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USVI Urging “Strict Compliance” With Heath Protocols

 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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The USVI Is Travelzoo’s Most Sought-After Caribbean Destination

 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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What Are the Incentives for Hotel Investment in the US Virgin Islands?

  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor While U.S. Virgin Islands investment experts, like those in the rest of the Caribbean, remain sensitive to the struggles everyone is experiencing due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, they also humbly admitted that this …

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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 …

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  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Brokerage firm sources confirmed with Caribbean Journal Invest (CJI) on Wednesday that the currently shuttered Sugar Bay Resort & Spa in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, remains on the market. This story is part …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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? …

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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, …

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  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 …

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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 …

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  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 …

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  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 …

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  A major new resort project is coming to the island of St Thomas, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  By-the-Sea-Resort Properties LLC is developing a new 68-key independent boutique resort, set within the 397-acre The Preserve at Botany Bay residential …

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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 …

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  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 …

 

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