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August 30th, 2021
BVI Gateway Portal to be more 'user friendly' in a week- Premier Fahie

WEST END, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says his government is working to bring improvements to the BVI Traveller Gateway Portal, a website essential for travellers coming to the territory.

July 15th, 2021
UPDATE: VI travellers to USVI must submit negative PCR tests taken within 48 hrs of travel

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- In a pleasant but stern disposition, Governor of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) Albert A. Bryan Jr, through a live press conference, has warned travellers from the Virgin Islands who do not have a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of travel that they would be arrested as of Monday, July 19 2021.

May 29th, 2021
BVIPA adds additional USVI/VI ferry trip effective June 1

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) has added an additional ferry trip between St Thomas and the Virgin Islands (VI) effective June 1, 2021.

May 22nd, 2021
Passenger quota increases for USVI/VI ferry trips

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) along with the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) have successfully negotiated an increasing the number of persons traveling by ferries to and from both Territories.

May 1st, 2021
BVITB targeting new European markets with AVIAREPS

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In keeping with the mandate of Premier Honorable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and Tourism Board of Directors, for a one agency approach to public relations, travel trade connections and expert knowledge of the markets to represent the Territory in multiple European markets, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) Tourist Board & Film Commission has contracted the AVIAREPS agency.

December 12th, 2020
BVI Gateway applications must now be completed within 24hrs of travel

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Persons wishing to travel to the Virgin Islands (VI) must now complete the mandatory BVI Gateway application at least 24hrs before travel and must begin their application no later than 48hrs before same, or risk being denied entry into the territory.

November 24th, 2020
BVI Gateway traveller authorisation portal goes live

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The highly anticipated BVI Gateway Portal to facilitate the registration of persons for authorisation to travel into the Territory from December 1, 2020, is now live and is accepting applications as of today, November 24, 2020.

May 26th, 2020
Explore other options to facilitate return of VI people– Frank Mahoney

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Manager at BVI Sea and Land Adventure and events organiser Mr Frank Mahoney wants the Andrew A. Fahie-led regime to explore other options to facilitate the return of Virgin Islanders, Belongers, Permanent Residents and Naturalized Citizens to the Territory.

May 9th, 2020
A new world of restricted travel

By Dickson C. Igwe

The global travel and tourism industry will inevitably contract and decline significantly, as the Corona Virus Pandemic continues its devastating journey through the world economy. For the Caribbean, a region wholly dependent upon tourism for its economic existence, this will be no easy time.

March 13th, 2020
VI blocks cruise ship calls for 30 days starting March 14, 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has announced that the Virgin Islands will be implementing an immediate block where no cruise ships would be allowed to call on the Territory within a 30-day period starting Saturday, March 14, 2020.

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