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Divi Resorts to Launch New All-Inclusive Brand in St Maarten, St Croix

 Divi Resorts is launching a new “upper-tier” all-inclusive brand, Caribbean Journal has learned.  It’s called Oceans, and it will apply to the company’s top-level resorts.  The company says it’s the first time it’s ever launched a new brand in its …

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US Virgin Islands Urging Caribbean Cruise Collaboration

 US Virgin Islands Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte is calling on the region to deepen its collaboration in the cruise industry.  Boschulte, who was speaking at the recent Seatrade Cruise Global conference in Miami, said it was essential for Caribbean destinations …

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A “Vaccination Jam” In St Croix

 The US Virgin Islands continues to set the Caribbean standard for live, in-person events in the age of the pandemic.  The latest event in the territory is a “vaccination jam” called “Soca on the Pier,” an outdoor concert in St …

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 Spirit Airlines has launched its first-ever Caribbean flights from Miami International Airport.  The low-cost carrier kicked off its new slots in Miami with a pair of new Caribbean routes: nonstop service to both Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and Port-au-Prince in …

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 There was no bigger presence at this past week’s Seatrade cruise industry conference in Miami than that of the Caribbean.  The collection of Caribbean cruise ports was the liveliest, most energetic center of the show, which is the leading global …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Juliet Romain, who sent in this lovely shot of her view in St Croix, US Virgin Islands.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.com with …

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 It was one of the first Caribbean destinations to reopen amid the pandemic. Now it’s leading the Caribbean’s tourism rebound.  The United States Virgin Islands, buoyed by its class-leading Travel Screening Portal, was the top performing destination I the Caribbean …

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 Divi Resorts is set to unveil its completely relaunched resort in St Croix this October.  The Divi Carina Beach Resort and Casino in St Croix will relaunch as an all-inclusive, adults-only resort in October.  The property, open only to travelers …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s the newest development in St Thomas: Magens Junction, composed of 108 affordable rental apartments at the former St Thomas Dairy Site — and it’s rather unique for the entire Caribbean. It’s a project by Jackson Development Company, …

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 One of the Caribbean’s hottest destinations is set for a new route from Miami.  As part of its expansion to Miami, Spirit Airlines will kick off new flights to St Thomas, US Virgin Islands beginning in November.  The new nonstop …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Steve Guidry, who sent in this lovely shot of Hawksnest Bay Beach in St John, taken from Peace Hill.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to …

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 US Virgin Islands tourism is in the midst of a very strong summer, according to the territory’s top tourism official.  Buoyed by its strong management amid the pandemic, the USVI is seeing strong arrival numbers and continued demand for airlift …

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 The US Virgin Islands’ cruise industry has relaunched.  This week, Celebrity Edge became the first cruise ship to visit the USVI since the onset of the pandemic, sailing out of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.  It’s a major step forward for the …

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 People are traveling again. Driven by vaccinations, traveler confidence is as high as it’s been since the onset of the pandemic — and it’s borne out in the numbers in the Caribbean, where June was the highest-arrival month for the region …

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 There’s another new way to fly to one of the Caribbean’s buzziest destinations: St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. JetBlue has officially begun its newest service to St Thomas, with four flights each week from Newark Liberty International Airport …

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 The ever-popular St John Celebration event is back this year, in a safe format amid the pandemic.  The US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism’s Division of Festivals will hold two events for St John Celebration on July 3 and 4, …

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 Frontier Airlines has launched its newest nonstop service to the region, with flights from Miami to Nassau, The Bahamas.  The inaugural flight from Miami to Nassau kicked off with much fanfare. It’s Frontier’s first-ever service to The Bahamas.  The new …