The British Virgin Islands continues to see positive growth in the tourism industry with initial tourism figures for January to July 2016 showing an overall increase of 27.3 percent for all visitors, when compared to the same period in 2015.
Topic: Coastal Zone Management, Statutory Bodies | Posted By: aphillip
Tuesday, 13 September 2016 - 5:31pm
The Conservation and Fisheries Department is inviting the community to observe the 2016 International Coastal Cleanup Day by volunteering to clean and beautify Virgin Islands coastlines on Saturday, September 17.
The public is encouraged to keep the beaches and coastlines of the Virgin Islands clean by supporting the 2016 International Coastal Clean-Up activities, sponsored this year by the Conservation and Fisheries Department and the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board.
Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark Vanterpool, Junior Minister for Tourism, Honourable Archibald Christian; and other government officials are pictured with recipients of the Aquila’s Tour Guide Excellence Training Awards.