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15 Small Caribbean Hotels to Visit Right Now

Small Hotels

There’s just something different about a small hotel. Maybe it’s the intimate service you get, or the way the design vision of the owner seems to manifest itself better in the decor. Maybe it’s the little quirks, or the warm, […]


How to Get $400 Free When You Book a Trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands

The U.S. Virgin Islands is expanding its popular travel credit promotion. The USVI’s Department of Tourism has launched a new program called “Centennial PLUS” to coincide with the destination’s 100th anniversary as a U.S. territory. Now, the package offers $400 […]


25 Caribbean Destinations to Visit in 2017

Caribbean destinations to visit in 2017.

Our annual Where to Travel list isn’t about the Caribbean you know. It’s about the Caribbean you have yet to discover. This is all about the places you may have never thought about, destinations that will fascinate you and move you; […]


13 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit St. John

St. John

It’s one of the most beautiful places in the Caribbean: St. John, the most charming island in the U.S. Virgin Islands and a haven for naturalists, artists and beach-seekers alike. It’s a little slice of heaven, about 60 percent of […]

The Best Islands for Snorkeling in the Caribbean


It’s one of if not the most popular activity for Caribbean travelers: snorkeling. Aside from lounging on the beach and drinking rum, grabbing a mask and fins and heading into the sea is one of the main draws for travelers […]

How to Take a Luxury Picnic to St John

A new way to experience St John By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor To celebrate this year’s centennial of the National Parks Service The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas is encouraging its guests to explore their nearest national treasure, Virgin Islands National […]


The Best Hotels in St. John

Best Hotels in St. John

You can’t fly into St. John (catch a plane to St. Thomas (find St Thomas hotels here) and then hop the ferry over) but its behind-the-gateway location only adds to the appeal of the smallest U.S. Virgin Island. Once you […]

The Best Beaches You Can Stay on in the Caribbean

Best Beaches

Think of your favorite beaches in the Caribbean, the show-stopping ones, like Prickly Pear or Sandy Spit in the British Virgin Islands, or Trunk Bay in St John. But what makes these beaches so spectacular is something of a flaw […]

This Is a Growing Market for US Virgin Islands Tourism

islands to live on

The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is taking steps to market the territory’s tourism offerings to travelers in Texas. Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty reported that recent visits to Dallas and Houston helped generate greater awareness about the destinations […]


How to Travel to the US Virgin Islands, For Less

It’s summer in the Caribbean, meaning the water is warm, the beaches are less crowded and the rates are often dramatically lower. And that’s true in the US Virgin Islands, which is now offering several incentives for summer travelers to […]

The Best Caribbean Beach Hotels

caribbean beach hotels

Sure, there is the food and the rum and the culture and the people. But the primary draw, the siren song beckoning us to the Caribbean, is the beach. We have long acknowledged that there is something about millions of grains of […]

VIDEO: On the Beach at Hawksnest Bay, St John

It’s the most beautiful place in the US Virgin Islands: the island paradise called St John, about 60 percent of which is covered in national parkland. And one of the nicest corners of the island is in Hawksnest Bay. Here’s […]


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