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197 Cruise Ship Calls Projected For 2020

197 Cruise Ship Calls Projected For 2020

A total of 197 cruise ship calls are projected in the 2020 schedule, bringing an estimated 543,000 passengers to the island, the Government said today. A Government spokesperson said, “Bermuda’s cruise-ship schedule for 2020 includes more total calls, more passengers, and more visits distributed throughout the year—including a greater number... Read more of this article

13 Flights, 8 Cruises Cancelled Due To Storms

13 Flights, 8 Cruises Cancelled Due To Storms

The overall impact on tourism statistics due to Hurricane Humberto is expected to be released in the third quarter results next month, however the Bermuda Tourism Authority has confirmed that 12 flights and 8 cruises were cancelled due to the storm. In addition, a WestJet flight was cancelled on September 24th due to the threat of Tropical Storm... Read more of this article

Sick Passenger Evacuated From Cruise Ship

Sick Passenger Evacuated From Cruise Ship

Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] received a call from Anthem of the Seas on Tuesday, advising them of a medical emergency onboard and requesting medical evacuation of a passenger. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Bermuda Radio received a call from the outbound passenger ship ‘Anthem of the Seas’ advising of a medical... Read more of this article

Ben Mankiewicz Discusses TCM Bermuda Cruise

Ben Mankiewicz Discusses TCM Bermuda Cruise

They’re going to need a bigger boat. And they’re getting one in 2020 after the Turner Classic Movies’ upcoming 25th anniversary cruise from New York to Bermuda aboard the Disney Magic sold out within weeks of being announced last year. The cable channel’s 2020 cruise from Fort Lauderdale to Cozumel, Grand Cayman and Castaway... Read more of this article

Jeopardy! Host No Longer Listed For TCM Cruise

Jeopardy! Host No Longer Listed For TCM Cruise

Ailing Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek appears to have had to scrub his scheduled October cruise to Bermuda after suffering a setback in his battle against pancreatic cancer and resuming chemotherapy. The game show host had originally been among the star-studded line-up of guests due to sail to the island aboard the Disney Magic for the Turner Classic Movies... Read more of this article

NCL To Eliminate Single-Use Plastic Bottles

NCL To Eliminate Single-Use Plastic Bottles

Norwegian Cruise Line, which is one of the cruise lines that visits Bermuda, announced that a result of its partnership with JUST Goods Inc they will replace all single-use plastic bottles across its fleet by January 1, 2020, beginning with its newest ship, Norwegian Encore. The company said, “The decision is the latest sustainable step forward... Read more of this article

Minister: Cruise Provided ‘Invaluable Information’

Minister: Cruise Provided ‘Invaluable Information’

Minister Zane DeSilva recently took a “mystery-shopper cruise” from New Jersey to Bermuda, saying that the “assessment provided invaluable information” to understand from a “visitor’s and cruise line’s perspective, what we are doing well, and where improvements are needed.” As previously reported, the trip cost... Read more of this article

Cost Of Minister DeSilva’s Cruise Experience Trip

Cost Of Minister DeSilva’s Cruise Experience Trip

A trip in August 2019 by Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva for a ‘Cruise Passenger Experience Observation’ from New Jersey to Bermuda cost $3,888.41, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from August 24, 2019 – August 29, 2019, and the web page listing said, “The... Read more of this article

Cruise Ship Terminal Building Formally Opened

Cruise Ship Terminal Building Formally Opened

The new cruise ship terminal building at Kings Wharf in Dockyard formally opened today [Sept 9] with the Minister commending the “incredible joint effort by majority Bermudian craftsmen and women who have delivered this project – on time and on budget.” Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said, “Good afternoon and welcome... Read more of this article

BEDC ‘Shop To Win’ Initiative In St. George’s

BEDC ‘Shop To Win’ Initiative In St. George’s

Insignia Cruise Ship passengers coming into St. George’s have recently had the opportunity to take part in a BEDC initiative “developed with the mission of stimulating higher spending whilst the ship is in port”. A spokesperson said, “Tasked with creating an initiative for the Insignia Cruise Ship passengers coming into St. George’s,... Read more of this article

Video: Roof Wetting Ceremony At King’s Wharf

Video: Roof Wetting Ceremony At King’s Wharf

The traditional roof wetting ceremony for the recently refurbished King’s Wharf at the Royal Naval Dockyard was held yesterday [Aug 14]. Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said, “Good afternoon and welcome to the recently refurbished King’s Wharf at the Royal Naval Dockyard – one of two deep water cruise berths. “Before we get to... Read more of this article

Ship Arrives Early Due To Injured Passenger

Ship Arrives Early Due To Injured Passenger

The Anthem Of The Seas arrived early on Saturday morning [Aug 3] in order to disembark an 80-year-old passenger who sustained head injuries after a fall. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] spokesperson said, “Meyer Agencies advised the Anthem of the Seas requested to disembark an 80-year-old male passenger on medical grounds, having... Read more of this article

Tyson & Trebek Aboard For Bermuda Cruise

Tyson & Trebek Aboard For Bermuda Cruise

“Let’s take a boat to Bermuda” begins Let’s Get Away From It All, a 1941 song which pops up on the soundtracks of more than a few Golden Age Hollywood films. And cable TV channel Turner Classic Movies is doing just that, heading to Bermuda in October to celebrate its 25th anniversary with a ship full of movie fans, its on-air... Read more of this article