Virgin Atlantic Names New CEO

By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Atlantic has announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer. The air carrier has appointed Shai Weiss as its new CEO; Weiss has been serving as the airline’s chief commercial officer. “On behalf […]


What Virgin Voyages’ Ships Will Look Like

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By Alexander Britell Virgin’s highly-anticipated cruise brand Virgin Voyages as released the first renderings of its ships. And the results, well, they’re pretty cool. The adults-only cruise brand has made it clear it plans to disrupt the cruise industry, and […]


Virgin Atlantic’s New Nonstop Flights to Barbados

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Atlantic’s Caribbean expansion has continued with a new nonstop route from London Heathrow Airport. The inaugural service took off this week from Heathrow, bringing 260 passengers to Barbados. “We are thrilled to have a […]


Virgin Voyages to Be Adults-Only Cruise Line

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Sir Richard Branson’s new cruise line is going to be a game-changer for the industry: an adults-only cruise line. Virgin Voyages made the announcement during a keel laying ceremony for its first ship in Genoa, […]

Virgin Holidays to Open “Departure Beach” in Barbados

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By the Caribbean Journal staff You check out of your hotel, get in a cab and head to the airport. Then you wait. And wait. It’s never the best part of any vacation. But Virgin Holidays has announced a new […]

These are the Events to Try This Year in the British Virgin Islands

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A new slate of events By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Have you been to the British Virgin Islands? Or is it on your bucket list? Either way, there are now even more ways to explore the archipelago. The BVI has […]


Virgin Launches New Tobago Flights

Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Atlantic officially made its return to Tobago last week. The carrier is now operating a weekly Sunday service that will expand to two flights per week during the winter season […]

Caribbean Idea: Should Virgin Buy LIAT?

CARIBBEAN air carrier LIAT’s recent struggles have been widely publicized. It’s even been suggested that the company merge with another regional carrier, Caribbean Airlines. Some have even said that Venezuela could throw its hat in the ring. (There are 11 […]

Branson to Create Lemur Habitat in BVI

Billionaire mogul Richard Branson plans to create a lemur habitat on an undeveloped island he owns, Moskito Island. The animals are disappearing from their native African habitat, and Branson plans on bringing the first group of 30 lemurs to the […]


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