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Marriott Set to Debut New Resorts in St Thomas, USVI 

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Marriott will be debuting a pair of highly-anticipated new resorts in St Thomas, USVI this fall.  The new Frenchman’s Reef, St Thomas’ most iconic hotel property, will reopen this winter with a pair of resorts: the The Seaborn, part of […]


Why the US Virgin Islands Is Coming to Philadelphia

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The United States Virgin Islands is making its presence felt in Philadelphia this upcoming weekend.  The USVI is sponsoring the Made in America Festival, with a focus on driving visitation to St Croix, St John and St Thomas for the […]


US Virgin Islands Tourism Is Booming

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It’s been one of the biggest success stories in Caribbean tourism since the onset of the pandemic: the US Virgin Islands, which expertly navigated the uncertain waters of the pandemic and came out with record-breaking numbers.  Indeed, from June 2021 […]

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The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean - 2022

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They’re the kinds of meals you savor. Not just when you’re finishing dessert, but months and years in advance. This is the experience diners are seeking when they come to any strong culinary destination, and, thankfully, the Caribbean is full […]

British Virgin Islands Removes Testing Requirements for Travelers

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In a major shift, the British Virgin Islands has removed pre-testing requirements for travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That means travelers no longer have to show proof of a negative test to enter the British overseas territory.  Travelers are also […]

The Best Hotels and Resorts in St Croix

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St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands is home to one of the most iconic hotels in the Caribbean (more on that here) as well as the only all-inclusive resort in the USVI and an eclectic assortment of other lodging […]


USVI Charter Yacht Show Set for November in St Thomas 

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Planning has already begun for the 2022 edition of the USVI Charter Yacht Show.  This year’s event will be set at IGY Marinas’ Yacht Haven Grande in St Thomas from Nov. 12-15.  “Build. Learn. Shine. Certify. These are the keywords […]

The Island of St John Is Back in a Big Way


The combination of no passport requirements, easy-to-understand COVID-19 rules and strong tourism management led to a boom in visits to the U.S. Virgin Islands from the mainland in 2021, helping to fuel a dramatic turnaround in tourism on St. John, […]

St John Celebration Is Back and Better Than Ever 

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The US Virgin Islands’ popular St John Celebration is back again this year, with plans for the biggest and best version of the event since the onset of the pandemic.  While scaled-back events were held in 2020 and 2021, this […]


How US Virgin Islands Tourism Survived the Pandemic

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The pandemic has had a devastating effect on the tourism industry at large, and on the cruise business in particular. As a region largely dependent on the cruise business, the Caribbean took an incredible economic hit. The U.S. Virgin Islands […]

The US Virgin Islands Just Removed All Travel Rules for Americans 

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The US Virgin Islands, among the biggest tourism success stories of the pandemic, has announced a major updates to its entry rules: the lifting of all restrictions for American travelers.  That means U.S. citizens traveling from the US mainland and […]

St Thomas Carnival’s Big Comeback 

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St Thomas Carnival made its triumphant return this past weekend in the US Virgin Islands. The 70th annual edition of St Thomas Carnival was an “eclectic celebration of culture and tradition,” according to the US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism.  […]


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