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St. Thomas' Bolongo Bay Targeting December Reopening

By the Caribbean Journal staff St. Thomas was devastated by Hurricane Irma, but the island’s tourism infrastructure is beginning to rebuild and recover. The Bolongo Bay Beach Resort, perhaps the island’s signature hotel, has announced “high expectations” to begin taking […]


Coral World: St. Thomas’ Must-Visit Attraction

There are mountaintop bars, duty free shops and some of the Caribbean’s greatest beaches. But if you’re looking for one must-visit attraction in St. Thomas, it’s this: Coral World Ocean Park, the island’s leading eco-tourism destination. The park is a […]


A Dream Villa in St. Croix

Choosing the right Caribbean villa is never easy. Beach or hillside? What kind of staffing? Most importantly, what island? But the Mango Hill Greathouse offers another vexing choice: stay for a week or stay forever? That’s because this dreamy villa […]


IRR Caribbean Expands to Puerto Rico

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Integra Realty Resources Caribbean has expanded in the region. The company has announced the debut of a new office in San Juan, Puerto Rico, following its merger with REAdvisors, PSC, a valuation and advisory firm in San Juan. The Puerto […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Sunset in the Virgin Islands

Sunset in the Virgin Islands

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Michelle de Mora, who sent in this stunning photograph of sunset “somewhere between St. Thomas and Tortola.” Have you taken a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with […]

The 11 Best Caribbean Islands for Sailing, Yachting and Boating

We have often said, to really understand an island you must go out in a boat and look back. Boating and Islands just go together — to really see a place and know a place you must get away from […]


Norwegian Breakaway Just Docked in This Caribbean Port for the First Time

A new port of call By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Norwegian Breakaway sailed into the shores of Virgin Islands for the first time today. The ship made its inaugural call to the port of Road Town. Captain Mikael Hilden received […]

Catching Up With One of the Caribbean's Top Chefs

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Digby Stridiron is kind of a big deal. A member of the James Beard Foundation who perfected his culinary craft at Florida restaurants including Luma on Park and Norman’s, the Crucian chef got his […]

The US Virgin Islands Is Suing Hess for $1.5 Billion

A major lawsuit By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands government is suing the Hess Corporation for shuttering the HOVENSA refinery in 2012, Governor Kenneth Mapp announced Monday. According to a complaint filed in Superior Court, the USVI is […]


How to Move to St Thomas, US Virgin Islands

It’s a dream for many — picking up and moving to the Caribbean. And every year, many people do just that. Of course, moving to any island has its own benefits and challenges — and we’re here to help. Our new […]

British Virgin Islands Election Results: Ruling NDP Wins Reelection

Above: the British Virgin Islands (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The ruling National Democratic Party has won the British Virgin Islands’ national elections, according to results released by the BVI’s Office of the Supervisor of Election. Premier Orlando […]

In St John, a Villa with a View

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Villa Delfina took a full four years to build yet it takes only an instant to appreciate. The plush interiors of this five-bedroom villa in the gated enclave of Peter Bay on St John […]


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