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June 9th, 2019
Akeya Herbert is new Jr Minister of Tourism

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Akeya Herbert is well poised to represent the Virgin Islands at this year’s State of the Tourism Industry Conference in St Lucia after outshining several of her colleagues at the Junior Minister of Tourism Speech Competition at Maria’s By The Sea last evening, June 8, 2019.

May 12th, 2019
BVITB partnering with property owners to reserve rooms for Buju concert

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- With more than 8000 guests projected to descend on the Virgin Islands for the Long Walk To Freedom Concert featuring Jamaican artiste Buju Banton, born Mark Anthony Myrie, on June 15, 2019 the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) is seeking to partner with hotels, villas and other businesses offering accommodation, to ensure guests are afforded a place to stay for the concert weekend.

January 6th, 2019
Flax-Brutus heading BVITB for 3 more years

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Directors of the BVI Tourist Board have renewed the contract of its Tourist Board Director, Ms Sharon P. Flax-Brutus.

January 2nd, 2019
Pathologist flown in for sudden death investigation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Acting out of compassion without compromising the laws of the land, the Government & Deputy Governor’s Office, flew in a Pathologist, Dr King from St. Lucia to perform the autopsy on Dr Joseph Horgan, whose body was found at Buck Island, in the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 20th, 2018
Restroom drama @ Anegada

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI - Prior to Hurricane Irma of 2017, residents of Anegada, in the Virgin Islands (VI) frequently complained about the tiny, single restroom facility, that was erected at the Ferry Dock, at Setting Point, Anegada.

October 3rd, 2018
VI takes spotlight at TEDx Wilmington

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Audiences in Wilmington, Delaware were given a taste of the Virgin Islands during a recent TEDx Talk held on September 28, 2018.

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.

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