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USVI Shines as Premier Destination at 2024 Seatrade Cruise Global Conference

Revered as a steady leader in the Caribbean tourism industry, the USVI delegation showcased the territory and its growing accessibility around the cruise industry to key operators and businesses at the 2024 Seatrade Cruise Global Conference.

GERS Ready to Pre-Qualify Members for Personal Loans Starting Tuesday

Beginning Tuesday, active Government Employees’ Retirement System members interested in applying for a personal loan are invited to express their interest by visiting the GERS website at www.usvigers.com, GERS Administrator Angel Dawson Jr. announced on Monday.

Casino Control Commission Empowers USVI With $386K Donation to JAG-VI Program

This contribution made possible through 10% of the taxes on the casino's gross revenue earnings, reaffirms the VICCC's commitment to investing in the future of Virgin Islands youth and preparing them for success in the outside world.

The Buccaneer to Host USVI Junior Tennis Cup in May

The prestigious tournament will feature consecutive ITF (International Tennis Federation) Junior Tournaments, taking place May 4-10 and May 11-17, at The Buccaneer.

USVI Promotes Local Businesses, Enhances VisitUSVI.com with Powerful New Listing Features

This powerful feature offers participants personalized Google industry training, which maximizes their social and online footprint and provides potential visitors with an enhanced travel planning experience.

Federal Universal Service Charge (FUSC) Rate Decrease Effective April 1

The Federal Universal Service Charge (FUSC) Surcharge Factor recovers the costs associated with the carrier’s contributions to the federal universal fund program.

WICO Celebrates 100+ Years of Intertwined History on USVI Transfer Day

The Virgin Islands has celebrated Transfer Day on March 31 since 1917, commemorating the transfer of the Danish West Indies from Denmark to the United States.

WAPA Undergoes Comprehensive Training Program of Fleet and PPE on St. Croix

While the line department received training on daily testing and inspection of their personal protection equipment (PPE) to ensure it is safe to use and dielectric testing methods.

WAPA Business Offices to Be Closed from March 28th Through April 1 for Easter

public that the business offices territory-wide will be closed from Thursday, March 28 through Monday, April 1, in observance of Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Monday

Virgin Islands Boating Expo to Arrive in St. Thomas May 10-12 at Yacht Haven Grande

This exclusive boutique destination show, hosted by the Virgin Islands Professional Charter Association (VIPCA), ticks the top three boxes of what yacht buyers today want in a 2.0 yacht sales experience.

Caribbean Tourism Experiences Strong Growth in 2023; Recovery Continues Into 2024

Continuing its positive recovery trend, Caribbean tourism grew in 2023 with an estimated 14.3% increase in international stay-over arrivals to the region.

CHTA Calls for Investments in Women in Hospitality on International Women’s Day

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association calls upon stakeholders in the Caribbean hospitality industry’s public and private sectors to continue to join forces to advance gender inclusion and equality.

International Women’s Day Message by Dona Regis-Prosper, Secretary-General of CTO

Women’s leadership in the tourism industry is not just about representation; it’s about leveraging and benefiting from diverse perspectives.

Ocean Point Terminals Launches 2024 Scholarship Application Cycle

Scholarships are awarded based on several factors, including scholastic achievement, evidence of good character, leadership and service, and the financial need of the applicant.

Viya Celebrates Women’s History Month

In honor of International Women’s Day, which will be celebrated on March 8, CEO Pitt shares an inspiring message on the 2024 theme of “Inspire Inclusion” to celebrate the achievements and contributions of women around the world.

Liberty Looks Forward to Future, Prepares for New Chapter in Its History

The company will soon conclude its migration process and reassures its customers that it will overcome the transition’s challenges successfully.

St. Croix Chamber of Commerce to Hold St. Croix Business & Professional Excellence Award Gala

This year’s event is themed “Champions of Commerce,” which encapsulates the essence of what makes the USVI business community thrive.

Roach Reminds Property Owners, March 1 is Deadline to Apply for Tax Credits

The deadline to apply for property tax credits against their 2024 property tax bills is March 1, Lt. Gov. Tregenza A. Roach reminded property owners on Wednesday.

VIPA and Crowley Partner to Upgrade Crown Bay Cargo Facility

Crowley has operated in the USVI for over 40 years. The new agreement, through the subsidiary Crowley Caribbean Services LLC, will extend those operations for at least another 20 years.

Armery President Calls for Business Support and Increased Resilience Measures Amid Power Crisis

Armrey Industries, a pivotal establishment on St. Croix’s development landscape since 1961, has been significantly hampered by the unstable power supply in the region.

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