Don't forget to RSV
P to our Annual General Meeting on Nov 5 from 8:30-10 a.m. at Emerald Beach Resort in the meeting room. Enjoy a continental breakfast as we discuss important association news and updates, and hear from guest speaker USVI Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte. Click here to view the election slate. Please RSVP with Lisa Hamilton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
USVIHTA Annual General Meeting and Membership Mixer Scheduled for November
As mentioned above, we invite all members to our Annual General Meeting on Nov. 5 from 8:30-10 a.m.
at Emerald Beach Resort in the meeting room. We will discuss important association news and updates, and will be joined by guest speaker USVI Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte. RSVP with Lisa Hamilton at
And don't forget to mark your calendars for a mixer the following week! Join USVIHTA and the VI Professional Charter Association on Nov. 14 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Yacht Haven Grande
for a Membership Mixer in conjunction with the Day Charter Conference. Click here to view the flyer and RSVP with Lisa Hamilton at email@example.com.
Coral World November Update
Click here to view the November 2019 update from Coral World Ocean Park.
U.S. Virgin Islands Solidifies Relationship with Cruise Lines
The U.S. Virgin Islands continues to strengthen its relationship with cruise line partners as the region prepares for the strong growth forecast for the cruise ship industry. Speaking at the annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Cruise Conference and Trade Show, USVI Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. reported that the delegation gathered much valuable information about the evolving form of the massive cruise industry. Read more.
Caribbean’s Largest Tourism Marketing Event – Caribbean Travel Marketplace - on Track for The Bahamas
Citing the new tourism offerings in The Bahamas and throughout the Caribbean and the opportunity to showcase the nation of islands to the travel world following Hurricane Dorian, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) reaffirmed that all systems are go to bring the region's largest and longest-standing tourism marketing event to The Bahamas Jan. 21 to 23, 2020. Read more. Click here to view a recent presentation from CHTA regarding Caribbean Travel Marketplace 2020. The schedule of events for CSHAE, CHTA, and additional meetings prior to marketplace can be found here.
Help My Brother’s Workshop Reach $100,000 Goal to Continue Changing Lives
The launch of MBW’s “Celebrate Fall, Celebrate Hope” fundraising campaign at Rock City Beer Barn was a huge success, bringing in almost $3000 in donations. Thank you to Rock City Beer Barn for hosting, and thank you to all who took the time to attend, volunteer, donate and support! We are now at 14 percent of our $100k by Dec. 1 goal with $13,853 in total donations! We know we can achieve this thanks to our amazing supporters. For those of you who you weren’t able to attend but want to support the campaign, donations can be made by visiting give.classy.org/celebratefall or checks may be mailed to: My Brother's Workshop, PO Box 503205, St. Thomas, VI 00805.
Gov. Bryan Has Full Slate of Meetings Scheduled During Washington, D.C. Trip
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. has scheduled a series of meetings with various agencies and entities while he is in Washington, D.C. this week. Oct. 29 through Oct. 31, Bryan and some of his senior policy advisors and Cabinet members attended 21 meetings, starting with a meeting with Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett on Capitol Hill. Read more. Click here to view the video recap from Bryan’s first day in Washington, D.C.