CTO SECRETARY-GENERAL DONA REGIS-PROSPER NAMED KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR CARIBBEAN POSH WEEKEND

Caribbean POSH has announced Dona Regis-Prosper, Secretary-General and CEO of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, as the keynote speaker for Caribbean POSH Weekend. The event will take place from June 28-30, 2024, at Harbor 360, Yacht Haven Grande, against the stunning backdrop of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Regis-Prosper, the first woman appointed to the post … Continued

FESTIVAL VILLAGE TO BE NAMED IN HONOUR OF CULINARY ICON LARINA LORETTA JACOBS-LAMOTHE

The 70th Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival will mark a momentous occasion with the Festival Village being named in honour of Larina Loretta Jacobs-Lamothe, affectionately known as “Rena.” This announcement was made by the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission, celebrating Larina’s nearly four-decade-long dedication to the festival and her significant contributions to Virgin … Continued

“TASTE OF TORTOLA” CULINARY EVENT SET FOR THIS WEEKEND

This Saturday, the Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park will be the culinary hotspot of the British Virgin Islands as the BVI Tourist Board hosts its much-anticipated Taste of Tortola event. Promising a unique and delightful culinary experience, the event will feature approximately 20 restaurants from across the island, each showcasing exclusive dishes from their … Continued

BVI’S KAMAU GEORGES TO ACCEPT POP MUSIC AWARD AT BROADCAST MUSIC INC AWARDS

Kamau Georges will take the stage tonight at the prestigious Broadcast Music Inc. Awards to accept a pop music award. Georges, alongside award-winning DJ and producer Clinton Sparks, will be honored for their collaborative work with DJ White Shadow on Lady Gaga’s hit record, “Bloody Mary.” The news of Georges’ attendance at the award ceremony … Continued

BVI PROMOTES 70TH EMANCIPATION FESTIVAL IN ATLANTA AT ATLANTA CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL EVENTS

The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission (BVITBFC) proudly promoted the 70th Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival over the Memorial Day Weekend at the Atlanta Caribbean Carnival in Atlanta, Georgia. The team from the BVITBFC headed by Ms. Shaekhoya Matthew, Business Development Manager (BDM) for the region, with support from Ms. Hazel Penn, BDM … Continued

VYBZ KARTEL AND CO-ACCUSED TO REMAIN IN CUSTODY, JUDGE RULES

Dancehall artist Vybz Kartel and his three co-accused will continue to serve time behind bars following a ruling by Judge Andrea Thomas on their habeas corpus application. The decision was announced on Thursday, after the defense and prosecution concluded their arguments in court the previous day. In her ruling, Judge Thomas emphasized that as long … Continued

NIGHT 2 OF MUSIC FEST DEEMED THE CROWD FAVOURITE

The Virgin Islands Music Festival witnessed hundreds of residents gathering at the new Wickhams Cay 1 location for the three-day event. While the festival featured notable acts throughout, it was the second night that drew the largest crowd and received unanimous praise for its vibrant atmosphere. Despite high expectations for the festival’s opening night, the … Continued

SHENSEEA, DEXTA DAPPS, MACHEL MONTANO FIRST ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR MILESTONE 70TH EMANCIPATION FESTIVAL

The lineup for the 70th Emancipation Festival Village is starting to take shape, with some of the biggest names in Caribbean music announced as the first confirmed headliners. It was revealed tonight during the Virgin Islands Music Festival that Jamaican dancehall star Shenseea, reggae singer Dexta Daps, and soca king Machel Montano will be among … Continued