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Charlotte Amalie
Monday, June 21, 2021

St. John business

Viya Wins Ookla® Speedtest AwardTM for Fastest Broadband Internet in USVI

Ookla has the most comprehensive analytics on internet performance, and it only grants these awards to top telecommunication providers worldwide.
People wait outside the Department of Labor standing three to six feet apart from one another to maintain social distancing. (Source photo Bethaney Lee)

Labor’s State Apprenticeship Council Introduces Its Members to the Public

The council provides guidance to the Department of Labor in the establishment of standards of apprenticeship in trades and apprentice-able occupations suitable to the economy and conditions in the Islands, and much more.

DLCA Reminds Fuel Stations of Air Pump and Other Requirements

If the station offers full/self-service there must be a sign indicating the type of service available.

Caribbean Travel Marketplace Goes Virtual in 2021

Caribbean Travel Marketplace, the premier annual gathering where Caribbean hospitality and tourism professionals meet with regional colleagues and international buyers and sellers, will be staged virtually.

UVI Safety in Paradise Notifies Business of OSHA’s Updated COVID-19 Guidelines

The new guidance provides recommendations to mitigate and prevent the viral spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.

Viya’s New TV+ Service Goes Live With Anevia in USVI

The newly launched Viya TV+ service gives islanders throughout the region access to a cutting-edge television experience using cloud-based connectivity.

Celebrating Black History Month: 10 Ways to Support Black Entrepreneurship

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (US SBA) role is to support entrepreneurs every step of the way to allow them to achieve their dream of owning a business while doing their part to ensure its success.

Demand for U.S. Virgin Islands Remains Strong

Travel demand for the U.S. Virgin Islands remains strong, according to recent data cited in Condé Nast Traveler, a luxury and lifestyle media outlet.

Diageo North America Creates a $250,000 Permanent Endowment Fund for UVI

This is part of a broader innovative program that Diageo North America announced to support 25 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), focused on building opportunities to develop future leaders and help shape a more equitable society.

CHTA Ties Caribbean Economic Survival to Balancing Health Safety and Responsible Tourism

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, with a membership that includes 33 of the region’s national hotel and tourism associations, expressed its appreciation and concerns in a letter to President Joseph Biden and U.S. government officials last week.