Remarks By His Excellency The Governor John S. Duncan, OBE At The Opening Of The New Cruise Ship Pier

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 4:00pm

I acknowledge the protocol already established.

Ladies and gentleman, honoured guests.

It gives me great pleasure to extend congratulations to the BVI Government and the people of the British Virgin Islands on the occasion of the opening of the New Cruise Ship Pier.

Premier Smith: A New Day In Cruise Tourism Has Arrived!

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 2:15pm

Ladies and gentlemen, this journey began less than one year ago, on May 8, 2014 when we broke ground for the expansion of this cruise pier project. At that time, I promised you a new day for our tourism product.

Wednesday 29 Marks The Celebration Of The Cruise Pier Expansion

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 2:15pm

Wednesday, April 29 is a historic day for the Territory when the Government of the Virgin Islands officially opens and celebrates the expansion of the Cruise Pier.  

Rosewood Partnership To Enhance BVI Tourism Brand

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 9:45am

Government is continuing with its efforts at strengthening standards in the tourism and hospitality sectors following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Rosewood Little Dix Bay Resort to implement the Rosewood Little Dix Bay Resort Tourism Scholarship in Virgin Gorda.

Creating Partnerships In The Tourism Industry

Friday, 24 April 2015 - 4:45pm

In 2012, my Government started a conversation with Rosewood Little Dix Bay Hotel and Resort to partner in developing the human resources of this Territory in the areas of hospitality and tourism.

This initial conversation which has blossomed into a memorandum of understanding to benefit the people of the Virgin Islands, specifically BVIslanders living and working on Virgin Gorda. I see as important for several reasons:

Public Invited To The Cruise Pier Expansion Celebration

Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 11:45am

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting the public to The Official Celebration of the Expansion of the Cruise Pier on April 29 at 4:00 p.m.

The lengthening, widening and strengthening of the pier to host larger ships, is complete and it is time to celebrate this momentous milestone in Virgin Islands history.

Complimentary ferry service to the event for residents of the Sister Islands will be available at the following times:

Public Invited To The Cruise Pier Expansion Celebration

Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 11:45am

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting the public to The Official Celebration of the Expansion of the Cruise Pier on April 29 at 4:00 p.m.

The lengthening, widening and strengthening of the pier to host larger ships, is complete and it is time to celebrate this momentous milestone in Virgin Islands history.

Complimentary ferry service to the event for residents of the Sister Islands will be available at the following times:

Public Invited To The Cruise Pier Expansion Celebration

Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 11:45am

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting the public to the Official Celebration of the Cruise Pier Expansion on April 29 at 4:00 p.m.

The lengthening, widening and strengthening of the pier to host larger ships, is complete and it is time to celebrate this momentous milestone in Virgin Islands history.

Complimentary ferry service to the event for residents of the Sister Islands will be available at the following times:

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.

Tour Guide Operators Receive International Certification

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 - 5:00pm

In an effort to assist with enhancing the tourism product, the BVI Taxi and Livery Commission are partnering with the Aquila Group, to conduct an international certification programme designed to train tour guides in the cruise industry. 

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