British Virgin Islands Data

Tourism
ROAD TOWN, Tortola--Unfortunate events present opportunities for growth. The outpouring of love the Territory received after Hurricanes Irma and Maria yielded new seeds – Seeds of Love. The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) is spreading love in the BVI through its global “Seeds of Love” ...
Underscoring the importance of the environment to the territory's lifeblood, the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) is gearing up to spearhead a major greening initiative. The 'Seeds of Love' initiative aims to replant the territory's indigenous trees and vegetation destroyed during last September's hurricanes.
Because of the positive feedback, the promotion will continue in other key markets, the Tourism Director said. “We thought it would be a fantastic way to promote the BVI and its magnificent cuisine at one of London's trendiest Caribbean restaurants. The BVI cuisine presented guests with the opportunity ...
The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board UK team was excited to welcome Londoners to experience a menu of traditional dishes that surprised and delighted guests with each soulful bite. All dishes were prepared by popular BVI cook Cynthia George of The Sugar Apple Restaurant, Virgin Gorda, who ...
Around 8 a.m. on Easter Sunday, the sounds of hammers, saws and drills echoed through the hills in Josiah's Bay, a small village on the eastern end of the BVI's main island, Tortola. While much of the Caribbean was resting or going to church on that holiday, people there were working furiously to ...
Martens-Monier's report will also act as an advocacy document for improved recordkeeping and preservation systems. According to the BVI's Chief Records Management Officer Christopher Varlack, Martens-Monier's visit is the CARBICA's way of assisting the territory following the hurricanes.
So today I came out here and had fun like he always would also tell me before my race. Enjoy the moment, don't pressure yourself in the race." Visit our sports page for more Commonwealth Games stories. McMaster recorded the fastest time of 2017 at 47.80 seconds but failed to win a medal at the world ...
One amongst observe and self-discipline's rising stars, McMaster eased to victory in 48.25 seconds, correctly ahead of Jeffery Gibson of the Bahamas (49.10) and Jamaica's Jaheel Hyde (49.16). “I can guarantee they're leaping for pleasure,” McMaster, 21, talked about of the residents once more ...
There were some cleanup campaigns after the hurricane but we can always do with more,” he said. Dick-Read further said the event is to promote the BVI as a surfer's paradise. “Obviously it's been a quiet year in terms of tourism. We need a lot of tourists. It's raising the awareness that we have very good ...
The Anegada Reef Hotel is the latest British Virgin Islands hotel to relaunch in the wake of last year's storms, and the second popular hotel to reopen in Anegada following the reopening of the Anegada Beach Club ... Anegada has become the centerpiece of the British Virgin Islands' tourism recovery.
Then, the government of St Vincent and the Grenadines donated 3,000 fruit trees to the BVI, and soon the Seeds of Love campaign was born, spearheaded by Director of Tourism Sharon Flax-Brutus. The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board has also purchased 3,000 coconut seedlings and saplings in an ...
On most of the islands that were hit — Dominica, Barbuda, the British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, St. Martin, Turks and Caicos, and the U.S. Virgin Islands — tourism is the top industry, in some places accounting for more than 50 percent of the total gross domestic product. Across the Caribbean, tourism ...
However, over six months on, the Caribbean islands are making major progress on the road to recovery. According to the Caribbean Tourism Organisation's (CTO) hurricane update, some of the worst affected destinations - including Dominica, Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Anguilla and Puerto Rico ...
A sum of £12,100 has come in since November, which has been donated to the Caribbean Tourism Organisation's hurricane relief fund. Passengers also raised a separate amount of more than £11,000 to help the island of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands – one of the worst-hit areas of the Caribbean ...