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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Be careful what you wish for … you might just get it. In April of 2019, Governor Albert Bryan said that the U.S. Virgin Islands would “position” itself as the number one tourist destination in the Caribbean. At the time, Bryan’s “projection” seemed almost laughable because the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism just put out an important COVID-19-related message for visitors to the territory on Twitter minutes ago. “As of August 13, results from COVID-19 antibody tests are no longer acceptable for entry or submission to the USVITravel Screening Portal,” Tourism said

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Journalist Netfa “Tafa” Romain, who died Tuesday, is being remembered as a creative powerhouse who used his talents to promote and uplift the territory. “It is with great sadness that I received this news,” Governor. Albert Bryan said Wednesday. “I know Netfa from the early days with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas resort that is rated “very good” by TripAdvisor — got panned by a tourist from Missouri who just returned home. Clara Coomer of St. Louis said she stayed at the Sapphire Beach Condominium Resort in Smith Bay recently and found it to be “not

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KINGSHILL — The University of Missouri-Kansas City’s women’s basketball team will play its first-ever summer exhibition series in the U.S. Virgin Islands this weekend. The UMKC Roos, under fifth-year head coach Jacie Hoyt, will play the USVI’s senior women’s national team on Saturday and Sunday at St. Croix Educational Complex

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MIAMI — Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte was in Florida over the weekend telling reporters that the territory is a model of success in the Caribbean — thanks in large part to the United States. The U.S. Virgin Islands has access to U.S.-supplied vaccines and much-needed economic relief. Those factors —

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Celebrity Edge will be the first cruise ship to return to St. Thomas since March 2020 when it arrives just before noon today. The U.S. Virgin Islands tourism industry has benefitted from an increasingly popular charter yacht business and Airbnb visits in the months after the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — You can shop and dine in downtown St. Thomas until 8 p.m. every Friday night starting tomorrow, officials said. “The Downtown Historic District is a great place to browse for gifts and souvenirs, get a bite to eat or sip a cold drink,” the Virgin Islands Department

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism’s Division of Festivals has pioneered the return of in-person Carnival events while prioritizing public health safety and the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine. The 2021 Carnival Virgin Islands “1 Night, 1 Fête” took place seaside on Friday at The

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HOUSTON — The U.S. Virgin Islands Tourism Department kicked up a storm at the Katy Sip ‘N Stroll wine-sipping festival in Texas recently. The Tourism Department was a co-sponsor of Katy’s celebration of its original wine, beer, and food. People in attendance at the festival were offered free food samples

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