CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas -- The St. Thomas-St. John Hotel and Tourism Association voted to change its name to the United States Virgin Islands Hotel and Tourism Association, effective immediately.

The change will enable the group "to more efficiently market and promote the territory as a whole, including St. Croix," according to Beverly Nicholsen, former executive director of the STSJHA and now president of the new association.

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