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BVI Tourist Board relocates to Cocoplum Building in Port Purcell

The BVI Tourist Board and Film Commission (BVITBFC) has announced it is now headquartered at a new location- the Cocoplum Building in Port Purcell- effective today, July 8, 2024. Photo: BVITBFC
Following the passage of hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, the BVITBFC relocated from Akara Building to Geneva Place in the third quarter of 2018 but returned to Akara Building in April 2022. Photo: Internet Source
Following the passage of hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, the BVITBFC relocated from Akara Building to Geneva Place in the third quarter of 2018 but returned to Akara Building in April 2022. Photo: Internet Source
The BVITBFC is now located on the second floor of Cocoplum Building, J.R. O’Neal Drive, in Port Purcell. Photo: BVITBFC
The BVITBFC is now located on the second floor of Cocoplum Building, J.R. O’Neal Drive, in Port Purcell. Photo: BVITBFC
PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI- The BVI Tourist Board and Film Commission (BVITBFC) has announced it is now headquartered at a new location- Port Purcell- effective today, July 8, 2024.

The BVITBFC is now located on the second floor of Cocoplum Building, J.R. O’Neal Drive, in Port Purcell.

It also said the telephone numbers, email and postal addresses remain unchanged.

The BVITBFC was previously located in Akara Building on De Castro Street.

Following the passage of hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, the BVITBFC relocated from Akara Building to Geneva Place in the third quarter of 2018 but returned to Akara Building in April 2022.

About BVITBFC

The BVI Tourist Board was established under the Tourist Board Ordinance (CAP 280) under the portfolio of the Premier’s Office.

The Board’s role is to promote, foster and encourage tourist investment within the Virgin Islands utilising measures and strategies as deemed fit.

18 Responses to “BVI Tourist Board relocates to Cocoplum Building in Port Purcell”

  • Gravy Train (08/07/2024, 17:06) Like (58) Dislike (0) Reply
    And another Guv. Dept. renting office space lol! Must be nice!!!!!!! Wish I had some land in town or crown land to build and rent to Guv so the mortgage paid in full! The beat goes on….
    • lol (08/07/2024, 17:36) Like (5) Dislike (25) Reply
      They are not a govt dept.
      • Are they though? (09/07/2024, 07:34) Like (26) Dislike (0) Reply
        A statutory body of the government, but still requires government funding. How are they not the government? How much revenue are they generating to be independent of the government? ????
    • TruDat! (08/07/2024, 17:42) Like (17) Dislike (1) Reply
      In the interest of accountability and good governance it would be nice if we could know about the cost difference and the perceived benefits in paying (I will guess) significantly more to house this organization now???
    • No one cares (09/07/2024, 05:16) Like (65) Dislike (1) Reply
      Our leaders for the past 30 yrs. Since lavity died being failing.. While the Governors and Britain watch us the People the teritory slowing sink8ng, slowly derowning and does nothing. The punishment is too much. Britain we beg you. Help us.
  • BVI Government (08/07/2024, 17:31) Like (26) Dislike (0) Reply
    BVI government steady renting but crying out brokes when it comes to fixing issues in the country that affects everyone...
  • Lawd man (08/07/2024, 21:10) Like (18) Dislike (5) Reply
    England please
  • Norris Turnbull (09/07/2024, 00:06) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    Rich getting......we F
  • questions (09/07/2024, 02:03) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
    1. Who owns the building?
    2. How much rent are they paying now? How much were they paying before?
    3. What prompted this move? How much did it cost to move them?
  • The people perishing.. (09/07/2024, 05:10) Like (26) Dislike (1) Reply
    Our leaders are weak, corrupt and without vision and basic business knowledge. When is it better to rent than to Own..? Especially when you can afford to build and to add 15yrs of paying rent will amt to the cost or more of owning our own buildings and saving millions in the future. Evening that unrentable 3 storage building on the high with no elevator that Pork Authority iis in and the others with no parking...Complete tax wastage.
    Now you see why we need the white man to come in run things. This is modern day slavery the black in authority are our masters ... Mr. Gov please help us. Can't you see things getting from bad to worse.
  • woah (09/07/2024, 08:22) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    New building gone up and immediately government is renting it?

    Babylon system. Legalize weed already!! let the people & tourist enjoy the simple things while the chosen few monitor their capital obvious they wont change for us.
  • @ The people perishing (09/07/2024, 12:29) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    The Pork Authority now you talking I got to get close to them.
  • onlooker (09/07/2024, 14:12) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    Sad to say but the TB office should be in central Road Town where tourists can walk into and visit if they wish. They gone up in flood prone Port Purcell...
    • Honestly Speaking (09/07/2024, 17:13) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
      The Tourist Board needs to cancel and start over with competent people. As it stands it is a total.waste of taxpayers money.
    • @onlooker (10/07/2024, 17:40) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      TruDat! Right in town with brochures, information, discounts and maps that really encourage Tourists to experience all we have to offer.
  • Finally (09/07/2024, 19:02) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    It's about time they find an office for them because alot of their staff up and down doing what they want. From who doing their personal affairs, to staying home doing no work, etc. That whole need auditing from the Head down. Every year I feel all statutory bodies need to be audited especially those who are funded by the government purse. They want to be out there on their own doing what the hell they want and tormenting the staff.
  • More Rental (09/07/2024, 23:53) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Why are we renting from the company who supported to be fixing the Administration Building?
  • Anonymous (10/07/2024, 14:14) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    DO NOT SELL YOUR LAND

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