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Thursday, September 29, 2022


Petra Phipps has been named director of the St. Thomas-St. John Hotel and Tourism Association's newly formed Membership Department.
Phipps joined the Hotel Association in January. She previously worked as an assistant to Osbert Potter, former commissioner of Licensing and Consumer Affairs.
Since joining the Hotel Association Phipps has developed a new membership discount program, instituted membership identification cards and spear headed two training programs.
Beverly Nicholson, executive director of the Association said in a prepared statement, "We are very pleased to have Petra on board. She has brought new energy and ideas to the organization. We believe that she will play a critical role in helping to advance the programs that the association offers both to its members and the community."
President of the Hotel Association Richard Doumeng said, "We are very pleased to have Petra in this positions. In the short time she has been with the Association, she has proven that she had the organization and people skills needed for this position."

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