DID YOU KNOW - In November 2021, Ms. Counts and a contingent from the USVI Department of Tourism represented the USVI at the Caribbean Hotel and Operations Summit (CHICOS) at the Baha Mar Hotel in Nassau, Bahamas. “I’m always excited to represent the US Virgin Islands. I was able to meet, engage and connect with international hoteliers, Bahamian locals and hospitality professionals,” said Ms. Counts. CHICOS 2021 featured conference information on current tourism trends in the hotel, airline and hospitality industries; and also showcased the US Virgin Islands. The USVI’s Commissioner of Tourism, Joesph Boschulte was recognized for the USVI’s excelling performance as a primary Caribbean tourism destination during the Covid-19 pandemic.
ABOUT US Virgin Islands (visitusvi.com) The United States Virgin Islands (USVI) is one of the Caribbean's most popular tourism travel destinations, esteemed shopping experiences and vacation getaways. It is also an American territory, branded American Paradise - where no passport is required for US citizens. Consequently, millions of tourists annually travel to the USVI, either on cruise ships or airlines for hotel/local accommodations on the islands of St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas and Water Island.
ABOUT K-VICTORIA (iamkvictoria.com) K-Victoria hails from the US Virgin Islands. Her musical talents and accolades have been well accomplished from a young age. K-Victoria’s octave range and generation transcending lyrics are profoundly enhanced by her powerful aura, but it's the strength and clarity of her vocal transitions that makes her special.
K-Victoria’s singing and songwriting style features r&b with soul and pop influences. K-Victoria emerged on the international scene in Sanya, China in 2005, at the Miss World Pageant, where she was a semi-finalist and winner of the talent segment. Her rendition of Whitney Houston’s, “I’ll Always Love You” was flawless and inspired many to tears; as captured the following day on the cover of several international newspapers.