Marketplace Excellence Corp

January 3, 2016

Governor Kenneth Mapp

“St. Croix is a gem in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and we are always working to position the island as a ‘go-to’ destination. Together with our partners and stakeholders, this administration is committed to implementing initiatives and strategies aimed at achieving success.” – Kenneth Mapp, Governor, United States Virgin Islands
“My husband Nick, who designed and built both resorts, is known for going to extraordinary lengths to conserve the natural environment, and everything we have done reflects his philosophy. Our dedicated teams always go the extra mile to ensure our resorts protect our environment.” – Karolin Troubetzkoy, Executive Director, Jade Mountain and Anse Chastanet resorts, St. Lucia
“Instead of launching its much-awaited inaugural season, the 97 percent complete, $3.5 billion Baha Mar spent the entire year vacant amidst a bitter insolvency battle that idled 2,000 Bahamian workers, ruined vacations for thousands of travelers, wrecked agreements with major hoteliers and tour operators, and riled the Bahamian and Chinese governments … at present there is no resolution in sight for what (is) the largest project in Bahamas history.” – Brian Major, Executive Editor (Caribbean and Latin America),
“We’ve made our position very clear. We are not subsidised – we never have been and never will be. We are here to make money and provide our customers with the very best service possible. The U.S. carriers have spent so much time and money slinging mud our way that they seem to have forgotten about their most important asset – their customers.” – Sir Tim Clark, President, Emirates Airline (Gulf Business)
“Quality is never an accident, it is the result of intelligent effort.” – A.R. Bernard, Senior Pastor, Christian Cultural Center, Brooklyn, New York
“If you’re bored with life, if you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don’t have enough goals.” – Lou Holtz, American football coach
“You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt, U.S. first lady, diplomat and activist