BVI Tourist Arrivals Increase

Monday, 3 October 2016 - 4:58pm

The British Virgin Islands continues to see positive growth in the tourism industry with initial tourism figures for January to July 2016 showing an overall increase of 27.3 percent  for all visitors, when compared to the same period in 2015.

Territory Invited To 2016 International Coastal Cleanup Activities

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 - 5:31pm

The Conservation and Fisheries Department is inviting the community to observe the 2016 International Coastal Cleanup Day by volunteering to clean and beautify Virgin Islands coastlines on Saturday, September 17.

Tourism Stakeholders Invited To Attend Data Collection Workshop

Friday, 12 August 2016 - 4:41pm

Stakeholders in the tourism industry are invited to a half day awareness workshop on the Tourism Satellite Accounts (TSA) and the Guestpitality Certification Program on Wednesday, August 17.

Tourism Data Collection Workshop To Be Held Next Week

Friday, 12 August 2016 - 4:33pm

Stakeholders in the tourism industry are invited to participate in a Tourism Satellite Accounts (TSA) awareness workshop being held next week.

Members Appointed To The BVI Tourist Board Of Directors

Monday, 8 August 2016 - 3:26pm

Cabinet has approved the re-appointment of Mr. Russell Harrigan as chairman of the BVI Tourist Board. Mr. Harrigan has held the position since 2011.  

48 Businesses Provide Jobs For 112 Little Dix Bay Workers

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 - 5:20pm

One hundred and twelve employees from the Little Dix Bay Resort have received employment following the closure of the facility for renovations on May 1.

Taxi Drivers And Tour Operators Receive Excellence Awards

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 - 4:00pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark Vanterpool, Junior Minister for Tourism, Honourable Archibald Christian; and other government officials are pictured with recipients of the Aquila’s Tour Guide Excellence Training Awards. 

Taxi Drivers To Receive Additional Safety Training

Wednesday, 2 March 2016 - 5:30pm

Plans are underway for the development of a more effective safety programme for taxi drivers in the Virgin Islands.

Remarks Delivered by Chairman of the BVI Tourist Board at BVI Direct Flight Announcement Ceremony

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 - 1:15pm

Honourable Premier and Minister of Finance and Tourism, Dr. D. Orlando Smith, OBE, Deputy Premier Dr. the Hon. Kedrick Pickering, other Ministers of Government, including our junior Ministers for Tourism and Trade and Investment, members of the private sector and the team from BVI Airways and the press, good morning and welcome.  As a habit, as Chairman of the BVI Tourist Board, I rarely speak on a tourism matter after the Hon Premier and Minister of Tourism, after all, when he speaks our role at the Board is to move to implementation. 

Statement by Premier and Minister for Tourism on the Interim Closure of Rosewood Little Dix Bay

Friday, 15 January 2016 - 9:45pm

Ladies and gentlemen,
Yesterday, senior managers of Rosewood Little Dix Bay, Virgin Gorda, one of the leading hotel properties in the British Virgin Islands, informed me that on May 1, 2016 the hotel will begin a complete resort renovation, marking the most extensive renovation and beautification project in its more than 52-year history. 

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