About the HTA

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Mission Statement: “To unite and protect the interests of our hospitality industry with the people of St. Croix. Our goal is to develop and promote sustainable tourism, providing exceptional experiences for the benefit of our guests, members and community”

Benefits of Membership

  • Online Exposure

    Listing on this website  –  www.stcroixhotelandtourism.com

  • Electronic Database

    As a member of The St. Croix Hotel & Tourism Association,  your business will be listed in our electronic directory.

  • Education & Training Opportunities

    We offer remote and virtual education and training opportunities for hospitality training, management training and cutting edge marketing strategies. We partner with the Department of Labor, the St. Croix Education Complex and the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association on key trainings throughout the year.

  • General Membership Meetings

    Bimonthly and virtual meetings are scheduled to update members on the progress of the association. These meetings feature guest speakers on current and relevant topics of interest to our membership.

  • Advocacy

    We are your advocate for proposed legislation that affects our industry. We have testified at several hearings and provided letters of support for key airline, tax and infrastructure bills. We provide guidance and information on navigating the post-hurricane business environment as well as pandemic governmental mandates.

  • Community Awareness

    We are an organization working together with partner organizations for the betterment of St. Croix tourism including the Chamber of Commerce, CRRA and U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism among others.

  • Staying Informed

    Members are kept informed via weekly electronic “Member Updates,” as well as weekly COVID and training updates.

  • Marketing Opportunities

    We are your source for destination marketing in partnership with the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism on seasonal promotions, tradeshow representation and sales calls to key industry partners in source markets.

  • Cooperative Marketing Initiative

    We offer a special program for all accommodations in the U.S. Virgin Islands. It includes a free booking engine that sends leads directly to your reservation system commission free. This program includes exposure on www.virgin-islands-hotels.com The CMI program, and all its benefits, is also available to member businesses other than hotels

For more information or to join the St. Croix Hotel & Tourism Association,

contact the office at 774-6835 or email [email protected]

2018 -2019 Board of Directors

Elected Board MembersTerm ExpiresStatus
Suzanne Rosbach – Cane Bay Dive Shop: PresMay 2020Elected
Ted Bedwell – Sand Castle on the Beach: VPMay 2020Elected
Andreas Conhoff – Divi Carina BayMay 2019Elected
Jennifer Jackson – ArawakMay 2019Elected
Rosalie Toussaint – Tamarind ReefMay 2019Elected
Chris Swanson – The FredMay 2019Elected
Corina Marks – Sugar Apple B&BMay 2019Elected
Zulma Diaz – Renaissance CarambolaMay 2019Elected
Steve Kammerzelt – Big Beards AdventureMay 2019Elected
Wendy Solomon – GoToStCroix.comMay 2019Elected
Katya Ruiz – Cape AirMay 2019Elected
Michelle Pugh – Dive ExperienceMay 2019Elected
Sweeney Toussaint – St Croix Safari ToursMay 2019Elected
Hector Montanez – Seaborne AirlineMay 2019Appointed
Anton Kuipers – Divi Carina CasinoMay 2019Appointed
Sal Sanpere – Olympic Car RentalMay 2019Appointed
Margi LevyMay 2019Honorary

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St. Croix Hotel & Tourism Association
P.O. Box 24238
Gallows Bay, St. Croix, VI 00824

U.S. Virgin Islands Department Of Tourism

U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism

www.visitusvi.com

U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel & Tourism Association

U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel and Tourism Association

www.virgin-islands-hotels.com