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2012-10-08 15:20:14

SAINT CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Seaborne Airlines, the regional carrier based in St. Croix, USVI, and the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board in collaboration with the BVI Airport Authority today announced daily round-trip flights between San Juan's Luis Munoz Marin International Airport and Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport, serving the British Virgin Islands. The new service will operate with 17-seat Dehavilland Twin Otters with twenty four (24)...

2012-03-15 17:48:00

VIRGIN GORDA, British Virgin Islands, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Victor International, Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) and Boat International Media have once again joined forces to host the second edition of the Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous on March 14-17, 2012 in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). The highlight of the Caribbean season, this exclusive four-day event, for superyacht owners and their guests, celebrates the opening of the highly anticipated Yacht...

2011-10-26 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 8 million votes were cast by Conde Nast Traveler readers to determine the world's best hotels, resorts, cruises, airlines, cities, and islands of 2011, and the British Virgin Islands was among several of the top categories this year. The BVI, the spectacular archipelago of more than 60 islands and cays in the Caribbean, was ranked #4 among the Top 10 Islands in the Caribbean and Atlantic, and five of its stunning luxury properties were included...

2011-06-02 17:58:00

NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue marlin beware. The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board is pleased to announce the return of the BVI Billfish Tournament at the Bitter End Yacht Club from July 17-20, 2011. Whether in your own boat or a locally chartered one, competitors will enjoy fishing all day in the crystal clear water and relaxing in the evening with unforgettable social events. This catch and release contest will take place at the North Drop, in an area ranging just 13...

2011-03-17 13:03:00

VIRGIN GORDA, British Virgin Islands, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and Victor International are pleased to unveil the new Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Marina (YCCS Marina) in North Sound Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands (BVI). The inauguration of the new marina took place last night with a ribbon cutting and official flag raising ceremony in conjunction with the first Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous event, premiering this week (March 16-20,...

2011-02-16 15:48:00

ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Long known as the "sailing capital of the world," the British Virgin Islands will be the center of the kiteboarding world with Billabong BVI Kite Jam 2011. Pro and amateur riders from around the globe will descend on Necker Island and North Sound, Virgin Gorda from February 26 through March 4, 2011 to compete in this new and rapidly growing action sport. Kiteboarding, an adrenaline filled water sport is a combination of...

2009-11-24 09:00:00

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- All eyes of the extreme sports world will be on the British Virgin Islands in anticipation of the inaugural BVI Kite Jam, taking place March 1-5, 2010. Five days of inter-island events including flat water freestyle, waves, sliders and racing, plus A-list parties on some of the destination's top locales will serve to highlight the destination as a kiteboarding Mecca for riders from around the globe. (Photo:...

2009-10-20 12:48:00

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural BVI Kite Jam taking place March 1-5, 2010, will be a unique kite boarding experience and internationally renowned affair presented by the BVI Tourist Board and will include Sir Richard Branson's Necker Island. Richard Branson, an avid kite boarder himself, conceived of the event after staging an impromptu race between Necker Island and Anegada with friends. BVI Kite Jam will be a five-day event aimed at building...