Cancellation Of Queen Mary, Queen Victoria And Wind Surf Cruise Ships

Sunday, 26 December 2021 - 5:37pm

The public and tourism partners are notified of the cancellation of the calls of Queen Mary, Queen Victoria, and Wind Surf due to rising numbers of COVID-19 cases aboard these vessels.  Cruise ships are part of a mandatory reporting system which include the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), and regional ministries of health. 

New Technology improves the BVI Cruise Experience!

Wednesday, 24 November 2021 - 4:24pm

The BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA),in collaboration with BVI Now, announced today a major update to the app to serve the needs of cruise ship passengers and improve their onshore experience.

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British Virgin Islands Announce No Entry Testing for Fully Vaccinated Travellers

Wednesday, 24 November 2021 - 10:11am

The Government of the Virgin Islands announced via the Official Virgin Islands Gazette on 16 November, that fully vaccinated arrivals in the Territory are no longer required to test for COVID-19 upon arrival.  Travellers would have to produce a negative result for a RT-PCR or approved rapid antigen SARS CoV-2 test taken no later than 48 hours before arrival in the Territory. 

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Funds Allocated For Tourism Development In 2022 Budget

Friday, 19 November 2021 - 3:51pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has stated that two-hundred thousand dollars ($200,000) is allocated for Tourism Infrastructure Development as he emphasised the Government’s commitment to developing the Territory’s tourism product in the 2022 Budget Address. 

Upcoming Activities For Culture And Tourism Month

Monday, 8 November 2021 - 5:21pm

The public is invited to participate in the upcoming activities for Culture and Tourism Month.

Foreign-Based Charter Companies Require Authorisation

Wednesday, 27 October 2021 - 4:16pm

The public is notified that effective November 1, 2021, no foreign-based charter companies would be allowed to conduct charters in the Virgin Islands without obtaining a charter authorisation.

Viking Orion Makes Inaugural Visit To The Virgin Islands

Tuesday, 26 October 2021 - 3:21pm

On Sunday, October 24, 2021, the Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, welcomed the Captain, crew and 369 passengers of the Viking Orion cruise ship during its inaugural visit to the Virgin Islands. 

Culture And Tourism Month To Capture Hearts

Monday, 25 October 2021 - 4:23pm

The Department of Culture is preparing to celebrate the second annual Culture and Tourism Month in November under the theme “Our Heritage, our People, our Cultural Arts! When Culture meets Tourism, we Capture all Hearts.”

Statement by Junior Minister for Tourism - Tourism Update

Tuesday, 19 October 2021 - 2:10pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon. Andrew Fahie, representatives of the BVI Tourist Board, BVI Ports Authority, Taxi & Livery Commission, industry partners, members of the media, fellow Virgin Islanders and residents, ladies and gentlemen both home and abroad listening by various communication platforms; Good Morning!

BVI Virtual Tourism Industry Meetings

Tuesday, 5 October 2021 - 11:04am

The BVI Tourist Board & Film Commission invites all Tourism Industry stakeholders to a series of Virtual Tourism Industry Meetings to discuss the latest developments in Tourism:

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