U.S. Virgin Islands offers bonuses

VirginsU.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The United States Virgin Islands is offering a free night’s stay along with spending credits for travel to St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas from June to October.

USVI Department of Tourism announced its 2016 Summer-Fall Promotion, which includes a fourth night free and $350 in spending credit. Travelers must book by July 16 and all travel must be completed between June 5 and Oct. 15, 2016.

Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty thanked all travel partners for supporting the promotion, which will be backed by a cooperative marketing program of $150,000 with key tour operators and $350,000 in TV and digital advertising.

“The United States Virgin Islands is nice all year round but we are especially nice in the summer with lots of festivals, events and activities for travelers looking for a fabulous vacation value,” said Nicholson-Doty.

The Department of Tourism expects the promotion to drive more than $1.5 million in visitor expenditures through mid-October.

Participating hotels and resorts are in St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas.