USVIHTA Update | October 2019
Greetings Members

We are excited to invite you to our Annual General Meeting on Nov 5 from 8:30-10 a.m. Enjoy breakfast with guest speaker USVI Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte while hearing an update from the Department of Tourism as well as important association updates. Location to be announced. RSVP with Lisa Hamilton at
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. We will discuss important association news and updates, and will be joined by guest speaker USVI Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte. Location to be announced. 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 .
DiamondRock Donates $45,000 for Makeover of Joseph Aubain Ballpark in Frenchtown
Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation Commissioner Calvert White met Oct. 23 with representatives of DiamondRock Hospitality, which owns Frenchman’s Reef Resort & Spa and the Noni Beach Resort, to accept a $45,000 donation to refurbish Joseph Aubain Ballpark in Frenchtown on St. Thomas. View photos .
Gov. Bryan Meets with Paradise Jam Organizers Ahead of NCAA Tournament's 20th Anniversary
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. and Sports, Parks and Recreation Director Calvert White met with Nels Hawkinson, the founder of the Paradise Jam Tournament that takes place every year during the Thanksgiving holiday on St. Thomas. The Division I NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournament is celebrating 20 years of competition in the territory this year. Read more .

More from VI Government:
Caribbean’s Largest Tourism Marketing Event 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 .
Jamaican Journalist and Airline Industry Veteran Among 2019 CMEx Leadership Awardees
Leading Caribbean journalist and entrepreneur Janet Silvera and veteran airline executive Chris Kennedy are two recipients of the 2019 Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) Leadership Awards which will be conferred on Dec. 14 in Miami. Read more .
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