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A Bigger Cruise Pier in St Croix?

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands Port Authority is exploring an opportunity to increase cruise passenger visits to the island of St Croix. The plan would be to modify the Ann E. Abramson Marine Facility in Frederiksted …

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USVI Tourism “Open For Business”

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands’ tourism industry is “open for business,” incoming Tourism Commissioner Joe Boschulte said this week. Boschulte, who awaits confirmation as the USVI’s new tourism chief, was speaking during the Caribbean Travel …

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US Virgin Islands Nominates New Tourism Commissioner

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands will soon have a new Commissioner of Tourism. New Governor Albert Bryan has named local businessman Joe Bosculte to the role; he will soon appear before the Virgin Islands Legislature …

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st thomas point pleasant

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most popular resorts in the U.S. Virgin Islands has completed its comeback, Caribbean Journal has learned. The 59-room Point Pleasant Resort has officially returned in St Thomas, marking another important step in …

best caribbean beaches

 It all begins with the beach. Sure, we love the food, the hotels and the culture in the Caribbean. But every journey starts with inspiration, and it always comes from that daydream of an afternoon spent on a beautiful shoreline, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic and Panama are the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. real estate investors, according to a report released this week by real estate company WIRE Consulting. WIRE examined the region’s real estate destinations, …

caribbean reefs

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Recent years have seen the growth of a number of initiatives aimed at regrowing coral reef in the Caribbean — most notably the Coral Restoration Foundation in Bonaire. Now, another drive has launched to help rebuild …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is expanding its service to the island of St Croix for the upcoming holiday season. US Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty confirmed that Delta would be operating daily flights from …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands is trending right now on the global Kayak travel platform, according to new data from Kayak’s Holiday Travel Hacker. The Caribbean destination is the number six trending destination for New …

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 By Alexander Britell Is there a hotter foodie destination in the Caribbean right now than St Croix? The largest of the United States Virgin Islands has become a hub of creative, high-level eateries in recent years, from recent standouts like …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands is looking to deepen its ties in the cruise industry, and has announced a major new hire to spearhead the strategy. The USVI Department of Tourism has tapped industry specialist Joe …

st thomas hotel reopen

 By Alexander Britell The Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Beach Resort in St Thomas, which was badly damaged during last year’s hurricanes, will reopen. The 502-room property, the largest hotel in St Thomas, is likely to open in 2020, according …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Airbnb has been making major inroads in the Caribbean — and one destination is seeing bigger growth than the others, according to newly released data from the sharing economy giant. The leader? The island of …

 By Alexander Britell PARADISE ISLAND — Travel and tourism is essential to the Caribbean, and after last year’s storms, revitalizing the industry is more important than ever. That was the message by former United States President Bill Clinton on Wednesday …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional Caribbean carrier LIAT has launched its newest route in the region. The airline has officially begun service between Antigua and St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. It’s actually a return for LIAT, which …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s getting easier than ever to get to the heart of the U.S. Virgin Islands. The island of St Thomas is seeing a major boost in service, both expanded flights and relaunched routes, with the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another major airport project could be coming to the U.S. Virgin Islands. Less than two months after the initial designs were revealed on St Thomas’ $230 million airport transformation project, the island of St Croix …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The 300-room Sugar Bay Resort and Spa in St Thomas is to be sold, Caribbean Journal has learned. The owners of the St Thomas property have tapped the Carlton Group to sell the US Virgin …