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New Ferries For the US Virgin Islands

 Above: the US Virgin Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands will soon have new ferry service. Public Works Commissioner Darryl Smalls said the new service would traffic between Cruz Bay, St John and Red Hook, St …

Island Hopping

The Best Caribbean Islands For Island Hopping

 You can have a wonderful time anywhere in the Caribbean. But for the more adventurous, why not try some good old-fashioned island hopping? Use one island as a base and try out one, two, three or more islands all within …

AMResorts to Manage Sugar Bay Resort & Spa in St Thomas

 Above: the soon-to-be Dreams Sugar Bay St Thomas Resort & Spa By the Caribbean Journal staff Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts will be adding the Sugar Bay resort in St Thomas to its brand management portfolio beginning July 1, the company …

LATEST NEWS

 The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Milton Symister, who took this photograph of Coki Point Beach on the island of St Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands. Do you have a great Caribbean …

 Sometimes a Caribbean all-inclusive resort is exactly what you need.  Or, in the case of an extreme winter, exactly what the doctor ordered: sun-drenched beaches, no wallets, no stress, no schedules and plenty of space to wind down … or …

 This week’s Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Mark Baker, who sent in this snapshot of Twelve Miles in St Thomas, Jamaica. Do you have a great photo from the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com and it could be …

 Above: a Delta plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Airlines will be adding new flights to the United States Virgin Islands from both Atlanta and New York beginning next month. The new service to St Thomas will begin Dec. …

 Above: Peter Island By the Caribbean Journal staff The Peter Island Resort & Spa in the British Virgin Islands is expanding its transfer services from St Thomas International Airport. The property is increasing scheduled transfers via luxury sport yacht to …

 Above: St Thomas By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of St Thomas will play host to the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference in 2014, the CTO announced. The decision was announced last week at the 2013 …

 Above: a Cape Air plane (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional carrier Cape Air will be adding nonstop service from St Thomas to Tortola beginning Dec. 16, the company announced. Cape Air had previously offered the service until …

 Above: the Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Jean-Paul Nel has been appointed the new general manager of the Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort in St Thomas. Nel will oversee …

 We like the beach, the culture, the food. But sometimes going to the Caribbean is really just an excuse to go shopping. And whether you’re stopping in port or on a long vacation, you’ll find everything you want to buy …

 Above: the Sugar Bay resort in St Thomas By the Caribbean Journal staff Aimbridge Hospitality has been tapped as the new manager of the Sugar Bay Resort in St Thomas, the company announced Tuesday. The 294-room all-inclusive property will also …

 They’re some of the major reasons we all love the Caribbean — an ice cold beer or rum punch, the sand at your feet and the sea in your sight. The Caribbean’s beach bars have all of them in full …

 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh with Rodney F Querrard (Photo: OG USVI) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has nominated Rodney Querrard as the territory’s next Commissioner of Police. Querrard previously served …

 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh and FEMA Assistant Administrator Damon Penn By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands hosted a delegation of officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for a briefing this week. USVI Governor John …

 Above: St Thomas By the Caribbean Journal staff The District of the Virgin Islands collected more than $3.02 million in criminal and civil actions for the fiscal year 2012, according to data released by United States Attorney Ronald Sharpe. Of …

 Above: ESPN’s Stephen A Smith (Photo: ESPN) By Alexander Britell Every morning at 10 AM eastern time, sports journalist Stephen A Smith goes head-to-head with colleague Skip Bayless on the set of ESPN’s First Take. The debate programme features the …