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Who visits the US Virgin Islands? Here are the numbers …

Visiting St Thomas, US Virgin Islands

It may come as no surprise that the vast majority of visitors to the USVIs are from the United States. US citizens enjoy a common language, currency and the Caribbean is a top destination for flights and cruises. But what may surprise you are the actual numbers …USVI - jewelry sales

Total Visitors: 2,688,000 of that number approx. 2,009,000 are cruise passengers and the rest arrive by air.

St Thomas/St John – Air passengers: 531,9000

How much we spend: $10,125,000,000

What we buy and how much we spend:
Jewelry / $278,200,000
Watches / $37,200,000
Alcohol / $34,200,000
US Virgin Islands Annual Tourism Indicators – Bureau of Economic Research – data for 2011