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The British Virgin Islands Embraced at the Miami Open

Thursday, 3 May 2018 - 1:27pm

Who says you can’t take sand to the beach? The 2018 Miami Open, embraced the BVI Tourist Board when they took the territory to Miami.  A sequel to its first prominent participation last year, the BVI was the exclusive Caribbean destination sponsor at this prestigious event held in Key Biscayne, Florida which took place on March 19 – April 1. The BVI sponsored the daily weather forecast in Key Biscayne.  Prior to each match, the weather forecast was posted on the Miami Open’s Instagram story.  Additionally, patrons were able to sip the world’s famous BVI Painkiller while shaded under branded umbrellas with their toes in the warm sand at the BVI Beach Bar.

BVI Finance Welcomes Pledges About Future of Financial Services Sector

Thursday, 3 May 2018 - 10:09am

Following yesterday’s decision by the UK’s House of Commons to force the Overseas Territories to adopt public registers of beneficial ownership of companies, the Premier of the British Virgin Islands responded swiftly to reassure the financial sector and those who use its services around the world.

Community Urged To Beware Of “Silent Killer”

Wednesday, 2 May 2018 - 3:46pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is urging the community to beware of hypertension, a disease also called the “silent killer,” as they launch a hypertension awareness campaign.

Records To Be Maintained In A State Of Readiness – Records Mayday

Tuesday, 1 May 2018 - 1:31pm

Businesses and government agencies are encouraged to maintain records in a state of readiness as the Territory prepares for the upcoming hurricane season.

BVI Tourist Board Appoints Management Trainees Odelcer Hanley and RaeNisia Scatliffe To Marketing Manager Positions

Tuesday, 1 May 2018 - 12:23pm

The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board’s Management Training Programme was developed in 2015 to provide new and energetic young professionals who have completed a four-year degree in hospitality, tourism or marketing related studies, with a broad perspective of the overall industry through immersion training.

BVI Open for Business Map Receives Special Achievement Award

Monday, 30 April 2018 - 5:26pm

The ‘BVI Open for Business’ map has been selected to receive a Special Achievement in Geographic Information System (GIS) (SAG) Award at the 2018 Esri User Conference.

Territory To Observe First Flood Protection Awareness Week

Monday, 30 April 2018 - 3:51pm

The Territory is gearing up to observe the very first “Flood Protection Awareness Week” to educate persons on how to protect themselves, their property and businesses against floods.

Recovery And Development Agency Board Appointed

Friday, 27 April 2018 - 5:23pm

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the BVI Financial Services Commission, Dr. Robert Mathavious has been appointed Chairman of the Recovery and Development Agency Board.

Progress Towards The Restoration Of Destination BVI

Friday, 27 April 2018 - 4:33pm

Minister for Communications and Work, Honourable Mark Vanterpool has said that the Government of the Virgin Islands is working diligently with key cruise stakeholders, towards the full restoration of the destination.

UK Contributions Strengthen Royal Virgin Islands Police Force

Thursday, 26 April 2018 - 5:19pm

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is the recipient of two Armed Response Vehicles (ARV) equipped for the Virgin Islands terrain, specifically for transporting officers of the newly trained and enhanced Armed Response Unit.