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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.

V.I. Governor Hopeful About Caribbean Tourism’s Recovery

Caribbean tourism is poised for a strong post-pandemic recovery, according to U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan Jr. just ahead of the reopening of the territory to leisure visitors this weekend.

UVI to Now Offer Minor in Data Science, Partially Funded by Cane Bay Partners...

The University of the Virgin Islands School of Science and Mathematics will now be offering a minor in data science, supported, in part, by donations provided by Cane Bay Partners VI LLLP.

World Central Kitchen Offers Funding Up to $20,000 for Farmers, Fishers and Food Businesses

The nonprofit organization World Central Kitchen (WCK) has announced a second round of its Plow to Plate program in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Limetree Bay Provides Clarification on COVID-19 Reports

To date, Limetree has conducted more than 11,000 tests and reduced the positivity rate to less than 1 percent.

V.I. Banking Board Orders Oriental Bank to Compensate Customers, Address Conversion Issues

Persons who have experienced a financial hardship in the form of assessed fees due to the conversion are encouraged to contact the Division of Banking, Insurance and Financial Regulation.

Caribbean People to Talk About How to Rebuild Regional Economies Post-Pandemic

The Central Bank of Barbados will stream and broadcast live the 90-minute conversation across the region. It invites viewers to email and WhatsApp their questions and to get involved in the on-line discussion.

Registration Begins for SBA’s National Small Business Week Virtual Conference

The virtual conference activities will include educational panels providing retooling and innovative practices for small businesses as they look to pivot to a stronger economy.

FirstBank Informs Public of Changes in St. Thomas Branch Operations

FirstBank advises the public that the East End Plaza branch on St. Thomas will be temporarily closed effective Monday, Sept. 14.