Archive for June 2014

USVI Culinary Team Heads to Miami for Taste of the Caribbean

The USVI Culinary Team is headed to Florida today for the most exciting Caribbean culinary competition of the year – the Taste of the Caribbean. The competition will take place at the Hyatt Regency in Miami June 28 through July 2. Only the elite are selected to represent their respective countries at this competition, and we are proud to be sending along the best chefs in the territory! The 2014 USVI Culinary Team is comprised of: Marco Sanchez, team captain and executive sous chef at the Marriott Frenchman’s Reef Resort; Taj Siwatu, owner and chef at Buddha Sushi Bar; Ryan…

2014 US Virgin Islands Destination Symposium – Change your Latitude

  We at the USVI Hotel and Tourism Association are excited about our upcoming 21st Annual Destination Symposium on June 16-20 at the Marriott Frenchman’s Reef. This year we are celebrating with the theme “Change Your Latitude” in hopes that our wholesalers will be able to sit back, relax, and enjoy our beautiful tropical locale. Representatives from several of the top travel companies are gathering for the five-day conference to meet with on-island travel partners and to discuss new products, review current products, and more. Not only does the Symposium allow wholesalers to learn more about what we offer, but…