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June 27th, 2018
Tourist Board eyes further taxes for Air B&B operators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands Tourist Board has asked the Ministry of Finance to consider increasing its revenue take—in the already decimated tourism industry—by charging an ‘accommodation tax’ on Air Bed and Breakfast (B&B) operators in the Territory.

June 10th, 2018
BVI Tourist Board, Miami sports academy partners to offer youths training scholarships

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVI-TB), in partnership with US based sports institution IMG Academy, are currently offering scholarships for four aspiring Virgin Islands (VI) athletes, for a 'Week Youth Core Sport Camp.'

June 5th, 2018
BVI Tourist Board Junior Minister Of Tourism to be selected on June 9, 2018

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virtual Reality Tourism, Tourism’s contribution to building more resilient and sustainable countries, and Wellness and Rejuvenation Tourism, are some of the topics that 6 students from Virgin Islands’ (VI) secondary schools, will be speaking on, in this year’s BVI Tourist Board Junior Minister of Tourism Speech Competition.

April 12th, 2018
VI Cuisine promoted at London’s Rum Kitchen

LONDON, England - The [British] Virgin Islands hosted a week-long celebration dedicated to the splendours of VI cuisine at The Rum Kitchen from March 17 to 23, 2018. The Rum Kitchen is a popular Caribbean restaurant located at All Saints Road in London, United Kingdom. The [British] Virgin Islands Tourist Board UK team were excited to welcome Londoners to experience a menu of traditional dishes that surprised and delighted guests with each soulful bite.

April 7th, 2018
Clive McCoy is Tourism Liaison Officer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Thriving in times of rapid change requires versatility and agility of individuals. These are the ingredients of success within any organization. During the hurricane recovery process, the Premier’s Office recognized the need to strengthen the linkage between the tourism and hospitality public and private sector, with a view to expediting the recovery of the industry.

November 27th, 2017
Anegada Lobster Fest 2017 one of the best ever!- Sharon Flax-Brutus

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI- There just weren’t enough lobsters to meet the demands when some 1500 visitors took to the island of Anegada for the 5th Annual Anegada Lobster Festival this weekend, Saturday November 25 and Sunday November 26, 2017.

August 14th, 2017
VI is No.1 tourism destination in Caribbean- US News & World Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The 2017-2018 US News and World Report Best Vacation rankings recently announced the Virgin Islands as number one on their list of best places to visit in the Caribbean.

June 21st, 2017
Fed -up! Virgin Gordians urged to look for new leaders

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - At Virgin Gorda, the second most populated community of the Territory of the Virgin Islands, there is an old cry that remains new- that of being and feeling neglected by the Government and its associated administrative arms.

June 10th, 2017
BVI Food Fete setting the pace in the Caribbean- BVITB Director

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “We now have the USVI, Barbados and even St Barts now in the fray with food events in November. As the BVI continues to set the pace, we intend to lead the charge. Hence, we are creating exciting new additions to our lineup.”

December 21st, 2016
No early Xmas payments for BVI Tourist Board staff

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At least one government owned statutory body, the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB), may not have a Merry Christmas 2016.



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