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Disaster Recovery Advocate of the Year Award Given to USVIEDA in Miami

For its performance in providing economic services and resources to small and minority-owned businesses in the U.S. Virgin Islands following Hurricanes Irma and Maria, USVIEDA was recently awarded the 2018 Disaster Recovery Advocate of the Year Award.

Tourism Appoints Joe Boschulte to Bolster Work of Ports of V.I.

The V.I. Department of Tourism is deepening its working relations with the cruise industry by appointing an industry specialist to bolster the work of the Ports of the Virgin Islands.

National Business Aviation Assoc. Honors William R. Bohlke

St. Croix resident William R. Bohlke, third-generation pilot and president of Bohlke International Airways, was honored as part of this group at NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition event in Orlando, Oct. 16-18
Alexandra Verdiales (AT&T photo)

AT&T Names New Regional Vice President

AT&T has named Alexandra Verdiales regional vice president of external and legislative affairs for AT&T USVI and Puerto Rico.

U.S.V.I. Economic Development Authority to Receive Disaster Recovery Advocate of the Year Award

USVIEDA will be awarded the 2018 Disaster Recovery Advocate of the Year Award this week by Florida's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Export Center.
DLCA Commissioner Devin Carrington tells Senate Finance Committee about the challenges his agency faces in the wake of last season's hurricanes.

DLCA to Conduct Business Amnesty Day for Food and Gas Retailers

Retailers who have not submitted pricelists throughout the 2018 hurricane study, which began June 1, 2018, will be able to submit all lists.

WAPA Issuing 60-Day Bills in October, Plans to Resume 30-Day Billing in November

Chief Financial Officer Debra E. Gottlieb said, “Beginning in November, WAPA anticipates returning to a normal billing cycle, issuing a bill approximately every 30 days for a 30-day service period.”

SBA Graduates Nine V.I. Companies From Emerging Leaders Training Series

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has graduated nine companies from its Emerging Leaders program in the U.S. Virgin Islands, completing the second cycle of the training series offered to small business entrepreneurs in the territory.

Viya: Federal Universal Service Charge to Increase on October 1

As a result of action taken by the Federal Communications Commission that affects carriers nationwide, Viya’s telephone, wireless and long-distance customers will notice a change in the Federal Universal Service Charge on Oct. 1.

Digital Technology Continues to Change Tourism for the Better

Along with the United Nations World Tourism Organization, the Virgin Islands Department of Tourism celebrates what digital technology has done and can do for tourism.

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