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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Up High in St Thomas

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Sarah Bryant, who sent in this stunning shot of the view at the Mountain Top in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send …

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Carnival in St Thomas Is Going Virtual

 With the Carnival Virgin Islands postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic, the popular St Thomas festival is going virtual.  That means you can bring the rhythm of one of the Caribbean’s hottest carnivals right into your home.  The US Virgin Islands …

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: On the Water in St Thomas

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

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 Silver Airways is set to launch its newest aircraft in the Caribbean, the company said this week.  The Fort Lauderdale-based carrier, which has a vast network of flights both to The Bahamas and the wider Caribbean (the latter out of …

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 Popular regional Caribbean carrier Cape Air just broke a record for ridership. Cape Air carried 35,000 passengers between December 2019 and January 2020, its highest monthly ridership to date since launching in the region 22 years ago. That number represented …

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 St Thomas is gearing up to host the 68th anniversary of Carnival Virgin Islands. This year’s celebration of the territory’s culture, cuisine, history, music and people bears the slogan “All Eyes on We for 2020.” “The events we’ve planned should …

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 NASSAU — The US Virgin Islands is seeing renewed demand from hotel developers looking to build in the territory, according to USVI Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte.  Boschulte, who was speaking during the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace Conference …

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 The recently-transformed Four Seasons Nevis has named a new general manager: Yvette Thomas-Henry.  Thomas-Henry, who is Four Seasons’ regional vice president, was born in St Thomas and raised in St Croix, making her the first Caribbean native to hold the …

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 The islands of the Caribbean are in the middle of a new age, as dynamism, optimism and investment sweep across destinations as diverse as they are beautiful.  And that means the world of places to visit in the Caribbean keeps …

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 American Airlines has officially launched an extra daily flight to San Juan.  The world’s largest airline has begun a second daily flight from Dallas-Fort Worth and Puerto Rico’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport.  The flight doubles available seating capacity to …

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 The Caribbean hotel sector is, in a word, buzzing. New hotels seem to be popping up every week, and it’s not just the traditional hotel hubs. Sure, there are new Caribbean hotels on the way in places like the Dominican …

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 The world’s largest airline launched a pair of new routes this week to a Caribbean destination on the rise: St Thomas.  The latest boosts to St Thomas’ tourism renaissance came with the arrival of new winter flights from both Chicago …

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 In a boost for locals and visitors to one of the Caribbean’s busiest cruise ports, St Thomas will soon be home to a brand-new cigar lounge.  It’s called The Pelican Shop, and it will be set in St Thomas’ A.H. …

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 American Airlines is set to launch a major new Caribbean flight expansion this month.  The world’s largest airline will be launching a series of flights across the region beginning Dec. 18 with the launch of new flights from New York’s …

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 You’re looking out at a frosted window or a flurry. Even going outside is a feat, making you dream about warm waters and palm trees.  Because you could be in the Caribbean right now.  And there are few times of …

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 In what is easily one of the most anticipated relaunches in the Caribbean in several years, the Ritz-Carlton St Thomas has officially reopened its doors.  The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas, long the leading hotel in the United States Virgin Islands, began …

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 Carnival’s Carnival Fascination cruise ship is adding new Caribbean cruises out of its homeport in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  In 2021, the ship will add three new seven-day Caribbean cruises out of San Juan, each of which will include stops …