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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

Gordon-Pamplin: Ego, Pride Over Experience

Gordon-Pamplin: Ego, Pride Over Experience

Shadow Minister for Tourism Patricia Gordon-Pamplin responded to the dismissal of Tony Brannon from Tourism Board saying, “It is truly sad that the government would apparently put ego and pride over the utilization of willing expertise.” After being dismissed yesterday [June 14] from the Tourism Board Tony Brannon said “The Tourism Board... Read more of this article

Video: Brannon Dismissed From Tourism Board

Video: Brannon Dismissed From Tourism Board

[Updated with video] Veteran entertainer Tony Brannon was ‘dismissed’ from the Bermuda Tourism Board today [June 14]. Mr Brannon was named to the Tourism Board in December 2010 along with Malcolm Butterfield [Chairman], Jonathan Crellin [Deputy Chairman], Brian Duperrault, Wendell “Shine” Hayward, Kelly Francis, Quinton Bean, Vincent... Read more of this article

Tourism Board Two Day Strategic Retreat

Tourism Board Two Day Strategic Retreat

[Updated with videos] This afternoon [Mar.29] Business Development & Tourism Minister Patrice Minors, along with members of the Bermuda Tourism Board held a press conference to update on progress made thus far.The Tourism Board will hold a two day “Strategic Retreat: on Saturday April 30 and Sunday May 1, which Chairman Malcolm Butterfield... Read more of this article

UBP: “Use Tourism Board to Create Plan”

UBP: “Use Tourism Board to Create Plan”

[Written by Cole Simons, Shadow Minister for Tourism] We are encouraged by the Tourism Minister’s announcement today of what constitutes, in effect, a new tourism board. These are good, high-powered individuals and we expect high-powered results. Their first task should be to focus totally on the creation of a national tourism plan. Incredibly, the... Read more of this article

New Tourism Board Members Named

New Tourism Board Members Named

Minister of Business Development and Tourism Patrice Minors this morning [Dec 30] announced the new members of the Bermuda Tourism Board, which include Chairman Malcolm Butterfield, Deputy Chairman Jonathan Crellin, Brian Duperrault, Wendell “Shine” Hayward, Kelly Francis, Tony Brannon, Quinton Bean, Vincent Ingham, Randolph Horton, and... Read more of this article