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‘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

ACBDA: Why Portsmouth Event Matters To Us

ACBDA: Why Portsmouth Event Matters To Us

[Written by Mikaela Pearman, Communications, ACBDA] This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series. It all kicked off in Portsmouth last July and has since visited Gothenburg, Sweden, Bermuda, Muscat, Oman, New York and Chicago. Later this year, the boats will race in Toulon, France and Fukuoka, Japan. Portsmouth... Read more of this article

CNN: “America’s Cup, A Dream Job In Paradise”

CNN: “America’s Cup, A Dream Job In Paradise”

In a story titled “America’s Cup: A Dream Job In Paradise,” CNN has highlighted one of Team Oracle USA’s sailors who relocated to the island, saying that Matt Cassidy “has his dream job” living on the “beautiful island of Bermuda.” The story said ”Ever thought you’re in the wrong job? Fed... Read more of this article

Dr Gibbons Interviewed On Chicago WGN Radio

Dr Gibbons Interviewed On Chicago WGN Radio

Economic Development Minister Dr. Grant Gibbons was interviewed this morning [June 10] on “The Opening Bell with Steve Grzanich” show on Chicago’s WGN radio station. Dr. Gibbons talked about about Bermuda’s quality reputation as an international financial centre, particularly in the wake of attacks on offshore centres related to the Panama Papers,... Read more of this article

Raw Elements Chosen As Official AC Sunscreen

Raw Elements Chosen As Official AC Sunscreen

Island Organics [Bermuda] Limited announced that the America’s Cup has selected Raw Elements USA sunscreen products as the official sunscreen for the 35th America’s Cup. A spokesperson said, “Raw Elements SunScreen was introduced to Bermuda for the 2015 summer season and quickly gained recognition to be ideal for sensitive skin, and is highly... Read more of this article