The competition, sponsored by 13D Research and Viya, is designed to eliminate the obstacle of financing for UVI student entrepreneurs who have developed potentially profitable businesses.
Gov. Bryan believes that ensuring the cruise industry reopens with vaccinated passengers is essential to the tourism economies of the USVI and the wider Caribbean.
The mission is to assist the governor in the development and implementation of the V.I. workforce development system as well as create a skilled and prepared workforce.
Commissioner Boschulte reported successful talks with Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett and other private sector officials about the potential for regional economic revitalization.
The Federal Communications Commission has authorized $84,456,870 in Connect USVI Fund Stage 2 support for Broadband VI’s proposals to bring resilient Gigabit service to all locations in the USVI.
Signs of a recovery are on the horizon for most businesses that have reopened or are planning to, but many tourism-related businesses will remain challenged to return to pre-pandemic employment and operation levels.
The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) is welcoming two new trustees who will help deliver on the foundation’s mission to support Caribbean hospitality professionals in their careers.
In 2019, the direct contribution to the U.S.V.I. economy made by charter and sport-fishing vessels was estimated at approximately $45 million.
The free two-hour online session will focus on COVID-19 financial relief and business advice for local small businesses.
Each J. Benton job site completed National Construction Safety Week and OSHA Safety Stand Down elevating its commitment to workplace safety.