Openings - US Virgin Islands

St. Croix- As of April 2006, year-round ferry service has begun between the islands of St. Croix and St. Thomas by means of the Island Lynx Ferry Company. The 100-ft catamaran, named the Kaiso, can carry 209 passengers with triple deck seating. The service fills an existing void in inter-island travel.

- A major hotel project was announced on April 26 to be built in Betty's Hope. The proposed hotel, casino, conference center, and cultural theme park will be located on 500 acres and about one mile from the airport. After the lease is signed, zoning permits will begin to be acquired and construction plans will commence.