Archive for October 2014

Enjoy Some of Our Local USVI Cuisine

Take a handful of small islands. Mix in the cuisines of Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas, and simmer for nearly 500 years. This is the melting pot that makes traditional US Virgin Islands dishes so rich, vibrant and tasty. Local restaurants, mobile food vans, and food sales held by community groups in the Fort Christian parking lot on Saturday mornings are among the best places to partake of local fare. So, make sure to make visit one of our some time to visit one of our sample some of our local cuisine at one of   Here’s a sample…

Hit Makers & Rum Chasers

“Hit Makers & Rum Chasers” is a seasonal songwriters series at the Reichhold Center for the Arts in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, which brings hit country music songwriters to the island to perform and tell stories behind their songs.

Caribbean Tourism Organization’s 2014 State of the Industry Conference

The 2014 Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference kicked off at the Marriott Frenchman’s Reef Sept. 16-19 with Caribbean Aviation Day, followed by two days of business meetings, and then the conference itself. This year’s theme was “Realizing the Vision: Positioning Caribbean Tourism for Major Change.” SOTIC is the Caribbean’s leading tourism conference where Caribbean tourism practitioners, policy makers, strategic partners from the public and private sectors, academics and travel professionals , at the highest levels, gather to discuss issues, identify solutions and generally develop courses of action that will benefit the tourism industry in the Caribbean. Speakers of…