Airbnb continues to deepen its roots in the Caribbean, signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the British Virgin Islands (BVI) to collaborate on areas of common interest. This strategic partnership aims to drive local, authentic, and sustainable tourism to the islands, democratize the tourism economy, and directly benefit Virgin Islanders.
Topic: Additional School Year, United Kingdom Overseas Territory | Posted By: npickering
Friday, 7 December 2018 - 12:29pm
Premier of the Virgin Islands, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, has concluded his annual delegation to London and attended the 20th Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) alongside the other Leaders of UK Overseas Territories (OTs) from December 3 to 6.
Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE has signed a contract with Consultant, Mr. Russell Jones for the installation of CCTV cameras Territory-wide in the amount of one hundred and forty thousand dollars ($140,000).
To guide an effective, efficient and transparent recovery process, the Government of the Virgin Islands has established the VI Recovery and Development Agency (the “Agency” or “RDA”) to implement the Virgin Islands Recovery & Development Plan (RDP).
Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE announced today that the BVI Government has responded constructively to the European Union’s listing exercise and will take all reasonable steps to address EU concerns relating to ‘economic substance’.
Topic: Finance and Fiscal Policy, Financial Services, International Affairs (including the British Virgin Islands International Finance Centre) | Posted By: lstevens
Monday, 3 December 2018 - 3:12pm
Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE will attend a number of high level meetings in London this week as he continues to promote the role of the BVI within the global economy.