U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS RECOGNIZED WITH CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER’S 2023 READERS’ CHOICE AWARD St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) –October 3, 2023– Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its annual Reader’s Choice Awards with the U.S. Virgin Islands recognized as a top island in the Caribbean. More than 520,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted responses rating their travel experiences across the globe to offer a comprehensive look at the places they eagerly anticipate revisiting. The Reader’s Choice Awards, with their unparalleled legacy as the travel industry’s longest running and most prestigious accolades, remain the ultimate symbol and acknowledgement of excellence within the travel sector. The full list of winners can be found here. “It is with great pride that we receive this honor on behalf of the entire U.S. Virgin Islands and our partners,” exclaims Joseph Boschulte, Commissioner of Tourism. “As a tourism-centered destination, recognition from visitors is one of the highest accolades we can receive.” To date, the U.S. Virgin Islands has been recognized by Condé Nast Traveler as a Best Places to Go in 2023, Travel + Leisure has ranked USVI as one of its 50 best 2023 destinations in its “For Beach Vibes”, Yahoo! Life listed the USVI as one of the top 10 tropical islands to get to in under three hours from the U.S. mainland, Travel Magazine voted USVI as the Best Caribbean Cruise Destination for 2023, Frommer’s gave the territory top billing in its annual Best Places to Go in 2023 and Condé Nast Traveler editors voted USVI as having the Best Airbnb in the Caribbean. Caribbean Journal named Boschulte Caribbean Tourism Executive of the Year and the USVI the Best Caribbean Islands to Visit in 2023, and the readers also voted the territory the winner of the CJ Caribbean Travelers’ Choice Awards 2022. Most recently the territory’s marketing efforts have been recognized winning the Web Marketing Association’s 2023 Internet Advertising Competition Awards, BrandUSA Storyteller Award for USVI’s Park2Park programming, and 2023 Web Awards Outstanding Website. For more information about the U.S. Virgin Islands, please visit https://www.visitusvi.com/. About the U.S. Virgin Islands About 40 miles east of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands comprise a United States territory located in the northeastern Caribbean Sea. The three islands are St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas, where the capital of Charlotte Amalie is located. Perfect for leisure or business travel, the U.S. Virgin Islands features breathtaking, world-renowned beaches, an international marine industry, European architecture, and a burgeoning restaurant industry. No passports are required from U.S. citizens traveling from the U.S. mainland or Puerto Rico. Entry requirements for non-U.S. citizens are equivalent to entering the United States from any international country. Upon departure, a passport is required for non-U.S. citizens. For more information about the United States Virgin Islands, go to www.VisitUSVI.com, follow us on Instagram (@visitusvi) and Twitter (@usvitourism), and become a fan on Facebook (www.facebook.com/VisitUSVI).