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February 16th, 2024
Hollywood actors to facilitate free 9-day Film Development Workshop in VI next month

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) and the BVI Film Commission have announced their partnership in hosting a free 9-day Film Development Workshop in the [British] Virgin Islands.

January 17th, 2024
'Tourism is bustling' with 995K tourists arrivals recorded in 2023– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The [British] Virgin Islands (VI) welcomed some 995,000 tourists in 2023, which is a record number in recent years, according to information from the Office of the Premier.

November 20th, 2023
USVI’s Emmanuel Phillips cops top prize in BVITB's 2023 film competition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In a red carpet premiere event, USVI Emmanuel Phillips copped the top prize of the 'Rhodni Skelton Award' $5,000.00 for overall best film in the BVI Tourist Board Film Commission's 284 Excellence Film Competition 2023 held Sunday night, November 19, 2023.

September 26th, 2023
BVITB to promote VI @ tourism roadshows in Florida & New York in October

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI. The cities of Fort Lauderdale Florida and New York, New York will be the focal points for the Business Development Team of the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission (BVITBFC) on October 10th and 11, 2023, respectively, as a contingent from the Territory hosts the fall education road shows.

September 14th, 2023
BVITB ‘Welcome Desks’ in St Thomas to be closed Dec 1, 2023!

CYRIL E. KING AIRPORT, St Thomas, USVI- Word reaching our newsroom is that the BVI Welcome Desk at Cyril E. King Airport on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) is expected to close effective December 1, 2023.

September 9th, 2023
Esther N. Fraser reportedly fired from BVITB

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The sometimes-controversial Ms. Esther N. Fraser, an Administrative Manager for the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB), has reportedly been terminated from the job, according to information reaching our newsroom.

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.

October 13th, 2021
Cruise tourism restart: VI welcomes first cruise ship today!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At 9:00 am, today, October 13, 2021, the Virgin Islands is expected to welcome Seabourn Odyssey with a total of 462 guests, according to the Virgin Islands Ports Authority’s website, representing the first cruise ship with passengers to grace the territory’s shores in months.

February 16th, 2021
Tourist Board targets North American markets with ‘Golden Virtual Roadshow’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The [British] Virgin Islands will be in the spotlight for the next few days commencing today, February 16, 2021, as the BVI Tourist Board & Film Commission targets the North American market through a ‘Golden Virtual Roadshow.’

December 16th, 2020
Hon Penn accuses Gov’t of victimisation; Hon Fahie fires back

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has accused the Virgin Islands Government of victimisation, alleging that the post of Events Coordinator held by Rosemary Cindy Rosan-Jones being made redundant by the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB), a statutory body, was because she is a staunch critic of the sitting administration.

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