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This ‘BVI’ sculpture is positioned on the Cyril B Romney Tortola Pier Park.

It will seem the BVI’s long-promised Nationwide Tourism Plan has been positioned on perpetual maintain with no additional plans for it to proceed.

Premier and Minister for Tourism Dr Natalio Wheatley had beforehand up to date the territory on the matter saying the plans had been stalled due to the Fee of Inquiry (COI) report and its ensuing suggestions which had been launched some 5 months in the past.

The Tourism Minister had promised one other replace on the matter however now says it’s a authorized difficulty that has put the plan on maintain and has prevented it from shifting ahead with a United States-based agency that was tipped to draft the plan.

“We haven’t moved forward with the contract as but. As you understand, that was a contract that we placed on maintain. In actual fact, I’m not fairly positive we had a contract however the determination that was made to go together with that individual firm on our Nationwide Tourism Plan was placed on maintain. It’s a authorized matter, and I don’t want to touch upon it any additional,” Dr Wheatley mentioned.

Again in 2020, former Premier and Minister with senior accountability for tourism, Andrew Fahie, introduced that the BVI would quickly have a Nationwide Tourism Plan to control the operations of that native trade. On the time, the plan was beneath evaluation earlier than the Home of Meeting.

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