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St Thomas to Host 2014 CTO State of the Industry Conference

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 […]


Cape Air to Add Nonstop Service From St Thomas to Tortola

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 […]


New General Manager at St Thomas' Frenchman's Reef Resort

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 […]


Five Caribbean Cities For Great Shopping

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 […]

Aimbridge Hospitality Tapped to Manage St Thomas' Sugar Bay Resort

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 […]

The 10 Best Caribbean Beach Bars - 2013

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 […]


US Virgin Islands Governor Nominates New Police Commissioner

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 […]

USVI Hosts FEMA Officials

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 […]

US Virgin Islands Prosecutors Report $3 Million in Collections for 2012

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 […]


For ESPN's Stephen A Smith, Finding a Sanctuary in St Thomas

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 […]

Op-Ed: Three Forgotten Architects of Jamaica's Independence

By David Rowe Op-Ed Contributor Jamaica has many heroes about whom we spend a great deal of time writing and teaching. However, there are some who contributed mightily to the development of the new Jamaica who tend to be forgotten. […]

Op-Ed: Working Together to Promote the Caribbean Tourism Brand

By Richard Doumeng Op-Ed Contributor 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA). It’s also a time of continuing challenges for tourism in the region. A prolonged state of economic uncertainty in the world. Airlift […]


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