Minister Gibbons Trip To Sweden Cost $3,863.19

November 12, 2015

A trip in August 2015 by Minister Dr Grant Gibbons to Gothenburg, Sweden to attend the America’s Cup World Series Event cost $3,863.19, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage.

The trip duration was listed as from Friday, August 28, 2015 – Sunday, August 30, 2015, and the web page listing said, “Dr. the Hon. E. Grant Gibbons, Minister of Economic Development, who has Cabinet responsibility for Bermuda’s America’s Cup preparations, attended the America’s Cup World Series Event in Gothenburg, Sweden from the 28th through the 30th of August, 2015.

Video highlights of the final day of America’s Cup racing in Gothenburg, Sweden

“While in Gothenburg, Minister Gibbons joined with representatives of the America’s Cup Event Authority and America’s Cup major sponsors to extend a welcome to the next America’s Cup World Series Event in Bermuda during the middle of October.

“The Minister’s attendance not only provided a unique opportunity to promote Bermuda as the host for the next America’s Cup World Series event, but for the ultimate America’s Cup Finals, scheduled for Bermuda in June of 2017.

“Minister Gibbons’ accommodations were covered by ACBDA.”

Expenses

  • Air Travel: $3,415.80
  • Ground Transportation: $353.17
  • Accommodation: $
  • Meals: $61.60
  • Miscellaneous: $32.62
  • Total Cost: $3,863.19
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  1. Kangoocar says:

    One can only be thankful that the OBA are doing the traveling these days, they are frugal and they bring back results!!! Just compare the plp extravagence ( 7 star hotels, $$ Thousand a night, gourmet meals, body guards and limousine travel ) and all they came back with was, a BIG smile on their faces??? All the while their sheeple supporters were losing their jobs??? You can’t fix stupid????

  2. Cup Of Tea Anyone? says:

    welll done.

    Pee eL Pee take note.

    toodles!

  3. Pastor Syl says:

    Approximately $20 a day for food?! That’s got to be a record!