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Want to travel luxuriously, but don’t have the budget to back up your expensive tastes? Book strategically, and you just might just be able to afford that dream vacation. TripAdvisor Rentals — TripAdvisor’s vacation rentals booking arm — crunched the numbers on 11 of the priciest destinations around the world, identifying

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The USVI Hotel & Tourism Association (USVIHTA) is honored to accept generous donations from the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA), the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives (CSHAE), Tourism Cares, the Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association (JHTA) and the Saint Lucia Hotel & Tourism Association (SLHTA)

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — We are happy to share some news regarding the Club, it’s restoration, and the projected opening time frame. While progress has been steady and positive, we are not where we wanted to be in the restoration. The team continues to make great progress on a host of

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MIAMI — If you’re someone who books a cruise to let your hair down — whether that means partying with a cocktail or several, hitting the nightclubs, throwing your hands up in the air as you zip down a waterslide, or even seeking out a romantic fling a la The

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Some 2,000 years ago there was likely a thriving Taino community in the heart of St. Thomas. In 2013, contractors began turning up shards of pottery and other artifacts during otherwise routine roadwork on Main Street near Market Square. Work was temporarily halted and archeologists were called

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SAN JUAN — Almost six months after Hurricanes Irma and Maria slammed into several Caribbean countries, the Canadian government is warning its citizens about travel to two islands impacted by the horrific storms. An updated travel advisory by the Government of Canada as of Friday, March 9th, warns Canadians to

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CHRISTIANSTED — Is it great white hope or great white hype? Some folks cook it with coconut milk and spices to make a curry dish. Others fry it into fritters. Others still boil it and serve alongside salted codfish. In Virginia Beach, Chris Richeson is making whiskey with it. It’s

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MIAMI — Cruise lines have never had a cleanliness problem this big. In 2017, cruise lines failed their sanitation inspections at the highest rate ever since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention‘s Vessel Sanitation Program started holding cruise ships to its Operations Manual guidelines in 1990. Fifteen ships earned failing scores

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A large section of an iconic St. Thomas hotel re-opened this week after a long closure triggered by devastating damage the property suffered during Hurricane Irma in September 2017. Marriott’s Frenchman’s Cove in Estate Bakkeroe is welcoming guests for the first time since September 6 and is among

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  CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Gov. Kenneth Mapp said he will leave tomorrow to meet with cruise industry leaders ahead of the annual Seatrade Cruise Global conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter will serve as acting governor until Mapp’s return to the Virgin Islands on Monday. During Mapp’s brief visit, he

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