On Sunday, October 24, 2021, the Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, welcomed the Captain, crew and 369 passengers of the Viking Orion cruise ship during its inaugural visit to the Virgin Islands.
The Department of Culture is preparing to celebrate the second annual Culture and Tourism Month in November under the theme “Our Heritage, our People, our Cultural Arts! When Culture meets Tourism, we Capture all Hearts.”
Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon. Andrew Fahie, representatives of the BVI Tourist Board, BVI Ports Authority, Taxi & Livery Commission, industry partners, members of the media, fellow Virgin Islanders and residents, ladies and gentlemen both home and abroad listening by various communication platforms; Good Morning!
The Virgin Islands delegation at Seatrade Cruise Global 2021, led by the Premier and Minister of Finance, met with representatives from the neighbouring US Virgin Islands to discuss the safe restart of passenger cruise in the region.
The Virgin Islands delegation at Seatrade Cruise Global 2021 being led by the Premier and Minister of Finance has held successful meetings with Holland America, Seabourn, Royal Caribbean Group, Seadream Yacht Club and Virgin Cruises. Calls to the Virgin Islands were confirmed during these meetings.
Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie is featured as he holds a pre-conference briefing in Miami with the Virgin Islands delegation. The delegation aims to restore the return of cruise business to the Territory since the last COVID-19 spike in the Virgin Islands.