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BTA: Big Week For Nautical & Cultural Tourism

BTA: Big Week For Nautical & Cultural Tourism

Nautical and cultural tourism activity intensifies in the east and central parts of the island this week with the Marion to Bermuda Race, Superyacht Regatta, J Class Regatta and Bermuda Carnival activities unfolding almost simultaneously, the BTA noted, adding that in addition, the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup gets started in the Great Sound, featuring... Read more of this article

Sophia Greaves Appointed To BTA Board

Sophia Greaves Appointed To BTA Board

Bermudian attorney Sophia Greaves has been appointed to the Bermuda Tourism Authority Board of Directors and completed her first meeting today as a Member of the Board. She replaces hospitality real estate executive Allison Reid whose term on the Board has expired. Ms Greaves is a Director in the corporate department of Conyers Dill & Pearman. Her... Read more of this article

Tourism Ads Being Shown On Local TV For April

Tourism Ads Being Shown On Local TV For April

In celebration of Hospitality Month, the Bermuda Tourism Board said they are helping residents get a glimpse of the island from the same perspective of those who visit. Throughout the month of April the Board will showcase the North American ‘So Much More’ TV campaign on local television stations, allowing the people of Bermuda to better understand... Read more of this article

Opposition Queries Details Of Tourism Authority

Opposition Queries Details Of Tourism Authority

“It is concerning that the One Bermuda Alliance is moving forward with their Tourism Authority without ensuring that the public is fully aware of what their proposed Tourism Authority will embody,” the Opposition PLP has said. On Wednesday [Jan 2] Minister of Tourism & Transport Shawn Crockwell said local hotelier and former MP David... Read more of this article

New Youth Tourism Board Formed

New Youth Tourism Board Formed

Minster of Business Development and Tourism Wayne Furbert on Thursday [June 28] spoke about the formation of a new Youth Tourism Board. “Much of the reinvention of our tourism is being driven by our board, chaired by Maxwell Burgess. However, we felt we needed a younger group of Bermudians who could also provide input and so formed the Youth Tourism... Read more of this article

UBP On Tourism Board: “Half Baked Solution”

UBP On Tourism Board: “Half Baked Solution”

Government’s announcement about a new Tourism Board “appears a half-baked solution for Tourism,” said UBP MP Kim Swan. “The announcement by the Minister of Tourism that government is prepared to scrap the Tourism Board and introduce a statutory body appointed by the Minister with authority appears a step in the right direction,”... Read more of this article

New Tourism Board Members Appointed

New Tourism Board Members Appointed

[Updated] This morning [Mar.29] the Minister of Business Development and Tourism Wayne Furbert unveiled the members of the new Bermuda Tourism Board, saying with the “experience that is on the Board, and the desire to see a change in the growth of the Tourism Industry in Bermuda, we are about to see the dawning of a new age.” Minister Furbert... Read more of this article

Tourism Plan To Cost $182,365

Tourism Plan To Cost $182,365

“Despite the notion that the Plan would cost a million dollars to produce, this chosen company will produce the Plan for $182,365.00,” said Minister of Business Development and Tourism Wayne Furbert at a press conference yesterday [Dec.20]. Mr Furbert announced that the service provider for developing the National Tourism Plan is Travel... Read more of this article

Tourism Board’s Strategic Imperatives

Tourism Board’s Strategic Imperatives

Introducing gaming, removing some entry barriers for new hospitality players and an organisational shift in leadership are some of the concepts recommended in the Tourism Board’s blueprint for resuscitating the industry. Released by Government today [Dec.2], the report — titled “Establishing the Foundation for the National Tourism Plan”... Read more of this article

Tourism Board’s Report Completed

Tourism Board’s Report Completed

[Updated with video] Earlier today, Minister of Business Development and Tourism Wayne Furbert said the Tourism Board’s report – “Establishing the foundation for the National Tourism Plan” – is completed and will be tabled in the House of Assembly tomorrow [Dec.2]The Report summarizes “Hot Buttons” issues,... Read more of this article

Tourism Department Wins Gold Service Award

Tourism Department Wins Gold Service Award

Subscribers of Meetings & Conventions, one of one America’s most influential magazines for meeting planners and professionals, recently voted the Bermuda Department of Tourism [BDOT] as one of the world’s best at accommodating corporate and association meetings, trade shows and incentive travel programs. Through an annual survey, the meeting... Read more of this article

BDOT Clarifies: Tourism Board Members

BDOT Clarifies: Tourism Board Members

The Bermuda Department of Tourism [BDOT] provided clarification regarding the Bermuda Tourism Board. Two weeks ago veteran entertainer Tony Brannon was dismissed from the Board, and he later said “The Tourism Board has written not one line of code on their plan. So in 6 months we’ve done nothing but talk, eat cakes, and have coffee.” In addition,... Read more of this article

Brannon: Key Issues For Tourism Revival

Brannon: Key Issues For Tourism Revival

Tax concessions for hotel tourism developers, allowing gaming, beach developments, efficient transportation and service, hospitality training, and changes in cruise ship and real estate policies are the key issues for tourism revival, according to veteran entertainer Tony Brannon. Mr Brannon was recently dismissed from the Bermuda Tourism Board, for... Read more of this article