Duty-Free Shopping While on Caribbean Cruise: A Brief Guide to Island Best Buys

The Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) was conceived to strengthen the United States’ trade relations with countries in the Caribbean region. As a result, CBI countries have become havens of duty-free goods, a welcome addition to the Caribbean’s long-established appeal. This economic arrangement has since flooded the region with zero-levy goods, and presented Caribbean cruise travelers, […]

Virgin Islands To Get More Cruise Ships Calling In 2013-14

The US Virgin Islands are happy with Royal Caribbean International these days.  Recently, Royal Caribbean announced  new Caribbean itineraries which include two additional ships regularly calling on the Virgin Islands and add back St. Croix as a port-of-call. “The Virgin Islands has a wonderful relationship with Royal Caribbean, and that is reflected in the cruise […]