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Caribbean Photo of the Week: The Sea in St Thomas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Ricky Quamina, who sent in this stunning shot of twilight in Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas in the USVI. Have you taken a great photo in the …

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USVI “Resumes Business” After Tropical Storm Karen

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The USVI has “resumed business” following the passage of Tropical Storm Karen, officials said Wednesday. While the storm brought heavy rainfall to the trio of islands, it “had little to no impact on the territory’s …

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Two New Ways to Get to Tortola, BVI

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional Caribbean carrier interCaribbean Airways is launching a pair of new routes between the USVI and Tortola. interCaribbean is launching new daily flights between Tortola and St Thomas and St Croix, the company said this …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff An historic Caribbean resort is set to make its long-awaited comeback next year, Caribbean Journal has learned. Marriott’s Renaissance St Croix Carambola Beach Resort and Spa is set to return in the spring of 2020, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fort Lauderdale-based Silver Airways has continued streamlining its Caribbean operations following last year’s acquisition of leading regional carrier Seaborne. The company has announced that bookings for San Juan, Puerto Rico-based Seaborne’s current flight network in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Ritz-Carlton St Thomas has named a new executive chef, the property announced this week. The property has tapped Jose Sanchez as its new executive chef, a role in which Sanchez will oversee the property’s …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Antonio Grande, who sent in this wonderful shot of Brewers Bay Beach in St Thomas, USVI. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The largest independent hotel management company in the United States is set for a major Caribbean expansion — at some of the hottest properties in the region. Dallas-based Aimbridge Hospitality has announced the addition of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff From the popular “Ag” Festival to Crucian Christmas, the USVI is one of the Caribbean’s hubs for great events. And now the territory’s Department of Tourism has launched a new division to enhance these assets. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is adding another new daily nonstop flight to the USVI hotspot of St Thomas. The carrier will be launching a third daily flight from Miami to St Thomas for the upcoming peak winter …

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 By Robert MacLellanCJ Contributor Can tourism-dependent Caribbean governments learn something from oil producing countries? When relatively small and poor oil producing governments sought to get a fair price for oil – their main source of national revenue – they banded …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The soon-to-relaunch Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas has named a new general manager to oversee its reopening. The property has tapped Akis Neocleous as its new general manager, in which role he will had all operations. Neocleous …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Following the industry-shaking ban of cruises and other travel to Cuba, major cruise lines are scrambling to adapt — and one Caribbean cruise destination is out in front. The US Virgin Islands said it was …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The greatest hotel in the US Virgin Islands is set for a comeback. The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas, long that island’s leading resort and arguably the flagship hotel in the wider destination, is set to return …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands is making hotel development a strategic priority, according to Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. With few new hotels built in the territory in the last few decades, Bryan said he wants to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands is looking to boost its airlift network in a big way. USVI Governor Albert Bryan, Jr says a strong “aerial highway” was critically important to the territory’s future. Bryan met this …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The world’s largest airline is adding a pair of new routes to the US Virgin Islands. American Airlines will be launching new nonstop flights from both Chicago and Dallas-Fort Worth to St Thomas, beginning Dec. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Demand for travel to the US Virgin Islands continues to surge. That was the takeaway from talks between the USVI’s Department of Tourism and several major airlines last week. There has been strong demand for …