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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.

British Virgin Islands helps pay for your private jet

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 10, 2021 21:27

Traveling on a private jet is out of reach for most people, but it's a safe way to travel. The British Islands will help to make it more affordable and ... Read More

British Virgin Islands’ government: An agile response to COVID-19 is required

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- September 1, 2020 23:25

His Excellency the Governor, J. U Jaspert Statement on The Next Steps on the Curfew Good day to all, Thank you for joining us this morning. I stand here with ... Read More

British Virgin Islands Tourist Board announces new Director of Tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 15, 2020 15:37

The Board of Directors of the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board and Film Commission (BVITB) is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Clive McCoy as Director of Tourism effective ... Read More

Virgin Gorda Villa Rentals and Leverick Bay Resort name new Director of Operations

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 22, 2020 00:14

The owners of Virgin Gorda Villa Rentals and Leverick Bay Resort and Marina announced the appointment of seasoned tourism and travel industry professional, Mrs. Sharon Flax-Brutus as Director of Operations. ... Read More

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

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- May 18, 2020 17:40

After a very successful tenure (8years) as Director of Tourism/Head of the BVI Tourist Board and Film Commission, Sharon Flax-Brutus has decided it is time to hang up her shoes ... Read More

BVI COVID-19 Update

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 4, 2020 21:40

British Virgin Islands (BVI) Deputy Premier and Minister for Health and Social Development, Honorable Carvin Malone, has confirmed in a BVI COVID-19 update that there are no new cases of ... Read More

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

editor editor- March 26, 2020 22:07

The British Virgin Islands first case of COVID-19 coronavirus since the pandemic began has been reported. Premier of the British Virgin Islands, Andew A. Fahie, issued this statement: Good day ... Read More

British Virgin Islands bans cruise ships, closes Tortola cruise port

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2020 16:40

On March 14th, citing the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring COVID-19 a pandemic, the Government of the Virgin Islands announced the immediate closure of the Tortola cruise port, allowing no ... Read More

BVI Now: Tourism goes high tech

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2020 07:12

The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board and Film Commission has announced the launch of BVI Now, an app available for free download on both the Apple App Store and the Google ... Read More

interCaribbean Airways launches new Punta Cana to Tortola flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2019 19:19

interCaribbean Airways announced all-new service to connect Punta Cana with Tortola. The new service is set to begin in January 2020. Nonstop service will be operated with EMB120 aircraft. Adding ... Read More

British Virgin Islands Tourist Board: Minimal damage from Hurricane Dorian

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 29, 2019 19:34

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 28, 2019 18:36

British Virgin Islands governor Augustus Jaspert has announced that a curfew will be in place beginning at 2:00 p.m. today until 6:00 a.m. Thursday morning, or until an all-clear is ... Read More

New ministry-level leadership in British Virgin Islands tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 19:15

The British Virgin Islands has new leadership in the pivotal Tourism sector with the recent election of Premier and Minister responsible for Tourism, Hon. Andrew A. Fahie and Territorial At-Large ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 11, 2018 20:27

Hurricane Irma still is in the recovery mode in the Caribbean.For the season starting Nov 1, 2018, the Private Villa Operator WIMCO's gives a report  on islands impacted by Irma: ... Read More