The Westin St. John is projecting its 282 rooms will be 80 percent occupied during the upcoming season, while Caneel Bay
resort expects to fill 74 percent of its rooms. The statistics were
released at a recent meeting of the USVI Hotel and Tourism Association,
the St. John Source reported. St. Thomas’ Holiday Inn
had the most optimistic projection, estimating its 151 rooms will be 87
percent occupied. The Association’s leadership also outlined
promotional plans for next year, telling members it hoped to invest $1
million marketing the islands to vacations through its Web site, trade shows, and sales presentations on the mainland.