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Oriental Bank Welcomes St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce Members

“The event was an excellent opportunity to meet face-to-face with business owners and customers," said Renissa Gutiérrez, business banking manager.

Limetree Bay Terminals Donates Boston Whaler for DPNR Marine Patrols

It is valued at $145,000, and it is equipped with a 2018 Twin Suzuki outboards 300 HP and a boat master commercial tri-axle aluminum boat trailer.  The donation and transfer took place on June 14.

Scientists Create First Guidelines to Help Caribbean Tourism Sector Conserve Coral Reefs

At a critical time for economies and the ocean, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) joined forces to create, for the first time in the Caribbean, a guide to coral reef restoration designed specifically for the tourism sector.
Commissioner of Labor Gary Molloy (Submitted photo)

Labor Now Investing for Tomorrow Program Year-Round; LIFT Applications Available for Fall 2022

In its 33rd year, LIFT is excited to expand the work experience from only the summer, to throughout the calendar year.

WTTC Calls for Greater Coordination of Caribbean Governments to Create Over 1.3M Jobs

In 2019, the travel and tourism sector’s contribution to the region’s GDP was 13.9% (US$ 61.5 billion), falling to just 7.1% (US$28.8 billion) in 2020, which represented a staggering 53.2% loss.
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Viya Shares Hurricane Preparedness Reminders

Viya advises its employees and customers that in the event of a severe storm, hurricane, natural or man-made disaster, it is important that they tune to local radio stations, television stations and connect to social media to stay abreast of weather conditions and updates from the company.
Visitors peruse the goods at the 2019 St. John Festival Food Fair. (Source photo by Raven Phillips)

St. John Festival Vendors Reminded of Fee Deadline, Rules

Vendors for the upcoming St. John Festival must pay a health permit fee of $100 by Wednesday, June 15 unless all the employees working in the booth are fully vaccinated, in which case the fee is waived, the V.I. Health Department’s Division of Environmental Health said in a press release issued Tuesday night.

SBA Appoints Ricardo Martinez as Deputy District Director of PR/USVI District

Martinez will manage and supervise the entire district office staff while aiding District Director Josué Rivera in overseeing the delivery of SBA programs and services. Martinez will also oversee the creation and adherence to the district office’s strategic plan.
USVI Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte addresses media at USVI press conference during IPW 2022.

USVI Touts ‘Open Doors’ Policy at Travel Trade Conference

The U.S. Virgin Islands Tourism Department aggressively promoted the territory’s "Open Doors" policy during the U.S. Travel Association's International Pow Wow 2022 Conference held June 4-8 in Orlando, Florida for international buyers, wholesalers and travel specialists.

Department of Labor Offers Upcoming OSHA Virtual Symposium

The symposium will feature a wide range of topic areas, including the COVID-19 emergency temporary healthcare standard, hurricane response and recovery, recordkeeping and occupational risk management, and heat-related illnesses.