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VIEDA/SBA Present Webinar on How to ‘Navigate Your Business through COVID-19 Leveraging SBA Resources’

VIEDA in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a free informational webinar titled, “Navigate Your Business through COVID-19 Leveraging SBA Resources” at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7
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 Gets Federal Funding for Comprehensive Personnel Review, Cost of Service Study

The Comprehensive Personnel Review is an evaluation of the WAPA organizational structure as well as its job classifications, position descriptions, compensation programs, employee benefits, hiring procedures and more.

USVIEDA Board Appoints Wayne L. Biggs Jr. New CEO

Biggs will be responsible for leading the team in aiding the V.I. Government in growing the USVI economy through the creation of opportunities for business investment and job creation.

WAPA Approves Container Port Electrical Project, Water Project, Other Contracts

At its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, the WAPA governing board authorized many projects and contracts on St. Croix.

CHTA Online Roundtables Seek to Build Stronger Caribbean Tourism

The roundtables are gathering peer groups on Zoom meetings to receive brief industry updates, hear from leaders in the region, and share in candid dialogue on challenges, successes and best practices.

Commissioner Boschulte Urges Strict Compliance With COVID-19 Protocols

Seeking to avoid the uptick in positive cases that forced the territory’s Aug. 17 return to the “stay-at-home” phase of its COVID-19 response, Tourism Commissioner Boschulte and his colleagues are reminding their tourism partners of that unwelcome possibility should complacency set in.

The 2020 USVI Charter Yacht Show to Feature Online Element

The digital element of the 2020 USVI Charter Yacht Show will offer VIPCA broker members attending remotely digital access to yacht tours and crew interviews upon payment of $50 for individual password access.

Moe’s Fresh Market’s New YHG Location to Cater VIPCA Charter Yacht Show in November

The Charter Yacht Show is scheduled for November 12-15, and Moe’s Fresh Market will open its third market at IGY’s Yacht Haven Grande at the end of September.

Travel Organizations Team Up to Offer Travel Protection at Caribbean Hotels

U.S. travelers to the Caribbean can breathe easier thanks to a new partnership between the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and Trip Mate.

$8.9M Grant Earmarked for Safety Improvements at Territory’s Airports

The Virgin Islands Port Authority has submitted the required documents to receive an $8,859,506 Airport Improvement Program grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) via the Federal Aviation Administration.

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