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April 20th, 2024
Estimated 512 cruise calls booked for 2024 in VI – BVIPA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Projected to be a record year for cruise tourism in the Virgin Islands, an Estimated 512 Cruise calls have already been booked for the 2024 year according to data from the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA).

April 11th, 2024
‘Everybody is all hands on deck’ to sell VI @ Seatrade 2024- Clive L. McCoy

MIAMI, Florida, USA – Virgin Islands Director of Tourism Mr Clive L. McCoy said the Virgin Islands is taking an all-hands-on-deck approach for the 2024 Seatrade Cruise Global event ongoing in Miami, Florida.

April 9th, 2024
VI engages Disney, Carnival cruise lines on Day 1 of Seatrade Cruise Global

MIAMI, Florida, USA– Minister for Communications and Works, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) is currently leading a delegation at the 2024 Seatrade Cruise Global event, a premier event in the global cruise tourism industry.

November 11th, 2023
Hon Rymer attended Florida-Caribbean Cruise Conference

MAZATLAN, Mexico – Virgin Islands (VI) Minister for Communications and Works, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5), now acting Premier of the VI, has attended the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Cruise Conference and Trade Show held at Mazatlan, Mexico from November 7 to 10, 2023.

September 9th, 2023
VI seeing ‘Robust Recovery’ of Cruise Tourism industry post-pandemic– Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following a downturn in cruise passenger arrivals since the start of the pandemic in 2019, Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) has informed that the industry has made a robust recovery with more passengers arrival in the VI for the upcoming 2023-2024 season.

December 17th, 2022
VI welcomes inaugural call from Ritz-Carlton’s Evrima on VG

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI - The Virgin Islands has welcomed the inaugural call of the Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection’s Evrima to Virgin Gorda on Friday, December 16, 2022, where the luxury vessel spent the day in Virgin Gorda, before moving on to Jost Van Dyke to continue its call to the Territory.

November 30th, 2022
Budget Address reveals big rebound for VI tourism after COVID downfall

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – After an abysmal downward spiral in tourism arrivals in the Virgin Islands (VI) as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Budget Speech for 2023 delivered by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has revealed numbers to show the industry is reviving.

October 12th, 2022
New 'Seabourn Venture' expedition ship makes first call to VI

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – The Government of the VI on Sunday, October 9, 2022, welcomed the Seabourn Venture to Jost van Dyke, with Deputy Premier and Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R2) presenting a plaque to Captain Stig Betten on behalf of the Government and people of the Virgin Islands (VI), to commemorate the inaugural visit to the Territory.

September 29th, 2021
VI delegation in Miami working to restore territory’s cruise tourism sector

MIAMI, Florida, USA – A delegation from the Virgin Islands is currently in Miami attending the Sea Trade Cruise Global, which opened its doors on September 27, 2021.

November 21st, 2019
Tourist arrivals up 75.9% in VI compared to 2018

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The first six (6) months of 2019 saw an increase in the arrival of tourists to the Virgin Islands (VI) compared to the same period in 2018, according to Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in his recent 2020 Budget Address.

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