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A Major New Hotel Project Is Coming to St Thomas

 By Alexander Britell A major new hotel project is coming to St Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands. The government of the United States Virgin Islands is working on a deal that would provide up to $10 million for …

St Thomas: USVI Plans $230 Million Airport Modernization Project

 By Dana Niland and Alexander Britell The  Cyril E. King Airport in St Thomas will soon begin a major transformation project. The plan, revealed by the Virgin Islands Port Authority this week, is estimated to cost around $230 million. “We’re …

St Thomas’ Bolongo Bay Beach Resort Is Open Again

 By Alexander Britell It’s back. One of the Caribbean’s most beloved hotels has reopened its doors on the island of St Thomas: the Bolongo Bay Beach Resort. In a huge step forward for the tourism industry in St Thomas, the …

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 By Alexander Britell One of the region’s coolest destinations just got a huge lift. Florida-based Spirit Airlines has officially launched its new nonstop flights to the island of St Croix in the United States Virgin Islands. The new service is …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands will break ground this week on a major transformation project for the waterfront in Charlotte Amalie in St Thomas. US Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp will lead the groundbreaking on the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major tourism training push is set for the United States Virgin Islands next week, as Aquila’s Center for Cruise Excellence launches a three-day training program for tourism industry professionals in the territory. The program, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Thomas’ Cyril E. King airport is set for a major transformation. United States Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp has announced that he will soon unveil the plans for a $230 million modernization of the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Getting to the island of St Croix just got even easier. Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has announced plans to launch new nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and the island of St Croix in the United …

St Maarten Anguilla Ferry

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Members of the Caribbean community have planned the first annual live “Caribbean Relief Concert” to raise money for natural disaster relief efforts for those countries impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The concert is scheduled for …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bitcoin mania has officially hit the sea, with the fast-growing crypotcurrency now entering the yacht brokerage market in the Caribbean. Fort Lauderdale-based Denison Yachting has announced that it will now accept Bitcoin as payment for …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is expanding its service to the island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands. The carrier has confirmed the return of its second daily flight between Miami and St Croix, according to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spirit Airlines is expanding its service to St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. The carrier is planning to increase its service to four flights per week in February 2018, according to US Virgin Islands …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Country music superstar and longtime friend of the Virgin Islands Kenny Chesney is providing a big boost for one of his favorite islands in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Chesney’s Love City Foundation is helping …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The U.S. Virgin Islands continues to report progress with its hurricane recovery efforts as normal activities continue to resume across the territory. Speaking to reporters at his Friday press conference, US Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Tortola Pier Park, the British Virgin Islands’ major cruise destination, is committing to a “quick recovery” in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The Tortola Pier Park is slated for a partial reopening of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Croix, which was hit hard by Hurricane Maria, has taken a major step forward with the reopening of its Henry E. Rohlsen Airport for commercial flights. The airport officially reopened on Thursday morning, with …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Vice President Mike Pence is visiting the US Virgin Islands this week, Governor Kenneth Mapp announced this weekend. Pence will visit the territory on Friday in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In another positive step in the Virgin Islands’ recovery, ferry service resumed Thursday between the US Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands, according to a statement from the British Virgin Islands tourist board. The …