These 60-some islands are known for superlative boating, angling and diving; funky beach bars; and exclusive resorts. But the BVI''s also have some moderate options, especially on the main island, Tortola. And tell Foxy we sent you...

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BVI enters into partnership with Airbnb

A few months ago Airbnb entered into a partnership with the Bermuda Tourism Authority that involves marketing and the exchange of fees. Then, in December, it signed one with the British Virgin Islands. Remarkable, because Bermuda and the BVI are nothing if not upmarket destinations. What's more, Airbnb has now signed memorandums of understanding with 16 Caribbean governments, creating a new era of cooperation between those governments and a company that not so long ago was frequently accused of…

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BVI tourism rebounding nicely after fall 2017 hurricane devastation

Hurricane-affected countries are rebounding after last September’s devastation by Irma and Maria. The least affected countries are at or near normality, while the worst hit ones, which recorded decreases ranging from -18 percent to -7 percent in 2017, continue to make progress, five months after the storms.   The following is an update on the progress of some of the worst hit destinations as provided by the countries, along with the hotel picture made available by the Caribbean Hotel and…

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  • Thanks David, I'm trying to make it a public repository of valuable information for BVI visitors, especially yachting visitors. If you have anything to contribute to it please feel free - I'll publish it in your name and give you a link.
  • I checked out your blog, Tony -- great information, made me want to head right back down!
  • Haven't seen the coral objets d'art yet but I'll check it out. Dick Aragorn ALWAYS has beautiful stuff. Incidentally I have a new blog with a bunch of articles that answer many questions for first timers (and also regulars..!!) Pls see
  • The BVI get a Tripatini blog shout-out in the recent Best Caribbean Shopping Off the Beaten Path, Part 1!

  • eTurboNews reports that other tourist destinations may strive for mass tourism in these tough times, but the British Virgin Islands are determined to "stay the course," with small-scale, upscale, quality resorts. Is that the right course?
  • A cheerful thought, David.
  • Heute Virgin Gorda, morgen die ganze Welt!
  • ...the sun never sets on our mighty empire :)
  • For a travel feature about Anegada, I'd love to hear from anyone with spefic, current knowledge that can help me with my assignment on a limited expense budget. Info needed --
    The lowest-cost accommodation for my short stay,
    interesting locals to meet,
    best way to get to Anegada from St. Thomas,
    best way to get to Anegada from Florida,
    best way to get to Anegada from Virgin Gorda
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