About The US Virgin Islands Hotel & Tourism Association
Who we are and what we do at the U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel & Tourism Association.
The day to day operations of the USVI HTA are run by the President, Lisa Hamilton, and her staff.
2022-2023 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Board of Directors is elected by the membership. The board, which consist of the following hotel and allied members, meets on a monthly basis.
|Scott Derrickson||Marriott Frenchman’s Cove||Chairman|
|Joel Kling||Emerald Beach Resort||Vice Chairman/Hotel|
|William Newbold||Island Business Graphics||Treasurer/Allied|
|Susan Warren||Leeward Islands Management||Secretary/Appointed|
|Terri Brown||MLB Creative||Immediate Past Chairman|
|Richard Doumeng||Bolongo Bay Beach Resort||Hotel Director|
|Patrick Kidd||Caneel Bay Resort||Hotel Director|
|Kurt Wiksten||Frenchman’s Reef Hotel||Hotel Director|
|Akhil Deshwal||Gallows Point Resort||Hotel Director|
|Arjun Channa||The Ritz Carlton St. Thomas||Hotel Director|
|Eugene Martin||The Westin Resort & Villas St. John||Hotel/TS Director|
|Kalina Kennedy||Margaritaville||Hotel/TS Director|
|Mikhail Shamkin||Bluebeards Castle||Hotel/TS Director|
|Trudie Prior||Coral World Ocean Park||Allied Director|
|Anthony Schultz||Tropical Treasure Hunt Company||Allied Director|
|Michael deLugo||Concessions International||Allied Director|
|Samuel Rey||Host-U Training Services||Allied Director|
|Phil Blake||Yacht Haven Grande – IGY||Allied Director|
|Katya Ruiz||Cape Air||Appointed|
|Anthony Ottley||West Indian Company Ltd||Appointed|
|Amoi Foersstel||French Quarter Bistro||Appointed|
|Chantel Hoheb||VI Children’s Museum||Appointed|
|Nick Pourzal||Honorary Member|
The U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel & Tourism Association is a not-for-profit corporation, which serves as the unifying organization for hotels, guest houses, inns, condominiums, campgrounds and other tourism related business in the St. Thomas-St. John district of the United States Virgin Islands.