April 23, 2017 3:54 am Last modified: 9:15 pm

St. Thomas business

McDonald’s Makes Statement on Recall of Its STEP-IT Activity Bands

McDonald’s (Arco Dorados Co.) announced today that it is working on a voluntary recall of the STEP-IT Activity Bands distributed in Happy Meals on Puerto Rico, Aruba, Curacao, St. Croix and Trinidad.
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Innovative Awards 2016 Albert A. Sheen and UVI Scholarships

Innovative today announced that two students were selected as recipients for the Albert A. Sheen Scholarships, and four students were awarded Innovative-University of the Virgin Islands Scholarships.
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Reichhold Center to Launch 38th Season at Business After Hours Event

The Reichhold Center for the Arts will introduce its 38th season at the annual Business After Hours event at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 25. Hosted jointly with the St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce, the Center’s new season launch party will announce chart-topping artists and insp
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SBA to Launch V.I. Boots to Business Reboot Program for Veterans

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will host in the Virgin Islands an entrepreneurship training for veterans known as “Boots to Business: Reboot.” The two-day course will be held Aug. 23-24 on St. Thomas, and Aug. 25-26 on St. Croix.
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Diamonds International to Host Business After Hours

Diamonds International will host the next St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 11.
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Webinar: SBA to Share Evacuation and Shelter-In-Place Plans

Puerto Rican and Virgin Islands’ business owners can get tips on protecting their place of business at a free webinar hosted by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Agility Recovery.
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SBA Introduces Online Tutorials for Small Businesses Seeking Federal R&D Funding

The U.S. Small Business Administration released its highly anticipated Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) online tutorials to help small businesses navigate the SBIR program.
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Delta and Seaborne Airlines Codeshare Expands Customers’ Options to and from the U.S./ Caribbean

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and Seaborne Airlines, an airline based out of San Juan, Puerto Rico, have announced a codeshare agreement that will provide customers from both airlines with increased travel options to and from the United States and the Caribbean.
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J.D. Power Names The Ritz-Carlton Hotels Tops in Customer Satisfaction

The J.D. Power 2016 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study has just named The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company LLC a top luxury brand for guest satisfaction. This year’s total points are 896, which is the highest ever recorded.
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Local Businesses Must Obtain Licenses to Operate ATMs

All local businesses that seek to operate non-bank automated teller machines (ATMs) must first obtain licensure by the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, Division of Banking and Insurance.
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