The local department of tourism has sought to assure stakeholders it is working closely with airline partners to ensure the territory has ample airlift during the current restriction on leisure travel.
In an effort to contain the spread of Covid-19, the United States Virgin Islands is closing its doors once again to leisure visitors. From Wednesday, arrivals will be suspended for at least one month.
The United States Virgin Islands will reopen to leisure travellers on Monday. Commissioner of tourism, Joseph Boschulte, revealed the territory is finalising public health and tourism protocols for the return of visitors.
Joe Boschulte, a United States Virgin Islands businessperson and tourism specialist, has been nominated as commissioner for the department of tourism.
Americans across a wintry continent have been viewing a major national television advertising campaign promoting the warm welcome awaiting them in the United States Virgin Islands.
For Oasis, one of the world’s largest cruise ships, arriving to St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands can be daunting. With narrow waterways, sailboats anchored in the harbour, a tight turn and just six feet of clearance below the keel, the water around this popular port is one of the most difficult to manoeuvre.
Three scheduled carriers will soon increase air service to St. Thomas, according to United States Virgin Islands commissioner of tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty.