Department Of Tourism Launches St. Croix Fantastic Flight Offer

Promotion offers $700 in savings for visitors to St. Croix during summer season

U.S. Virgin Islands, April 6, 2011 – The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has re-introduced its St. Croix Fantastic Flight promotion, offering a rich booking incentive for U.S. travelers to enjoy a St. Croix vacation this summer.

Travelers who book the St. Croix Fantastic Flight promotion receive a $500 instant rebate on bookings of six nights or more, including the first night free at participating hotels plus credits toward dining, activities and shopping representing a total value of $700 in savings. The offer runs through May 12, 2011 for travel to St. Croix between June 10, 2011 and August 31, 2011.

In addition, two daily, non-stop American Airlines Boeing 737 flights will operate between Miami and St. Croix beginning June 10, 2011, offering travelers increased options for summer travel to St. Croix.

St. Croix hotels participating in the Fantastic Flight promotion include: The Buccaneer, Chenay Bay Beach Resort, Club Comanche, Club St. Croix, Colony Cove, Company House Hotel, Divi Carina Bay Resort, Hibiscus Beach Resort, Holger Danske Hotel, Hotel Caravelle, King Christian Hotel, The Palms at Pelican Cove, Renaissance Carambola Beach Resort & Spa, Sand Castle on the Beach, Sugar Beach Resort.

The package applies to new bookings only and is based on double occupancy. Credits are $250 per person booking incentive, with maximum two credits per booking for a total of $500. Reservations for this promotion can be made through a number of tour operators including: CheapCaribbean.com, The Mark Travel Corporation, MLT Vacations (Delta Vacations), Tourico Holidays, Travel Impressions and Travelocity.

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