After consultation with the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and other senior health officials, a decision was made that cruise ship M/V Costa Favolosa will not be allowed to call on the Virgin Islands today.
Mister Speaker, I will now focus on give an update on the state of our tourism industry. Our tourism industry continues to surge as evidenced by official reports from the Government’s Central Statistics Office which note increases of arrivals year over year since the hurricanes of 2017.
Topic: Development Planning, Industrial Development (including incentives), Tourism | Posted By: aphillip
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 - 3:37pm
Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has signed an agreement with Peter Island Limited for the redevelopment of its resort on behalf of the Government and people of the Virgin Islands.
Mr. Rhodni Skelton, Deputy Director of the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board and Film Commission (BVITB&FC), has been appointed to act as Director of Tourism during the absence of the Director of the Tourism, Mrs. Sharon Flax Brutus. Mrs. Flax Brutus is currently on vacation leave and returns to office in the latter half of February 2020.
In a drive to ready frontline personnel in the British Virgin Islands for the approaching tourism high season, the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission (BVITB&FC) recently concluded FCCA Customer Service Workshops facilitated by Melanie Colpitts of the Aquila Centre for Cruise Excellence Executive.
Topic: Ports, Tortola Pier Park, Tourism | Posted By: aphillip
Friday, 29 November 2019 - 3:34pm
The Territory has welcomed yet another inaugural cruise ship call. Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie along with Junior Minister for Trade and Economic Development Honourable Shereen D. Flax-Charles.....