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Pearman: “The Experience Has Been Fantastic”

Pearman: “The Experience Has Been Fantastic”

Mikaela Pearman is the Marketing & Communication Executive for America’s Cup Bermuda [ACBDA], an experience she says has been “fantastic from my first day on the job.” The 31-year-old Bermudian’s responsibilities include promoting the 35th America’s Cup for the local audience, creating and executing marketing and communication... Read more of this article

‘Maximize Business Opportunities During AC’

‘Maximize Business Opportunities During AC’

Local business owners and entrepreneurs will soon be invited to information sessions and will receive guidance from local business community groups and America’s Cup Bermuda about how to maximize business opportunities during this year’s America’s Cup in May and June. The ACBDA said, “A dedicated email address has been set up to field inquiries... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘AC Spending Projected To Be $39.6M’

Minister: ‘AC Spending Projected To Be $39.6M’

[Updated] Government “welcomes the Opposition’s verbal support for the America’s Cup in the wake of threatening comments” from the BIU President, Minister of Economic Development Dr. Grant Gibbons said, adding that he does “take issue” with the $100M figure stated, as “AC-related spending from 2014 through March 31st... Read more of this article

Business Opportunities Open For America’s Cup

Business Opportunities Open For America’s Cup

The America’s Cup Bermuda [ACBDA] is inviting local businesses and residents to register their interest in a number of commercial opportunities; including food and beverage services, cleaning services, minibus operators, and local entertainers. Food and Beverage: “Plans for the America’s Cup Village in Dockyard have progressed to the... Read more of this article

‘It Is Exciting To Work For Global Organization’

‘It Is Exciting To Work For Global Organization’

Christina White is a Graphic Designer for the America’s Cup Event Authority [ACEA], working as part of the design team who create all the artwork for the America’s Cup including boat decals, event village banners, logos, America’s Cup Endeavour sails and much much more. Here, she talks about her role and what she loves about Bermuda. 1. Tell us... Read more of this article

Ashley Martins: ‘Experience Has Been Amazing’

Ashley Martins: ‘Experience Has Been Amazing’

Ashley Martins is the Office Manager for America’s Cup Event Authority. The 22-year-old Bermudian is tasked with running the office and making sure everything runs smoothly on a daily basis in Bermuda. Here, she tells us more about her role. Tell us a little bit of your background and what you love most about Bermuda. I am a 22-year-old Bermudian.... Read more of this article

BTA: A Few America’s Cup Wins for Tourism

BTA: A Few America’s Cup Wins for Tourism

[Written by BTA Chairman David Dodwell as part of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s ‘Tourism Forward’ series] Sailing fits perfectly into Bermuda’s seaside lifestyle – that is true today and all the way back to the advent of the Bermuda rig. Despite that reality, it is fair to say our country’s bid for the 35th America’s Cup... Read more of this article

Minister Gibbons Trip To France Cost $6,091.05

Minister Gibbons Trip To France Cost $6,091.05

A trip in September 2016 by Economic Development Minister Dr Grant Gibbons to Toulon, France for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series event cost $6,091.05, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from Tuesday, September 06, 2016 – Monday, September 12, 2016, and the... Read more of this article

Adam Barboza: “Once In A Lifetime Opportunity”

Adam Barboza: “Once In A Lifetime Opportunity”

Adam Barboza is the Project Manager for America’s Cup Bermuda [ACBDA]. He was involved in Bermuda’s bid for the America’s Cup in his former role as Sports Business Development Manager for the BTA. Mr  Barboza was seconded from the BTA to work for ACBDA when Bermuda won the bid and here he explains his role. 1] Tell us a little bit of your background... Read more of this article

America’s Cup Bermuda Hires Deborah Brown

America’s Cup Bermuda Hires Deborah Brown

Americas Cup Bermuda [ACBDA] has hired a transportation professional to manage vehicle operations for the 35th America’s Cup. Deborah Brown, Chief Operating Officer of Exclusive Transportation Services and Authentic Bermuda Tours, started the role on September 27 and is looking forward to the challenge of organizing ground transport for next year’s... Read more of this article

Digicel Named Official Supplier: Land Rover Bar

Digicel Named Official Supplier: Land Rover Bar

Digicel Business have announced they will become an official event supplier for Land Rover BAR at the 35th America’s Cup in 2017. The announcement builds on last October’s partnership when Digicel Business provided telecoms solutions, data connectivity and support for the Land Rover BAR team base and Royal Bermuda Yacht Club hospitality base during... Read more of this article

Trust Industry Booklet Highlights America’s Cup

Trust Industry Booklet Highlights America’s Cup

Bermuda’s synergy with the America’s Cup and the appeal of both “brands” to high-net-worth individuals [HNWI] is the focus of a new trust industry booklet. Trust Bermuda 2016–17 explores the growing attraction of Bermuda for family offices and why the island offers a perfect blend of advantages for HNWIs. The annual 28-page publication is... Read more of this article

New Website Offering America’s Cup Packages

New Website Offering America’s Cup Packages

A new website — AmericasCupTravel.com – has launched, offering spectator packages for the America’s Cup in Bermuda, with the various packages including combinations of hotel, airport transfers and spectator access. In an email to stakeholders, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said, “We are pleased to announce that official spectator... Read more of this article