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Monday, September 21, 2020

St. Thomas business

Viya Business Presented Webinar on Business Continuity Plan

Viya’s goal is to establish a platform to keep the business community updated on ways to effectively manage their businesses, improve efficiency, and prepare for future impacts on a business.

U.S. Virgin Islands Tops Travelzoo Poll of Caribbean Favorites

Travelzoo, a leading global travel company with 30 million members worldwide, reports the Caribbean should be prepared for a return of North Americans seeking warmth and refuge from the lockdowns and strictures of the pandemic.

WAPA Urges Customers to Be Watchful When Carrying Out Financial Transactions

Legitimate emails from WAPA end with the domain, @viwapa.vi. Any other iteration represents a fraudulent attempt by an email sender to phish the targeted recipient.

National Small Business Week to Happen Sept. 22-24

National Small Business Week honors the nation’s small businesses, many of which are veteran-, women- and minority-owned, for their achievements and dedication to their communities.

Limetree Bay Terminals Awards Scholarships to V.I. Students

The company has awarded 17 scholarships to 2020 graduates from local high schools to assist them in their pursuit of a degree at an accredited U.S. college or university.
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 Customers Will Not See Rate Increase From Adjusted Price of Propane

An increase in the price of propane will have no effect on electrical rates for WAPA’s customers.

Transportation Announces $8.9 Million in Infrastructure Grants to USVI Airports

The US Department of Transportation is awarding federal grants of $4,711,111 to Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas and $4,148,395 to Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix.

Town Hall Meetings Scheduled on Tourism and Economic Development

The Town Halls will provide the entire community with an opportunity to weigh in on the discussion of how the territory can increase economic opportunity and explore ways to diversify the V.I. economy.

SBA Offers Virtual Training Courses to Small HUBZone Businesses in V.I.

The Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Business Development invites eligible small businesses to sign up to attend two virtual training courses it is offering.

Governor Calls for Preflight COVID-19 Testing, Has Optimistic Outlook on Future of Tourism

Speaking Wednesday during a Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association “Caribbean Tourism Fireworks” discussion hosted by Frank Comito, who is CEO of the association, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. said mandatory preflight testing would make travel to the Caribbean healthier and easier.