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Wyndham Reopens Puerto Rico, St Thomas Resorts

 Wyndham has reopened its resorts in Puerto Rico and St Thomas, USVI, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Both the Margaritaville Vacation Club St Thomas and the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort in Puerto Rico have reopened their doors.  Both properties …

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St Croix’s Coolest New Hotel Is Open

 The first thing you see when you walk into the blue-and-green lobby is a bright orange portrait of a rooster.  And it’s not a surprise.  If you eat, sleep and drink in Frederiksted, you’ll see and hear the roosters, strutting …

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JetBlue Is Adding New Flights to St Thomas, Puerto Rico

 JetBlue is launching a Caribbean expansion beginning in August, with new routes to Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands.  Beginning Aug. 6, JetBlue will be operating a new route from Philadelphia to San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz …

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 The 66th annual St. John Celebration is going virtual, with plans for a “pop-up” virtual festival, running from June 27 to July 4. U.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte said that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions …

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 This new age of travel means visitors have new questions as they plan their trips.  What is the flying experience like? How have hotels changed? How can I ensure that I feel safe? How is the on-island experience different? To …

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 The US Virgin Islands officially reopened for tourism earlier this month, the first Caribbean destination to do so.  So what is the state of USVI tourism right now? How does one travel there? What are the health and safety protocols …

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 The pastel pink walls; the rolling green fairways; the graceful twilight steps of a Moko Jumbie.  Since 1947, The Buccaneer resort in St Croix has been the essence of the St Croix vacation: the beauty, the culture, the sport.  And …

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 The health and safety of residents and visitors are top priorities for the U.S. Virgin Islands, the territory’s Department of Tourism said this week. Addressing the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Platinum Associate Member Advisory Council last week, USVI Commissioner of Tourism …

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 The world of travel may have changed, but one thing hasn’t: a luxury villa remains one of the ultimate vacations to take in the Caribbean.  And today, a villa getaway is that much more alluring: you have the built-in privacy, …

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 Spirit Airlines is planning a major relaunch of its flight service to the Caribbean over the next two months, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The low-cost carrier is planning a roll-out of relaunched routes in June and July, kicking off as …

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 St Croix might be your best bet if you’re thinking about heading to the U.S. Virgin Islands, after the U.S. territory officially reopened to visitors on June 1. Of the three islands in the USVI — St Thomas, St Croix, …

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 Musician Dave Mason’s biography reads like a who’s-who of rock history: the co-founder of the band Traffic with Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, and Chris Wood, writer of “Feelin’ Alright,” and performer of the ‘70s hit “We Just Disagree” counted Jimi …

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 The Fog Cutter. The Hurricane. The Chief Lapu Lapu. The Mai Tai.  These are some of the drinks that have defined the world of “tiki,” the colorful, cheerful, retro culture that for almost 100 years has paid tribute to a …

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 The United States Virgin Islands is reopening for leisure visitors on June 1, USVI Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte announced.  That will make the US Virgin Islands the first Caribbean destination to officially reopen for tourism.  Boschulte said the USVI was …

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 St Thomas’ newest cigar lounge had just opened when the pandemic hit.  But as small businesses are rebranding, restructuring, and in some cases permanently closing due to COVID-19, The Pelican Shop is taking to the internet to innovate. After finding …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Mikael Doumeng, who sent in this lovely shot of the Bolongo Bay Beach Resort in St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …