U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel & Tourism Association Announces Island Escape Fall Travel Promotion

Complimentary Room Nights Provide Valuable Incentive to Visit the USVI

ST. THOMAS, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, October 1, 2009 – The U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel & Tourism Association is giving travelers one more reason to visit the destination this fall. Beginning October 9, travelers who book the HTA’s “Island Escape” fall promotion will receive added-value offerings when staying at participating properties on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John. The U.S. Virgin Islands is home to a host of world-class properties, from B&B’s and inns to luxurious hotels and resorts, all of which offer outstanding accommodations and nearby attractions.

Travelers who book the HTA’s “Island Escape” offer from October 9 through December 1, for travel between October 15 and December 15, will receive a complimentary fourth night at participating hotels. Guests will also receive discounts toward activities, attractions, shopping and dining, and some properties are offering a resort credit of up to $100. This offer is based on a four-night minimum stay and must be booked through participating hotels.

A list of participating properties to book the U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel & Tourism Association’s “Island Escape” can be found by visiting www.virgin-islands-hotels.com. “Our goal is to eliminate the stress of finding a great deal on fall getaway,” said U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel & Tourism Association President Lisa Hamilton. “Our fall offer was created to provide travelers with valuable savings and one more reason to vacation in the U.S. Virgin Islands this fall.”

For more information about the United States Virgin Islands, go to VisitUSVI.com. When traveling to the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. citizens enjoy all the conveniences of domestic travel – including on-line check-in – making travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands easier than ever.  As a United States Territory, travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands does not require a passport for U.S. citizens arriving from Puerto Rico or the U.S. mainland. Entry requirements for non-U.S. citizens are the same as for entering the United States from any foreign destination. Upon departure, a passport is required for all but U.S. citizens.