The Green Caribbean Awards 2019

Green Tourism Board of the Year: The British Virgin Islands The BVI’s response to the storms of 2017 was nothing short of extraordinary, something that was only underscored by the aggressive, innovative reaction by the destination’s tourism officials. But that was just the beginning for the BVI, whose tourism officials soon launched a program called Seeds of Love aiming to replant the trees and vegetation that were lost, and have regularly organized cleanup programs across the territory, part of an admirable focus on making its tourism industry meaningful for the entire community — in other words, making it sustainable.

Help Rebuild the British Virgin Islands Devastated Ecosystem

Culture Trip, April 13 2018— Reeling from the devastation of hurricanes Irma and Maria, the people of the British Virgin Islands have been rebuilding their lives and communities, though the territory’s precious ecosystem is still at risk. A new initiate, however, plans to restore the island’s precious fauna and protect the land from future storms.