British Virgin Islands Sees 3.8 Percent Rise in Tourist Arrivals


Above: the British Virgin Islands (Caribbean Journal photo)

By the Caribbean Journal staff

The British Virgin Islands is seeing a 3.8 percent improvement in tourist arrivals in 2015, according to data released by the Caribbean Tourism Organization.

The British Overseas Territory welcomed a total of 127,587 arrivals in the first quarter of 2015.

That builds on last year’s strong growth, when the British Virgin Islands received 386,049 stayover tourists.

That represented a 5.4 percent increase over the previous year.

— CJ