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Coral World Announces New Arrivals

Coral World Ocean Park is happy to announce the arrival of two new sea lions. Freddie, a 620lb, 6 year-old male, and Rose, a petite 250lb, 14 year-old female, traveled on their own private charter plane with three trainers and a veterinarian to ensure their comfort and safety. The animals arrived from Florida at Cyril E. King airport on March 24th, 2017, and are adjusting well to their new home. Both Freddie and Rose were born in human care and have been engaged in educational presentations for thousands of people each year. Coral World General Curator Lee Kellar explained, “Modern…

Seaborne Airlines and Vieques Air Link Enter into a Cooperative Agreement

San Juan, PR – 03/08/2017 —Seaborne Airlines and Vieques Air Link, two of Puerto Rico’s leading airlines, are pleased to announce a distribution partnership and codeshare agreement. Under this alliance, both airlines open new destinations to their respective customers. Seaborne Airlines will host Vieques Air Link’s scheduled itineraries on their reservation system. With this addition, customers have new destinations to explore with seamless connections. Added destinations include: • Culebra (CPX) • Vieques (VQS) Vieques Air Link customers will also benefit from this partnership with better connections throughout the Caribbean and stateside utilizing the Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport in San…

The ABC’s of Bolongo Bay Beach Resort

    All inclusive – Bolongo Bay Beach Resort brought All Inclusive to St. Thomas in 1989 and still, no one in the Caribbean does it better. A la carte dining at both restaurants and unlimited cocktails, can’t beat it. Beach hut – Our activity coordinators at the beach hut provide lessons for a wide variety of water sports including kayaks, paddle boards, water trikes, wind surfers, Hobie Cats, and Sunfish sailboats. Carnival night – A 40 year old tradition, our Carnival night is every Wednesday in season at Iggies and includes an all you can eat buffet, live calypso…

Vacation First, Retire Later!

When people think of the Caribbean, they often think of vacations rather than a permanent home. Since the US Virgin Islands is one of the trendiest retirement hot spot of the decade as it attracts the Baby Boomer generation of our time, why not spend some time vacationing here first?  Those relaxing images of palm trees, coconut water and sandy beaches can now become part your retirement home rather than the album of last year’s vacation! In fact, many visitors tend to fall in love with this tropical paradise while on vacation and make it their aim to return upon…

Some of the Best Activities When Visiting the US Virgin Islands

The US Virgin Islands are a wonderful destination, for any individual or group seeking to explore island life, beautiful beaches, and interesting history and culture. The US Virgin Islands are composed of three larger islands (St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix) and several minor islands including Water Island. Each of the larger islands has its own variety of activities, places to eat, and places sites to see, so be sure to visit as many as possible! St. John St. John is known for some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and for the Virgin Island National Park which…

The No Longer Unclear History of St. Thomas

The No Longer Unclear History of St. Thomas St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, is known for being one of the top resort and vacation destinations in the world. Contrary to popular belief, the island territory was actually settled around 1500 B.C. by the Ciboney tribe, then the Taino, Carib, and Arawak tribes. On Christopher Columbus’ second voyage to the New World in 1493, he “discovered” St. Thomas en route to Puerto Rico. The Pirates Arrive After Columbus’ report of St. Thomas reached the European nations, several discovery expeditions followed, and the unguarded island natives succumbed to disease and famine as…

What’s happening in the USVI for May at Yacht Haven Grande

  Yacht Haven Grande is the premier marina lifestyle destination in the Caribbean. Yacht Haven Grande encompasses a 48-slip megayacht marina complemented by a 120,000 square foot duty-free retail village.

Pistarckle Theater New Playwrights Festival Featuring Virgin Islands Playwrights

  PRESS RELEASE April 30, 2015 For Immediate Release, Pistarckle Theater Nikki Emerich 775-7877 Pistarckle Theater New Playwrights Festival Featuring Virgin Islands Playwrights Pistarckle Theater is excited to announce their new initiative, the first annual, New Playwright Festival which will be held on May 16 and May 17. Six plays, written by members of our community will be presented. Some plays will be read and others will be full presentations. Pistarckle’s call for new plays by local playwrights resulted in a wonderful mix of stories filled with mystery, drama, intrigue, love and hope. The public is invited to experience the…

USVIHTA Introduces Coupons VI App for Local Offers and Promotions

VI Coupons offers visitors and locals alike the ability to enjoy savings across the islands. Download the app and select “get all” to receive the most current updates automatically as well as daily notifications of 50% off or greater. Download the Virgin Islands Coupon App for the quickest way to gain access to all of the best deals in the Virgin Islands. • Receive updated offers immediately • Never have to carry printed coupons again • Notifications when in proximity to a business • Last minute specials Receive mobile offers from Adventure, Activities, Restaurants, Shops and more…