United States Virgin Islands Update

Cape Air Increases Service: Cape Air will increase its service to the United States Virgin Islands by 30
percent this month and plans to resume regular hourly service between San Juan,
St. Thomas and St. Croix by January. The hourly flight service makes it easy
for the airline to continue its policy of no penalty fees for cancellations or
missed flights. For additional information or to make a reservation, call (800)
352-0714, or visit www.flycapeair.com.


The Buccaneer Offers Guests New Value-Added Winter Treasures Package: The Buccaneer on St. Croix offers a Winter Treasures Package that provides
travelers extra activities and luxury amenities worth up to $500. The seven-
night/eight-day “Winter Treasures Package” includes: deluxe oceanfront
accommodations; two 25-minute massages per room; a $100 per room food and
beverage credit at the resort`s Mermaid Restaurant; a one-day car rental; a
wine, fruit and cheese basket upon arrival; full breakfast daily; complimentary
snorkeling, kayaking, sunfish sailing and use of the resort`s fitness center;
and all taxes. In addition, guests have the opportunity to choose one of the
following: two rounds of golf per room; eight hours of tennis court time; or a
snorkeling trip for two to Buck Island Reef National Monument. Rates are $1,999
per person or a total of $3,998 for two people. Children ages 12 and younger
may stay in the same room as their parents for an additional $30 per day and
children over age 12 for an additional $60 per day. The package is available
now through April 11, on a space available basis. Some blackout dates apply. To
learn more, call (800) 255-3881, or visit www.thebuccaneer.com.

St. John`s Caneel Bay Resort Offers Discounts for Senior Travelers: Caneel Bay Resort on St. John pays tribute to the “greatest generation.” Now
through December 15, families that book a family reunion at Caneel Bay will
receive one complimentary room for the eldest or “greatest generation” for the
duration of their stay. Reunions must include at least three generations.
Blackout dates apply and guests must stay a minimum of five-nights. For
additional information or to make a reservation, call (888) ROSEWOOD or visit
www.caneelbay.com.

Anchor Dive Center and Divi Carina Bay Resort Team Up to Provide Unbeatable Adventure Packages: The Divi Carina Bay and Anchor Dive Center of St. Croix recently teamed up to
provide water enthusiasts the ultimate adventure travel package. The package
includes: flights from anywhere in the U.S. or Canada; airport transfers; three-
, five- or seven-night accommodations at Divi Carina Bay Resort; a $20 Divi
Carina Bay Casino chip per person; continental breakfast on mornings before
dives; a scuba diving package; a Buck Island snorkel excursion; and a kayak
tour of Salt River National Park. This package begins at the incredibly low
rate of $972.50 per person. Anchor Dive center recently acquired Caribbean
Adventure Tours to introduce both above and below water eco-tours of Salt River
Historical Park and Ecological Preserve. In addition, the dive center plans to
complete the installation of 30 new permanent moorings around St. Croix in
January 2003, increasing access to dive sites around the island. For additional
information about Anchor Dive Center, call (800) 532-3483, or visit
www.anchordivestcroix.com. For additional information about Divi Carina Bay
Resort, call (877) 773-9700, or visit www.divicarina.com.

Reichhold Center Celebrates Christmas with Folk Nativity: St. Thomas` Reichhold Center for the Arts will celebrate the Christmas holiday
with the musical “Folk Nativity,” December 14 and 15, at 8 p.m. each evening.
The musical, set in a rural Caribbean village, reveals the Christmas story
through the eyes of contemporary characters in traditional Biblical roles.
Written by Caribbean playwrights, the play has toured the Caribbean for more
than 25 years, bringing a distinct Caribbean flair to Christmas celebrations.
According to David Edgecombe, director of Reichhold Center and the play, the
musical continues to be a popular favorite. For additional information, or to
purchase tickets, call (340) 693-1559, or visit www.reichholdcenter.com.

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