Web Trader Submissions Go Online

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 3:15pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is reminding customs brokers, agents and traders that Her Majesty’s Customs is moving towards full automation of its Cargo Declaration system with the introduction of its automated Web Trader Programme on May 4.     

Virgin Islands Youth Policy- A Model For The Region

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 3:15pm

The British Virgin Islands is one of seven countries in the region with an updated Youth Policy following the launch of the Virgin Islands National Youth Policy and Strategic Framework on Monday

Premier Smith: A New Day In Cruise Tourism Has Arrived!

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 2:15pm

Ladies and gentlemen, this journey began less than one year ago, on May 8, 2014 when we broke ground for the expansion of this cruise pier project. At that time, I promised you a new day for our tourism product.

Rosewood Partnership To Enhance BVI Tourism Brand

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 9:45am

Government is continuing with its efforts at strengthening standards in the tourism and hospitality sectors following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Rosewood Little Dix Bay Resort to implement the Rosewood Little Dix Bay Resort Tourism Scholarship in Virgin Gorda.

Premier Smith: Youth Urged To Help Set Public Agenda

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 4:00pm

Good morning

Today we are here to officially launch the Virgin Islands National Youth Policy, and recognise the 2015 recipients of the Virgin Islands Emerging Fellow Award.

Final Report Released On Financial Services Sector

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 11:30am

The final report on ‘Building on a thriving & sustainable Financial Services sector in the British Virgin Islands’ has been released.

The three month effort was commissioned by Government and facilitated by global consultants McKinsey with involvement of the industry and other stakeholders. The aim was to lay out a pragmatic strategy and implementation plan to ensure a thriving and sustainable Financial Services sector. 

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BVI Business To Be Highlighted At Risk Management Conference

Friday, 24 April 2015 - 5:15pm

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) will be represented at the 2015 Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) annual conference to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana from the April 26 to April 29.

Creating Partnerships In The Tourism Industry

Friday, 24 April 2015 - 4:45pm

In 2012, my Government started a conversation with Rosewood Little Dix Bay Hotel and Resort to partner in developing the human resources of this Territory in the areas of hospitality and tourism.

This initial conversation which has blossomed into a memorandum of understanding to benefit the people of the Virgin Islands, specifically BVIslanders living and working on Virgin Gorda. I see as important for several reasons:

Remarks By Premier Smith - Building On A Thriving And Sustainable Financial Services Sector

Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 12:30pm

Ladies and Gentlemen of the Media, Good Morning.

On March 12, 2015, I laid a report in the BVI House of Assembly titled “Building on a Thriving and Sustainable Financial Services Sector in the British Virgin Islands”.

At that time, I explained that my Government commissioned the internationally respected consulting firm of McKinsey and Company to develop a pragmatic strategy and implementation plan that would chart a new direction for our financial services industry.

Public Invited To Planning Meeting On Developments In Josiah’s Bay

Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 8:00am

The Town and Country Planning Department is inviting the public to a community meeting to discuss matters regarding the development of the Josiah’s Bay area. The purpose of the meeting is to advise that a plan is underway, encourage citizen participation and solicit issues that should be addressed early in the planning.

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