VI Source: United Adding Houston-STT Flights

According to U.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty, the island of St. Thomas can expect to see many more visitors from the great state of Texas this summer! As a result of positive trending seen in a 2016 trial run, United Airlines has opted to add daily flights from July through August 2017 from Houston to St. Thomas on Boeing 737-700 aircraft. (Photo: Ocean view from Stargate, St. Thomas USVI)

The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism continues its efforts to court both cruise ship and overnight guests; more than 30,000 overnight guests came to the USVI from Texas alone, just last year. Overnight guests have more time to appreciate and experience island culture, cuisine and historical landmarks, and often form friendships with local residents that last a lifetime. [read more…]




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