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US Virgin Islands Leading Caribbean Tourism Rebound

 It was one of the first Caribbean destinations to reopen amid the pandemic. Now it’s leading the Caribbean’s tourism rebound.  The United States Virgin Islands, buoyed by its class-leading Travel Screening Portal, was the top performing destination I the Caribbean …

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Caribbean’s Largest Marina Sold

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St Croix All-Inclusive Resort Set for October Launch

 Divi Resorts is set to unveil its completely relaunched resort in St Croix this October.  The Divi Carina Beach Resort and Casino in St Croix will relaunch as an all-inclusive, adults-only resort in October.  The property, open only to travelers …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s the newest development in St Thomas: Magens Junction, composed of 108 affordable rental apartments at the former St Thomas Dairy Site — and it’s rather unique for the entire Caribbean. It’s a project by Jackson Development Company, …

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 One of the Caribbean’s hottest destinations is set for a new route from Miami.  As part of its expansion to Miami, Spirit Airlines will kick off new flights to St Thomas, US Virgin Islands beginning in November.  The new nonstop …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Steve Guidry, who sent in this lovely shot of Hawksnest Bay Beach in St John, taken from Peace Hill.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to …

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 US Virgin Islands tourism is in the midst of a very strong summer, according to the territory’s top tourism official.  Buoyed by its strong management amid the pandemic, the USVI is seeing strong arrival numbers and continued demand for airlift …

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 The US Virgin Islands’ cruise industry has relaunched.  This week, Celebrity Edge became the first cruise ship to visit the USVI since the onset of the pandemic, sailing out of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.  It’s a major step forward for the …

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 People are traveling again. Driven by vaccinations, traveler confidence is as high as it’s been since the onset of the pandemic — and it’s borne out in the numbers in the Caribbean, where June was the highest-arrival month for the region …

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 There’s another new way to fly to one of the Caribbean’s buzziest destinations: St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. JetBlue has officially begun its newest service to St Thomas, with four flights each week from Newark Liberty International Airport …

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 The ever-popular St John Celebration event is back this year, in a safe format amid the pandemic.  The US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism’s Division of Festivals will hold two events for St John Celebration on July 3 and 4, …

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 Frontier Airlines has launched its newest nonstop service to the region, with flights from Miami to Nassau, The Bahamas.  The inaugural flight from Miami to Nassau kicked off with much fanfare. It’s Frontier’s first-ever service to The Bahamas.  The new …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Marcus Weitzman, who sent in this lovely shot of the boardwalk in St Croix, US Virgin Islands.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with …

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 It’s getting easier to visit the British Virgin Islands. Ferry service has increased to the British Virgin Islands, in a boost for tourism to the destination.  There will now be two daily roundtrip ferry services between St Thomas and Tortola, …

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 St Thomas’ Downtown Historic District is getting major new energy.  Beginning May 28, Charlotte Amalie’s charming downtown will be open for shopping and dining until 8 PM every Friday night.  In addition, the Main Street thoroughfare will become a pedestrian …

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 Buoyed by a strong response to the pandemic, the US Virgin Islands isn’t just setting the pace for Caribbean air arrivals — it’s also arguably the hottest yachting destination in the region right now.  From an increase in bold-faced names …

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 The signature resort in the island of St Croix is joining Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The historic Buccaneer Beach and Golf Resort will be converting to Wyndham’s Trademark Collection, the company confirmed this week.  The Buccaneer …