US Virgin Islands tourism authority welcomes five cruise ships

Five cruise ships docked at the shores of the ports of St Thomas, Frederiksted and St. Croix of US Virgin Island. The port authorities of the island nation welcomed the cruises on Wednesday, 28th February, 2024. 

US Virgin Islands tourism authority welcomed five cruise ships. Picture Credits: Fb accounts
US Virgin Islands tourism authority welcomed five cruise ships. Picture Credits: Fb accounts

US Virgin Island: Five cruise ships docked at the shores of the ports of St Thomas, Frederiksted and St Croix of the US Virgin Islands. The port authorities of the island nation welcomed the cruises on Wednesday, 28th February, 2024.

The port authority of the US Virgin Islands considered the day as the busiest cruise ship day. While taking to their official Facebook account, the authorities of the Port mentioned “Wednesday, February 28 is another busy cruise ship day for the USVI with ships at both cruise ports in, St Croix. A and St. Thomas and in Frederiksted warm VI welcome to all our guests.”

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The cruises that graced the shores of the island nation included,

  • Celebrity Apex in Crown Bay.
  • Icon of the Seas in Crown Bay.
  • Carnival Magic in WICO.
  • Norwegian Escape in WICO.
  • Vision of the Seas in Frederiksted.

The frequent arrival of cruises to the nation is a huge boost for the tourism sector of the island nation. The cruises welcomed many passengers and they disembarked to explore the beautiful island nation.

Moreover, a total of 11 cruises were docked on Tuesday, 20th and Wednesday 21st February, 2024. These visits of the cruises reflect the significant efforts by the tourism authority of the US Virgin Islands in enhancing the sector and generating huge amounts of revenues for the island nation.

Improvement in the tourism sector will also bolster the economic conditions of the country, leading to the growth and development of the country. It is also a very attractive way of promoting one’s traditions by showcasing the vibrant and rich cultural heritage of the nation to the passengers disembarked.

Various residents of the community took to their social media accounts and expressed their excitement on the arrival of the cruises.

One person with a Facebook account Jeanette Murphy Paige commented “Awesome!! Love seeing all that revenue coming in.”

Another person commented the following “Great efforts by the tourism authority, it is a great way of attracting tourists to the nation and it will also help in enhancing economic conditions.”