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May 16th, 2020
No Expats! BVITB wants locals applying for Tourism Director post

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following a leaked email revealing that the current Director of Tourism, Mrs Sharon P. Flax-Brutus, intends to call it quits at the end of the year, the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) in accepting the resignation, has already advertised a vacancy for the post.

February 22nd, 2020
‘Run for Fun’ cruise tourists invade RT for 5K run

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Disembarking the Norwegian Epic cruise ship on Friday, February 21, 2020, some 200 runners from the ‘Run for Fun Cruise Tours Inc’ organization invaded Road Town, Tortola, in a grand spectacle as part of a 5K run from the Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park (TPP) to the Queen Elizabeth II Park and back.

January 30th, 2020
Stipend increase for Directors of Ports & Tourist Boards

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved a stipend increase for the Directors of the Boards governing the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) and the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB).

November 8th, 2019
2019 BVI Food Fete kicks off with Gourmet Soiree on Scrub Island

SCRUB ISLAND, VI- Hundreds took the short boat ride to Scrub Island last evening, November 7, 2019 for the BVI Tourist Board's (BVITB) Gourmet Soiree, which kicked off the 2019 BVI Food Fete, an event coinciding with the BVITB’s 50th anniversary.

October 16th, 2019
Rosan-Jones fires back @ BVITB - 'I have a right to question the Gov't!'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following an October 8, 2019 warning letter accusing her of trying to embarrass the country, BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) employee, Rosemary R. Rosan-Jones aka 'Cindy' has fired back at the Board saying she has a right to question the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration.

October 14th, 2019
Cease or face 'disciplinary action'- BVITB tells 'Cindy' to stop embarrassing VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The ongoing rants and sensational online commentary of resident and BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) employee, Rosemary R. Rosan-Jones aka 'Cindy' has finally caught the attention of the Board who accused her of trying to embarrass not only the office but the territory, along with Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

July 2nd, 2019
‘BVI Restaurant Series’ connects with VIslanders in diaspora

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Tourist Board’s Restaurant Series being held across states in North America is being well received, including by Virgin Islanders residing overseas.

November 15th, 2015
Barefoot Gourmet Soiree gets two thumbs up!

DEAD MAN’S BAY, Peter Island, VI- Paying attention to every minute detail during preparation and presentation, local and international chefs made it known from their actions that every dish was prepared with love and care. Some chefs were busier than others, though, as their scrumptious cuisine just had to be tried a second and even third time.

April 24th, 2015
This Week We Feature Young Professional Trevor L. Walters

By Cathy O. O. Richards

Many are the great men and women on earth, some dead and many still alive, whom youth and others in today's society would choose as their 'hero' at a click of a finger.

January 12th, 2015
Marvin ‘MB’ Blyden Out! Kishma A. Baronville In! as Festival Chair

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our news room from our sources inside the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) government is that Chairman of the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC) Marvin ‘MB’ Blyden’s three year tenure as the Committee Chairman has not been renewed.

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