Wednesday, 3 Jun 2020

Islands

US Virgin Islands to Reopen June 1

The U.S. Virgin Islands will reopen to leisure travelers on June 1, the territory announced Tuesday. Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte said the destination is finalizing public health and tourism protocols to ensure a safe return for visitors. While the islands are preparing to welcome guests back in less than a week’s time, a state […]

Could US Virgin Islands See Tourism Boost if New Marijuana Bill Passes?

U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. resubmitted a revamped version of his proposed U.S. Virgin Islands Medicinal Cannabis Patient Act, which would enable travelers 21 and older to purchase marijuana in the destination. While medical marijuana has been legal in the USVI since January 2019, government delays have hindered its implementation, according to Vibe […]

Islands culinary scene infused with fresh talent

The monarchs of Hawaii’s regional cuisine movement have reigned over the Aloha State’s food scene for decades, but a talented new crop of chefs on the Islands is introducing new concepts and ideas and picking up plaudits along the way. Hawaii’s food scene has always been shaped by its diverse immigrant history — including large […]