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Spirit Airlines Relaunching More Caribbean Flights From Orlando

 Spirit Airlines is set to relaunch a host of routes from Orlando to the wider Caribbean Basin in December.  The low-cost carrier will be relaunching flights from Orlando to Caribbean destinations including Cartagena, Cancun and Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, among others.  …

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The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas Has a New GM

 The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas has announced the appointment of a new general manager. The luxe USVI property has tapped Arjun Channa to the role, in which he will oversee all operations of the hotel. “I am honored to join the …

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St Croix’s Christmas Festival Is Going Virtual

 St Croix’s popular Crucian Christmas Festival is going virtual this year.  The island’s annual holiday fete will run virtually from Dec. 11 to Jan. 6, with a “robust” lineup of music, entertainment and online events, according to the US Virgin …

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 Travel demand is surging for the United States Virgin Islands, according to a new report from travel insurance company Squaremouth.  Based on all travel insurance policies booked on the site through Oct. 19 for all future travel, the USVI saw …

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 Travel demand for the US Virgin Islands continues on an “upward trend,” officials say, buoyed by state-of-the-art technology that’s helping to ensure the safety of the territory and its visitors. USVI Department of Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte says much fo …

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 American Airlines is set to undertake a major increase in flights to the US Virgin Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The world’s largest airline will significantly ramp up service to both St Thomas and St Croix beginning in November, according …

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 The United States Virgin Islands is once again open for tourism.  The territory began welcoming back visitors last week, with hotels across the island open and operating, following a one-month “pause” in tourism to curtail the spread of COVID-19. That …

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 The US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is continuing to urge compliance with the protocols and guidelines that have been established to help curb the spread of COVID-19 in the territory. The statement comes after the first week of the …

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 Travel portal Travelzoo’s U.S. members have a favorite Caribbean destination: the United States Virgin Islands.  The portal’s U.S. members say the USVI is the Caribbean destination they’d most like to visit over the next two years, according to a recent …

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 US Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan Jr is calling for pre-departure testing at U.S. airports in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19. Bryan, who was speaking during a Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association discussion, said mandatory pre-flight testing …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Deb Broom, who sent in this lovely shot of Sugar Beach on the island of St Croix in the USVI.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …

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 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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 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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 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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 A new private–island resort is coming off the coast of St John in the US Virgin Islands, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The new Lovango Resort and Beach Club will be a fully sustainable resort set on Lovango Cay, just …