USVI toursim department issues request for proposal

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands, Friday February 1, 2013 – The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is requesting proposals for a study to gather information on the feasibility of developing, and constructing, a water/adventure park on the island of St. Croix.

The feasibility study should recommend a location of the adventure park which will not only be economically viable, but also sensitive to the environmental and community needs of its proposed environs.

The venture should be a private/public partnership and the feasibility study should include ancillary attractions in the water/adventure park as well as potential economic benefits for the surrounding area.

The Department of Property and Procurement will accept bids until the closing date of Friday, March 1 at 4 p.m Atlantic Standard Time.

The address for bids is: Government of the United States Virgin Islands, Department of Property & Procurement, #3274 Estate Richmond, Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands 00820-4241.

RFP Release Date: January 30, 2013

Submission Deadline: March 1, 2013

For documents and further information, contact Mr. Lloyd T. Bough Jr. at + 1 340 773-1561 ext. 5244.

The U.S. Virgin Islands welcomes close to three million visitors annually and is one of the leading warm weather destinations in the United States and a top Caribbean travel destination for business and leisure travel.

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