Virtual Reality Tourism, Tourism’s contribution to building more resilient and sustainable countries and Wellness and Rejuvenation Tourism; are just some of the topics that 6 students from the BVI’s secondary schools will be speaking on in this year’s BVI Tourist Board Junior Minister of Tourism Speech Competition. Three students from the Elmore Stoutt High School, one Seventh Day Adventist Secondary School student and two students from the Bregado Flax Education Centre’s Secondary Division, will compete in the annual debate which will take place at the Moorings Mariner Inn Restaurant at 5:00 pm on Saturday, June 9th.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.