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Gov. Bryan and UVI officials accept Hospitality Scholarship funds from Frenchman’s Reef Marriott Beach Resort and DiamondRock Hospitality. Form left, UVI Dean of Business Kendra Harris; Kurt Wiksten, managing director of Frenchman's Reef Marriott Beach Resort and Noni Beach; Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.; Shalinder Singh, vice president of asset management, DiamondRock Hospitality; Camille McKayle, provost and VP of academic affairs at UVI; and Tamara Lang, UVI's director of hotel and tourism management.

DiamondRock Hospitality Launches UVI Hospitality Scholarship

DiamondRock Hospitality, the company that owns Frenchman’s Reef Marriott Beach Resort, on Friday launched a five-year University of the Virgin Islands hospitality scholarship program, committing a total of $150,000 to the initiative.

Bacardi and Micromentor Award 25 USVI Caribbean Innovation Challenge Winners

The winners were chosen based on their ability to show how their businesses are innovative, sustainable and viable, and they will receive cash prizes of $1,500, $2,500 or $5,000.
A Silver Airways Saab 340 plane. Silver announced Monday that it has completed the acquisition of Seaborne Airline.

Silver Airways, American Airlines Introduce Codeshare Partnership

The codeshare offers customers of both airlines the ease and convenience of booking a single ticket with baggage transfer between the two airlines to a variety of Silver Airways destinations throughout the Caribbean.

Safety in Paradise Offers Free Session on Holiday Safety Tips

Join with the Safety in Paradise (SIP) Program, UVI-CELL and the V.I. Small Business Development Center (VI SBDC) as they provide tips to help prevent injuries while ushering in the holiday season.
WAPA Executive Director Lawrence Kupfer said he believes the string of recent power outages in the territory is over, and called the recent problems "unacceptable." (File photo)

WAPA Updates Payment Processor Cyberattack Incident

WAPA’s continuing work with Central Square Technologies to fully assess the effect of a recent cyberattack on a payment processing application has determined the date range that hackers could have gained access to credit and debit card information.
Limetree Bay Terminal, with storage tank farm to the right. (File photo)

Limetree Seeking to Limit Air Emissions Over Next 10 Years, Wants Public Input

Limetree Bay Refining LLC and Limetree Bay Terminals LLC (Limetree Bay) are seeking a permit from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) called the Plantwide Applicability Limit permit.

American Airlines to Serve St. Croix With New Flights

The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has announced the addition of a third American Airlines daily flight between Miami and St. Croix next summer.

Caribbean Media Exchange Leadership Awards to Recognize Three Tourism Leaders

The 2019 Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) Leadership Awards will recognize three respected Caribbean tourism leaders for their achievements at an event planned for Dec. 14 in Miami.

DLCA Informs Public of Market Basket Survey Results

The Market Basket Survey is designed to inform consumers about which stores have the best prices on staple grocery items no matter the brand.

WAPA Advises Customers to Continue Monitoring Credit Card Accounts for Fraudulent Charges

While the investigation is ongoing, Executive Director Lawrence Kupfer urged customers to monitor credit card statements for potentially fraudulent activity and to report suspicious charges to the bank or credit card provider, immediately.

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