Virgin Holidays has teamed up with legendary British reggae band, UB40, to encourage tourists to return to the idyllic Caribbean islands following the impact left by Hurricanes Irma, Maria, and Jose this year. The band with Antigua locals Image: Virgin Holidays. Three months after Irma, Caribbean hotel and tourism organisations are working with British travel companies to remind consumers that the best way to help the islands recover is to visit the region.
Hurricane Irma was one of the largest and most powerful storms in history. Irma, which struck the Caribbean and the southeastern US in Septemberwas a Category Five hurricane that generated sustained winds of mph. The storm was also massive — roughly the size of Texas.
Passion fruit is hands down my favorite fruit of all time. I wish it was a more substantial fruit though because I would eat them constantly. Buying them is a whole other story.
Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. A unique private-public partnership is expediting recovery from Hurricane Irma on St. John and creating a template to be used in future disasters. A link has been sent to your friend's email address.
We love an excuse to throw a party, wear costumes, and make fun recipes. Our kid friendly Mardi Gras party is something we look forward to celebrating each year! Especially the delicious recipes and mocktails.
I decided to put together a set of cocktail drinks that will fill your glasses or mugs. Making alcohol-free is easier and cheaper. They're also healthier, whether you're trying to lose weight or just don't want the alcohol in your body.
We are deeply saddened by the events that have taken place in the Caribbean and our hearts and thoughts are with our friends and family. We are very grateful to be able to report that all of our team on Island have been accounted for as safe as well. Necker Island felt the effects of Hurricane Irma and sustained extensive damage, the extent of which we are still assessing.
Skip to main content. Communications in and out of the BVI are still mostly down, but we have a satellite phone working to share updates. Yesterday afternoon and today we have travelled to Virgin Gorda to try to do everything we can to help the community. The wonderful team have been going around to all of our team members on Virgin Gorda to check they are safe and well.
Back-to-back strikes from two major hurricanes last year, Irma and Maria, have undone years of economic and social growth in the U. Virgin Islands, a new report from the Washington Post finds. The islands of St.