British Virgin Islands’ Authentic Cuisine To Be Featured Aboard Holland America Cruise

Monday, 19 March 2018 - 10:19am

Have you ever experienced British Virgin Islands cuisine aboard a cruise ship?  

The British Virgin Islands Sail Into South Florida

Thursday, 8 March 2018 - 12:00pm

As part of its aggressive North American promotional campaign, the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) has “sailed” into the South Florida area for a quartet of tradeshows and events.  Director of Tourism Sharon Flax-Brutus said, “Having high visibility in the marketplace confirms that we are ready to welcome both our loyal repeat guests, as well as new ones.” 

BVI Tourist Board Launches Promotion to Encourage Overnight Stays on Anegada

Friday, 9 February 2018 - 9:41am

Nearly six months after mighty Hurricane Irma tore through the British Virgin Islands, the idyllic destination has made significant progress in restoring its celebrated tourism product. And of course, the best way for travelers to boost recovery efforts is to simply book a trip.

Response to Preparing the Community for Tourism Business

Monday, 11 December 2017 - 5:26pm

I wanted to take the time to clear up the misrepresentation of events in support of our clean-up and recovery efforts. Financial Services and tourism are the twin pillars of the Virgin Islands’ economy. Our financial services sector accounts for 70 cents of every dollar of our GDP. It is how Government makes an income to pay civil servants, our law enforcement officers and our teachers. It is how Government can support the provision of services such as electricity, garbage collection, roadworks, health services and importantly, education. 

Positive Experience Say Cruisers

Monday, 11 December 2017 - 4:15pm

Visiting cruise passenger have expressed that the experience in the BVI was a positive one. This was the sentiment from those first to visit the Territory since the passage of Hurricane Irma.

Big Ships Back To The BVI

Wednesday, 6 December 2017 - 10:45am

This morning, December 6, government officials including the Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE and Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark Vanterpool welcomed Marella Discovery’s return to the British Virgin Islands (BVI) since Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

The Way Forward for BVI Tourism Post Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Monday, 13 November 2017 - 4:16pm

Madam Speaker thanks for the opportunity to make this statement on Tourism.

Bregado Flax Education Centre Gets A New School

Monday, 6 November 2017 - 4:57pm

The staff and students of the Primary Division of the Bregado Flax Education Centre in Virgin Gorda had a special start of their academic year today with the donation of a 4000 square feet semi-permanent structure that will be used as their temporary school.

Tribute By Acting Premier On The Passing Of Mr. Aubrey Levons

Friday, 3 November 2017 - 5:47pm

This morning I was hit with some sad news when I learnt of the passing of Business Entrepreneur Mr. Aubrey Levons, owner of Big Bamboo Restaurant on Anegada.

Premier Away To Attend Meetings In USA And UK

Friday, 27 October 2017 - 3:27pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE left the Territory on Friday, October 27 to attend a Caribbean Overseas Territories meeting and tourism industry meetings in Miami and New York. The Premier will also travel to London, UK for attendance at official meetings.

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