Category: British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Island Travel & Tourism News for visitors. The British Virgin Islands, part of a volcanic archipelago in the Caribbean, is a British overseas territory. Comprising 4 main islands and many smaller ones, it's known for its reef-lined beaches and as a yachting destination. The largest island, Tortola, is home to the capital, Road Town, and rainforest-filled Sage Mountain National Park. On Virgin Gorda island is the Baths, a labyrinth of beachside boulders.

BVI director of tourism is hanging up her shoes at the end of the year
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BVI director of tourism is hanging up her shoes at the end of the year

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 18, 2020

After a very successful tenure (8years) as Director of Tourism/Head of the BVI Tourist Board and Film Commission, Sharon Flax-Brutus ... Read More

BVI COVID-19 Update
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BVI COVID-19 Update

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 4, 2020

British Virgin Islands (BVI) Deputy Premier and Minister for Health and Social Development, Honorable Carvin Malone, has confirmed in a ... Read More

British Virgin Islands: First Case of COVID-19 coronavirus reported
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British Virgin Islands: First Case of COVID-19 coronavirus reported

editor editor- March 26, 2020

The British Virgin Islands first case of COVID-19 coronavirus since the pandemic began has been reported. Premier of the British ... Read More

British Virgin Islands bans cruise ships, closes Tortola cruise port
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British Virgin Islands bans cruise ships, closes Tortola cruise port

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2020

On March 14th, citing the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring COVID-19 a pandemic, the Government of the Virgin Islands announced ... Read More

BVI Now: Tourism goes high tech
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BVI Now: Tourism goes high tech

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2020

The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board and Film Commission has announced the launch of BVI Now, an app available for free ... Read More

interCaribbean Airways launches new Punta Cana to Tortola flight
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interCaribbean Airways launches new Punta Cana to Tortola flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2019

interCaribbean Airways announced all-new service to connect Punta Cana with Tortola. The new service is set to begin in January ... Read More

British Virgin Islands Tourist Board: Minimal damage from Hurricane Dorian
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British Virgin Islands Tourist Board: Minimal damage from Hurricane Dorian

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 29, 2019

Hurricane Dorian made landfall on the British Virgin Islands the afternoon of August 28, 2019 as a Category 1 hurricane. ... Read More

British Virgin Islands announces curfew in preparation for passage of Tropical Storm Dorian
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British Virgin Islands announces curfew in preparation for passage of Tropical Storm Dorian

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 28, 2019

British Virgin Islands governor Augustus Jaspert has announced that a curfew will be in place beginning at 2:00 p.m. today ... Read More

New ministry-level leadership in British Virgin Islands tourism
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New ministry-level leadership in British Virgin Islands tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

The British Virgin Islands has new leadership in the pivotal Tourism sector with the recent election of Premier and Minister ... Read More

Hurricane Irma: Report on Villa Rental openings in St. Barths, Anguilla, St.Martin, USVI, BVI
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Hurricane Irma: Report on Villa Rental openings in St. Barths, Anguilla, St.Martin, USVI, BVI

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 11, 2018

Hurricane Irma still is in the recovery mode in the Caribbean.For the season starting Nov 1, 2018, the Private Villa ... Read More

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