British Virgin Islands -- This British territory plans to establish
a series of comprehensive hotel standards for accommodations,
restaurants and yachting sectors throughout the islands.
director of the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board, described the
implementation of the new standards as one of the most
revolutionary measures conducted by the B.V.I. for its tourism
Malone said that
the new standards would help ensure that the quality of service
delivered here is equal to our natural beauty.
funded by the B.V.I. government, would require that all sectors
meet and exceed new service standards.
The tourist board
staff, including Janis Braithwaite, deputy director, conducted a
series of focus group meetings with hotel owners, restaurateurs and
yacht operators during the past several months to determine the new
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