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July 18th, 2022
RVIPF/BVICCHA rolling out 'Family Fridays' initiative

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) together with the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association are launching an initiative dubbed Family Fridays in hopes of generating some excitement for family time around the dinner table.

April 25th, 2021
BVICCHA wants meeting with CoP & Crime Stoppers on crime

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) has said it is deeply concerned about the increase in criminal activity in the Virgin Islands, particularly those targeting businesses in the past few months.

March 4th, 2021
Delay to seaports reopening another ‘blow to already fragile situation’- BVICCHA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Calling itself the “proactive voice of business”, the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) has lamented that there has been another delay to the reopening of the seaports in the Virgin Islands to international operations.

February 1st, 2021
BVICCHA weighs in on new Port fees

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Recently, the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) issued a press release indicating that they were increasing fees for services the authority offers. Immediately with the release, businesses began to contact the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) and complain.

October 22nd, 2020
Food security under threat with pandemic - Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Social Commentator and radio host Cromwell Smith aka ‘Edju En ka’ believes the Virgin Islands (VI) import driven food security is now under threat, should countries decide they will not export foods to the territory as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

October 16th, 2020
Shaina M. Smith confirmed as BVICCHA Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A year after she became Interim-Chairman of the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA), electrical engineer, businesswoman and former political candidate, Ms Shaina M. Smith has been confirmed to the post.

September 9th, 2020
‘Gov’t does not have to follow everything BVICCHA says’- Violet Thomas-Gaul

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) complaining to the media that Government has ignored some 5 letters in relation to the COVID-19 crisis but still used some of its recommendations while ignoring much advice given, a local talk show host and former BVICCHA chairperson has asked whether Government has to follow every advice from BVICCHA.

June 10th, 2020
BVICCHA encourages proactive action in preparing for 2020 Hurricane Season

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In light of the significant impact of COVID-19 on our businesses, human resource and economy, coupled with the potential impact of the 2020 Hurricane Season, the British Virgin Islands Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) strongly urges the Private Sector and the Public Sector to take proactive measures in safeguarding all human resource, other resources and operations due to the threat of the highly active predicted 2020 Hurricane Season.

April 30th, 2020
BVICCHA wants curfew relaxed for 12 hours daily

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Balancing opening hours with giving staff time to take care of their personal matters in the 7-hour window of operation permitted in the phased soft opening of the Virgin Islands is seen as the main challenge for businesses.

March 31st, 2020
BVICCHA participates in Intra-Regional Commerce & Trade Symposium

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On Monday, March 30, 2020, the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) participated in the Virgin Islands’ Intra-Regional Commerce and Trade Symposium hosted by the Premier’s Office via Zoom.

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