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Winner of $2 Million Lottery Yet to Come Forward

The Virgin Islands Lottery is elated that the territory sold a winning Powerball ticket valued at $2 million and that…

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Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
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Process of Port of Call Selection for Cruises

In February, the Cruise Line Industry Association released its 2015 State of the Cruise Industry Report, citing that once again the Caribbean reigns supreme for cruise itineraries worldwide.

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2015-03-04 11:09:29
Labor Department Offers Services for Hovensa Layoffs

The final shutdown of the Hovensa facility will affect about 170 employees for the company and its contractors, and the Department of Labor is working to provide services to them.

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2015-03-03 23:39:54
'Restaurant Fairy' Endows Taste of St. Croix Participants

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the prestigious St. Croix Food and Wine Experience, organizers have enhanced events and found a “restaurant fairy” to ease the financial burden of participating restaurants.

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2015-03-03 23:25:51
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Island Girl's VI Guide: Virgin Islands Ecotours

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Read entire articleFeb 8 2006 - 5:14pm
Sail, Paddle or Pedal in Magens Bay

Imagine a perfect day in a protected bay, you, a friend sailing a sunfish in the glistening waters. Imagine a place where you can paddle your kayak along the shore and watch the rays, and colorful fish dancing in the crystal clear waters, without ever leaving the boat. Imagine a lazy afternoon pedaling across one of the world's most beautiful and well-protected bays... Now stop imagining and be there ...

Read entire articleFeb 8 2006 - 11:02am
New Undersea Guided Tour at Coral World

Coral World is hoping its new Sea Trek will update Jules Verne for the St. Thomas attraction, a la "20,000 Tourists Under the Sea."

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Dangerous Denizens of The Deep

Dangerous denizens of the deep...
Tropical fish in a palette of hues...
Turtles, tortoises & creatures that peep
Iguanas on the loose...
Meet them all at Coral World!!!!
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Read entire articleFeb 8 2006 - 11:02am
Tillett Gardens

Tillett Gardens is a refreshing oasis of tropical flowers in bloom; of playful hummingbirds and bubbling fountains set amid the well-preserved remains of an historic Danish farmhouse. A stroll through our garden is a journey into the rich past of St. Thomas - where you can catch a glimpse of days gone by while enjoying the soothing, creative energy of local artists who keep their studios here in our tropical paradise. Visit Tillett's and bring home something from the heart of the Caribbean.

Read entire articleFeb 8 2006 - 11:01am
Hotel 1829: Jewel of Kongens Quarter

A sweeping West Indian staircase, a stained-glass window by Tiffany and many original architectural features make a visit to this historic spot a must.

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Blackbeard's Castle is one of 4 National Historical Sites in the V.I.

Blackbeard's Castle is one of four National Historic sites in the US Virgin Islands. It was the centerpiece of a private residence for many years, but now is surrounded by a small hotel (The Inn at Blackbeard's Castle), restaurant and pool. It is also home to Skytsborg Tower (meaning sky tower), which was built in 1679 by the Danes as a watchtower for the harbor of Charlotte Amalie.

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Haagensen House: A Glimpse of Charlotte Amalie's Merchant Past

Built in 1827, this two-story, Charlotte Amalie town residence style home now houses five rooms of period antiques maintained by the St. Thomas Historical Trust.

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Things To Do On Land

In St. Thomas you can play golf and tennis year-round. Horseback riding is also available. Check out local sports for listings of volleyball tournaments, fun runs and other sports events.

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Things to Do in and on the Water

Everything from sailing charters to kayaking to parasailing to anything-you-can-imagine for-fun-on-the-water is here. Click and scroll for fun on the water.

Read entire articleFeb 8 2006 - 10:59am