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January 27th, 2024
WINAIR steps up with more flights to & from VI

BEEF ISLAND, VI - Windward Islands Airways International NV (WINAIR), a government-owned Dutch airline based in Sint Maarten, has stepped up expansion plans as the operations of LIAT has come to an end leaving potential gaps in the regional market.

January 22nd, 2024
Unprecedented Success: Record-Breaking Cruise Arrivals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) proudly announces a major achievement in its maritime operations, with a record-breaking number of cruise passenger arrivals throughout the entirety of 2023. This accomplishment not only underscores the strategic significance of the BVI Ports Authority but also solidifies its position as a key player in the region.

January 20th, 2024
'Reimagined' Peter Island Resort now taking reservations since its 2017 closure

PETER ISLAND, VI – The private Peter Islands Resort facility has finally commenced taking reservations since being in a state of rebuilding after the island was ravaged by Hurricane Irma of 2017.

December 21st, 2023
Airport expansion: ‘Start with lil bit’- Mark H. Vanterpool

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Former legislator and prominent businessman Mr Mark H. Vanterpool is advising the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government to take in strides the extension of the runway of the Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island.

December 6th, 2023
PHOTO of the DAY: Cruise Tourism on the move in the right direction!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Every day in the month of December 2023, there will be a cruise ship in port. Today, Wednesday, December 6, 2023, there are some six ships in the Territorial waters, namely at Virgin Gorda, Beef Island, Jost van Dyke (White Bay) and Road Town, the capital city.

November 24th, 2023
'There is tremendous potential' for VI as an events destination- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Despite some backlash over the non-stop concert held in July 2023, Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says there is tremendous potential for the VI to be an events destination.

November 17th, 2023
CTO Secretary General Dona Regis-Prosper officially visits VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) Mrs Dona Regis-Prosper paid a courtesy call on Acting Premier Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) while on an official visit to the Virgin Islands (VI) this week.

October 28th, 2023
Culture & Tourism Month 2023 to focus on the VI story

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Culture and Tourism Month 2023 in the Virgin Islands will start on November 1, 2023, to be observed under the theme, 'Our Virgin Islands, Our Story: Tell Your Story'.

October 12th, 2023
USVI festivals reach Tokyo & Miami in int'l marketing effort

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - The V.I. Dept. of Tourism and its Division of Festivals continue to market the territory to the national and international Carnival scene, the latest begin Japan's burgeoning carnival events.

October 11th, 2023
‘We did learn a lot from going to Monaco’– Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has issued a challenge to Virgin Islanders and those in the tourism industry to travel more to see what they can learn from other tourism destinations to improve the local tourism product.

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