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You may be out of sight, but you are never out of mind! From the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission

The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board family wishes you well during this difficult time and our thoughts are with you - we are all in this together. We will get through this even as we do it from the comfort and safety of our homes. We remain hopeful that things will return to a new sense of ‘normal’, and travel will resume soon. We look forward to welcoming you and your clients to the beautiful British Virgin Islands but for now - warm and healthy wishes from the BVI. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are thinking of you!

North America Business Development Managers

DESTINATION UPDATES

COVID-19 Update

The destination is open to returning nationals but, the borders remain closed to guest arrivals. Due to the fluidity of this situation, there is no confirmed reopening date of our borders to guests however, the team will continue to keep you informed as information becomes available.

As of July 20, the territory maintains its record of zero active cases with a history of eight cases.

We will continue to keep you updated but, we encourage you to follow updates from the Government of the British Virgin Islands.

FEATURE OF THE WEEK

Seeing the British Virgin Islands through the eyes of a local

Virgin Gorda Villa RentalS

Beach Dreams, Mahoe Bay

Virgin Gorda Villa Rentals manages a portfolio of 20 luxury villas on the island of Virgin Gorda in the beautiful British Virgin Islands. The villas located on the bays and hillsides of Leverick and Mahoe, are constructed with natural materials that harmonize with the native landscape, they merge with dreamlike exteriors to end at their unique beaches.

Blue Lagoon Villa, Mahoe Bay

A luxury setting where your clients can have an unforgettable getaway. Each of their villas are designed for absolute enjoyment and privacy. Equipped with all of the comforts complete with amenities, they are ideal for families and groups who want to relax in paradise.

The Amenities, Virgin Gorda Villa Rentals

The villas feature luxury residences in a wide variety of styles, along with handy amenities like pools, decks, beach dining rooms, al fresco showers and access to a tennis court, squash court and water sports activities. Each villa has been recently remodelled and have elegant, comfortable and wide open spaces.

Director of Operations, Sharon Flax-Brutus

Sharon Flax-Brutus, seasoned travel and tourism industry professional and former Director of Tourism for the BVI, has joined the management team as Director of Operations for Virgin Gorda Villa Rentals and Leverick Bay Resort & Marina.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Destination Webinars
  • July 21 – White Oleander Destinations with Sharon Flax Brutus – Pleasant Holidays* at 1pmPST/ 3pmCDT/4pmEST
  • July 22 – Virgin Yacht Charters with Alexia Lucas – Pleasant Holidays* at 1pmPST/3pmCDT/4pmEST
  • July 27 - Virgin Ltd. Edition in conjunction with ALTOUR Travel with Lai Jarasa*
White Oleander Destinations Mini-Mokes
  • July 28 - Hidden Gems of the BVI – Pleasant Holidays* at 10amCST/ 11amEST/8amPST
  • July 28 – Envy Yacht Charters with Nancy Van Winter – Pleasant Holidays* at 1pmPST/3pmCDT/4pmEST
  • July 29 – Sail Caribbean Divers with Mike Rowe – Pleasant Holidays* at 1pmPST/3pmCDT/4pmEST
Diver visiting Sharkplaneo dive site

* If interested in attending, kindly contact Tausha Vanterpool at tvanterpool@bvitourism.com for registration details.

BVI RECIPES TO TRY AT HOME

A Little Libation For the Soul

VI Stunner by Nigel Young

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 oz Absolut Vodka
  • 0.5 oz Cane Rum
  • 0.5 oz Peach Schnapps
  • 0.5 oz Cranberry Juice
  • 0.5 oz Orange Juice
  • Few Dashes of Grenadine

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Add liquid ingredients to a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously.
  2. Pour into a big glass or goblet filled with ice.
  3. Enjoy!

Rejuvenate on your own island in the bvi

Recently voted among the top 100 Hotels in the World by Travel + Leisure readers is, Necker Island, Sir Richard Branson’s private island in the British Virgin Islands.

74 acres of private island paradise exclusively for up to 40 guests, offers an endless list of rejuvenating and healthy activities on land, under sea, and on water with unlimited dining experiences. And for the ultimate relaxation, spa treatments and yoga.

On Necker Island, rejuvenate the mind, body and soul at your own pace and mood. The life on the island is all about its guests.

BVI SECRETS REVEALED

The BVI Secrets Revealed Sales Companion Specialist Program consists of 5 interactive chapters.

Click the button below for an overview and walk-through of our Specialist Program

BENEFITS

  • Certificate of completion
  • Marketing collateral templates/Marketing Tools
  • ePostcards/Print Postcards (to click and print and email from our program)
  • BVI Secrets Revealed Digital Logo (to be used in the travel agent signature)
  • BVI Secrets Revealed Letterhead Templates
  • Access free images & videos to promote BVI
  • Suggested destination itineraries
  • Sales Support from Regional BDM's
  • Concierge support and Meet & Greet for clients
  • Access to the Sales Companion Specialist Program's social media
BVI Sailing Mini-Module ... COMING SOON!

TRIVIA

Which island can you find Ocean Spa (the floating spa)?

(a) Norman Island | (b) Virgin Gorda | (c) Jost Van Dyke

#NaturesLittleSecretsWillBeWaiting