US Virgin Islands Hotel & Tourism Association

The American Advertising Federation Fourth District presented the 2015 American Advertising Awards for advertising creative excellence in Orlando, Florida in May. Of the 1,300 entries judged, 80 gold and 165 silver awards were presented in this second tier of the three-tier national advertising competition. Entries were comprised of top winners from the 21 local clubs across the state of Florida and the CaribbeaMLB Inviten. Steve Simonsen Photography from St. John won a silver ADDY for the Buccaneer Hotel cinematography ( In addition, HTA board member, Terri Brown and MLB Creative, St. Thomas, took gold for responsive website design ( and silver for their Frencht own grand opening Invitation. As national ADDY finalists, our VI winners move to the final leg of the competition to be announced in June in Las Vegas.