US Virgin Islands Hotel & Tourism Association

ritz logoCongratulations to USVIHTA hotel member the Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas on being named 2015 Hotel of the Year by the Ritz-Carlton company. To receive this prestigious honor, hotels must meet guidelines and goals set by the corporate office each year for each hotel in the brand. The goals are mainly focused around guest engagement, employee engagement and financial performance.

“I’m so proud of our team for being recognized by The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company as ‘2015 Hotel of the Year.’ There are some incredible properties in the brand portfolio, and I’m truly honored that ours was recognized as a stand out hotel not only in the CALA region, but throughout the entire Americas,” said Bernd Kuhlen, general manager of the Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas.

“When I was accepting the award, all I could think was that I couldn’t wait to get back to St. Thomas to share it with the team.  It’s a reflection of their consistent hard work and dedication, day in and day out, and unprecedented results on all fronts. I hope it makes them as proud as I am to be a part of the Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas,” added Kuhlen.