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Virgin Voyages Plans Big Focus on Music

 By the Caribbean Journal staff True to the history of the Virgin brand, Sir Richard Branson’s new Virgin Voyages adults-only cruise line is planning a major focus on music. That will include a full-fledged record shop aboard its Scarlet Lady …

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Resorts World Bimini, Virgin Voyages to Partner on Beach Club

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages revealed its plans for a cruise stop in Bimini last month — and now more details have been announced. The new beach destination will be the product of a partnership between Virgin …

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Saint Lucia Tourism Just Set Another Visitor Record

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia’s tourism industry had another record-setting year in 2018, according to a new report from the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority. The destination reported a total of 1,218,294 visitors in 2018, a 10.2 percent increase …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Voyages has more big plans in Miami. Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson and Miami officials have announced plans to build a dedicated Virgin Voyages cruise terminal at PortMiami, slated for completion in November 2021. …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Richard Branson’s new cruise line, Virgin Voyages, has unveiled the first look at its culinary offerings — and its plans to change the on-board dining experience. With a total of over 20 food choices onboard Virgin …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sir Richard Branson’s highly-anticipated cruise line has revealed its first-ever port in the Caribbean: Cuba. Virgin Voyages’ first ship, Scarlet Lady, which will launch in 2020 out of PortMiami, will make Havana its first port …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Richard Branson said his new cruise line would be different, and he’s making good on the promise. Branson’s Virgin Voyages has announced that its first ship, Scarlet Lady, will bring tattoo artistry to the high seas …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff BMR Energy, which was purchased by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group in 2016, has purchased a major solar farm in the Caribbean. The St Croix facility, which was owned by NRG Energy, was damaged during …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first Virgin Voyages cruise ship has gotten a name. Richard Branson’s highly-anticipated new adults-only cruise line has named its first ship Scarlet Lady, Branson announced this week. “Scarlet is the embodiment of everything this …

 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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 A new slate of events By Dana NilandCJ 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 announced …

 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 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 …

 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 …