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More Ferry Service to the British Virgin Islands

 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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A New Way to Enjoy St Thomas’ Downtown Historic District

 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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The US Virgin Islands Is the Caribbean’s Hottest Yachting Destination

 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 …

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 The US Virgin Islands has pioneered the return of in-person carnival events with the first-ever “Vaccine Fete.” The event, which was held last week on the seaside in St Thomas, was held to promote a “Vaccinate to Party Safe” initiative …

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 There’s a new way to get to St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned. Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has announced plans to launch a new service from San Juan, Puerto Rico to St Thomas, opening up …

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 The US Virgin Islands is set to host a one-of-a-kind, in-person carnival event for vaccinated patrons next week.  And while it’s a major step forward for live events in the Caribbean, it has a pair of broader purposes: encouraging vaccinations …

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 Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has kicked off another new route to Puerto Rico, broadening the airline’s already-strong position.  This weekend, Spirit officially launched new nonstop service between New York’s LaGuardia Airport and San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz Marín Airport.  …

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 Ferry service is back in the Virgin Islands.  The British Virgin Islands has officially reopened its seaports to scheduled ferry service, the destination announced Thursday.  That means regular ferry service will now be operating between Road Town, Tortola and St …

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 St Croix’s only all-inclsuive is making a comeback as a new kind of resort, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Divi Carina Bay all-inclusive resort is slated to reopen in October 2021, according to Divi Resorts.  And when it does, it …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Amanda Blakely, who sent in this spectacular photo of Trunk Bay on the island of St John in the US Virgin Islands.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

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 The Caribbean’s most popular destination is getting popular again.  The Dominican Republic, long the powerhouse of Caribbean travel, is seeing positive tourism growth so far in 2021, according to the country’s tourism officials.  The Dominican Republic reported 263,867 tourists in …

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 After nearly a year of using San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marin Airport as its only port of entry, Puerto Rico has reopened two more major airports on the island.  Puerto Rico has just relaunched two more international airports: Rafael Hernandez …

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 There’s a new private-island destination resort in the Caribbean.  It’s called Lovango Resort + Beach Club, and it’s set on Lovango Cay just off the coast of St John.  The resort among the first new-build properties in the destination in …

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 American Airlines is set to add more flights to the US Virgin Islands this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The world’s largest airline will be expanding its service to the territory to meet increased demand, according to USVI Tourism Commissioner …

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 There are few more spectacular stretches of sand anywhere in the Caribbean than Magens Bay, the renowned white-sand crescent on St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. But St Thomas is blessed with a host of magnificent beaches, whether you’re …