Gabrielle Baa, An Antilles School Student, Announced as Territorial Doodle for Google Winner

Staff Consortium | May 27, 2022 6

Google Diversity Specialist Laurie Bennett has surprised Antilles School sixth-grader Gabrielle Baa ...

14 Senators Sign Letter Calling For Payne's Resignation: 'I'm Prepared to Do What's Necessary to Protect the Integrity of the Institution,' Senate President…

Ernice Gilbert | May 27, 2022 58

In what amounts to be the strongest signal yet to Senator Steven Payne, fourteen of the 15-member 34...

How Kiana Aska's Graduation Season Went From Mundane to Memorable: 'It Was One of The Best Days of My Life.'

Staff Consortium | May 27, 2022 3

Kiana Aska, a 2022 graduate of the St. Croix Educational Complex High School, celebrated in style for the past few days as members of the St. Croix co...

Governor Bryan Calls for V.I. Dept. of Justice Investigation Into Sex Assault Allegations Made Against Senator Steven Payne

Ernice Gilbert | May 26, 2022 17

Government House said Thursday evening that Governor Albert Bryan has issued a statement calling on Attorney General Denise George to open an investig...

Aliyah Boston to be Welcomed Home June 4 With Sign Unveiling at Airport, Parade and More

Staff Consortium | May 27, 2022 4

Government House has announced that the Office of the Governor and the Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation are hosting a hometown celebration o...

V.I. Democratic Party Calls on Payne to Step Down Now or Be Removed

Janeka Simon | May 26, 2022 31

Update: About an hour after the Democratic Party issued its statement calling on Sen. Steven Payne to step down, the New Horizon Women's Democratic Cl...

New JFL CEO Fires Nurse Who Brought Attention to Security Lapse at Emergency Department; Senator Assails CEO; Bryan to Look Into Matter

Ernice Gilbert | May 26, 2022 54

In an unexpected turn of events that is causing much consternation in the St. Croix community while inviting the ire of lawmakers, the new Juan F. Lui...

Premium Pay Rollout Begins in June, OMB Confirms; 800 Private Sector Applications Received

Ernice Gilbert | May 26, 2022 17

The Bryan administration will start issuing Premium Pay checks to both private and public sector employees beginning in June, after receiving about 80...

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Dept. of Health Announces Jif Peanut Butter Recall After FDA, CDC Link Salmonella Infection Outbreak to Product

Staff Consortium | May 25, 2022 1

The V.I. Department of Health has advised the publ...

Dept. of Education Announces New Dates for St. Croix School Food Authority Summer Feeding Program

Staff Consortium | May 25, 2022

The St. Croix School Food Authority has announced ...

DHS Division of Senior Citizens Affairs Pauses In-Person Services Until June 6, Citing Increased Covid-19 Positivity Rate

Staff Consortium | May 24, 2022 1

The V.I. Department of Human Services has announce...

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USVI Delegation is First to Woo Danish Travelers Back to United States Since Covid…

Staff Consortium | October 25, 2021 12

The U.S. Virgin Islands had the first delegation to personally welcome Danish travelers back to the ...

As America Reopens to Tourists, USVI Takes Marketing Push to Italy

Staff Consortium | October 12, 2021 27

As the United States prepares to welcome European ...

Territory's Tourism Success in Covid Era Credited to Public-Private Partnerships,…

Staff Consortium | September 19, 2021 5

The U.S. Virgin Islands credits its ability to survive and thrive during the worldwide Covid-19 cris...

Big Moves: Dept. of Tourism Brings a Taste of Carnival to One of America's Largest Festivals in Well-Executed Marketing Strategy

Ernice Gilbert | September 07, 2021 12

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — The V.i. Department Of…

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The Queen Mary II Makes Unscheduled Voyage to St. Thomas at Crown Bay

Staff Consortium | April 02, 2022 14

The Queen Mary II will make an unscheduled visit to the Austin Monsanto Terminal on Saturday at 6 a....

Virgin Islands Welcomes Wonder of the Seas, World's Largest Cruise Ship to Territory For First Time

Kyle Murphy | March 23, 2022 15

Royal Caribbean's Wonder of the Seas, the largest ...

One of Royal Caribbean's Largest Cruise Ships Makes Maiden Voyage to St. Thomas

Kyle Murphy | January 06, 2022 9

ST. THOMAS — Royal Caribbean’s 1,138-foot long, 135-foot wide Odyssey of the Seas — one of Roy...

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Frenchman's Reef Reopening This Fall With Two Luxury Beach Resorts, a Combined 486 Rooms, Ten Restaurants and More

Staff Consortium | May 17, 2022 21

Aimbridge Hospitality On Tuesday Announced That It Will Open Two New Resorts At Frenchman’s Reef In St. Thomas, As Part Of An Extensive $350 Million Rebuild Project On The Property. According To The Release, The Two Resorts, Including The Westin Beach Resort & Spa At Frenchman’s Reef And The Seaborn At Frenchman’s Reef, Autograph Collection, Are Expected To Open In The Fall Of 2022. Aimbridge Hospitality Said It Will Manage The Two Properties Under The Leadership Of Managing Director Kurt Wiksten, As Part Of A Franchise Agreement With Marriott International Brands. According To The Release, The Team Expressed Excitement To Bring Back The Frenchman’s…

Standard Aviation, Opened 2020 in St. Thomas, Voted Number One Fixed-Based Operator in Caribbean

Staff Consortium | May 12, 2022

The may Issue Of Professional Pilot Magazine, Published Last Friday, Named Standard Aviation St. Thomas — Which Opened In October 2020 — The Number One Fixed-base Operator (fbo) In The Caribbean, A Release Standard Aviation Issued Recently Has Made Known. According To The Release, The Prestigious Honor Is Awarded Annually By Voters In The Preferences Regarding Aviation Services And Equipment (prase) Survey, Which Requires Pilots To Submit Aircraft Type-rating(s) To Confirm A Vote. With 10.00 Being A Perfect Score, Standard Aviation Received An Average Rating Of 9.52.  V.i. Port Authority Executive Director, Carlton Dowe, Who Oversees The Territory’s…

Lieutenant Governor's Office Purchasing Firstbank Building in Downtown Christiansted

Ernice Gilbert | May 12, 2022 40

The Office Of The Lieutenant Governor Will Be Moving Its Offices Into The Building In Downtown Christiansted Currently Occupied By Firstbank, Lieutenant Governor Tregenza Roach Made Known During A Post-reelection Announcement Interview With The Consortium Tuesday Night. The Interview, Which Also Included Governor Albert Bryan, Focused On A Number Of Topics, Including The Leaders' Performance During Their Almost Four-year Tenure, And Why They Believe Their Administration Should Be Given Four More Years To Govern. While Highlighting Some Accomplishments Of His Office, The Lieutenant Governor Revealed That Because Of Mold Issues At Gov't House,…