U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (July 24, 2020) – The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism announced the launch of phase one of a new online portal that will pre-screen and assist with the certification process of all travelers prior to their arrival in the Territory. The goal is to reduce the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Just because the boating season ends in New England, doesn’t mean you have to wait until next spring for the joys of cruising.
I just returned from the” Land of Smiles” — Thailand — a bit jet-lagged, but fully immersed in its approachable culture.
I have now experienced the yachting scene out of Phuket on the Andaman Sea first-hand. It was a “work”-related junket that we call a “fam trip,” or “familiarization trip,” which segues into the end of the New England boating season and how to keep summer alive.
This year we have a new accolade to add to the luster by being rated best US vacation destination by US News and World Report. So, I set out to revisit the charms of Boston with a particular focus on the waterfront and waterways.
With Memorial Day Weekend behind us, we know by the activities on waterfront and the Yacht Club’s opening with traditional BBQ’s, it is the official kick off to the summer boating season in New England. There are many ways you can amuse yourself on those lazy hot days enjoying the pleasures of being on the water. If you do not own a boat, it might be “smarter to charter” someone else’s.