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Tuesday, May 21, 2024


The St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John Hotel & Tourism Associations have announced the destination-wide "Picture Yourself in Paradise" promotion which features value-added incentives for visitors staying a minimum of five nights at participating hotels, effective June 1 through December 15, 2000.
All visitors participating in the "Picture Yourself in Paradise" promotion will receive a free single-use camera upon hotel check-in to capture their unforgettable vacation experiences on film. Visitors can submit their best photos from each island in a photo contest to win a free return vacation to America's Caribbean. One lucky winner will be selected for each island.
Visitors on St. Croix will enjoy discounted transportation and numerous savings allowing them to explore the many offerings of the territory's largest island. Value-added incentives include a free car rental for two days (a $120 value) or an island tour for two and a free discount coupon book, featuring up to $300 in savings at local retail stores, restaurants, dive shops, watersports activities and more.
Vacationers staying on St. John and St. Thomas at participating hotels and resorts will receive a free island tour for two and a complimentary American Paradise Card(tm) with a pocket-sized Value Guide to use when visiting popular tourist attractions. Guests will also receive a free shopping shuttle certificate to take advantage of the territory's duty-free shopping. The shopping shuttle certificate is redeemable for $10 off any purchase of $50 or more at select retailers.
The American Paradise Card(tm) entitles users to exclusive gifts, savings and incentives worth over $1,000 at numerous participating businesses, including: A.H. Riise, Cardow Jewelers, Coral World, The Inn at Blackbeard's Castle, Mimm's Seaside Bistro, Old Stone Farm House, Paradise Point Tramway, Smith's Ferry and many more. Each American Paradise Card(tm) receipt placed in the sweepstakes entry box is a new chance to win a seven-day/six-night vacation to St. Thomas or St. John.
USVI hotels participating in the "Picture Yourself in Paradise" promotion include: on St. Croix – The Buccaneer, The Breakfast Club, Club Comanche, Colony Cove – An Antilles Resort, Divi Carina Bay, Hibiscus Beach Hotel, Hilty House Inn, Hotel Caravelle, innparadise, King's Alley Hotel, King Christian Hotel and Mill Harbour – An Antilles Resort; on St. John – The Westin Resort, St. John; and on St. Thomas – Bolongo Bay Beach Club & Villas, Best Western Carib Beach Resort, Best Western Emerald Beach Resort, Holiday Inn Windward Passage Hotel, Island Beach Comber Hotel, Marriott Frenchman's Reef Beach Resort, Pavilions & Pools, Point Pleasant Resort, Renaissance Grand Beach Resort, Sapphire Beach Resort & Marina and Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort.
For more information about the "Picture Yourself in Paradise" promotion, call the St. Thomas-St. John Hotel & Tourism Association at (340) 774-6835, the St. Croix Hotel & Tourism Association at (800) 524-2026 or (340) 773-7117, or the St. Croix Accommodations Council at (340) 713-9119. For additional information about the United States Virgin Islands, call 800-372-USVI (8784) or contact the nearest USVI Department of Tourism regional office in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Juan, Washington, D.C. or Canada

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