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The USVI Is Growing Faster Than Any Other Caribbean Destination

 It’s been an exemplar for the Caribbean in the post-Covid tourism world, and the US Virgin Islands continues to see outstanding tourism performance.  But that doesn’t tell the whole story.  The US Virgin Islands has actually seen the highest increase …

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Tradewind’s Anguilla Flights Are Back Next Month

 Tradewind Aviation, the luxury airline that operates scheduled and charter service to many of the Caribbean’s top destinations, is set to relaunch its popular Anguilla service.  Next month, Tradewind will resume its nonstop service between San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin …

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The Winners of the CJ Caribbean Travelers’ Choice Awards 2022

 They are the world’s foremost experts on Caribbean travel: Caribbean Journal readers. They travel to the Caribbean multiple times each year, scouring the region for the newest and the greatest, searching out hotels, beaches, restaurants and experiences.  And each year, …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s the biggest new resort project in the US Virgin Islands, and the new Frenchman’s Reef dual-property destination resort is unique in another way: it’s powered by clean energy. The Marriott resort, which is opening soon and …

 It began during the pandemic, when expert tourism management and a flexible travel health policy helped drive a new wave of visitors to the US Virgin Islands.  And the last two years has seen unprecedented levels of tourism growth in …

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 The Caribbean is seeing strong interest from travelers for the upcoming winter season, according to new data from travel giant Expedia.  Recent searches for the upcoming winter season have jumped by 15 percent, compared to what was already a strong …

 Marriott will be debuting a pair of highly-anticipated new resorts in St Thomas, USVI this fall.  The new Frenchman’s Reef, St Thomas’ most iconic hotel property, will reopen this winter with a pair of resorts: the The Seaborn, part of …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Steve Guidry, who sent in this lovely shot of sunrise at Secret Harbour in St Thomas. He calls it “Last Day Surprise.” Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

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 Topgolf has opened its first-ever Swing Suite in the Caribbean at the Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas.  The new suite is a private sports entertainment space featuring access to 80 18-hole virtual golf course, along with 10 additional virtual games for parties …

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 Part of the $350 million rebuild of the iconic Frenchman’s Reef property in St Thomas will be a new Westin resort, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Westin Beach Resort and Spa at Frenchman’s Reef is slated to open in …

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 It’s hard to think of anyone who has better distilled the dream of island living than Jimmy Buffett. And Buffett’s empire has expanded far beyond music, from the famous, ubiquitous Margaritaville restaurants and bars to a fast-expanding portfolio of branded …

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 It’s been one of the biggest success stories in Caribbean tourism since the onset of the pandemic: the US Virgin Islands, which expertly navigated the uncertain waters of the pandemic and came out with record-breaking numbers.  Indeed, from June 2021 …

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 They’re the kinds of meals you savor. Not just when you’re finishing dessert, but months and years in advance. This is the experience diners are seeking when they come to any strong culinary destination, and, thankfully, the Caribbean is full …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Nick Heinemann, who sent in this stunning shot of St Thomas, just before sunrise.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the …

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 Planning has already begun for the 2022 edition of the USVI Charter Yacht Show.  This year’s event will be set at IGY Marinas’ Yacht Haven Grande in St Thomas from Nov. 12-15.  “Build. Learn. Shine. Certify. These are the keywords …

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 The US Virgin Islands’ popular St John Celebration is back again this year, with plans for the biggest and best version of the event since the onset of the pandemic.  While scaled-back events were held in 2020 and 2021, this …

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 The pandemic has had a devastating effect on the tourism industry at large, and on the cruise business in particular. As a region largely dependent on the cruise business, the Caribbean took an incredible economic hit. The U.S. Virgin Islands …

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 The US Virgin Islands, among the biggest tourism success stories of the pandemic, has announced a major updates to its entry rules: the lifting of all restrictions for American travelers.  That means U.S. citizens traveling from the US mainland and …

 

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