May 29, 2003 – The territory's off-season tourism promotion is called the "USVI Summer Bucket of Savings," according to a release from Martin Public Relations, the government's mainland publicity agency.
Fifteen resorts and hotels on St. Thomas, 11 on St. Croix and three entities on St. John are taking part in the promotion, which offers an additional free night's lodging to travelers booking a minimum four-night stay, $100 to spend as they like and coupon savings worth more than $1,000 at local restaurants, tour businesses and shops.
Room rates start as low as $89 per night, and up to two children under age 18 may stay in the same room for free. "When visitors check-in, they will receive a bucket filled with a $100 American Express Travelers Cheque and a coupon booklet full of savings," the release stated.
The promotion is valid for travel June 15-Sept. 30 booked through a participating tour operator by July 15.
The participating properties are:
St. Thomas — The Anchorage Beach Resort, Best Western Carib Beach Resort, Best Western Emerald Beach Resort, Bolongo Bay Beach Club, Crystal Cove Beach Resort, The Green Iguana Hotel, Holiday Inn Windward Passage, Mafolie Hotel, Marriott Frenchman's Reef Resort, Point Pleasant Resort, Renaissance Grand Beach Resort, Sapphire Village, Sapphire Beach Resort, Secret Harbour Beach Resort and Wyndham Sugar Bay Beach Resort.
St. Croix — Cane Bay Reef Club, Carrington's Inn St. Croix, Chenay Bay Beach Resort, Club St. Croix, Colony Cove Beach Resort, Divi Carina Bay Beach Resort, Frederiksted Hotel, Hibiscus Beach Hotel, Hotel Caravelle, Sand Castle on the Beach and The Waves at Cane Bay.
St. John — Book-It-VI (a villa rental company), The Inn at Tamarind Court and the Westin St. John Resort and Villas.
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