Tag: Bermuda tourism

Hotel Developer Receives 60 Day Extension

Hotel Developer Receives 60 Day Extension

[Updated with PLP response + video] The Government has extended the exclusivity period by 60 days with the developer selected for the old Club Med property, Minister of Tourism Development & Transport Shawn Crockwell said. The exclusivity period commenced on 9th June, 2014 and was originally set to expire on 8th October, and it has now been extended... Read more of this article

Elbow Beach Resort Back In Business

Elbow Beach Resort Back In Business

After sustaining minimal impact from the weekend passing of Hurricane Gonzalo, the Elbow Beach Resort has resumed normal business operations as of Sunday, October 19th, and is currently accepting guests. The resort was evacuated prior to the storm’s arrival but received no major damage from the hurricane. “We are operating under normal business... Read more of this article

Fairmont Southampton Offers Reduced Rates

Fairmont Southampton Offers Reduced Rates

[Updated] The Fairmont Southampton said they have returned to business as usual following Hurricane Gonzalo, with full services having resumed at the resort, with recreational facilities such as Willow Stream Spa and Turtle Hill Golf Club open. In addition, the resort is offering reduced rates for those who wish to move into the hotel until their power... Read more of this article

BTA: People Putting Paradise Back On Its Feet

BTA: People Putting Paradise Back On Its Feet

“The cooperation of the public and private sectors along with the tenacity of Bermuda’s people is putting this island paradise back on its feet at incredible speed,” the Bermuda Tourism Authority said today [Oct 19] “Bermuda’s recovery from Hurricane Gonzalo is underway as expertly as its preparation,” the BTA said. ”The... Read more of this article

Tourism Authority Update On Gonzalo Prep

Tourism Authority Update On Gonzalo Prep

Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Bill Hanbury has provided an update on the measures the BTA is taking under its Emergency Management Plan in light of the impending arrival of Hurricane Gonzalo.. The full statement from Mr. Hanbury is below: The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] Bermuda office will close Thursday, October 16 at 1:00 p.m. in anticipation... Read more of this article

BTA, Politicians On Final PGA Grand Slam

BTA, Politicians On Final PGA Grand Slam

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] and a bipartisan collection of leaders said they are celebrating the “successful eight-year run of the PGA Grand Slam of Golf and calling on local residents to help make the final event the biggest yet.” “We hope for full galleries and a festive atmosphere at Port Royal Golf Course this week,” said... Read more of this article

360° Photospheres: Beaches, Flatts & Church

360° Photospheres: Beaches, Flatts & Church

The 360° Photospheres below are taken from our recently launched sister site ForeverBermuda.com, and offer a fun and unique way to view some of the most beautiful areas of Bermuda. Click on anyone of the banners below, and then move your mouse once the new page loads in order to get a full 360° look at a given area, virtually immersing yourself in... Read more of this article

10 Surprising Things We Love About Bermuda

10 Surprising Things We Love About Bermuda

The friendly nature of Bermudians, the fact that people really do wear Bermuda shorts, and the slower pace of life are just a few of the points highlighted by Smarter Travel in an article entitled “10 Surprising Things We Love About Bermuda.” The article begins by saying, “From its bustling harbor to the historical town of St. George’s,... Read more of this article

Old Sonesta To Become ‘Princess Beach Club’

Old Sonesta To Become ‘Princess Beach Club’

The Green Family confirmed that they will redevelop the former Sonesta Beach Hotel as the Princess Beach Club, and said that — pending planning approval — the beach club is expected to be completed by Spring 2015. The Greens purchased the property last year, which followed after their purchase of the Fairmont Hamilton Princess in 2012. The... Read more of this article

New BTA Video: “What I Love About Bermuda”

New BTA Video: “What I Love About Bermuda”

The Bermuda Tourism Authority has released the first in a series of vignettes featuring both locals and visitors expressing what they love and are able to enjoy in Bermuda, saying “there is always something unique and special to share.” The BTA is also incorporating the use of a new hashtag — #lovemybermuda — with the video,... Read more of this article


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