Our comprehensive assessment of the US Virgin Islands' operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect the US Virgin Islands, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact the US Virgin Islands' industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in the US Virgin Islands before your competitors.
Virgin Islands, U.S. Industry Coverage (1)
Virgin Islands, U.S. Tourism
BMI View: The Caribbean region is returning to sustained growth, with all countries expecting tourist arrivals to increase Â in 2014 and 2015 . However, this is expected to remain below pre-2007 trend growth, with regional arrivals now averaging about 3.0% annual growth. Nonetheless, we expect that improving growth prospects will encourage greater investment in the region, particularly in the hotel sector.
Our tourism report for the Caribbean considers the impact of ongoing global economic uncertainty on the Caribbean tourism industry and how the region's fiscal issues are affecting its tourism arrivals. Following the decline of the financial services industry after the economic downturn hit in 2007, tourism has increased in...