British Virgin Islands Tourist Accommodation Properties (BVITAP) in collaboration with the BVI Tourist Board has scheduled a trade show to be held on 4th June 2014 from 9:00am to 4:00pm at Maria’s By the Sea. Local and overseas vendors will participate. The objective of this initiative is to develop and foster a working relationship that would be beneficial to vendors and the accommodation properties in the Territory and to provide information to business owners that would help them to better manage and market their businesses.
Both the Department of Trade and Consumer affairs, and the BVI Tourist Board will hold education sessions and give advice on the latest businesses practices. The Department of Trade and Consumer Affairs will focus on how to better manage small businesses and the Tourist Board will enlighten business owners on how to maximize online presence through social media along with the importance of online booking services. This entails using Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as assets and the importance of site users being able to search rates and book online.
Business owners and senior managers are invited to attend this trade show so that they would become better acquainted with the availability of products sold by local and overseas vendors that would better enhance their businesses and the delivery of services. Members of the public who wish to attend for their personal enlightenment are also welcomed.
The British Virgin Islands Tourist Accommodation Properties (BVITAP) is a group of thirty-seven locally owned hotels, guest houses and villas that are located throughout the British Virgin Islands. For Information about the members of BVITAP please visitwww.jewelsofthebvi.com