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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Brewers Bay, Tortola

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Freddy Wilson, who sent in this stunning shot of sunset in Brewers Bay, Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. It’s another wonderful message of the beauty …

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BVI Renames Cruise Pier for Tourism Visionary

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the fastest-growing cruise ports in the Caribbean has a new name. The British Virgin Islands has renamed the Tortola Pier Park in honor of tourism visionary and local cruise industry pioneer, Cyril B. Romney. …

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British Virgin Islands Cruise Sector Continues to Make a Comeback

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ cruise sector is continuing what has been a remarkable comeback from the storms of 2017. The BVI is projecting 524,928 cruise passengers for the 2018-2019 season, concentrated of course at the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tortola’s signature boutique hotel has officially reopened its doors. The historic Sugar Mill Hotel and Restaurant is back again across the beach from Apple Bay. The 23-room property has also unveiled a major addition: the …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor LIAT has returned to the British Virgin Islands. The regional air carrier has resumed its morning and evening services to Tortola following the suspension of flights after Hurricane Irma last year. The airline resumed flights into …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Capt. Ron Inglett, who sent in this lovely shot of sunset as seen from Sopers Hole on the West End of Tortola in the British Virgin …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a banner year for Martinique’s cruise sector last year, according to local tourism officials. The destination and its signature port in the capital of Fort-de-France welcomed more than 620,000 cruise passengers last year. …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton You can’t look away. Even when the water is as calm as a lake, when the green hills stand, pristine, and the clouds hold in place, the view is dynamic, energetic even without motion. …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton One of our favorite airport lounges in the Caribbean, well, isn’t at the airport at all. And it isn’t exactly a lounge either. But that’s what makes this tiny beach shack on Tortola’s Trellis …

 WEST END — There’s a group of us, sailors and rum-seekers, strolling through the pathways of West End in Tortola, searching for the Pusser’s we knew.  West End has changed in the last 12 months, and will change again in …

 By Alexander Britell There’s the sort of soundtrack you’d expect to find in Peckham or Paris, with panoramic views of brilliant green hills and tables hand-built from wine barrels. On a hot afternoon in Tortola, this is the coolest place …

 By Alexander Britell The boiler is smoldering, the smell of sugarcane alchemy pungent in the air, steps across the road from the beach. There’s a reason, after all, why they call it Cane Garden Bay. Here, in an old stone …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In the hills above Tortola’s northern shore lies Shannon House, on the exclusive Shannon Estate. The Tortola property, which includes seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms, is listed with Sotheby’s International Realty for $3.25 million. Its Indonesian-inspired …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The British Virgin Islands is sizzling. Summer Sizzle BVI is launching its 10th Anniversary Celebration under the slogan Rebuild, Restore, Revive the BVI and inspire the next generation. The event, which has risen to become the …

 By Alexander Britell It isn’t just the Caribbean’s best sailing destination — it’s one of its greatest food getaways, too. And that’s always been true for travelers in the know — whether you’re downing a massive lobster at the Big …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Turks and Caicos-based airline interCaribbean Airways is introducing new routes from Santo Domingo to Aruba and between Curacao and Kingston, Jamaica. These new services add to the airline’s nonstop flights to Tortola, St. Maarten and Providenciales, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Disney Cruise Line is returning to the British Virgin Islands this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned. The cruise line, one of the major cruise operators to the British Virgin Islands and the Tortola Pier Park …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor This fall, Disney Cruise Line will return to some of its favorite destinations and home ports on a variety of itineraries, including getaways to Bermuda, the Bahamas, Mexico and destinations around the Caribbean. Bookings open to …