british virgin islands


British Virgin Islands Dominating New Offshore Company Registrations

Above: the BVI By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands “continues to dominate” new offshore company registration activity by volume, according to a report from Appleby Global. The British Virgin Islands has maintained a six-fold lead over its […]


Caribbean Villa With a View: Virgin Gorda's Katitche Point Greathouse

THE CARIBBEAN’S hotel rooms are outstanding — but so, too, are its villas. Villas offer a different kind of experience — more space, more seclusion. And the first edition of our new Caribbean Villa With a View feature travels to […]


Earthquake Causes Shaking in US and British Virgin Islands

Above: a map of the quake (graphic: USGS) A 4.1-magnitude earthquake caused light shaking in the US Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands on Monday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake occurred at about 7:33 […]


Rum Journal: Sailing the British Virgin Islands, Pusser's Style

Above: Scrub Island RUM PUNCH is the Caribbean’s signature drink. It may find different names on different islands; it may sometimes be garnished with nutmeg; other times it may receive a drop of bitters. But it’s almost always a reddish-orange, […]

The 10 Best Caribbean Summer Vacations For 2013

It’s summertime! The weather’s heating up, work is slowing down, and it’s time for a vacation — to the Caribbean, of course. One of the best kept secrets in the Caribbean is that summer trade winds and island breezes can […]

British Virgin Islands Signs Tax Information Agreement With Canada

Above: BVI By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands has signed a tax information exchange agreement with Canada. The agreement means the BVI has signed a total of 24 tax information exchange agreements. BVI Premier Dr Orlando Smith […]


British Virgin Islands Planning to Open Representative Office in Hong Kong

Above: Hong Kong By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands plans to open a representative office in Hong Kong, Premier Dr Orlando Smith announced this week. The office would be part of the territory’s strategy to improve ties […]

Interview with British Virgin Islands Tourism Director Sharon Flax-Mars

Above: BVI By Alexander Britell The British Virgin Islands received approximately 302,647 tourist arrivals in 2012, essentially unchanged from the previous year. Seeking to improve on those numbers, the BVI hired a new director of tourism, Sharon Flax-Mars, a 25-year […]

British Virgin Islands Premier Courts Investors, Tourists in Brazil

Above: the British Virgin Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff British Virgin Islands Premier Dr Orlando Smith recently concluded a trade mission to Brazil, courting financial services investors and potential tourists. The BVI delegation hosted a series of financial services […]


Rosewood Little Dix Bay in Virgin Gorda Names New Executive Chef

Above: the Rosewood Little Dix Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff The Rosewood Little Dix Bay resort in Virgin Gorda has named Carlos Hannon its new executive chef. Hannon was most recently the executive chef at the Rosewood San Miguel […]

American Eagle Takes Final Flight from British Virgin Islands

Above: the last American Eagle flight By the Caribbean Journal staff American Eagle launched its last flight from the British Virgin Islands on Sunday, after almost 27 years of service. The move is part of the carrier’s gradual phaseout from […]

Caribbean Room With a View: Peter Island Resort, British Virgin Islands

Above: the Falcon’s Nest villa at Peter Island Resort ON A CLEAR DAY, you can see all the way to St Croix. High above the Caribbean Sea, the Peter Island Resort’s villas offer some of the most spectacular vistas in […]


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