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September 4th, 2016
USVI to invest over $2M in tourism for next 3 months

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- To help strengthen the territory’s position as a premier warm weather destination and to address growing competition in the travel and tourism industry, the Department of Tourism (DOT) in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) will aggressively execute its overall marketing strategy by investing more than $2 million over the next three months to ensure the territory is a top-of-mind choice for travelers during the fall and the upcoming 2016-2017 winter season.

July 22nd, 2016
This Week We Feature Young Professional Natalia S. Prieto

By Reuben J. A. Stoby

Anyone can have dreams and ambitions but it’s having the resolve to pursue those dreams, knowing that nothing is handed on a platter but rather steely determination and hard work are what it takes to achieve the desired goals, that makes one a success.

December 20th, 2015
UPDATE: Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach wins Miss Universe 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After first being announced as the First Runner-Up by host and comedian Broderick Stephen 'Steve' Harvey, Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach was announced the winner of Miss Universe 2015 moments ago, December 20, 2015 at Las Vegas' Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

June 22nd, 2015
‘The media is not a public relations unit’ – Ms Eugenia ‘Nina’ O’Neal

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI - It’s been a long and unending debate in the Virgin Island as to whether or not the media have a responsibility for the perception of the territory on the international scene. The truth was told, however, when popular television talk show host Mr Julio ‘Sam’ Henry and certified Journalist Ms Eugenia ‘Nina’ O’Neal set the record straight.

September 18th, 2013
DIGICEL Welcomes local lady, Miss Jasmine Perez to their Marketing and PR Team

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On Monday, September 16, 2013 Digicel British Virgin Islands welcomed yet another member to their growing team, twenty-five-year-old Jasmine Perez, resident of Hope Hill, as their new Assistant Public Relations Executive.

July 10th, 2013
Premier Smith sees success in combating attack on Financial Services

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier Dr The Hon. D. Orlando Smith has claimed success in combating negative comments raised about the Financial Services sector in the Territory in the wake of an effective public relations campaign.

June 7th, 2013
Cromwell Smith knocks PR efforts of CCT

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator Cromwell Smith aka Edju En Ka has knocked CCT Global Communications’s public relations efforts in getting messages out in times of crisis, explaining, “You could send out information to the public and you could write it in such a way that, if it’s too difficult to understand, you still won’t get the message out.”

May 18th, 2013
Virgin Islands politics and public relations woes

By Dickson Igwe

A series of stories looks at the Virgin Islands political scene as midterm approaches: What is the political pulse of the country approximately two and a half years before another general election season begins? This narrative asks why the Government, despite pursuing policies of economic growth, appears to be increasingly unpopular among certain voter demographics. It also takes a closer look at the Opposition.

November 30th, 2012
This Week We Feature Young Professional Meslyn M. Allan

By Ron Henry

Dynamic and vivacious are just a few of the words that might come to mind in an encounter with BVI Tourist Board Public Relations Specialist, Meslyn M. Allan. Though she can most often be found wearing a ready smile and has a disarming level of charm; these gently mask the strong sense of ambition, discipline and goal-oriented work ethic that she epitomises.

September 12th, 2012
Public now has access to government's gateway website

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands is pleased to announce that the Government’s official gateway website is now accessible to the public at www.bvi.gov.vg. The site provides valuable information about the Virgin Islands and about Government services, policies, projects and events.



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