Travel demand garnered via Expedia.com® and Hotels.com® points of sale for United States Virgin Islands (USVI) hotels grew 23 percent in the first quarter of 2014 when compared to the same time period in 2013, with one third of these bookings attributed to vacation packages.
New data from Expedia, Inc. indicates that the United States remains the key feeder market for the destination with a reported growth of more than 24 percent. Other international markets reporting substantial growth in the first quarter of 2014 when compared to the same period in the previous year include:
Mexico, with more than 115 percent growth
Netherlands, with more than 600 percent growth
United Kingdom, with more than 55 percent growth