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The Cool List: the Coolest Hotels in the Caribbean for 2024

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They’re different. They’re fun, they’re colorful, they’re unique. They’re themselves. The Caribbean has no shortage of cool hotels and in this, Caribbean Journal’s 12th annual Cool List, we highlight the places that hit you in a different way, that do […]

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The 25 Best Beaches in the Caribbean to Visit in 2024

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Let’s be frank. The best beach in the Caribbean is the one you’re on right now. That means choosing our favorite beaches in the Caribbean each year is an almost impossible task — and one that, we admit, is completely […]

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The 10 Best New Hotels in the Caribbean for 2024 

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The Caribbean hotel pipeline isn’t slowing down, and that means another wave of hotels set to open their doors in 2024. Our list of the hottest new hotels for 2024 includes some that just opened their doors at the end […]

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American Airlines Is Adding More Daily Flights to St Thomas, USVI

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It is one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean: the US Virgin Islands, which has been seeing surging tourism numbers largely since the summer of 2020. That includes the territory’s most-visited island, St Thomas, which has been seeing […]


A New Boat Show Is Coming to St Thomas, USVI 

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Since the pandemic, the US Virgin Island has emerged as one of the hottest yachting destinations in the wider Caribbean, blending its enviable island-hopping with strong, easily accessible airlift from all over the United States.  With demand continuing to grow, […]


Yes, You Can Stay at an All-Inclusive Resort in St Thomas, USVI

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The Bolongo Bay Beach Resort on St. Thomas may be the most popular all-inclusive resort you’ve never heard of. It’s not that the resort itself isn’t well-known: this family-run and managed, beach resort has been in business since 1974. But […]

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St Thomas, St Croix Tourism Surging 

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Air traffic and tourism numbers for the two biggest islands in the US Virgin Islands continue to show strong growth, according to new data.  St Thomas is anticipating 25 percent year-over-year growth for the 2023-2024 winter season, as compared to […]


Expansion Projects for St Croix, St Thomas Cruise Ports 

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The US Virgin Islands’ Port Authority has received the green light for an expansion for its cruise ports in St Croix and St Thomas, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  In St Thomas, the focus is on the Crown Bay cruise […]


Fortress' $425 Million Hotel Rebuild in St Thomas

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The iconic Frenchman’s Reef resort complex in the U.S. Virgin Islands was built in 1973 and was a beloved Caribbean resort before it was shuttered in 2017 due to the massive devastation caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria. After years […]

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Marriott’s New Westin Beach Resort Is Open in St Thomas 

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The long-awaited Westin Beach Resort in St Thomas has officially begun welcoming guests in a soft opening phase, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The US Virgin Islands’ largest resort is currently open for bookings, as confirmed on the Marriott Web site.  […]


New Feature Film Is a “Virgin Islands Love Story” 

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A new film coming to Amazon Prime next month puts the US Virgin Islands at the front and center.  “Timeless: A Virgin Islands Love Story,” written and directed by Edward La Borde, Jr, will come to Amazon Prime on Sept. […]


Delta Is Adding More Flights to Montego Bay, St Thomas

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Delta Air Lines is adding more than 35,000 seats for what the company is calling its largest-ever winter schedule in Latin America and the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That will include extra flights to destinations across the region, from […]


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