The return of Disney Fantasy cruise ship to the Territory on August 28 was commemorated with several activities including a parade, serenade by steel pans and a plaque giving ceremony at the Cruise Pier.
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.
The Government has announced today that Ms. Elise Donovan will become the interim Director of the BVI London Office (BVILO) from next month, following the departure of Mr. Benito Wheatley who has now completed his tenure as Director of the BVI London Office