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May 12th, 2024
Taxi & tour operators invited to meet with Florida Caribbean Cruise Association

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Taxi and tour operators in the [British] Virgin Islands have been invited to an exclusive meeting with the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) on May 14, 2024.

March 11th, 2024
‘Supa Cop’ urges taxi drivers especially to get tint tested for free on Friday

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The motoring public, particularly taxi drivers, is being encouraged to take advantage of a free tint testing exercise at the Road Town Police Station from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Friday, March 15, 2024.

July 1st, 2021
Celebrity Millennium is here! Signals return of cruise tourism to VI

WICKHAM'S CAY I, Tortola, VI- The Celebrity Millennium Cruise of the Royal Caribbean family has arrived in the Virgin Islands, signalling the return of cruise tourism for the territory after more than a year of absence due to the global coronavirus pandemic.

June 30th, 2021
Gov’t to meet with taxi operators today, June 30, 2021

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Virgin Islands prepares to welcome the first passenger cruise ship in more than year, the Celebrity Millennium, on Thursday, July 1, 2021, taxi and livery operators have been invited to a meeting today, Wednesday, June 30, 2021.

June 20th, 2020
VI taxi drivers to receive COVID-19 stimulus pack

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Taxi operators who ply their trade in the Virgin Islands will soon be the recipients of a government piloted COVID-19 economic stimulus package to make up for lost income as a result of lockdown measures to prevent the spread of the Novel Coronavirus in the territory.

February 25th, 2020
Jevaughn J. Parsons appointed Director of Taxi & Livery Commission

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Taxi and Livery Commission has been making steady progress towards regulating the transportation-for-hire industry since the new Board was appointed in October 2019, according to Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5).

October 30th, 2014
'Full year of Cruise ships from April 2015' – Hon. Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Taxi operators yesterday heard that there was one good thing that all the cruise liners have indicated to the Government team that attended a caucus in St Martin recently was that Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line, Disney, the European Groups among others, which was that their customers have indicated through surveys was that they want to come to the Virgin Islands perhaps more than many other places in the Caribbean.

February 7th, 2014
Gov’t has given away our taxi rights! – Edmund Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In an emotionally charged response to revelations emerging from government’s berthing agreement signed with Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) and Disney Cruise Line (DCL), talk show host and social commentator, Edmund Maduro has lashed out at the Territory’s leaders for allegedly selling off the rights of locals.

October 29th, 2013
Premier in no position to give answers – Sam Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While noting that he is willing to wait for something effective to be done, talk show host, Julio S. Henry believes Premier Dr The Hon. D. Orlando Smith is currently in no position to provide solutions to the problems facing the territory with the cruise pier debacle.

February 9th, 2013
‘We are BVIslanders just like everybody else’- Anegada taxi operators

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI - "It’s this government and the government of the past that guilty of neglecting the people of Anegada. We are a small group over here, yes but we have equal rights just like Tortola, just like Virgin Gorda. We are BVIslanders just like everybody else," said Mr Jerry D. Vanterpool, a resident and businessman at Anegada during a meeting of taxi drivers and officials from the Ministry of Communications and Works in Anegada on Friday February 8, 2013.

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