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Allan Trew’s ‘Immense Contributions’ To Tourism

Allan Trew’s ‘Immense Contributions’ To Tourism

“On the occasion of his retirement as Hotel Manager at the Hamilton Princess, the PLP would like to recognise the immense contributions of Mr. Allan Trew to the island’s tourism product,” Shadow Minister of Tourism Jamahl Simmons said. Mr Simmons said, “Mr. Trew is a fine example of what we believe is Bermuda’s greatest... Read more of this article

Tourism Forward: ‘Thank You, Bill Hanbury’

Tourism Forward: ‘Thank You, Bill Hanbury’

[Part of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s ‘Tourism Forward’ series] At a quaint send-off reception this week key stakeholders in the tourism industry said thank you and farewell to Bill Hanbury, the former CEO of the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA]. Mr Hanbury was joined by his wife Valerie. Government leaders were also on-hand to offer their... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s 2017 Cruise Season Gets Underway

Bermuda’s 2017 Cruise Season Gets Underway

Bermuda’s first two cruise ships of 2017 arrived this morning in the West End – which the Government said is possibly the first time two very large, Bermuda-registered cruise ships – the Oriana and Queen Victoria – are in the Bermuda port at the same time. “Minister of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities Michael Fahy will mark the... Read more of this article

BTA: Island-Wide Service Standards For Industry

BTA: Island-Wide Service Standards For Industry

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] is working with tourism stakeholders to introduce island-wide service standards for the industry. The goal of the programme aligns with the BTA’s brand promise, which includes setting Bermuda apart from its competitors with superior hospitality and customer service. Over the course of 2016, the BTA engaged tourism... Read more of this article

Children Welcome Commuters On East Broadway

Children Welcome Commuters On East Broadway

The legacy of Johnny Barnes is now a regular aspect of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s #LoveMyBermuda campaign. Once per month the island’s school-aged children are welcoming morning commuters into Hamilton while standing alongside a life-sized Johnny Barnes mascot. Yesterday young people from the Pembroke Hamilton Club youth football programme... Read more of this article

USA Today Story Highlights Bermudian Cuisine

USA Today Story Highlights Bermudian Cuisine

A USA Today story offers an in-depth look at Bermudian cuisine, focusing on the east end as well as our seafood offerings. “Bermudian cuisine revolves around seafood, and there is plenty of fresh local stuff to be had,” USA Today said, adding that the reasons to visit include “Bermudian fish chowder, fish sandwiches, spiny lobster,... Read more of this article

CNN: Bermuda One Of ‘Best Places To Visit’

CNN: Bermuda One Of ‘Best Places To Visit’

CNN recently highlighted the “17 best places to visit in 2017,” with Bermuda making the list, with CNN saying that “all eyes will be on Bermuda as it hosts the 35th America’s Cup race.”The story said, “All eyes will be on Bermuda as it hosts the 35th America’s Cup race in 2017. “The America’s Cup,... Read more of this article

Minister: 2016 ‘One Of Brightest Tourism Years’

Minister: 2016 ‘One Of Brightest Tourism Years’

“A near 52% jump in vacation and leisure visitors flying into the island in November, coupled with greater cruise ship activity pushed total tourism visitors for the month to a dramatic near 91% improvement over November 2015,” the Tourism Ministry said today. Tourism, Transport and Municipalities Minister Michael Fahy said today he anticipates... Read more of this article

Overseas Lacrosse Team To Train In Bermuda

Overseas Lacrosse Team To Train In Bermuda

The Fairleigh Dickinson University Men’s Lacrosse team will do its pre-season training in Bermuda this year at the National Sports Centre. Thirty-five players, coaches and support staff are expected on the island this weekend to begin five days of intense training. The team’s head coach, Patrick Scarpello, who brought a team to the island in 2014,... Read more of this article

Update On Caroline Bay Marina Construction

Update On Caroline Bay Marina Construction

An update has been provided regarding construction progress at the Caroline Bay Marina, with all marina services to be “installed and completed between the end of February and mid-March,” while the resort is scheduled to open in 2018. A spokesperson said, “Caroline Bay Marina is located in the Little Sound on the Morgan’s Point Development,... Read more of this article

Overseas Swimmers Praise Bermuda Facilities

Overseas Swimmers Praise Bermuda Facilities

Olympic gold medalists visiting the island for training have praised facilities in Bermuda and said they would recommend them to other overseas teams for training. About 70 swimmers from Indiana University and 30 from Germantown Academy, in the US, have been holding a winter training camp at the National Sports Centre [NSC]. They finish today [Jan 5]... Read more of this article

Photos: Overseas Swimmers At Aquatics Center

Photos: Overseas Swimmers At Aquatics Center

The National Sports Center [NSC] is playing host to two winter training camps with overseas swimmers from separate organizations taking part, with the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] sports tourism partnership welcoming swimmers from the Indiana University and Germantown Academy. About 70 swimmers from Indiana University and 30 from Germantown Academy... Read more of this article

BTA: Visiting Teams Help Shoulder Season Jobs

BTA: Visiting Teams Help Shoulder Season Jobs

The Bermuda Tourism Authority’s [BTA] strategy to attract sports teams to the island for training in the shoulder season is providing a boost for local transport companies and other small businesses, the BTA said today. A swim team of 74 visiting Bermuda have hired Titan Express for the duration of their stay. Titan’s fleet of buses are transferring... Read more of this article