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“Scrub Island Invitational” Announced for September 2021

Posted: August 24, 2021

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Highly Anticipated Fishing Tournament Returns to British Virgin Islands

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (Aug. 23, 2021) – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, a AAA Four Diamond resort in the British Virgin Islands, has announced the return of highly anticipated Scrub Island Invitational fishing series produced by Bonnier Events, taking place Sept. 16-24. Comprised of two separate three-day tournaments, the event is expected to attract an impressive line-up of boats, all competing for the coveted series title and prize money. An ideal location, Scrub Island Resort offers easy access to the famous North Drop, known for world-class Blue Marlin fishing.

“The inaugural tournament was such a huge success, drawing very accomplished teams from various countries, and we expect a great deal of interest for this year’s event from competitors anxious to get out and enjoy the challenge,” said Michael Schoonewagen, general manager of Scrub Island Resort. “We have full support from the BVI Department of Conservation & Fisheries and tremendous feedback from the most devoted of anglers.”

During the tournament, anglers and their families may enjoy the resort’s top-tier amenities, including Ixora Spa, world-class restaurants, two private beaches, a four-tiered pool with waterfalls, a 55-slip marina and more. Scrub Island’s Marina is the departure point for most of the water-oriented activities available at the resort. Yachts and watercraft of all sizes are available for group and private charters, from sightseeing to deep sea fishing. Here, visitors can explore the breathtaking sea life surrounding the island, in addition to the famous North Drop for the best Blue Marlin fishing in the Atlantic.

For more information on the Scrub Island Invitational, visit ScrubIslandInvitational.com.  For more information on Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, call (877) 890-7444 or visit ScrubIsland.com. For the latest BVI travel guidelines, visit BVITourism.com.

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About Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, BVI
Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina is named after its location, a serene 230-acre private-island haven situated at the east end of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. A luxury, AAA Four-Diamond hotel and the first member of Marriott’s Autograph Collection in the Caribbean, the resort is tucked into a rugged cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and neighboring islands. It features 52 guest accommodations as well as a collection of two-, three-, four- and six-bedroom villas, the intimate Ixora Spa, world-class restaurants, two private beaches, on-site boutique, sundries shop with grab & go options, full-service provisions store and a 55-slip marina. The resort marina offers exhilarating excursions through Dive BVI, sailing certifications with Offshore Sailing School and is the base of operations for Dream Yacht Charter, the world’s leading charter company. For more information, call toll free U.S. (877) 890-7444 or visit ScrubIsland.com.

About Mainsail Lodging & Development
Mainsail Lodging & Development is an award-winning, Tampa, Florida-based company specializing in hotel, corporate furnished housing, and resort property management and development, marketing and sales. An established company with a dynamic entrepreneurial spirit, Mainsail prides itself in finding unique lodging opportunities with a purpose, and applying its passion and expertise to each project. Created by President Joe Collier with a combination of daring vision and dogged determination, Mainsail has built an impressive portfolio of top-branded properties throughout the southeastern United States and Caribbean. Each Mainsail property inspires guests with a distinct character and meticulously crafted, sophisticated style, from a private island resort, and urban culinary showplaces, to waterfront marvels, boutique southern hotels, and a historic jazz era icon. Through its Mainsail Corporate Housing and Mainsail Vacation Rentals brands, the company manages a collection of private vacation homes in Florida and corporate housing solutions across the country. To ensure long-term success and profitability, Mainsail relies on the dedication of its high-performing leadership team, a growing group of enterprising investors, and a commitment to giving back, every step of the way. MainsailHotels.com

About Autograph Collection Hotels
Autograph Collection Hotels advocates for the original, championing the individuality of each of its 200+ independent hotels located in the most desirable destinations across more than 30 countries and territories. Each hotel is a product of passion and a personal realization of its individual founder’s vision, making each hotel singular and special:  Exactly Like Nothing Else. Hand-selected for their inherent craft and distinct perspectives on design and hospitality, Autograph Collection hotels offer rich immersive moments that leave a lasting imprint. For more information, please visit  www.autographhotels.com, and explore our social media channels on InstagramTwitter, and  Facebook to be inspired by immersive moments that are #ExactlyLikeNothingElse.  Autograph Collection Hotels is proud to participate in Marriott BonvoyÔ, the global travel program from Marriott International. The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, exclusive experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including free nights and Elite status recognition. To enroll for free or for more information about the program, visit MarriottBonvoy.marriott.com.

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