USVI Department of Tourism Participates in 2015 FCCA Cruise Conference and Trade Show in Mexico

The Department of Tourism participated in the 22nd Annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Cruise Conference and Trade Show in Cozumel, Mexico from October 5 to 8, 2015. For many cruise executives, destinations, suppliers and tour operators, the annual FCCA Conference and Trade Show is the premier industry event at which key industry players analyze trends and discuss current […]

Department of Tourism Congratulates 2015 Junior Tourism Ambassador

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, August 14, 2015 – The Department of Tourism is pleased to congratulate Jonisha Aubain, winner of the 2015 Junior Tourism Commissioner competition. The Charlotte Amalie High School senior will join Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson Doty at the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) State of the Industry Conference in Curacao this October to […]

VI Students Compete for Junior Tourism Commissioner Title

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, August 13, 2015 – The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism will host the annual Inter-Island Junior Tourism Commissioner Competition on Friday, August 14, 2015 on St. Thomas.  The event will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Department of Tourism Welcome Center on Kronprindsens Gade.  The winner will be named Junior […]

St. John Ranks Among Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Islands

~ New award from Travel + Leisure showcases USVI beauty and tourism offerings ~ U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (July 23, 2015) – Readers of one of the world’s leading travel publication, Travel + Leisure, ranked St. John as one of the World’s Best Islands in the magazine’s World’s Best Awards 2015. St. John received a Number […]

Governor Mapp Leads Successful U.S. Virgin Islands Mission to Atlanta

Governor Mapp and Department of Tourism officials host events and meet with top-tier media   Governor Kenneth Mapp on the air in Atlanta this week. U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (July 23, 2015) – United States Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth E. Mapp and the Department of Tourism this week concluded a strategic mission to Atlanta which focused […]

Department of Tourism Welcomes New York Summer Intern George Cannon III

St. Croix native hired to work at New York City public relations firm this summer  U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (June 19, 2015) – The Department of Tourism (DOT) is pleased to announce George Cannon III has joined the Department of Tourism’s New York-based public relations agency of record, Development Counsellors International (DCI). The position, a partnership […]

National Tourism Month to be Celebrated in the USVI

~ Activities focus on roadside cleanup and culture ~ U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, May 6,  2015 – As part of the Annual “National Travel and Tourism Celebration,” the USVI Department of Tourism has planned a number of activities in the Territory designed to build tourism awareness, strengthen relationships with local tourism industry partners, and emphasize the importance […]

Department of Tourism Launches VI Nice Challenge

DOT partners with recording artist Pressure Busspipe to engage consumers  U.S. Virgin Islands, April 30, 2015 – The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism (DOT) announced the launch of the VI Nice Challenge, a social media competition that kicks off a broader Virgin Islands Nice summer promotion. The challenge, beginning on May 1, asks individuals […]

Call for Applicants for DOT’s Summer 2015 Internship Program in New York

Opportunity for a qualified college senior or recent graduate for a public relations and marketing internship in New York City  U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (April 7, 2015) – The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism (DOT) is seeking applicants for its summer 2015 internship in New York City. Co-sponsored with the DOT’s U.S.-based public relations agency […]

Governor Mapp Leads Successful U.S. Virgin Islands Mission to New York

Governor Mapp and Department of Tourism officials host special events, meet with top-tier media, including Bloomberg TV  U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (March 9, 2015) – Governor Kenneth E. Mapp and the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism have concluded a strategic mission to New York to boost interest in the Territory.  Led by Governor Mapp and […]