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A New Push to Regrow 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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Delta Adding More Holiday Flights to St Croix

 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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Kayak: The USVI Is Trending

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Former United States President Bill Clinton has launched three new green energy projects in St Thomas. Clinton was in St Thomas this week, joined by Bloomberg co-founder Tom Secunda and officials from Expedia Group to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff BMR Energy, which was purchased by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group in 2016, has purchased a major solar farm in the Caribbean. The St Croix facility, which was owned by NRG Energy, was damaged during …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff From “Adios to Jost” to “No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems,” country star Kenny Chesney has long had a love affair with the Caribbean, particularly the U.S. and British Virgin Islands (he has a home …

 We all dream of living in the Caribbean. We all think about waking up to the ocean, being in touch with the natural environment, of connecting with the region’s vibrant culture. Everybody dreams of doing it — but some actually …

st thomas hotel project

 By Alexander Britell A major new hotel project is coming to St Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands. The government of the United States Virgin Islands is working on a deal that would provide up to $10 million for …

st thomas cruise

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Thomas’ major cruise harbor in Charlotte Amalie is proposing a series of improvement projects, according to United States Virgin Islands officials. The projects include a proposed dredging of Charlotte Amalie Harbor and its adjacent …