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Tuesday, December 5, 2023


USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards Nominates The Buccaneer for Best Caribbean Resort

Known for its rich history, world-class amenities and commitment to exceptional service, The Buccaneer stands out as a beacon of luxury in the competitive Caribbean hospitality industry.

V.I. Agriculture Business Center Grand Launch Event Set for December 7

The creation of the Virgin Islands Agriculture Business Center will provide local farmers and fishers with small business education and resources.

IRS Offers Tax Relief for Taxpayers Impacted by Elevated Levels of Lead and Copper in Water

These taxpayers now have until Feb. 29, 2024, to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments.

WAPA Thanks All Partners Who Made Its St. Croix Water Voucher Distribution Successful

To date, over 20,000 individual vouchers have been issued to St. Croix customers in areas impacted by lead and copper in their water.

American Express Selects VIEDA as Neighborhood Champion in Shop Small® Movement

Neighborhood champions serve a key role during the annual Shop Small® movement by offering support to small businesses and encouraging communities to shop locally during the holidays.

Department of Tourism Ready for Winter 2023 Season Following Successful Yacht Charter Event

According to the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourist, the Virgin Islands Professional Charter Association (VIPCA) event, held at Yacht Haven Grande from Nov. 11-14, was a remarkable success.

WICO Three-Ship Day Is First of Several for 2023/2024 Season

Wednesday, Nov. 15, marked the first three-cruise ship day of the new cruise season. Filling the berths at the West Indian Company Dock (WICO) brought a total of 9,609 passengers to enjoy St. Thomas for the day.

USVI Hosts 2023 Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit

This year's conference served as a platform for attendees to network, share insights and discuss emerging trends to shape investment decisions in the Caribbean's vibrant hospitality sector.

TUI Cruises’ Mein Schiff 6 Exploratory Visit to USVI Underscores Historic Ties

At its first welcome ceremony of the 2023/24 cruise season, the West Indian Company Ltd., along with USVI cruise tourism stakeholders, welcomed Mein Schiff 6 on her inaugural visit to the territory on Tuesday.

Gowrie Group Talks Travel Insurance; Carnival Show Opens USVI Charter Yacht Show Nov. 11-14

Risk Strategies – Gowrie Group will feature its Health Insurance Program for active members of Virgin Islands Professional Charter Association.

Bureau of Internal Revenue Informs Taxpayers of 2023 Penalty Waiver Program

It is a short-term incentive program, available to those taxpayers who are willing to meet all its requirements. The program will begin on Thursday, Nov. 2, and end on Friday, Dec. 29.

U.S. Virgin Islands Steals the Show at the ONE Music Fest and HottieWeen

The U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) brought the warmth and vibrancy of the Caribbean to the heart of Atlanta at the ONE Music Festival held on Oct, 28 and 29 in Piedmont Park.

Sion Farm Distillery Produces Puerto Rican Reserve Mutiny Island Vodka From PR Breadfruit

This homegrown island spirit was created to help support Puerto Rican agriculture and incentivize farmers to plant breadfruit to create food security, local jobs and benefits for the environment.

WAPA Attends Annual Energy Fair Bringing Awareness to Its Energy Investments

The event, hosted by UVI's Caribbean Green Technology Center in collaboration with the V.I. Energy Office, gave WAPA team members the opportunity to educate community members on many of the Authority's ongoing projects.

USVI Department of Tourism Showcases Destination Highlights at CTO Conference

The USVI Department of Tourism, led by Commissioner Joseph Boschulte, ventured to Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, for the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) annual State of the Tourism Industry Conference.

Liberty VI Presents Three New Mobile Phone Models

Liberty VI’s prepaid customers can connect their way with three new device options from Orbic. They can combine them with their choice of unlimited text and data plans with 5G access.

V.I. Department of Tourism Showcases Forthcoming Carnivals at Miami and Japan

As a part of the ongoing diaspora and cultural marketing strategy to elevate USVI festivals and carnivals, the Division of Festivals teams ventured to Tokyo for Japan Caribbean Carnival and Japan Soca Weekend in mid-September.

Ankor to Introduce New Mobile App at USVI Charter Yacht Show Nov. 11-14

The USVI Charter Yacht Show, set for Nov. 11-14 at Yacht Haven Grande, St. Thomas, is oversubscribed with cutting-edge exhibiting yachts, and it is seeing record charter broker registration.

USVI Department of Tourism Wins Two Silver Awards at 18th Annual w3 Awards

The "USVI: Naturally in Rhythm" marketing campaign and activations received two silver awards for Brand Strategy for Marketing and Integrated Campaign for Marketing.

Condé Nast Traveler Recognizes U.S. Virgin Islands With 2023 Readers’ Choice Award

More than 520,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted responses rating their travel experiences across the globe to offer a comprehensive look at the places they eagerly anticipate revisiting.


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