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Monday, July 22, 2024


VI SBDC Equips USVI Business Community With 2024 Comprehensive Disaster Preparedness Plans

With a dedicated initiative to help small businesses create comprehensive disaster plans, the Virgin Islands Small Business Center emphasizes the urgency of this task.

WAPA Celebrates 60 Years With Hurricane Preparedness Campaign, Engages Youth in Summer Camps

In celebration of its 60th anniversary, the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA or the Authority) has launched a comprehensive hurricane preparedness campaign aimed at engaging the youth in the community, including a digital informational series. This week, WAPA visited three local camps.

Federal Universal Service Charge (FUSC) Rate Change Goes Into Effect July 2.

Viya advises the public of the quarterly change in the universal service surcharge provided by the Federal Communications Commission.

Cruise Ship Schedule for St. Thomas – July 1-31, 2024

These are the ships that will be calling on St. Thomas docks at the West Indian Co. (WICO) Dock in Havensight unless otherwise indicated.

Urbanista Solar-Powered Accessories Available at Liberty

Just in time for summer and hurricane season, Liberty now offers new solar-powered mobile sound accessories from Urbanista.

USVI Department of Tourism Highlights Luxury Travel at Aspen Food & Wine Classic

The event, hosted by Dot Dash Meredith’s Food & Wine Magazine, attracted over 4,000 attendees. The USVI delegation, featured chefs Digby Stridiron and Kerish Robles.

Attorney Julie German Evert Represents U.S. Virgin Islands at the International Academy of Family Lawyers Annual Conference in Boston

Attorney Julie German Evert joined 270 peers from all over the globe at the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL) Annual Meeting held in Boston, MA, June 5-9, 2024, as the first and only IAFL Fellow from the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Law Office of Julie German Evert P.C. announced. 

Viya’s St. Thomas Customer Experience Center Closes on June 22

Viya announces the closing of its St. Thomas Customer Experience Center at the Tutu Park Mall on Saturday, June 22, due to a facilities issue. Customers are encouraged to conduct transactions at their convenience using Viya’s online customer care and payment portal at www.viya.vi or call 774-2PAY (2729), 24 hours...

Viya Shares Hurricane Preparedness Reminders

In the face of impending severe weather, hurricanes and disasters, Viya emphasizes the importance of staying informed through local radio, television and social media channels to receive updates from the U.S. Virgin Islands premier telecommunications provider.

Department of Tourism Spotlights Territory Updates and Industry Wins at CHTA Marketplace

The annual marketplace serves as one of the premier industry events for tourism suppliers to meet with wholesalers from around the world who are interested in Caribbean travel products.

Viya Offices Close in Observance of Memorial Day

As we honor the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, Viya will suspend its operations.

J. Benton Construction Celebrates Over a Decade of Dedication to Safety During Construction Safety Week

J. Benton Construction proudly announces its 11th year of active participation in Construction Safety Week, which took place May 6-10 on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John. This year's theme, "Value Every Voice," reflects J. Benton's commitment to creating a safety-first culture on every project.

New Digital Literacy Program to be Offered to Female Students

Liberty Foundation is partnering with Y -Teens VI and Society of Women Coders to offer its NextGen Tech Scholar Program to female students in the U.S. Virgin Islands. This is the first time the program has been offered in the territory.

Viya Business Solutions Unveils Brava

Viya Business Solutions has launched Brava, a new business arm dedicated to providing cutting-edge business solutions and cyber security services for the USVI.

Boschulte Showcases USVI at 2024 USVI Hotel and Tourism Association Meeting

Commissioner Joseph Boschulte of the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Tourism delivered a keynote presentation at the USVI Hotel and Tourism Association Annual Meeting on May 16.

The Buccaneer Wins Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award 2024

The USVI’s The Buccaneer has been recognized among the top 10% of Hotels worldwide by Travelers.

Munaluchi Coterie Retreat Partners with U.S. Virgin Islands for 10th Anniversary Celebration

Scheduled to take place Dec. 9 - 12, the Munaluchi Coterie Retreat brings together industry leaders, creatives and influencers for a transformative experience focused on education, networking and collaboration.

Viya to Continue Offering Discounts After Affordable Connectivity Program Ends

Despite the absence of additional funding from Congress, Viya will continue its efforts to expand connectivity offers for residents in need.

First Virgin Islands Boating Expo Is Marine Business and Destination Success

 Over $63M worth of yachts by name brand manufacturers were on display, ready for purchase, at the inaugural Virgin Islands Boating Expo, hosted by the Virgin Islands Professional Charter Association from May 10-12.

Office of Insular Affairs Technical Assistance Program Gives $1M to WAPA

his grant will strengthen ongoing efforts to enhance technical training and development programs, building on the Authority’s history of empowering employees and ensuring the safe and reliable operation of the electric grid.


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