Noting a steady increase in demand for flights between the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and San Juan in Puerto Rico. InterCaribbean Airways has announced what it calls a ‘significant increase’ in air service between the two countries. InterCaribbean Airways announced it will start twice daily flights between Tortola and San Juan starting December 19, 2016 and add a third … [Read more...]
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The BVI holds an annual food festival with events throughout the islands to mark the beginning of the tourist season. This is the 3rd annual BVI Food Fete. The 2016 Food Fete includes: The Barefoot Gourmet Soiree on October 30 The Taste of Tortola on November 5 The Peter Island Caribbean Food Festival from November 11-12 The Jost Crawl on November 13 The Taste of Virgin … [Read more...]
Food festivals are an important part of BVI social and culinary life. The BVI Tourist Board announced a new event on Saturday night during the Anegada Lobster Festival that is scheduled for November 26 and 27 to include entertainment featuring local and regional performers. … [Read more...]
If you are planning a trip to the BVI, there are a number of festivals and events in the BVI that may be well worth your time to plan your sailing trip to allow your participation in an attendance at these events. The most significant of these festivals, held in August of each year, commemorates the 1834 Emancipation Act which abolished slavery in the BVI. This festival is … [Read more...]
Provisioning for your charter in the British Virgin Islands is easy and can be an adventure in itself. First, you need to make the decision as to whether you are going to ask the charter operator or a provisioning company to do all provisioning for you or whether you are going to go shopping and provision yourself. If you have the boat provisioned, you will still get some … [Read more...]