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USVI Tourism’s Commissioner Boschulte and Team Attend Routes Aviation Conference

The USVI tourism team, led by Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte, arrived at the Routes Aviation Conference as strong leaders in their region presenting information and data about the strategic advantages for airlines to work with the territory.

Viya Business Solutions and Fortinet Collaborate for TECH Talk to Transform Government, Businesses

The second TECH Talk presentation, since the normalization of business in a post-pandemic era, is the first of two that are scheduled for 2023.

WAPA Online Payment System Maintenance Begins March 21

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority informs the public that its online payment platform will be unavailable beginning 4 p.m., Tuesday, March 21, through 9 a.m., Wednesday, March 22, for scheduled system maintenance.

Iconic St. Croix Resort Welcomes Improved Flight Connectivity

Travelers seeking to experience “a vibe like no other” on St. Croix, the largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, now have increased options for getting there from the mainland United States, and better yet, improved connection options.

DLCA Market Basket Survey Encourages Consumers to Compare Prices and Save Money

The St. Croix and St. Thomas Market Basket Survey findings, which were completed on March 15. consist of a smaller number of items than usual due to staffing challenges; however, DLCA knows that people rely on the data to make informed purchases. 

WICO Says March 16 Is Highest Cruise Passenger Arrival Day Since 2020

This record achievement occurred just over three years to the day when the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a no-sail order.

Labor Seeks Employers, Organizations to Provide Work Experience, Career Exploration for Youth

Interested service providers and organizations can obtain a “Summer Youth Workshop Application” by contacting a Department of Labor office.

Merchants Commercial Bank Enters MOA to Refer Applications for Moderate-Income Homeownership

This is the first bank to formally enter into this agreement with VIEDA to assist moderate-income families in getting access to gap financing for homeownership through the VI Slice Program.

Christie’s International Real Estate Caribbean Appoints New President of Caribbean Alliance

Danielle Austin offers over 18 years of corporate experience at Christie's International Real Estate, most recently as senior vice president of the Southeast United States, Caribbean and Latin America.

Education, Viya Partner on V.I. History Month Contests About Emancipation and Heritage

The Department of Education and Viya will reward students and teachers with electronic devices and free internet service prize packages worth $18,000 for contests being held in celebration of Virgin Islands History Month in March.

Business Conference Planned for March 17: ‘Path to Prosperity’ on UVI St. Croix Campus

This event will provide useful information, tools and resources for small businesses and for attendees an opportunity to engage in dynamic discussions intended to create economic progress.

WAPA Announces 2023 Employee of the Year Award Recipients

Through careful consideration and evaluation, the following employees were selected for their exceptional work ethic and outstanding contributions to the Authority:

Christie’s International Real Estate U.S. Virgin Islands Opens St. Croix Office

While the owners and agents of Christie’s International Real Estate USVI have been serving the St. Croix market for decades from its home base of St. Thomas, heightened interest from buyers over the past few years prompted the establishment of a bricks-and-mortar location on the island.

NAI Global Plans Caribbean Expansion Through Master License Agreement With NAI Island Commercial

NAI Island Commercial aims to aggregate commercial listings, market data and brokerage services across the region’s many island territories.

Tourism Chief Endorses Women’s Day Push for Digital Inclusion

Voicing support for the theme of the United Nations International Women’s Day: “DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality,” Nicola Madden-Greig, president of the CHTA said education, innovation and technological change were integral for gender equality and the empowerment of women working in tourism in the digital age.

FEMA, VI-BEOC Roundtable Zoom Meeting Scheduled for March 7

The purpose of this roundtable is to share information with private sector partners and provide an overview of select federal agencies.

CEO Geraldine Pitt Leads Viya’s Celebration of Women’s History Month

Viya can take pride in the fact that approximately 40% of our workforce is women and 40% of our management team is women.

Liberty VI Continues Fiber Network Construction on St. Croix and Begins on St. Thomas

The fiber network construction will provide access to high-speed internet connectivity to all homes and businesses in the region.

VIEDA to Conduct VI Slice Moderate-Income Homeownership Program Webinar on March 1

This webinar is for moderate-income individuals and families who want to buy or build their first home in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Secret Harbour Beach Resort Awards $20,000 to Community Foundation of the VI

CFVI President Dee Baecher-Brown said, “We are incredibly grateful for their recent Champion level donation to our current Angels Giving Campaign, which raises funds to be used directly for the benefit of Virgin Island residents.”
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