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Business investors, hospitality industry leaders invited to attend Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – October 26, 2023 – The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority announces its participation in the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit (CHICOS), the premier hospitality conference.  The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is the host sponsor for the 2023 CHICOS, the event’s 12th edition.

CHICOS will be held at the newly-renovated Westin Beach Resort & Spa at Frenchman’s Reef in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, from November 12 through 14, 2023.  CHICOS will bring over 300 regional and international attendees to the USVI for the two- and half-day event.

Representatives of CHICOS invite hotel owners and operators, real estate developers, investors, lenders, financial advisors, investment bankers, investment fund representatives, environmental companies, architects, designers and planners, legal advisors, special consultants, hotel brand executives, management company executives, hospitality and tourism entrepreneurs, government agencies, hotel associations and construction companies to register or become a sponsor of this conference to take advantage of the myriad of opportunities to network among the attendees.

CHICOS has earned its reputation as the leading hospitality conference for the Caribbean region, attracting a diverse range of participants from governmental representatives and opinion leaders to developers, bankers, tourism officials and hotel brand executives. The conference serves as a platform for attendees to network, share insights, and discuss emerging trends that can shape investment decisions in the Caribbean’s vibrant hospitality sector.

Interested individuals and organizations can receive additional information about registering for, or being a sponsor of, this conference, and can learn about who attends and why at .

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