November is Tourism Month

…and yes I am wondering how many of these events I can possible fit in !

1 November is Tourism Month in the British Virgin Islands... BVI 2012-Tourism-Month-Calendar-of-Events

Tortola. British Virgin Islands. October 19 2012 – Tourist season is just around the corner and to celebrate, the BVI Tourist Board has planned an exciting roster of events to kickoff this year’s Tourist Month in November.

Titled under the theme “Your BVI Needs You”. The entire community and visitors to the BVI will have numerous opportunities to experience Nature’s Little Secrets through hospitality. dining. photography. boating. film. environmental and cultural activities.

“We have designed this Month to entice foodies. lure adventurers. challenge photographers. empower youth. push green initiatives and stimulate an overall interest in our vast tourism product. Through these various events we aim to engage the public on what the BVI offers as a destination and drive wide participation from both the population and our visitors,”

said Malcia Smith Hamilton, Acting Director of the Board.

“The festivities planned during this time offer something unique for each age group and interest. We encourage everyone to get involved and celebrate tourism with us during the month of November as, ‘Your BVI Needs You’.”

The Calendar of Events includes: Travel Industry Meeting. Church Service. Tourism Family Feud. BVI Boat Show. Table Setting Competition on Virgin Gorda. Photo Competition, Film Workshop, Interagency Regatta and Round Tortola Race. BVI Restaurant Week. Greening Tourism Workshops. Karibik Trophy Regatta. People’s Choice Awards. Tourist Board Open Houses on Tortola and Virgin Gorda and a Grand Finale & Awards Ceremony.

This event is integral to the Government’s tourist development. It provides a venue for persons to become familiar with the industry, the BVI tourism product and the diverse experiences available throughout the Territory.

The BVI Tourist Board is celebrating tourism in November with festivities to engage the general public both locally and internationally throughout the entire month. These festivities provide opportunities for camaraderie between the public and those charged with developing and maintaining the gem of Nature’s Little Secrets.