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In St Thomas, a New Kind of Off-the-Grid Caribbean Development

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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, […]


St Thomas Is Getting New Flights From Miami

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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 […]


Caribbean Photo of the Week: Hawksnest Bay Beach, St John

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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 […]


US Virgin Islands Seeing "Historic" Summer for Tourism Arrivals

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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 […]

Cruise Ships Return to the US Virgin Islands

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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 […]

From Jamaica to The Bahamas, The Best Places to Go in July

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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 […]


There's a New Way to Fly to St Thomas

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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 […]

St John Celebration Is Back With a Pair of Events

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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, […]

Frontier Launches New Flights to The Bahamas

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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 […]


Caribbean Photo of the Week: On the Boardwalk in St Croix

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

More Ferry Service to the British Virgin Islands

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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, […]

A New Way to Enjoy St Thomas’ Downtown Historic District

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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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