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November 24th, 2021
Persons interfacing with cruise passengers & crew ‘strongly' urged to vaccinate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Persons in the Virgin Islands (VI) who interact with cruise ship crews and passengers are being ‘strongly' encouraged to get vaccinated or face twice-monthly COVID-19 tests, according to recently released Cabinet minutes.

November 21st, 2021
Water Taxi Operators want extended opening hours @ West End Ferry Dock

WEST END, TORTOLA, VI – Water taxi operators in the Virgin Islands (VI) are appealing to local authorities to extend the opening hours of the West End Ferry Terminal and for the Department of Health, Customs and Immigration to synchronize their departments with the new opening hours.

November 14th, 2021
Close to 38,000 travellers entered VI in recent months

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- In spite of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic affecting the world and travel, just shy of 38,000 travellers entered the Virgin Islands in the past few months, with the bulk of that figure registered as visitors.

October 16th, 2021
VG’s Iconic 'Saba Rock Resort' reopens

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI - Saba Rock, an iconic resort and hotel situated off the coast of North Sound, Virgin Gorda in the Virgin Islands (VI), has relaunched in grand style in a re-opening ceremony held yesterday, Friday, October 15, 2021.

October 14th, 2021
'Cater to all travellers, including gays & lesbians'- Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Outspoken taxi operator Mr Julio S. Henry aka 'Sam' is advocating for the territory to cater to all travellers, inclusive of lesbians and gays.

October 13th, 2021
USVI Gov't renews no-bid $70K contract for AG's daughter

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The government of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) has renewed for another year a $70,000 no-bid contract for Kmisha Victoria Counts, the daughter of USVI Attorney General Denise George, to "represent the USVI as a tourism destination and to increase tourism and travel to the territory from various target market regions in the Continental United States."

October 9th, 2021
VI confirms 176 cruise calls @ 2021 Seatrade Cruise Global– Hon deCastro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Junior Minister for Tourism, Hon Sharie B. deCastro (AL) has announced that the Virgin Islands (VI) has confirmed a total of 176 Cruise calls at the recent 2021 Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami, Florida.

October 8th, 2021
‘Every community will benefit’ from Gov’ts rebooted tourism plan- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands’ Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has indicated that with the Government’s new tourism plan to be administered in the COVID-19 era, communities across the VI will see economic benefits.

October 4th, 2021
Seatrade Conference yielded 'more than 70' cruise calls for VI– Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister for Finance and Tourism, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie said he was not on a vacation when he and his delegation went to the 2021 Seatrade Cruise Global conference held in Miami, Florida, and he has over 70 more cruise calls to prove it.

October 2nd, 2021
VI secures more cruise calls @ Seatrade Cruise Global 2021 - Premier Fahie

MIAMI, Florida, USA - The Virgin Islands delegation led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) at the 2021 Seatrade Cruise Global conference held in Miami Florida has secured more cruise calls to the territory as the administration seeks to further boost cruise tourism numbers halted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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