Young, aspiring British Virgin Islands athletes Stephan Deleon (basketball), Nashawnta Smith (baseball), Adaejah Hodge (track & field) and Angel George (tennis), are bound for Bradenton, Florida next month. The quartet, are the recipients of scholarships to attend the prestigious IMG Sports Academy in Florida from August 12 to 18, for a one-week Youth Core Sports Camp in their respective athletic disciplines. The scholarships are one of the benefits from the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board’s partnership with the Miami Open as the Caribbean Destination sponsor of the popular tennis tournament this year.
The Government has announced today that Ms. Elise Donovan will become the interim Director of the BVI London Office (BVILO) from next month, following the departure of Mr. Benito Wheatley who has now completed his tenure as Director of the BVI London Office
The 2018 BVI Asia Trade Mission to five Asian cities completed its successful and productive two-week roadshow on Friday 15th June, with BVI hosting a trade conference in Shanghai with the theme “BVI: Asia’s International Partner in the Digital Era” held at the Ritz-Carlton Pudong.
DesRoad Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands, June 18, 2018…Describing this as one of the most productive Caribbean Week events that she has ever attended, British Virgin Islands Director of Tourism Mrs. Sharon Flax Brutus, said that the Territory benefitted from fruitful discussion on tourism issues with their regional counterparts, connected with supporters of the BVI from the travel trade and was able to provide updates to the media on the state of tourism in the Territory. The Director was part of a local delegation led by Junior Minister of Tourism, Hon. Archibald Christian, which attended the annual Caribbean Week New York event from June 3-9, 2018. Deputy Director of Tourism Mr. Rhodni Skelton, was also part of the delegation. They were joined by members of the BVI Tourist Board’s North American staff in attending the various activities for Caribbean Week New York.
Topic: Financial Services, International Affairs (including the British Virgin Islands International Finance Centre), Statutory Bodies | Posted By: DSmith
Tuesday, 5 June 2018 - 9:46pm
The BVI Asia Trade Mission 2018 began its two-week tour of Asian cities on the evening of Sunday, June 3, when Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, Premier and Minister for Finance of the British Virgin Islands, along with members of the delegation met with a significant potential investor in the tourism sector.
Virtual Reality Tourism, Tourism’s contribution to building more resilient and sustainable countries and Wellness and Rejuvenation Tourism; are just some of the topics that 6 students from the BVI’s secondary schools will be speaking on in this year’s BVI Tourist Board Junior Minister of Tourism Speech Competition. Three students from the Elmore Stoutt High School, one Seventh Day Adventist Secondary School student and two students from the Bregado Flax Education Centre’s Secondary Division, will compete in the annual debate which will take place at the Moorings Mariner Inn Restaurant at 5:00 pm on Saturday, June 9th.