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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The world’s largest airline American Airlines launched a pair of new winter flights to St. Thomas. American Airlines said the new service to St. Thomas started from Chicago (ORD) and Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) on December 21, 2019. Flights from Chicago O’Hare International Airport will serve Cyril E. King International Airport on Saturdays,

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has announced the addition of a third American Airlines daily flight between Miami and St. Croix for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. The extra flight will begin November 23 to 25 and November 30 to December 2, bringing a “welcome boost” to St.

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CHRISTIANSTED — Offerings of the dynamic and diverse culinary heritage of St. Croix are being prepared, served and celebrated this month with the return of “Dine St. Croix” to the Big Island of the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Department of Tourism said. Tourism said that the culinary event, originally known

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands is reporting close to a 50 percent increase in stay over arrivals this year, a clear signal that tourism in the territory is on a strong rebound. Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte announced that according to the U.S. Virgin Islands Bureau of Economic Research, the territory welcomed 347,725

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Officials from Carnival Cruise Line, the West Indian Company Limited (WICO) and the local government honored St. Thomians Kashief Hamilton and Randolph Donovan, Jr. for rescuing a wheelchair-bound cruise passenger who accidentally fell off WICO’s dock at Havensight cruise facility on Saturday. Hamilton and Donovan were recognized Monday in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The quick reaction of two local men heroically saved the life of a wheelchair-bound cruise ship passenger who went overboard in St. Thomas. The incident happened Saturday when a Carnival Cruise Lines ship docked in St. Thomas. As passengers were coming back and forth from the dock and ship, a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has announced the addition of a third American Airlines’ daily flight between Miami and St. Thomas in time for the winter season. Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte reported that from December 18, the third daily flight will operate as a same

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MIAMI – To build on strong investment interest from hotel developers, the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism said it will participate in two “important” hospitality conferences in Florida this week. Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte will address several hundred participants at the 23rd Annual International African American Hotel Ownership & Investment

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CHARLESTON — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has launched a vigorous summer campaign to market the islands’ unique carnival and festivals. Following the passage of Legislative Act 8153, Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte now has the department actively promoting and managing festival tourism with a busy summer schedule in place

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands government says it is working closely with the cruise lines to help them as they rework their itineraries following the U.S. government’s renewed restrictions on travel to Cuba. The State Department said the United States will discontinue allowing visits to Cuba via passenger and recreational vessels, including

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