News relating to Statutory Bodies such HLSCC, NHI, Tourist Board, Financial Services, Social Security, Health Service, etc.

BVI Tourist Arrivals Increase

Monday, 3 October 2016 - 4:58pm

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.

BVI Finance Limited Launches To Support Financial Services Industry

Friday, 16 September 2016 - 4:35pm

BVI Finance Limited, a new public/private initiative that will see the creation of a company to better support financial services promotion and business development, is set to launch in January 2017.

Territory Invited To 2016 International Coastal Cleanup Activities

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.

Public Invited To Participate In 2016 International Coastal Clean-Up Activities

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 - 5:18pm

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.

Public Reminded Not To Remove Plants From BVI National Parks

Friday, 12 August 2016 - 3:43pm

The public is reminded that in accordance with the National Parks Trust Act of 2006, it is illegal to remove plants from national parks, including the Queen Elizabeth II Park.

Members Appointed To The BVI Tourist Board Of Directors

Monday, 8 August 2016 - 3:26pm

Cabinet has approved the re-appointment of Mr. Russell Harrigan as chairman of the BVI Tourist Board. Mr. Harrigan has held the position since 2011.  

48 Businesses Provide Jobs For 112 Little Dix Bay Workers

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 - 5:20pm

One hundred and twelve employees from the Little Dix Bay Resort have received employment following the closure of the facility for renovations on May 1.

BVI Finance Commences Pilot Study

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 - 11:43am

This week, BVI Finance takes further steps to enhance and protect the British Virgin Islands’ reputation as a legitimate and respected offshore financial centre by commencing an economic research study. 

BVI Social Security Board Appeals Tribunal Appointed

Monday, 13 June 2016 - 2:45pm

The Cabinet of the Government of the Virgin Islands has approved the re-appointment of two members and the appointment of one member to serve on the Social Security Board Appeals Tribunal.

BVI Reaches Global Audience At INTA 2016

Wednesday, 1 June 2016 - 4:45pm

For the first time since the enactment of the Trade Marks Act 2013 and the Trade Marks Rules 2015, BVI Finance and the Virgin Islands Association of Registered Trade Mark Agents (ARTMA) attended the International Trademark Association’s (INTA) annual meeting. 

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