Laurance Rockefeller

Editor’s Note: The board members and staff of the Friends of Virgin Islands National Park have released their position statement on Caneel Bay Resort, which has been closed since hurricanes Irma and Maria hit the islands in September 2017. Following is the full text.

The economic health and vibrant quality of life on St. John relies on a healthy and accessible Virgin Islands National Park (VINP). Caneel Bay Resort has been an important part of the history of St. John and VINP.