USVIHTA Update | May 2020
Greetings Members

Thank you again for your input for our Q&A call with Gov. Bryan and his team this week. Click here to read notes from the meeting included in our daily update from May 5. Click here to read a press release from the Office of the Governor which discusses the easing of some restrictions for tourism and hospitality.
COVID-19 Updates
Please click the links below to read our recent updates. Keep in mind that statistics are changing daily as we learn more, so some of the information from our updates may have changed. You can also visit doh.vi.gov/covid19usvi for more information.

USVIHTA COVID-19 Communications:

Other Updates and Resources:
U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Celebrates Spirit of Travel
U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. officially proclaimed May 3-9 "Travel and Tourism Week" in the USVI, applauding the thousands of Virgin Islanders who contribute to the growth, resiliency and strength of the territory's lifeblood industry, and acknowledging the unprecedented damage inflicted upon tourism by the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Read more .
CHTA Presents Limin’ Wid Taste Live on Facebook May 8
Join CHTA today at 5 p.m. on Facebook for Limin’ Wid Taste. Hang out with friends as the Taste of the Caribbean bar team mixes an at-home creation, stir in cost-savings tips and twist an award-winning cocking with special invited guests. Click here to view the event on Facebook. Click the flyer to the right to enlarge.
Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands Receives $442,200 from the National Endowment for the Humanities
The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) announced that it has been awarded two grants totaling $442,200 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The initial $200,000 grant was announced by the NEH on April 7 as one of $22.2 million in grants for 224 humanities projects across the country. Funds will be used to support humanities programs throughout the USVI that reflect the territory’s diverse communities and advance the public’s knowledge and understanding of humanities, culture, heritage and preservation. Read more .
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