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Video: Wrapping Up AC35 In Bermuda

Video: Wrapping Up AC35 In Bermuda

This week’s ‘Minute with Mikaela’ video takes the time to wrap up the 35th America’s Cup, saying, “the real star of the show was Bermuda.” During the Minute, Mikaela Pearman said, “Now that the 35th America’s Cup is now in the history books. After 2 and a half years of preparation, the event we’ve all looked forward to... Read more of this article

Video: Significance & Value Of Hosting AC35

Video: Significance & Value Of Hosting AC35

America’s Cup Bermuda Chairman Peter Durhager and CEO Mike Winfield outlined the long-term value and importance of Bermuda’s accomplishment in a post event overview, and said that “detailed analysis and economic and social impact reports will be forthcoming in October 2017.” The 24-minute live video replay is below:The statement... Read more of this article

20.2 Tonnes Of Recyclables Collected From AC

20.2 Tonnes Of Recyclables Collected From AC

The Ministry of Public Works announced that 20.24 tonnes of recyclables were collected from the America’s Cup event village during the 22 day event last month. This amount increased Bermuda’s monthly recycling, which averages 63 tonnes, by just under 50% per day during the event period. A Ministry Spokesperson said, “Thanks is due... Read more of this article

Emirates Team NZ & The AC Arrive In Auckland

Emirates Team NZ & The AC Arrive In Auckland

Emirates Team New Zealand landed in Auckland bringing the America’s Cup back to New Zealand after 14 years.“It’s fantastic to be home, we just so proud of being New Zealanders” said CEO Grant Dalton in front of hundreds of fans gathered at Auckland Airport for the team’s arrival. Emirates Team New Zealand were flown home from Bermuda... Read more of this article

The Legacy Of The AC Endeavour Program

The Legacy Of The AC Endeavour Program

While the teams sailed at the America’s Cup, young sailors also hit the water as part of the America’s Cup Endeavour Program. America’s Cup Endeavour, a youth education and community sailing initiative, allowed hundreds of young students to learn to sail in both the west end and the east end. In addition to sailing, students were also exposed... Read more of this article

Minister Gibbons Provides America’s Cup Update

Minister Gibbons Provides America’s Cup Update

With the conclusion of the 35th America’s Cup, which saw five weeks of intense racing and Emirates Team New Zealand besting the field to win, Minister of Economic Development Dr. Grant Gibbons provided the following update to the public. Minister Gibbons said today, “Heartfelt congratulations must again be extended to Emirates Team New Zealand on... Read more of this article

BTA Looking At More Sports Tourism Events

BTA Looking At More Sports Tourism Events

In the wake of America’s Cup, the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] is looking at the feasibility of many other sports-related events, citing that “Bermuda’s successful delivery of the 35th America’s Cup has elevated the destination to a strong position for attracting future sports tourism events and has already helped officials land new events... Read more of this article

Uncertainty With Future Of The America’s Cup

Uncertainty With Future Of The America’s Cup

With Emirates Team New Zealand’s recent America’s Cup win, they are now in control of the tournament’s destiny; however, as the only non-signatory to the ‘framework agreement’ signed by the other five America’s Cup teams, there remains some uncertainty regarding the next iteration of the event. After the Kiwi’s... Read more of this article

RA: Providers Met 4G Requirements For The AC

RA: Providers Met 4G Requirements For The AC

In November 2016, as part of the award of 4G spectrum to Telecommunications [BWI] Ltd [Digicel] and Bermuda Digital Communications Limited [One Communications], the Regulatory Authority [the ‘Authority’] mandated specific coverage and Quality of Service [QoS] obligations. A spokesperson said, “The obligations are in the following phases:1.... Read more of this article

BTA Looks Forward To Peak Summer Season

BTA Looks Forward To Peak Summer Season

Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Kevin Dallas has shared a message with tourism industry stakeholders expressing gratitude on the heels of the 35th America’s Cup. Mr. Dallas said, “The Bermuda Tourism Authority is very grateful for all the individuals and organisations that worked together to execute a stellar destination experience during the... Read more of this article

America’s Cup Property Rental Drop Coming

America’s Cup Property Rental Drop Coming

[Written by Don Burgess] Homeowners in the west end that were getting a premium for renting their properties due the America’s Cup have been advised to lower their prices. Johnettte McNeil, broker at JBM Realty and Associates, said it was advisable for them to have their homes rented rather than holding out for a higher income that may never come. She... Read more of this article

Rego: Bermuda’s Real Estate Benefits From AC

Rego: Bermuda’s Real Estate Benefits From AC

Eyes around the world were focused on Bermuda for the month of June as the island hosted the 35th America’s Cup, providing an opportunity for global exposure which many businesses seized, including Rego Sotheby’s International Realty. A spokesperson said, “Yesterday, the global Sotheby’s International Realty brand released a guest blog featuring... Read more of this article

PLP Congratulates Emirates Team New Zealand

PLP Congratulates Emirates Team New Zealand

The Progressive Labour Party has extended their congratulations to Emirates Team New Zealand on what they term “a hard fought and stunning victory” in the 35th America’s Cup. Shadow Tourism Minister Jamahl Simmons said, “The Progressive Labour Party extends our congratulations to Emirates Team New Zealand on a hard fought and... Read more of this article