The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) is a proud sponsor at the 19th Annual Citi Taste of Tennis, in New York City, on Thursday, August 23, 2018. This event will kick off an exciting summer of tennis in New York City. The event will feature signature cuisines from the city’s leading chefs, as well as appearances by popular tennis stars. The event also serves as a fundraiser for Wellness in the Schools, a charitable foundation which promotes healthy eating, environmental awareness, and fitness as a way of life for kids in public schools.
Young, aspiring British Virgin Islands athletes Stephan Deleon (basketball), Nashawnta Smith (baseball), Adaejah Hodge (track & field) and Angel George (tennis), are bound for Bradenton, Florida next month. The quartet, are the recipients of scholarships to attend the prestigious IMG Sports Academy in Florida from August 12 to 18, for a one-week Youth Core Sports Camp in their respective athletic disciplines. The scholarships are one of the benefits from the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board’s partnership with the Miami Open as the Caribbean Destination sponsor of the popular tennis tournament this year.
DesRoad Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands, June 18, 2018…Describing this as one of the most productive Caribbean Week events that she has ever attended, British Virgin Islands Director of Tourism Mrs. Sharon Flax Brutus, said that the Territory benefitted from fruitful discussion on tourism issues with their regional counterparts, connected with supporters of the BVI from the travel trade and was able to provide updates to the media on the state of tourism in the Territory. The Director was part of a local delegation led by Junior Minister of Tourism, Hon. Archibald Christian, which attended the annual Caribbean Week New York event from June 3-9, 2018. Deputy Director of Tourism Mr. Rhodni Skelton, was also part of the delegation. They were joined by members of the BVI Tourist Board’s North American staff in attending the various activities for Caribbean Week New York.