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Local Authors Steve Myrvang and Joanne Jurgich Publish New Title

St. Croix Authors Steve Myrvang and Joanne Jurgich published “A Close Reach” in late March.  This title is a sequel to their first book “A Broad Reach,” which...

St. Croix to Host Ironman Triathlon

The 26th Annual St. Croix Ironman 70.3 mile race will take place tomorrow, sponsored primarily by Captain Morgan.  Up for grabs are 30 spots in the Ironman Hawaii event and 40 spots...

St. Croix Environmental Association Hosts Litter Pick-Up Event on Triathlon Route

Last weekend the St. Croix Environmental Association (SEA) hosted their annual Crucian Litter Elimination Act Now (CLEAN) event.  More than 200 volunteers picked-up trash along the...

Tourism in the U.S. Virgin Islands Grows

The Caribbean Tourism Organization recently held their annual summit to review year-over-year tourism data.  2013 showed growth in the industry, most importantly an increase in...

U.S. Virgin Islands Return to Winter Olympics

Jasmine Campbell has brought a U.S. Virgin Islands presence to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, after an absence in the previous two winter games.  The 22-year old alpine skier...

Chris Hanley featured on HGTV’s “Caribbean Life”

Chris Hanley was recently featured on the Home and Garden Television (HGTV) show “Caribbean Life” during sneak preview episodes aired New Year’s Day. The program...

Martha Stewart Holidays on St. Croix

Martha Stewart spent her 2013 Christmas vacationing with family on St. Croix.  Stewart stayed in a private home on the east end with spectacular Buck Island views.  With her culinary...

Cruzans to Race in the Kentucky Derby

       Who would have thought that on an little island in the middle of the Caribbean Sea that the sport of horse racing would be such a dominant force in the local culture. ...

Three Perfect Days: U.S. Virgin Islands

Hemispheres, United Airlines’ in-flight magazine, boasts the U.S. Virgin Islands in their article, “Three Perfect Days: U.S. Virgin Islands.” Three Perfect Days: U.S. Virgin...

Lonely Planet Confirms: U.S. Virgin Islands are #1

Lonely Planet supplies some of the most trusted and informative travel guides and travel information, and they voted the U.S. Virgin Islands as the #1 spot for travel in...