For Immediate Release

Source: United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism

Contacts:

Alani Henneman-Todman, U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism +1 340 774-8784
ahenneman@usvitourism.vi

Bevan Springer, Marketplace Excellence +1 201 861-2056
bevan@marketplaceexcellence.com

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS RESUMES BUSINESS AFTER THE PASSAGE OF TROPICAL STORM KAREN

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (September 25, 2019) – The U.S. Virgin Islands has resumed business operations following the passage of Tropical Storm Karen.

The storm brought heavy rainfall, but had little to no impact on the Territory’s tourism infrastructure, the Department of Tourism has reported.

The Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas and the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix remained open with the majority of flights to St. Thomas and St. Croix arriving and departing yesterday as scheduled. All maritime and seaplane operations have resumed.

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