Tag: V.I. Department of Tourism

Police Seeking Woman Who Led Female Gang In Beach Attack That Left Victim ‘Unconscious’

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are searching for a “heavy-build” woman on St. Thomas who they say led a group of women in a Sunday morning beach attack that left a female victim “unconscious,” authorities said. Detectives were dispatched to the Roy L. Schneider Hospital Emergency Room at 12:25 p.m. Sunday to speak to the victim […]

St. Thomas And Orlando To Get Better Acquainted Thanks To New Flights On Frontier Airlines In 2021

ORLANDO — Locals who want to spend a week visiting Central Florida’s theme parks, or just looking for a deal on a flight, have a new option: Frontier. The twice-weekly flight between Florida’s busiest airport and St. Thomas will connect the two cities in the second month of 2021. Orlando is a major hub for […]

Tourists Can Flock Back To Territory Starting June 1 As Return To Normalcy Begins

CHRISTIANSTED — During his COVID-19 briefing today, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said he is initiating the blue “Open Doors” phase of the territory’s path back to normalcy effective June 1. “This simply means that we will allow the prohibitions on leisure travel to expire, making it easier for potential tourists to book vacations to the […]

Top Tier Runners Sail Into St. Thomas For Annual Marathon Race

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Elite runners from 11 countries are returning to St. Thomas today to compete for top honors in the third cruise marathon challenge as they island hop via the Carnival Fascination ship. The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism, in collaboration with St. Thomas Road Runners, will once again host the race. The first […]

Gov. Bryan to Honor Radio Talk Show Host Tom Joyner At Havensight Today

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. honored media icon and nationally syndicated radio talk show host Tom Joyner by proclaiming today April 11 as “Tom Joyner Day” in the territory. Governor Bryan is scheduled to meet with Joyner during a welcome back event for Joyner’s Fantastic Voyage Cruise hosted by the Department of Tourism […]

Delta Air Lines Planning Second Daily Flight Between St. Thomas and Atlanta

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Delta Air Lines plans to add a second daily flight between Atlanta and St. Thomas this summer. American Airlines is “seriously considering” restoring its third daily Miami-St. Thomas flight, as well as expressing interest in a new route from Dallas. United Airlines will serve the Houston-St. Thomas market beginning in May with […]

Airlines Upbeat About U.S. Virgin Islands, Boschulte Reports From Canada

QUEBEC, Canada — The V.I. Department of Tourism reports that airlines serving the territory are satisfied with their route performance and some are looking forward to increasing capacity to the islands in the months ahead. Speaking at the conclusion of the 12th Routes Americas conference in French Canada, Tourism Commissioner designee Joseph Boschulte said the […]

Businessman Joe Boschulte Tapped By Gov. Bryan To Be Commissioner of Tourism

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Joe Boschulte, a businessman and tourism specialist, has been nominated as Commissioner for the Department of Tourism. Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. appointed Boschulte to lead the Territory’s major economic driver at a press conference on Tuesday. Boschulte brings to the tourism department vast experience in business and in government as well […]

Agrifest 2019 Set for Mid-Month: “VI Agriculture: Still Growing in 2019”

FREDERIKSTED — The public is invited to attend the 48th Annual Agriculture and Food Fair of the  Virgin Islands from February 16 to 18 at the Rudolph Shulterbrandt Agricultural Complex in Estate Lower Love. The theme is “VI Agriculture: Still Growing in 2019!”  The entrance fee is $6 for adults, $4 for children, and $5 for […]

Seaborne Airlines, Cape Air To Increase Flights To Keep Up With St. Croix Demand

FREDERIKSTED — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has embarked on a marketing initiative with Seaborne Airlines and Cape Air to promote new flights between San Juan and St. Croix, helping to meet the demand for travel to the island this winter season. On Seaborne Airlines, the San Juan-St. Croix route will see an increase […]