FDI Intelligence has named the British Virgin Islands as the number one country for quality of life in the Caribbean and Central America.
Chairman of the BVI Tourist Board, Neil Blyden commenting on the honour said, "We are pleased to receive this recognition and we look forward to sharing these wonderful attributes with visitors to the destination. From our pristine beaches and exhilarating natural attractions to our friendly people, award-winning cuisine and outstanding accommodations, the BVI is a destination made for such superlatives."
The BVI was further recognised for their high standards by being named number two for best human resources and also was named amongst the top 10 "Caribbean & Central American Countries of the Future 2011/12."
FDI Intelligence is a division of the Financial Times of London. According to FDI, the judging criteria for the best quality of life category, which the BVI topped, was based on multiple factors including life expectancy, infant mortality, unemployment rate, GDP PPP per capita, crime, and secondary enrolment rate.
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