CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands -- It's official.
The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism launched its first
official tourism Web site, at www.usvitourism.vi.
The interactive site features topical news and information for
St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas, including destination
brochures, press releases and descriptions of visitor
The U.S.V.I. rates brochure -- listing seasonal prices for each
hotel and inn in the islands -- can be downloaded directly from the
Internet surfers also can preview attractions and activities by
accessing video footage from the site.
The quarterly Travel News magazine, along with the latest press
releases on promotions, events and general news, also is available
on line for agents and vacationers.
"America's Caribbean," the territory's new tag line and logo, is
featured on each page.
The consistent use of colors to represent each of the three
islands helps browsers navigate through the pages.
St. Croix is represented by a rustic red to denote the
countryside atmosphere of the island.
St. John's green color symbolizes the back-to-nature spirit of
The use of gold designates St. Thomas as the bustling location
of a shopper's paradise and duty-free center.