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Monday, June 5, 2023


Roach Reminds Businesses of Franchise Tax Filing and Annual Report Deadline

Franchise taxes and filing fees with the corresponding reports are due to the Division of Corporations and Trademarks as a statutory requirement for entities to remain in “Good Standing” to conduct business in the territory.  

Cruise Ship Schedule for St. Thomas for June 2023

These are the ships that will be calling on St. Thomas docks at the West Indian Co. (WICO) Dock in Havensight, unless otherwise indicated.

Liberty VI Gives Tips on Hurricane Preparedness

Now that a new hurricane season is upon us, it’s important to be adequately prepared to face an emergency situation. If you have not done so already, it’s time to create that plan to protect your home, your family and your business.

USVI Showcases Caribbean Excellence at U.S. Travel Association’s Annual Trade Show

Led by Assistant Commissioner Alani Henneman, the USVI proudly served as a lead sponsor, captivating the attention of travel buyers and media representatives from over 60 countries through its vibrant exhibition space.

EPA Availability of $12M Through ‘Investing in America Agenda’ for Brownfields Job Training Grants

“EPA’s Brownfields Program invests in communities, turning brownfield sites into new hubs of economic growth and creating new, good-paying jobs in communities where workers live”

Secret Harbour Resort Wins Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for Top 10% of Hotels in World

Secret Harbour is a boutique property beloved by families and couples for its welcoming atmosphere, relaxed up-scale furnishings, and tranquil beach resort vibe.

Unemployment Insurance Town Halls for Employers Scheduled for St. Thomas and St. John

These town halls aim to provide valuable, updated information regarding the new tax system. The schedule for the town hall meetings is as follows:

DLCA Reminds Merchants Hurricane Price Lists Are Due by Thursday, June 1

Every year, at the onset of hurricane season, DLCA requests businesses to furnish an official price list of their goods and merchandise in stock, and for the services they offer to the public.

Business Brief: Local USVI Skincare Product Line “Itiba Beauty” Is Now Available on Walmart’s Website

A skincare product line born in the USVI, “Itiba Beauty,” will now be accessible to a much larger market through the website of major retailer Walmart. 

Three Mirage Las Vegas Dolphins Are Relocated to Coral World Park

Three Atlantic bottlenose dolphins that inspired and thrilled guests at The Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage Las Vegas have joined the family of dolphins at Coral World Ocean Park’s Sea Sanctuary at Water Bay on St. Thomas.

VIDOL Informs Public on Rescheduling of STT Unemployment Insurance Town Hall for Employers

Originally scheduled for Thursday, May 25, on St. Thomas, the town hall aims to ensure that the public is well-informed about the latest advancements in the New Payroll Variation Experience Rating System that will be implemented on Jan. 1, 2024.

With 2nd Catalyst Fund Loan to USVI Company, RTPark Increases Commitment to Job Creation

The $100,000 loan will support RTPark member company M1 Enterprises USVI LLC in building capacity and training more Virgin Islanders for high-quality careers.

EZC Board Unanimously Approves Enterprise Zone Tax Benefits for 3 Local Tech Companies

The approval of Enterprise Zone Tax Benefits will unlock key opportunities for job creation. There will be investments of more than $400,000 to revitalize in the Savanne-Downstreet enterprise zone and usher in the beginnings of the first Tech Yard in the territory.

VIPCA to Launch First VI Boating Exhibition in January 2024 at Yacht Haven Grande Marina

This highly anticipated event will showcase cutting-edge sail and power yachts, conveniently located within a demo-drive distance of the world's best cruising grounds.

UVI to Host New York Federal Reserve Bank President for Community Discussion on May 16

UVI) will host Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John C. Williams on Tuesday, May 16, for a discussion on the economic outlook and monetary policy with UVI President Dr. David Hall.

U.S. Department of Tourism Announces Extension of Partnership With Red Sox

The USVI Department of Tourism is proud to announce a multi-year extension of the partnership with the Boston Red Sox, the nine-time World Series Championship team.

NPS Offering Opportunity to Operate a Snorkel and Beach Business

The National Park Service (NPS) is offering a 10-year concessions opportunity for a Watersports contract located at Virgin Islands National Park, to provide snorkel and equipment rental and instruction at Trunk Bay Beach, St. John.

U.S. Small Business Administration Gives Oriental Bank the USVI Lender of the Year Award

The prestigious award is given to the lender that best assisted the greatest number of local businesses in utilizing SBA funds and guaranteed programs.

Representatives Attend SelectUSA Summit to Promote Business Investments in USVI

VIEDA joined USVI Gov. Albert Bryan Jr., Lt. Gov. Tregenza Roach Esq., and representatives from the University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park (RTPark) to promote the USVI as a key business destination to international and domestic investors.

Enterprise Zone Commission Seeks Small USVI Businesses for State Trade Expansion

The Enterprise Zone Commission (EZC), an entity of the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA), invites USVI small manufacturing businesses to apply for STEP. The application deadline for STEP is Sunday, May 7.


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