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Five Ways to Visit St Croix

 By Bob Curley CJ Contributor   St. Croix combines many of the the best attributes of the U.S. Virgin Islands: towns named after Danish kings (Christiansted and Frederiksted) have the shopping, dining, and nightlife options you’d find in St. Thomas, …

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From St John to Martinique, 5 Charming Caribbean Hotels to Try

 We’ve made no secret for our love of the Caribbean’s smaller hotels, where travelers can dig deep into the authentic charm of the Caribbean. But there are more such properties than one can count — meaning we never get tired of …

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St Thomas Seeing Surge in Airbnb Demand

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of St Thomas is seeing a surge in Airbnb demand, according to new numbers released by the US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism. St Thomas is seeing a 338 percent growth in bookings …

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st thomas nonstop flights

 By Alexander Britell and Dana Niland St Thomas is getting a big airlift boost this summer — and it looks like the start of a trend. The flight expansion will be highlighted by the addition of a second daily nonstop …

green caribbean

 With very few exceptions, you won’t find a destination in the Caribbean that doesn’t have a beautiful beach — or five. But some destinations have that extra beach factor, the sort of place that simply overflows with marvelous beaches and …

caribbean photo st croix

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader R. Reid-Smith, who sent in this delightful shot of Ha’Penny Beach on the island of St Croix in the United States Virgin Islands. Have you taken …

st john caribbean floating bar

 By Alexander Britell The Willy T. Young Island. Angel’s Rest. D Boat. They’ve long been in the pantheon of floating bars in the Caribbean: the standalone seagoing bars that take the beach bar to an entirely different level. And now …

caribbean photo st john

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Tone Limon, who sent in this lovely shot of the view overlooking Trunk Bay in St John. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

st john resort westin

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a massive boost for the tourism fortunes of the island of St John, the Westin St John Resort Villas has officially reopened its doors. The reopening comes 16 months after Hurricanes Irma and Maria …

st croix cruise pier

 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 …

st thomas more nonstop

 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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 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 …

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, …

dominican republic real estate

 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 …

best caribbean beaches

 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 …