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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.

January 16th, 2024
Homeless man reportedly wreaking havoc, masturbating in public

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Despite going before the courts and facing incarceration for violent behaviour in the past, a homeless man identified as Sonnel G. Hanley has been reportedly wreaking havoc in Road Town and other busy areas where tourists frequent.

July 28th, 2023
2023 Christmas in July breaks attendance records

POND BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Official stats from the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) have indicated that the 2023 Christmas in July event hosted annually at Pond Bay, Virgin Gorda in the Virgin Islands has broken attendance records with some 5,500 people and 475 vessels attending the event this year.

July 24th, 2023
'Incident Free' Christmas in July 2023 a success – BVITB’s Clive L. McCoy

POND BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Director of Tourism at the BVI Tourist Board, Clive L. McCoy has called the 2023 Christmas in July held at Pond Bay, Virgin Gorda, on Saturday, July 22, 2023, a massive success and one that was incident free.

July 21st, 2023
'Stage is set' for Christmas in July event this weekend!- BVTB’s Tommy Dardet

POND BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The sea has been calming down, the boats are starting to arrive from Puerto Rico and the festive atmosphere is sure to draw another large crowd for the 2023 edition of Christmas in July at Pond Bay on Virgin Gorda this weekend.

July 6th, 2023
Taxi carrying tourists crashes into utility pole on JvD

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- At least one person was seriously injured when a taxi transporting tourists on Jost van Dyke became involved in an accident on Wednesday, July 5, 2023.

June 22nd, 2023
USVI: Taxi overturns with tourists aboard in St Thomas


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, ST Thomas, USVI— A taxi accident disrupted traffic on Wednesday afternoon, June 21, 2023, on St Thomas's bustling Maude Proudfoot Drive, according to the [US]VI Police Department.

January 9th, 2023
5 years later no proper waiting area @Trellis Bay

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- The National Unity Government of Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has been boasting of increased tourism arrivals; however, the question continues to be asked how much is being done to ensure the tourists have a welcoming experience.

December 9th, 2022
New taxi fares approved to align with increased cost of living - Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– New transportation fares for tourists and those moving from ports on the sister islands have been approved in the Virgin Islands (VI) after some 12 years, following a meeting with government officials and the transportation-for-hire industry.

November 27th, 2022
Hundreds enjoy 2022 VI Culture & Food Fair

WICKHAM’S CAY I, Tortola, VI- All roads led to Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park on Friday, November 25, 2022, for the Virgin Islands (VI) Culture and Food Fair, as many made it a lunch date.

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