9-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Shot in Head in Croixville Housing Community; Police Detain 15-Year-Old

Concerned Residents Clean Christiansted Town Using Their Own Tools, Money, and Some Help from the VI Fire Service

Territory May See Veterans Cemetery Through DeGazon-Sponsored Bill

Credit and Debit Cards of WAPA Customers Were Compromised Since August 30th, WAPA Says, Authority to Finally Start Issuing Notification Via Mail and Email

Sports Tourism in VI Gains Momentum as DC United Team is set to Play Exhibition Soccer Game on St. Croix

Carnival Breeze Brings 3,700 Tourists to St. Croix During Maiden Call; Senators, Tourism Officials Want to See More

Limetree Bay Willing To Provide $10 Million To Help Add Life to a Dying G.E.R.S.

American Airlines to Serve St. Croix With New Flights Next Summer

The Sudden Death of Influential Roots Reggae Visionary, Vaughn Benjamin of Midnite Band and Akae Beka, Has Rocked the Virgin Islands and Reggae Community Around the World

Arthur A. Richards K-8 School Hosts Anti-Bullying Campaign

Come Out. Hang Out. Have Fun at The Meat Up, One of St. Thomas’ Latest Hot-Spot for Good Food with Friends and Family.

UVI Board of Trustees Approves $47.1 Million Fiscal Year 2020 Budget; Sets $3 Million Fundraising Goal

Man Dies During Early Morning Car Accident on St. Croix; Driver of Car Arrested (Updated)

'You Did Everything You Could to Prevent this from Happening': An Emotional Goodbye to Young Aaron Benjamin

Back in Business: Cost U Less on St. Thomas Opened its Doors Friday to Thousands of Customers 2 Years after Irma and Maria

Bill Aimed at Regulating Credit Use by Gov't Departments and Agencies Among Others Held in Committee

Juan Luis Hospital Announces Completion and Availability of Mobile Dialysis Facilities

Tractor Trailer With Tank Carrying Thousands Of Gallons of Liquified Gas Flips Near Cool Out Bar; Driver Injured But Alive

Credit and Debit Card Hack Through WAPA Appears to be Widespread in Virgin Islands; WAPA Says Support Services Will be Made Available to Affected Customers

Facing Life in Prison Without Parole, Mother and Boyfriend Plead Not Guilty in Murder of 4-Year-Old Boy

Joseph Boschulte, Former WICO Boss, Appointed By Dept. Of Tourism As Specialist

Business / News / Tourism / Travel / Virgin Islands / October 31, 2018

In an effort to deepen its ties with the cruise industry, the Department of Tourism has hired Joseph Boschulte, former West Indian Company (WICO) President and CEO, as a specialist to assist in forging critical bounds.

Mr. Boschulte will work with the Ports of the Virgin Islands along with D.O.T. According to the department’s commissioner, Beverly Nicholson-Doty, the engagement of Mr. Boschulte will help the territory to achieve “operational improvements” to the cruise ship sector as well as economic benefits to the community.

Mr. Boschulte comes to the tourism department with consulting experience in improving organizational performance, growth and improvement. “I look forward to the opportunity to work with the team to build the Ports of the Virgin Islands brand,” he said. “As we embark on a new cruise season, the horizon is bright for record cruise passenger growth in the Territory for the next decade.”

Mrs. Nicholson-Doty said Mr. Boschulte brings a wealth of knowledge about ports and port operations as well as public-private partnerships. His career has included service with the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority, Government Employees’ Retirement System, Public Services Commission and the University of the Virgin Islands.

“We look forward to the expertise and experience Boschulte will bring to our team as we seek to continuously improve and enhance the territory’s critical relationship with our cruise line partners,” said the commissioner.

One of the first orders of business for Mr. Boschulte will be to meet with cruise executives at next week’s 25th annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Cruise Conference & Trade Show. The event takes place in San Juan, Puerto Rico, from November 5-9, 2018.

Tags: , ,

Staff Consortium

Previous Post

Mapp Condemns Attack On Synagogue In Pittsburgh That Left 11 Worshipers Dead

Next Post

U.S. Postal Inspection Service And U.S. Attorney’s Office Announce New Initiative To Prevent Use Of Post Office Boxes For Illegal Drug Distribution

You might also like

Leave a Reply

More Story

Mapp Condemns Attack On Synagogue In Pittsburgh That Left 11 Worshipers Dead

Governor Kenneth Mapp has condemned the attack on worshipers at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that...

October 31, 2018