New York-based BVI Chef to Delight US Market with BVI Cuisine

Monday, 4 June 2018 - 4:32pm

Brentfield Lettsome’s love of the kitchen sparked at the young age of six, when he would help his mom prepare family meals.  His favourite dish was macaroni and cheese with ground beef.  Fast forward 20 years to today, Brentfield also known as Brent, is one of the Caribbean’s young, up and coming chefs with enviable skills in preparing some of the Caribbean’s most exotic cuisines. His pursuit of his love for cooking has led to his selection as one of the chefs that will be showcasing their culinary talents as part of the Celebrity Chefs Programme for Caribbean Week New York being celebrated from June 3-9, 2018.   

The 2018 BVI National Culinary Team Announced

Monday, 4 June 2018 - 2:27pm

The BVI National Culinary Team is preparing to represent the Territory at the annual Taste of the Caribbean Competition to be held in Miami from June 22 to 26. 

Keep The BVI Clean And Green

Friday, 18 May 2018 - 12:42pm

The BVI community is reminded that it is everyone’s responsibility to the keep the Virgin Islands clean and green. Here are the ways we can assist

British Virgin Islands Offers Bang For Your Buck With “Summer Sails” Promotion

Friday, 18 May 2018 - 10:41am

The British Virgin Islands Tourism Board is encouraging travelers to “ride the wave” into warmer weather and sunshine with the launch of Summer Sails, a new promotion spotlighting the destination’s yachting sector. The BVI’s 60 idyllic islands are full of adventure, culture and natural beauty that are sure to make your summer getaway memorable.

British Virgin Islands Offers Bang For Your Buck With “Summer Sails” Promotion

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 - 4:43pm

The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board is encouraging travelers to “ride the wave” into warmer weather and sunshine with the launch of Summer Sails, a new promotion spotlighting the destination’s yachting sector. The BVI’s 60 idyllic islands are full of adventure, culture and natural beauty that are sure to make your summer getaway memorable.

BVI Tourist Board Hosts Customs and Immigration Education Event for Puerto Rican Residents

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 - 9:15am

With the upcoming Poker Run on May 27, and Christmas in July on July 22, The BVI Tourist Board continues to enhance the welcoming experience extended to visitors from Puerto Rico, at its various ports of entry.  On May 9, boaters in Puerto Rico attended a very informative presentation by Her Majesty’s Customs, and the Immigration Departments of the BVI.  The “Customs and Immigration Procedures Presentation” in Puerto Rico, provided pertinent information to 150 Puerto Rican private pleasure boaters.

 

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 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.

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.

Statement By Honourable Vanterpool On The State Of The Cruise Industry

Thursday, 26 April 2018 - 12:41pm

Madam Speaker, permit me to update this Honourable House and by extension the general public, on The State of the Cruise Industry in the Virgin Islands.

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