Posts In Category

Tourism News

At VIFreepCaribbean NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas NewsTourism News

CHRISTIANSTED — Summer is winding down, and autumn soon will be upon us, with kids back to school and people who take their vacations in summer back to work. In the Caribbean, that means good deals in the offing as the islands vie to attract travelers in the off-season. Some

Read More
At VIFreepBritish Virgin Islands NewsTourism News

ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands — The leader of the British Virgin Islands says his government hopes to reopen a luxury resort that shuttered last month, or at least help workers find other jobs. The Biras Creek Resort ended operations last week. A message on the resort’s website doesn’t report

Read More
At VIFreepCaribbean NewsTourism News

  HAVANA — As the United States and Cuba mend ties, colleges in both countries are forming partnerships that once were heavily restricted. Only months after the US eased travel restrictions, several colleges have struck agreements with Cuban schools to create exchange programs for students and faculty. More U.S. colleges

Read More
At VIFreepCaribbean NewsHumanitarian NewsTourism News

  The world’s largest cruise company could be heading to Cuba. Starting in May, Carnival Corp. plans to offer trips from Miami to the Caribbean island nation, the company announced Tuesday. Carnival says it would become the first American cruise company to visit Cuba since the 1960 trade embargo. The

Read More
At VIFreepCaribbean NewsNational NewsSt. Croix NewsTourism News

  MIAMI — The world’s best cruise line bartenders from Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises fight for a place in the DIAGEO RESERVE WORLD CLASS™ Global Grand Final The battle to become the world’s best bartender is on. This year, 5,500 cruise line bartenders from three

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsCaribbean NewsTourism News

  WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — A Texas woman vanished while snorkeling off the northwestern coast of Curacao last week, and the local coast guard stopped looking for her after three days of fruitless searching, authorities reported Monday. Amanda Waller was last seen Thursday while swimming back to Curacao’s popular Cas Abao beach.

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsCaribbean NewsHumanitarian NewsTourism News

World’s largest travel and leisure company granted U.S. licenses to operate direct U.S.-to-Cuba travel for the purpose of providing cultural exchangeCompany intends for fathom, its new purpose-travel brand, to begin full-week sailings to Cuba, beginning in May 2016, in addition to fathom’s full-week sailings to the Dominican Republic MIAMI, July

Read More
At VIFreepCaribbean NewsTourism News

  New Itineraries From Port Canaveral and Tampa to Take Guests On An Ultimate Adventure MIAMI, July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — By popular demand, Majesty of the Seas will continue to offer short cruises sailing with Royal Caribbean International. The largest and most award-winning global cruise line announced today that

Read More
At VIFreepCaribbean NewsTourism News

  MIAMI  – The Miami Rum Renaissance Festival is showcasing new spirits entering the U.S. market for the first time. Organizers say about 26 million cases of rum were sold in the U.S. last year, with sales of premium and spiced rums each growing more than 10 percent. Rum historically

Read More
At VIFreepCaribbean NewsTourism News

  TALLINN — (LETA) – Estonian citizens are now able to travel without a visa for the purpose of short-term tourism to St. Lucia, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Samoa, Vanuatu and East Timor for up to 90 days within a 180 days period, Estonian foreign

Read More