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March 30th, 2024
Int’l flight resumption @ Anegada a 'significant milestone' – Hon Rymer

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Hon Kye M. Rymer (R7) has called the reintroduction of international flights at the Captain Auguste George International Airport on Anegada, a testament to the government's commitment to revitalizing the local economy.

March 27th, 2024
VI doing 'very well' but some not positioning themselves for success– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has called on [British] Virgin Islanders to position themselves to be able to benefit from the territory's growing tourism economy.

March 23rd, 2024
Musical festivals a well known & effective strategy to increase visitors - Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Sharing statistics on tourism arrivals in the Virgin Islands, Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says one of the aims of the 3 day upcoming Virgin Islands (VI) Music festival is to increase tourism numbers in the month of May 2024, which has shown a history of low tourist arrivals based on stats from 2023.

March 12th, 2024
VI renews FCCA Presidential Strategic Partnership for 2025

MIAMI, Florida, USA – The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) has announced that the Virgin Islands (VI) has renewed its FCCA Presidential Strategic Partnership for 2025 with more cruise arrival numbers forecasted for 2024 and beyond.

March 5th, 2024
VI keen on establishing tourism links with Brazil– Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Following his return from the recent Caricom Heads of Government meeting in Georgetown, Guyana, Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says the Virgin Islands is looking to establish tourism links with Brazil.

March 4th, 2024
VI’s T.B. Lettsome Airport now second busiest route for Puerto Rico

BEEF ISLAND, VI - With almost 400 monthly flights, the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport (EIS) which is the gateway to the [British] Virgin Islands, is now the second busiest airport for flights from Puerto Rico.

March 1st, 2024
VI named #2 safest Caribbean island by UK's The Telegraph

LONDON, United Kingdom – United Kingdom (UK) publication The Telegraph has named the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) as the number 2 safest destination in the Caribbean, just after Aruba in the Dutch West Indies.

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.

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