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Windstar Expanding in the Caribbean, Adding Cruises From Miami 

 Small-ship cruise line Windstar is expanding in the Caribbean, including its first-ever homeport in Miami.  The company is adding a new itinerary in the winter of 2023: Beach Fun and Sun: a Caribbean Getaway, that will feature seven days in …

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Cape Air Will Become the Caribbean’s First Electric Airline 

 Cape Air, the Massachusetts-based airline that has a strong presence in the Caribbean, is going electric.  The company has signed a letter of intent to purchase 75 all-electric Alice commuter aircraft, meaning the longtime regional carrier will become the Caribbean’s …

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A Tiny New Caribbean Adults-Only Hotel

 Virgin Gorda has its share of traditional hotels, luxury resorts, beachside villas, and sailor’s havens, but an adults-only French country inn is definitely a first for the island — and the British Virgin Islands as a whole. The British and …

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 The legendary Bitter End Yacht Club has reopened after a complete rebuild from damage sustained in 2017’s Hurricane Irma, including the debut of the first of a planned string of waterfront villas. Designed to resemble traditional sailmakers’ lofts, the two-story …

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 The BVI Ports Authority has approved several new ferry routes from the US Virgin Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new service will mean routes from the USVI to destinations including Jost Van Dyke, Virgin Gorda and Anegada, complimenting existing …

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 For the first time since the onset of the pandemic, Virgin Gorda Airport is open for flights.  The first flight to touch down in Virgin Gorda since March 2020 was a flight on luxury airline Tradewind Aviation.  Tradewind VP David …

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 They’re here. After more than 53,000 votes were cast, the world’s largest community of experts on Caribbean travel — Caribbean Journal readers — has spoken, naming their favorite places in the Caribbean, from the best luxury resort to the region’s culinary …

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 Before the storm, it was a Caribbean Mecca.  And then Hurricane Irma came to the British Virgin Islands, and Virgin Gorda’s legendary Bitter End Yacht Club was no more.  But now, after four years of hard work, the Bitter End …

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 The British Virgin Islands’ Saba Rock resort is making its long-awaited comeback.  And now it’s got an opening date, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The resort, which had already announced a fall relaunch, is already taking reservations for an Oct. 15 …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Brenda DeBacco, who sent in this lovely shot of The Baths on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to …

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 Virgin Gorda’s Rosewood Little Dix Bay has launched a new set of curated itineraries to explore the destination.  The new itineraries are part of Rosewood’s Summer by Design program, which focus on “journeys designed to encourage exploration, discovery and connection.” …

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 The British Virgin Islands’ new rules for fully vaccinated travelers have officially taken effect, as of mid-May. So what does it all mean?  In what is a significant easing of its restrictions for the vaccinated, the rules mean fully vaccinated …

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 The British Virgin Islands’ Saba Rock resort is planning to relaunch this fall, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The private-island resort in the heart of Virgin Gorda’s North Sound says it will begin welcoming guests in October.  The property has been …

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 One of the most beloved resorts in the British Virgin Islands is making a comeback.  The Saba Rock resort, set on an island in the North Sound of Virgin Gorda, will be opening this spring following a complete rebuild.  The …

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 The past year has changed a lot about the travel industry. What hasn’t changed is the world’s love affair with the Caribbean — and while intrepid travelers have already been returning to the region’s shores, demand (and arrival numbers) are expected …