Topic: Alternative Energy, Statutory Bodies, Tourism | Posted By: aphillip
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.
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.
The Office of the City Manager in collaboration with the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force are asking all motorists doing business in the Road Town area to park at the Festival Grounds and walk in the city.
Ninety (90) ferry operators in the British Virgin Islands were recently presented with certificates in training for completing a workshop in customer service that was coordinated by the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board and facilitated by Aubergine Partners, LLC, an executive coaching and leadership development firm based in New York.