We have all watched and waited…and then waited and watched some more….for some kind of movement from the infamous Caneel Bay Resort. Once a a property of Laurence Rockefeller, the beautiful expanse of beaches, landscapes, restaurants, shops and accommodations has sat unoccupied and barren since Hurricanes Irma and Maria stripped it of its beauty and … Read moreCaneel Bay Updates: Lease Negotiations and Panel Discussion
In 2017, Hurricane Irma took away a lot of obvious things that created much hardship…jobs, homes, businesses. Everyone had to start over. A lot has been rebuilt…But some of those things that we once considered “normal” still slowly trickle into the background of life. As those pieces fall back into place over time, they have … Read moreGet Excited: ZoZo’s at Caneel Bay Opens This Month!
So….Here we are wrapping up the initial update on the current status of Caneel Bay. Earlier this week, I typed up a broad synopsis of what’s been going on with the property since the storms from information in reports by the National Parks Traveler. Today, I’m going to give you a little update on a … Read moreCaneel Bay Update: Friends VINP Position and DiGiacomo Filing
If you look for Caneel Bay Resort in the news, there unfortunately isn’t much in the way of updates as to the future of the beloved St. John resort. But, one man continues his diligent search for information on ongoing policies, politics and processes that may eventually decide the fate of the establishment that was … Read moreCaneel Bay Update – Part 1 of 2 – National Parks Traveler Reports
I have some VERY exciting news to share with you this evening! I received the following official message this afternoon and immediately got goosebumps and started crying happy tears! You may not know this about me, but I was privileged enough to work behind the bar at ZoZo’s and have missed it immensely as I’m … Read moreCaneel Bay and ZoZo’s Announce Partnership!
Hello everyone, and happy Friday! We’re committed to sharing beautiful sights and sounds from the island while the world navigates through this crisis. We’re fortunate here in that the National Park remains open, and the trails are the perfect place for social distancing. We hiked to the top of Caneel Hill yesterday, and took the … Read moreToday’s Video: The View from Caneel Hill
Note from Jenn: We were chatting with a guest last week during one of our Island Tours, and he mentioned that he often posts “Reruns” on his blogs. This guest stated that he reprints some of his top posts from time to time. I thought it was a great idea for people who may have … Read moreRERUN: Current Condition of Caneel Bay, A Quick Golf Cart Ride
As you know, I absolutely hate what’s going on at Caneel Bay. So I was thrilled last July when I was contacted by a New York Times reporter who wanted to look into why the former first-class resort resort remained shuttered years after the hurricanes. Emily Palmer and I met at La Tapa one Thursday … Read moreNew York Times Digs Deep into Caneel Bay Debacle
Hello all, just a quick post this Thanksgiving Eve. Many people have asked to see the Caneel Bay documents that we referenced in a story earlier this week, including one of the top newspapers in the United States. We shared them with the newspaper, so we thought it would only make sense to share them with … Read moreCaneel Bay: The Insurance Documents
Caneel Bay was “grossly underinsured” when Hurricane Irma hit, the resort’s insurer wrote in court documents filed earlier this year. The documents shed some more light on what may be happening behind the scenes at Caneel Bay. As you likely have read here on News of St. John, the property has sat in shambles since … Read moreCaneel Bay “Grossly Underinsured” Court Docs State