the resort and Starwood Vacation Ownership announced Wednesday. The project will …

 ST JOHN is the natural wonder of the United States Virgin Islands, and if you’re lucky, you can find a place to perch and take in the vistas. While the island has a number of beautiful hotels, it’s got even …

 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh with Rodney F Querrard (Photo: OG USVI) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has nominated Rodney Querrard as the territory’s next Commissioner of Police. Querrard previously served …

 Above: St John in the USVI By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Environmental Protection Agency has created an inter-agency effort to protect Caribbean coral reefs off the shores of Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. The Caribbean …

 By Alexander Britell It’s not easy to innovate in any musical genre –- but Grammy-winning drummer Dion Parson, a native of St Thomas, is doing just that – bringing together the worlds of the Caribbean and jazz and creating what …