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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Sapphire Beach, St Thomas

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jim Righeimer, who sent int his lovely shot of Sapphire Beach in St Thomas, USVI.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in […]


In St John, a Celebration of Culture 

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It’s been nearly seven decades since the island of St John held its first Celebration, a tradition that has turned into one of the most vibrant summer festivals in the Caribbean. Now in its 69th year, St John Celebration is […]


Marriott Just Opened This Long-Awaited Resort in St Thomas 

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It might be the most remarkable thing about the US Virgin Islands’ booming tourism industry in the years since the onset of the pandemic: the destination has been having all of this success without its largest resort.  That is finally […]

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A New Way to Power Caribbean Resorts With Clean Energy

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By Alexander Britell It’s no secret that energy in the Caribbean is not cheap. As hotel construction and investment continue to ramp up in the region, demand for sustainable, reliable and cost-effective energy solutions continues to rise. And in recent […]

From St Thomas to St Croix, Travelers Are Flocking to the US Virgin Islands 

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Since the onset of the pandemic, the US Virgin Islands has been arguably the most resilient destination in the Caribbean, a trend that is showing no signs of slowing down.  The American Caribbean destination anchored by St Thomas, St Croix […]

USVI Eyes Developer for St Thomas Hotel Project 

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By the Caribbean Journal Invest staff The US Virgin Islands Port Authority has launched a request for qualifications for a new hotel project near the airport, according to the VI Ports Authority.  The developer would enter into a multi-year contract […]

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This St Thomas Resort Has Been Sold 

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to Caribbean Journal Invest The Sugar Bay Resort & Spa in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands was recently sold to DV USVI Investment Group for $20 million. Aspokesperson for the USVI Department of Tourism confirmed […]

New Caribbean Airline Connects St Thomas, St Croix 

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There is a new airline in the Caribbean, and it’s providing a new boost for service between St Thomas and St Croix in the United States Virgin Islands.  Fly the Whale, which operates a charter network of destinations in the […]

Machel Montano to Headline Star-Studded St Thomas Carnival 

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The lineup for St Thomas Carnival just got a whole lot bigger.  An exciting list of music stars at this year’s St Thomas Carnival Village Nights performances will include soca legend Machel Montano.  The Carnival Village Nights, which begin April […]


The WNBA's Next Big Star Is From St Thomas, USVI

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The WNBA’s next big star is from the United States Virgin Islands.  Aliyah Boston, an All-American forward for the University of South Carolina, was selected first overall in the WNBA Draft by the Indiana Fever.  Boston’s accolades last year included […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Hull Bay, St Thomas

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Daniel DeBee, who sent in this lovely shot of Hull Bay in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with […]

St Thomas, St Croix Seeing Strong Cruise Growth 

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Both St Thomas and St Croix in the United States Virgin Islands are seeing continued cruise growth, according to new data from the USVI Department of Tourism.  St Thomas received more than 1.6 million cruise passengers through its two ports […]


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