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Apr 26 2017

Caribbean Posh to Host Empowerment Brunch for Women

[caption id="attachment_21224" align="aligncenter" width="1155"] 2016 POSHgirl Brunch Presenters[/caption]   Road Town, Tortola – On Saturday, May 13, women from various backgrounds will have the opportunity to brunch with a purpose to enrich, encourage and empower each other at the 2017 Caribbean POSHgirl POWER Brunch. The stylish weekend event is designed for networking, fashion, food, inspiration and female empowerment as part of Caribbean Posh Magazine’s commitment to celebrating the global Caribbean woman. Hosted by television personality and inspirational speaker, Empress Jeanille, the event will take place at Scrub Island Resort, Spa and Marina in...

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Mar 17 2017

Branson Centre Celebrates Anniversary With Family Meeting

Road Town, Tortola — The Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship - Caribbean (BCoEC) powered by KPMG (BVI) celebrated its first year of service in the Virgin Islands with a Family Meeting with its two cohorts of entrepreneurs last week Tuesday at the International Arbitration Centre.   Since its start in March of last year, the centre has onboard two cohorts, and a total of 12entrepreneurs added to the global list of Branson Centre Official Entrepreneurs. The new members to the Branson Centre family are: Chad Lettsome of Ching Caribbean, Inc, Debi Carson of...

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Feb 24 2017

NBVI’S Paradise Programme off to a Successful Start

Road Town, Tortola — Chief Executive Officer of the National Bank of the Virgin Islands, Joy Francis, says the Bank’s recently launched Paradise community engagement programme is off to a successful start.   Francis made the comments after a team from the Bank launched the programme on Monday, February 20, on the Sister Island of Anegada. Representatives from the Bank’s Operations, Customer Service, and Credit Department were on hand to provide residents of Anegada with the opportunity to open new accounts, query current accounts, apply for loans and learn about new services and products.   The Bank set...

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NBVI Representatives to Visit Anegada

Road Town, Tortola — The National Bank of the Virgin Islands is advising residents on the Sister Island of Anegada that a team from the Bank will be travelling to Anegada on Monday, February 20.   Representatives from several departments within the Bank will participate in the outreach initiative, including managers from Operations, Customer Service, and Credit. Residents will have the opportunity to open new accounts, query current accounts, and learn about new services and products.   Anegada residents interested in receiving services while Bank representatives are on the island may do so by visiting the...

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Feb 16 2017

NBVI to Launch its Paradise Programme on Anegada

Road Town, Tortola — On Monday, February 20, residents on Anegada will have a direct opportunity to be serviced by the National Bank of the Virgin Islands (NBVI) as a team from the Bank will be travelling to that Sister Island to meet customers and engage the community.   The visit to Anegada will be the first in the Bank’s community engagement programme on the Sister Islands. The engagement programme, called “Paradise”, seeks to reach the Bank’s customers directly to understand and provide services needed in the Territory’s evolving economy. With that in mind, the...

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BVI Airways Partners With Platinum (BVI) Services Ltd.

Road Town, Tortola — As plans continue to be put into place for the launch of BVI Airways’ (BVIA) non-stop air service between Beef Island, Tortola and Miami, Florida the company is pleased to announce its partnership with Platinum (BVI) Services Limited for the handling of its ground operations.   As part of the management of the ground operations for BVIA, Platinum Services will be responsible for the provision of customer service agents and ramp handlers, as well as baggage handling.   “As we continue to make preparations for BVI Airways to enter the market, we believe...

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Feb 15 2017

NBVI Congratulates Islanders FC on BVIFA Championship

Road Town, Tortola — The National Bank of the Virgin Islands (NBVI) is celebrating with members of its sponsored BVI Football Association senior team, IslandersFootball Club (FC), on being named champions of the 2016/2017 league.   This year marks the fourth consecutive year that the Islanders FC are the Territory’s champions. The team’s star striker, Kevin Fisher, also received the league’s Golden Boot award for the most goals scored by any player throughout the 2016/2017 league. To celebrate the team’s efforts, staff members from National Bank joined spectators this past Saturday, February 11...

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Feb 13 2017

Yellow Pages has Moved to Yello

Road Town, Tortola — The British Virgin Islands Yellow Pages has announced the brand name change from Yellow Pages to Yello and the unveiling of a new online directory. This move has been in the pipeline for the past year, in response to customer demand, consumer expectations and to position the company to take advantage of the latest developments in the advertising industry.   “We have fast tracked the evolution which began some years ago moving from a directory brand that advertisers have come to know and trust; to a full service media business charting a new...

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Jan 26 2017

Walwyn Eager for Public Library to be Reopened

Road Town, Tortola – Minister for Education and Culture, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn says his Ministry is aggressively working to soon reopen the Territory’s primary public library. With its opening, the Road Town Public Library will be housed in a new and more accommodating location at the old Clarence Thomas Limited building at Pasea Estate. In May last year, the Ministry was advised by four Government agencies to take a certain course of action concerning the Road Town library. Walwyn shared that the recommendation came in the middle of the year and though he wanted to...

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BVI Airways Obtains Regulatory Approval

Road Town, Tortola — BVI Airways announced today it has received a revised Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from its UK based regulator, Air Safety Support International. The AOC grants BVI Airways authority to operate its Avro RJ 100 jet aircraft from the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island, Tortola.   With the issuance of the revised AOC, BVI Airways becomes the Territory’s first licensed jet airline. "This is a significant milestone for both BVI Airways and the people of the BVI" said Jerry Willoughby, President and CEO of BVI Airways. “With the AOC in hand, we can...

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