GOVERNMENT AGENCIES COLLAB WITH CRUISE INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDERS TO LAUNCH A VACCINATE TO PARTICIPATE PROGRAMME

In an effort to boost vaccinations among tourism stakeholders in the cruise industry, government agencies and cruise tourism sector partners have collaborated to create a Vaccinate to Participate programme. This is according to a media release from the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) on Wednesday June 16, which said the programme is aimed at complimenting the … Continued

LATE SUBMISSION OF REGISTER OF INTERESTS DECLARATION LINKED TO THE ABSENCE OF AN ORIENTATION FOR NEWLY ELECTED HOA MEMBERS

The late submission of the Register of Interests declaration by at least one first-time legislator has been linked to the absence of an orientation process upon taking office. This was the sentiments shared by Junior Minister for Tourism Sharie de Castro when she appeared before the Commission of Inquiry (COI) on Monday June 14. The … Continued

4 FULLY VACCINATED PORTS OF ENTRY ESTABLISHED FOR VACCINATED INTERNATIONAL TRAVELLERS INTO THE BVI

The BVI government has established four fully vaccinated ports of entry across the territory to receive fully vaccinated international travellers and crew members. Premier Andrew Fahie made the announcement during a live tourism update on Tuesday June 15, where he revealed that Cabinet had signed onto the new initiative which comes into effect on Thursday … Continued

SPEAKER WILLOCK BELIEVE THE RIGHTS OF SITTING HOA MEMBERS ARE BEING VIOLATED BY THE COI COMMISSIONER

Speaker of the House of Assembly Julian Willock has said that he believes the rights of the members of the House continue to be violated by the Commissioner of Inquiry, Sir Gary Hickinbottom. In a media release statement issued from the Office of the Speaker on Monday June 14, Willock expressed his discontent with several … Continued

COMING TO THE BVI? BVI CONCIERGE SERVICES ONLINE LAUNCHED TO SERVE VISITORS

BVI Concierge Services (BVICS) Online, a full service concierge serving all clients visiting the BVI, has officially launched today, June 14. The website, BVICS.NET, is now LIVE and accepting requests for services. BVICS provides various services including Travel Authorization Certificates, Grocery Shopping & Delivery, Laundry Services, Meal Delivery, Shopping for clothing and other essentials, and … Continued

UNITE BVI TEAMS UP WITH WAVES4WATER FOR ST. VINCENT VOLCANO RELIEF

The Unite BVI Foundation recently teamed up with ‘Waves4Water’ to provide clean drinking water for St. Vincent residents affected by the La Soufrière volcanic eruption. Waves4Water is an international non-profit organisation and creator of portable water filtration solutions for vulnerable communities, with a particular focus on emergency disaster response. The Unite BVI team worked directly … Continued

WEEKEND RESULTS FROM JUNE 12TH AND 13TH

Press Release There were wins for both Wolues FC Women and Avengers FC as action got underway in the FA’s Women League on Saturday 12th June 2021. With both games in the Women’s League local derbies, Wolues, with only seven players, defeated Panthers FC, with full squad 12 players, 3-0, and Avengers FC beat VG … Continued