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American Airlines Boosting Flights to the USVI

The U.S. Virgin Islands is expecting a major increase in American Airlines flights, beginning next month.
Cruise ships lie side by side at Monsanto Marine Terminal in Crown Bay, St. Thomas. (Photo provided by VIPA)

Boschulte: Territory Ready To Reopen, Masks and Distancing Still Essential

Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte said he is confident that the Virgin Islands is properly prepared as it reopens its doors to leisure travel on Saturday after shutting down in August due to a spike in COVID-19 cases.

Territory Shifts to ‘Safer At Home,’ Looks to Implement Testing at Airports

The U.S. Virgin Islands returned to the “safer at home” protocols on Tuesday, easing restrictions on non-essential businesses, restaurants, beaches, churches, private and parochial schools, but keeping in place restrictions on bars and hotel check-ins for leisure travelers.
The monitor on the left shows the readout of the thermal camera King Airport. The brighter parts of the image are hotter. (Photo provided by VIPA)

Port Authority Gets Green Light to Hire 35 COVID Screeners

The Port Authority has been authorized to hire 35 temporary health screeners for passengers arriving at the territory’s airports after the governing board approved the measure at its meeting Wednesday, held via Zoom.
Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte defends his department's budget before the Senate Finance Committee Thursday. (Photo from USVI Legislature)

Despite Imminent Restrictions, Tourism Says USVI Has Been ‘Top of the Pack’ During Pandemic

Despite imminent restrictions that will shut down much of the V.I. economy, Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte told senators Thursday the territory has been “top of the pack” in terms of destinations tourists can reasonably travel to during the global pandemic.

Bryan: Online Portal and Travel App Will Speed Up Screening for Visitors

A new online portal, along with a travel app that is in the works, will streamline the screening process for visitors coming from “hotspot” states, allowing them to upload the required paperwork and test results before they fly in, according to Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.
The monitor on the left shows the readout of the thermal camera King Airport. The brighter parts of the image are hotter. (Photo provided by VIPA)

Pandemic Answer Desk: Are All Airline Passengers Being Screened?

A Source reader wants to know if all airline passengers are being screened for COVID-19 upon entering the territory.

Delays May Be Over at STT Airport and Blyden Marine Terminal

After two weeks of long lines at Cyril E. King Airport and Edward W. Blyden IV Marine Terminal on St. Thomas, repairs to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection screening areas have been completed and normal operations will resume Friday.
Passengers crowd into the Cyril E. King Airport Thursday to get the first fights out. (V.I. Port Authority photo)

Marriott Frenchman’s Reef Opening Welcome Center at STT Airport

A welcome center in the Cyril E. King Airport will do just that in preparation for the anticipated grand opening of the U.S. Virgin Islands' largest resort, the Frenchman’s Reef Marriott Resort and Spa on St. Thomas.
Blyden Terminal, St. Thomas (File photo)

Port Authority Working Out Delays at USVI Air, Sea Ports

Delays continue at the St. Thomas airport as Port Authority contractors are still fixing an unexplained environmental issue found during construction, according to a news release issued Wednesday.

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