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In St Thomas, a New Kind of Off-the-Grid Caribbean Development

 By Alexander Britell It’s the newest development in St Thomas: Magens Junction, composed of 108 affordable rental apartments at the former St Thomas Dairy Site — and it’s rather unique for the entire Caribbean. It’s a project by Jackson Development Company, …

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St Thomas Is Getting New Flights From Miami

 One of the Caribbean’s hottest destinations is set for a new route from Miami.  As part of its expansion to Miami, Spirit Airlines will kick off new flights to St Thomas, US Virgin Islands beginning in November.  The new nonstop …

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US Virgin Islands Seeing “Historic” Summer for Tourism Arrivals

 US Virgin Islands tourism is in the midst of a very strong summer, according to the territory’s top tourism official.  Buoyed by its strong management amid the pandemic, the USVI is seeing strong arrival numbers and continued demand for airlift …

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 Frontier Airlines has launched its newest nonstop service to the region, with flights from Miami to Nassau, The Bahamas.  The inaugural flight from Miami to Nassau kicked off with much fanfare. It’s Frontier’s first-ever service to The Bahamas.  The new …

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 Regional carrier Cape Air is expanding in the Caribbean with a new route between St Thomas and Anguilla.  The new service will mean two daily flights between St Thomas and Anguilla, kicking off on Nov. 20, 2021.  They’ve already launched …

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 It’s hidden between a pair of landmarks: Red Hook and the Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas, a lovely little beach called Vessup Bay.  It’s the essence of what makes St Thomas so wonderful — everywhere you look, in every corner, there’s a …

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 Spirit Airlines is expanding to Miami International Airport, and that means a wave of new flights to the carrier’s wheelhouse in the Caribbean. Crucially, it will represent an expansion — meaning it will supplement Spirit’s existing service at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International …

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 It’s getting easier to visit the British Virgin Islands. Ferry service has increased to the British Virgin Islands, in a boost for tourism to the destination.  There will now be two daily roundtrip ferry services between St Thomas and Tortola, …

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 St Thomas’ Downtown Historic District is getting major new energy.  Beginning May 28, Charlotte Amalie’s charming downtown will be open for shopping and dining until 8 PM every Friday night.  In addition, the Main Street thoroughfare will become a pedestrian …

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 The signature resort in the island of St Croix is joining Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The historic Buccaneer Beach and Golf Resort will be converting to Wyndham’s Trademark Collection, the company confirmed this week.  The Buccaneer …

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 The US Virgin Islands has pioneered the return of in-person carnival events with the first-ever “Vaccine Fete.” The event, which was held last week on the seaside in St Thomas, was held to promote a “Vaccinate to Party Safe” initiative …

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 Frontier Airlines is at it again in the Caribbean.  The fastest-growing airline in the Caribbean right now has announced plans for another new route, with new service between Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and San Juan, Puerto Rico.  The new flights …

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 There’s a new way to get to St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned. Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has announced plans to launch a new service from San Juan, Puerto Rico to St Thomas, opening up …

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 The US Virgin Islands is set to host a one-of-a-kind, in-person carnival event for vaccinated patrons next week.  And while it’s a major step forward for live events in the Caribbean, it has a pair of broader purposes: encouraging vaccinations …

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 It’s one of the centerpieces of any resort in the Caribbean: the pool.  It’s often the town square, the meeting point, the place to be at every resort in region.  And that means that it’s an essential part of the …

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 Ferry service is back in the Virgin Islands.  The British Virgin Islands has officially reopened its seaports to scheduled ferry service, the destination announced Thursday.  That means regular ferry service will now be operating between Road Town, Tortola and St …

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 The British Virgin Islands is reopening its seaport to ferry service, Caribbean Journal has learned.  There will be one daily round-trip ferry service between Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas and Road Town, Tortola.  Ferry passengers must reserve a ticket with the …