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MIAMI — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. addressed the Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) that took place in Miami Beach this week and said that the tourism industry in the U.S. Virgin Islands is robust — and now is the time for investors to take advantage of what the

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MIAMI — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. will lead the territory’s delegation at the annual Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) in Florida this week. Governor Bryan will hold high-level discussions with leaders from the travel and tourism sector and the international investment community at the Miami summit from today to Thursday.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Pressure BussPipe is the road march champion for the 2019 St. Thomas carnival. BussPipe is the first reggae artist to win this annual contest, beating all comers with his soca song called “Do it And Done.” The song was released on the Busspipe Records label two months

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ATLANTA — Nigel Walwyn was visiting his father on St. Croix when he went to the backyard to pick some passion fruit to make a drink, just like he had all through his childhood. But this time, he decided on a little twist, making an adult beverage instead. A little

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — St. Thomas-Water Island Administrator Avery Lewis said he would like to acknowledge and commend all the people and agencies that worked tirelessly to make Carnival 2019 a resounding success. Administrator Lewis recognizes that success is the result of a community of persons working together to achieve a

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CHRISTIANSTED — Caravelle Hotel & Casino, the 43-room boutique waterfront hotel in the historic northeast shore town of St. Croix, said that the hotel will close for six months for remodeling and renovations. Caravelle will close today and reopen in early October; employees will not be let go during the

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Government and other local entities are monitoring a developing public health issue in St. Lucia, where a cruise liner has been quarantined due to a reported measles infection on board. The vessel, named “Freewinds,” is still moored there, and no one has been allowed to

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In 2017, the Caribbean had a record number of 30.1 million tourists reports Travel Weekly, and these numbers only continue to grow. Despite a number of natural disasters hitting area in recent years, the attraction to tourists is still booming. Although many digital-age loving businesses preach that print marketing is “dead”, the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. and Lt. Governor Tregenza Roach opened the St. Thomas Food, Arts and Crafts Fair on Wednesday which showcased the “growing variety and diversity of Virgin Islands culture.” “As you walk around today you’re going to be running into all kinds of friends and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. today thanked residents for having a safe, incident-free Carnival 2019 on St. Thomas. Governor Bryan, Lt. Governor Roach and other local officials ceremoniously opened the Carnival Village on Friday themed “Coggie’s Musical Ville.” This marked the first time Governor Bryan ceremoniously opened the

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