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New Prescreening Portal for Travelers to the US Virgin Islands

 The US Virgin Islands, which reopened for tourism last month and has updated some of its protocols for incoming visitors, has launched a new pre-screening portal for all travelers visiting the destination.  In other words, if you’re planning to visit …

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The Bolongo Bay Beach Resort in St Thomas Is Open Again

 There are some signature stops for those who love the Caribbean; some sought-after places that are more than just hotels.  Since 1974, the beloved, family-run Bolongo Bay has been just that — from the iconic Iggie’s Beach Bar to the …

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This Year’s St John Celebration Is Going Virtual

 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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us virgin islands tourism outlook

 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 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 …

st thomas dream yacht charter

 Leading yacht charter firm Dream Yacht Charter has expanded in the Caribbean with a new base in St Thomas.  The new base is set at Compass Point Marina, the product of a partnership with Virgin Islands Yacht Charters.  “St Thomas …

caribbean photo st thomas coki beach

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Joe Lavin, who sent in this lovely shot of Coki Beach in St Thomas, USVI.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …

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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 …

st croix caribbean tiki bar

 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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 For the last few months, we’ve been featuring Caribbean beaches to visit digitally; for the first time, we’re now able to include a handful of beaches you will soon be able to visit in person, as destinations like Aruba and …

bahamas st thomas cocktails

 Some of the most famous cocktails in the world originated in the Caribbean, and while they come in a variety of tastes and traditions, they all share one common ingredient: rum. Here are some of our favorite Caribbean cocktails and …

usvi carnival virtual

 The US Virgin Islands Department of Festival’s popular launch of a virtual carnival series is expanding.  After the successful debut of the “Home Wuk” virtual carnival series, the USVI is adding more “stay-at-home” opportunities celebrating Carnival Virgin Islands, according to …

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 St Thomas is gearing up to host the 68th anniversary of Carnival Virgin Islands. This year’s celebration of the territory’s culture, cuisine, history, music and people bears the slogan “All Eyes on We for 2020.” “The events we’ve planned should …

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 Spirit Airlines Continuing Caribbean Expansion in St Croix Spirit Airlines is continuing its rapid growth push in the Caribbean with plans for new daily nonstop flights to the island of St Croix.  The low-cost carrier has revealed plans to launch …

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 St Croix, the US Virgin Islands’ largest island, is getting a new tourism identity.  USVI tourism officials have launched a full-fledged rebranding of St Croix, with a new push aimed at educating travelers on the unique features of the island.  …