Taxi Drivers To Receive Additional Safety Training

Wednesday, 2 March 2016 - 5:30pm

Plans are underway for the development of a more effective safety programme for taxi drivers in the Virgin Islands.

Remarks Delivered by Chairman of the BVI Tourist Board at BVI Direct Flight Announcement Ceremony

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 - 1:15pm

Honourable Premier and Minister of Finance and Tourism, Dr. D. Orlando Smith, OBE, Deputy Premier Dr. the Hon. Kedrick Pickering, other Ministers of Government, including our junior Ministers for Tourism and Trade and Investment, members of the private sector and the team from BVI Airways and the press, good morning and welcome.  As a habit, as Chairman of the BVI Tourist Board, I rarely speak on a tourism matter after the Hon Premier and Minister of Tourism, after all, when he speaks our role at the Board is to move to implementation. 

Statement by Premier and Minister for Tourism on the Interim Closure of Rosewood Little Dix Bay

Friday, 15 January 2016 - 9:45pm

Ladies and gentlemen,
Yesterday, senior managers of Rosewood Little Dix Bay, Virgin Gorda, one of the leading hotel properties in the British Virgin Islands, informed me that on May 1, 2016 the hotel will begin a complete resort renovation, marking the most extensive renovation and beautification project in its more than 52-year history. 

Statement by Premier and Minister for Tourism on Rosewood Little Dix Bay

Friday, 15 January 2016 - 1:15pm

Yesterday afternoon, Ms. Jackie Brown owner’s representative of Rosewood Little Dix Bay Hotel advised me that she was calling a meeting today at 2:00 p.m. 

90 Ferry Operators Receive Certification in Customer Service

Friday, 18 December 2015 - 2:00pm

Ninety (90) ferry operators in the British Virgin Islands were recently presented with certificates in training for completing a workshop in customer service that was coordinated by the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board and facilitated by Aubergine Partners, LLC, an executive coaching and leadership development firm based in New York.

Accident With Tourists

Monday, 7 December 2015 - 8:45am

My fellow residents of the Virgin Islands and our dear visitors, it is with deep sadness that I address you.

Statement On The Tour-Bus Accident In Cane Garden Bay, Tortola

Sunday, 6 December 2015 - 3:00pm

On December 6, 2015, a privately owned tour-bus was involved in an accident while descending the Cane Garden Bay Hill. 

Midyear Tourism Figures Signal Positive Industry Growth

Monday, 24 August 2015 - 9:45am

The British Virgin Islands has seen an increase in the number of visitors to the Territory this year, with initial tourism figures up by three percent over last year, signaling positive growth in the industry.

Travel + Leisure Ranks British Virgin Islands In Top Five Of World’s Best Awards: Jost Van Dyke and Virgin Gorda Place Second and Third

Monday, 13 July 2015 - 10:00am

The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) is excited to share news that Jost Van Dyke and Virgin Gorda have earned the top rankings in Travel + Leisure’s 2015 World’s Best Awards. Jost Van Dyke was awarded the No. 2 spot while Virgin Gorda followed in the No. 3 ranking this year for Top Islands in the Caribbean, Bermuda, and the Bahamas. These spots were awarded based on surveys conducted by readers who marked their rankings based on natural attractions, beaches, activities, sites, restaurants, food, people, friendliness, and value.

Premier Smith Out Of Territory Advancing Tourism Efforts

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 - 3:00pm

Premier and Minister for Tourism, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, is currently away from the Territory today leading a delegation to New York to advance the Territory’s tourism efforts as a prime destination in the global marketplace.

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