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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.

December 2nd, 2017
Canada, Germany, Netherlands told citizens not to visit VI after Hurricane Irma

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) has told the world, following the devastating Hurricanes Irma and Maria, that we are still “open for business and back on our feet”, many countries have told their citizens otherwise.

November 26th, 2017
UPDATE: 5th Annual Anegada Lobster Festival catches the crowd

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI- Virtually a slap in the face of Hurricane Irma, the 5th Annual Anegada Lobster Festival has drawn hundreds of persons to the sister island.

August 15th, 2017
American teen who suffered kidney failure gets wish to visit VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Fourteen year old Paige M. Grossman’s wish came through when the US based Make A Wish Foundation granted her desire to have an adventure in the Virgin Islands.

February 20th, 2017
Rhodni A. Skelton tipped to be new BVITB Deputy Director

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our newsroom a few weeks now from a senior National Democratic Party (NDP) source is that Rhodni A. Skelton is tipped to be the new Deputy Director of the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB).

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.

December 17th, 2016
Hundreds get a Taste of Tortola 'Xmas style'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The capital was buzzing with activity at three locations with a 'Taste of Tortola Christmas style’ as local restaurants, catering services, pastry makers, craft vendors, agriculturists, and florists took the opportunity to give the hundreds of cruise passengers, locals and other visitors just what the island had to offer.

June 15th, 2016
Director of Tourism under fire from staff; Meets with Jr Minister of Tourism

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Our senior National Democratic Party (NDP) sources have advised our newsroom that there is employment unrest at the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB), mainly the Tortola office located in Road Town, the Virgin Islands' capital city.

May 16th, 2016
Gov't pushing for 5 Star Resorts @ Prospect Reef & Beef Island- Hon Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Honourable Archibald C. Christian has his work cut out for him as the new Junior Minister with responsibility for Tourism as he is now on the ground making sure that the sector is transformed into the pillar of the economy that it is.

May 13th, 2016
This Week We Feature Young Professional Natalie N. Penn

By N. Johann Earle

Tourism Education Coordinator in the BVI Tourist Board, Natalie N. Penn is being recognised this week as our Young Professional as she makes her contribution to the education of youth on the importance of the hospitality sector to the Virgin Islands’ economy.

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