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The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean – 2021

 Restaurants are about more than just food.  When we go out to eat, we aren’t doing so because we have to — we do it because we want to.  Because restaurants make our lives more interesting. They break up the …

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The 15 Best Caribbean Beach Bars for 2021

 The right beach, the right chair, the right drink. It may sound simple, but, like the greatest cocktails, you only need a few ingredients. In a time when travel has been significantly disrupted, this is the kind of experience we …

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Sun Country Relaunches Minneapolis-St Thomas Flights

 There’s now another way to reach the US Virgin Islands from the Midwest. Sun Country Airlines has relaunched its service from Minneapolis-St Paul to St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The relaunched service will be …

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 A pair of Wyndham Destinations resorts has reopened on the island of St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands.  Both the Limetree Beach Resort by Club Wyndham and the Club Wyndham Elysian Beach Resort are open again.  Limetree Beach Resort …

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 Frontier is ramping up its Caribbean expansion. The carrier is set to expand its regional network out of Miami International Airport, with plans to launch new service to Cancun, Mexico.  Beginning March 11, 2021, Frontier will be running year-round, four-times-weekly …

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 That next trip.  Maybe it’s for a holiday, maybe it’s for a family reunion, maybe it’s an annual tradition.  That next trip, that vacation to plan for, to dream about; it’s one of the greatest antidotes to creeping monotony in …

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 American Airlines has expanded its pre-flight testing program to Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  American, which has been steadily expanding its pre-flight program for flights to the Caribbean, will now introduce it for flights to San Juan.  American has …

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 American Airlines is expanding its Caribbean pre-testing program to the US Virgin Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Starting Dec. 9, American Airlines will be the first airline to launch pre-flight testing on flights from the U.S. to the US Virgin …

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 Aruba and the US Virgin Islands are seeing surging interest for vacation rentals right now, according to a new report from HometoGo.  The vacation rental portlal’s internal search and booking data showed significant year-over-year jumps in interest, with Aruba seeing …

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 When the first Caribbean destinations began reopening in June, the travel world was filled with uncertainty. But in the six months since, the Caribbean has sent a message to the world that tourism reopenings can largely be done in a …

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 St. Croix stands out with its well-preserved historic buildings — notably Fort Christiansvaern, a Danish fortress dating from 1749 — two distinctive cities (Christiansted and Frederiksted), excellent culinary scene, and natural wonders that include Buck Island National Monument for desert-island …

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 Frontier Airline is launching a new expansion in the Caribbean that will include a pair of new destinations: St Thomas, US Virgin Islands and Cozumel off the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  On Feb. 13, the carrier will launch weekly Saturday …

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 The US Virgin Islands has kicked off its charter yacht industry with the hosting of the USVI Charter Yacht Show.  Last week’s event, held with rigorous health and safety protocols, brought more than 50 charter yacht brokers, with another 100 …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Brian Campbell, who sent in this lovely shot of Sapphire Beach on the island of St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

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 The US Virgin Islands is open again for tourism, and the destination’s popular destination of St Thomas has a fine collection of resorts ranging from budget-friendly, in-town hotels to luxurious retreats like the Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas. Magan’s Bay is one …

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 St Croix’s popular Crucian Christmas Festival is going virtual this year.  The island’s annual holiday fete will run virtually from Dec. 11 to Jan. 6, with a “robust” lineup of music, entertainment and online events, according to the US Virgin …

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 Travel demand is surging for the United States Virgin Islands, according to a new report from travel insurance company Squaremouth.  Based on all travel insurance policies booked on the site through Oct. 19 for all future travel, the USVI saw …