Tag: Bermuda tourism

Video: BTA Wraps Up 2015 Restaurant Weeks

Video: BTA Wraps Up 2015 Restaurant Weeks

In the wrap-up session of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s 2015 Restaurant Weeks at the Bermuda Gas Showroom, Pat Phillip-Fairn, Chief Product and Experiences Development Officer, called the event “the best Restaurant Weeks in its four-year history.” The wrap-up session also saw Bermuda Gas Chef Prizes awarded, with first place going to... Read more of this article

Videos: BTA Unveils 2015 Golf Tourism Strategy

Videos: BTA Unveils 2015 Golf Tourism Strategy

[Updated with videos] The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] unveiled the 2015 Golf Tourism Strategy, saying they “estimate the overall economic impact as a result of our 2015 golf tourism calendar to be: 820 visitors; 4,075 room nights and more than $1 million infused into the local economy.” Speaking today, BTA Chief Product & Experiences... Read more of this article

Videos/Renderings: Morgan’s Point Development

Videos/Renderings: Morgan’s Point Development

[Updated with more videos] The Morgan’s Point developers are looking to submit their plans next month, commence building in June and complete the resort in early 2017, Morgan’s Point CEO Craig Christensen told the audience at a Town Hall held last night [Feb 24] in Southampton. The developers of the Morgan’s Point Resort — which... Read more of this article

BTA’s Bill Hanbury: Setting The Table For Growth

BTA’s Bill Hanbury: Setting The Table For Growth

[Column written by BTA CEO Bill Hanbury] At this moment in Bermuda’s history, the hospitality sector carries the country’s greatest hope for job creation and entrepreneurial opportunity. This was re-enforced in the Finance Minister’s budget speech where he repeatedly mentioned the tourism sector as the one place where real substantive economic... Read more of this article

New Yorker Issue Features Bermuda Campaign

New Yorker Issue Features Bermuda Campaign

To capitalize on the 90th anniversary issue of the The New Yorker, the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] partnered with the iconic magazine to shape a multipronged, multiplatform campaign including print, tablet, online, email, video and out of home concepts. Inside the The New Yorker’s special commemorative double issue on newsstands now, a custom... Read more of this article

BTA: “Showing Promising Signs Of Recovery”

BTA: “Showing Promising Signs Of Recovery”

[Updated] Bermuda’s tourism industry is “beginning to show promising signs of recovery,” according to the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA], who said “rising indicators suggest positive results are ahead for the island.” “This is a very positive sign for Bermuda’s economy, tourism stakeholders and new sales and marketing... Read more of this article

BTA On $180,000 Interest Free Loan To Whitfield

BTA On $180,000 Interest Free Loan To Whitfield

The Bermuda Tourism Authority said they “granted a request from the Whitfield Group to facilitate an interest free loan in order to protect several visitor events scheduled at the Pier 6 facility.” The matter had been discussed in the House of Assembly on Friday [Feb 13], with Tourism Minister Shawn Crockwell answering questions from Opposition... Read more of this article

Reefs Makes Eight Maintenance Staff Redundant

Reefs Makes Eight Maintenance Staff Redundant

The Reefs Hotel has confirmed that eight employees in the Maintenance Department have been given redundancy notices, as the department’s work will be outsourced to a local company, saying :redundancy is never an easy decision; however it is a necessary one for the survival of our business.” A spokesperson said, “The Reefs Management... Read more of this article

Minister Details BTA Spending On Rent, Furniture

Minister Details BTA Spending On Rent, Furniture

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] spent $178,000 on furniture and spends $18,617 per month for their office space, Transport & Tourism Minister Shawn Crockwell said in the House of Assembly on Friday [Feb 13]. Answering questions from Shadow Minister of Tourism Zane DeSilva, Minister Crockwell said that the BTA spent $178,000 on furniture, $52,000... Read more of this article

1938 Brochure Offers Bermuda Cruise For $50

1938 Brochure Offers Bermuda Cruise For $50

A 1938 travel brochure that urges vacationers to make their way to the island promises cruises that are the “smart thrifty way to Bermuda,” with round trip tickets starting at only $50. The brochure, which details passage aboard the Eastern Steamship Lines’ Acadia, offers regular round-trip fare of $50, a ‘Live Ashore in Bermuda... Read more of this article


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