Congratulations to the U.S. Virgin Islands on being recognized with Successful Meetings’ 2012 Pinnacle Award
Location is everything. Planners looking for an unparalleled destination will find plenty of choices in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Whether planning for a group of CEOs or an incentive retreat with spouses and children in tow, knowledgeable meeting managers and enthusiastic destination management companies (DMCs) are available to supply the latest technology and prepare creative itineraries. Diverse venues range from first-class luxury resorts to smaller, intimate hideaways, to elegant off-site locations for hosting functions.
Destination meetings are made easy with nonstop service on most of the major carriers from a variety of U.S. gateways. U.S. citizens don’t need a passport to enjoy the islands, and favorable tax incentives and global shipping options make transactions simple.
Once business concludes, our islands offer a stunning array of entertainment and recreation options, including yacht races, championship golf courses, and a $1600 duty-free allowance and discounts up to 40%. It’s no surprise that the U.S. Virgin Islands is consistently recognized with the Successful Meetings’ Pinnacle Award. Make your next meeting mean more in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
U.S. Virgin Islands Meeting Planners Guide
More in-depth information on hotels, venues and destination management companies can be found below. Or click on the button below to download the U.S. Virgin Islands Meeting Planners Guide and here for the printable format.
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Top 5 Reason to have your meeting at the USVI
1. Stunning Natural Beauty & Appealing Climate
The U.S. Virgin Islands is one of the most naturally beautiful places in the world. Our white sand beaches with clear blue waters consistently rank among the top in the world. The islands also boast one of the most favorable climates with an average temperature of 77 degrees F in the winter and 82 degrees F in the summer. Steady trade winds keep the islands comfortably cool year round.
2. U.S. Destination
The U.S. Virgin Islands has all of the beauty of the Caribbean with all of the convenience of the United States. English is the official language, the currency is the dollar and the voltage is the same as on the mainland. Best of all, passports are not required for U.S. citizens visiting the U.S. Virgin Islands. There are daily non-stop flights from New York, Newark, Philadelphia, Charlotte, Atlanta and Miami as well as seasonal flights from Boston. Connecting service from Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas and other major cities is also available. For non-US citizens, please log on to www.cbp.gov for the most up to date information on travel requirements
3. World-Class Hotels & Venues
You will find world-class hotels and special event venues throughout the U.S Virgin Islands. From quality accommodations, and state-of-the-art equipment to fine restaurants and unique event facilities, you will find all that you need to for a memorable experience. Professional on-island destination management companies will take care of every detail to ensure a successful event.
4. Exciting Attractions & Duty-Free Shopping
Visitors marvel at the multitude of activities and attractions available in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Golf, snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, hiking, horseback riding and sightseeing are just a few of the many ways to have fun. Shoppers will enjoy the $1600 duty-free allowance on all items purchased in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Electronics, liquor, fine linens, jewelry, perfumes and local art are among the many high quality items you will find here.
5. Multi-Island Experience
The U.S. Virgin Islands each have their own distinct character and personality so why not experience them all! Visitors can easily take a day-trip to a neighboring island by boat or seaplane to explore the unique sights of each island.