The V.I. Economic Development Authority is accepting public comment on proposed rules and regulations for the updated Hotel Development program, which provides financial incentives and other assistance to investors.

The proposed rules were drafted after Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. signed into law a bill that allows hotel developers an additional fee — up to 7.5% of their room rate — to go toward hurricane-related repairs and restoration.

— Contact Suzanne Carlson at 340-714-9122 or email