Tag: Bermuda tourism

Opinion: “Must Not Let Mega Ship Plan Happen”

Opinion: “Must Not Let Mega Ship Plan Happen”

[Opinion column written by Rachael Gosling] This letter is an open letter to the Minister of the Environment, the Government and the People of Bermuda. Dear Minister, It appears to me that this Government is determined to walk down the path of accommodating the post-Panamax Mega cruise ships here in Bermuda, just like the last Government was planning... Read more of this article

Nagma Walker Named “Hotelier Of The Year”

Nagma Walker Named “Hotelier Of The Year”

The Bermuda Hotel Association announced that Mrs. Nagma Walker, General Manager of the Reefs Hotel in Southampton, has been named as the 2013 Hotelier of the Year. Mrs. Walker was honored by her colleagues at the recent Annual Bermuda Hotel Association luncheon which took place on Thursday, 11th December 2014 at the Beau Rivage Restaurant, Newstead... Read more of this article

BTA Comment: $34,822 Hotel Guest Tax Arrears

BTA Comment: $34,822 Hotel Guest Tax Arrears

The $34,822 overdue from hotel properties “represents only 1% of total hotel tax revenues projected this year under the tourism guest fee,” the Bermuda Tourism Authority said today. The matter was discussed in the House of Assembly on Friday [Dec 12], with Tourism Development & Transport Minister Shawn Crockwell answering questions... Read more of this article

Three Bermuda Resorts Listed As “Best Hotels”

Three Bermuda Resorts Listed As “Best Hotels”

The Bermuda Tourism Authority today congratulated three Bermuda hotels for making Travel + Leisure’s list of World’s Best Hotels, with Rosewood Tucker’s Point, Cambridge Beaches Resort and The Reefs [pictured] sharing the honour on the 2015 list.“This is a tremendous accomplishment for the entire workforces at these three fine properties,”... Read more of this article

Minister: Desarrollos To Develop $120M Resort

Minister: Desarrollos To Develop $120M Resort

[Updated with audio + PLP's questions] Desarrollos has confirmed they will “construct a five star hotel managed by St. Regis, Starwood Hotels & Resorts top luxury brand,” Minister of Tourism  & Transport Shawn Crockwell said today [Dec 12] in the House of Assembly. The Minister said the ”development budget is estimated at... Read more of this article

BTA Investing $813,000 In Tourism Experiences

BTA Investing $813,000 In Tourism Experiences

Aerial tours on a Cessna aircraft, an international Town Crier Competition and Hubie’s Nights by Chewstick are some of the tourism experiences that will receive more than $813,100 in funding from the Bermuda Tourism Authority. The BTA said, “More than $813,100 will be invested in homegrown ideas from local entrepreneurs as part of the 2015 tourism... Read more of this article

Morgan’s Point To Be Ritz-Carlton Reserve Brand

Morgan’s Point To Be Ritz-Carlton Reserve Brand

Morgan’s Point Ltd has secured the Ritz-Carlton Reserve brand — the highest end of Ritz-Carlton hospitality brand — for the planned hotel in Southampton, Minister of Finance Bob Richards said yesterday [Dec 5] in the House of Assembly. This was revealed as the Minister was being questioned by the Opposition in reference to his Ministerial... Read more of this article

BTA: Beginning Of An Exhilarating New Chapter

BTA: Beginning Of An Exhilarating New Chapter

“We’re thrilled to be named the home of the 35th America’s Cup in 2017,” said  Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Bill Hanbury. “Today’s announcement is just the beginning of an exhilarating new chapter for Bermuda as an island country — including the important tourism industry.” “The Bermuda Tourism Authority is honoured... Read more of this article

Green Family To Invest Additional $1 Million

Green Family To Invest Additional $1 Million

As a result of Bermuda being selected as the venue for the 2017 America’s Cup, the Green Family today announces its support for the event and an additional $1 million dollar investment to renovate the two penthouse suites at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess. Alexander Green, on behalf of the family, says, “We would like to congratulate the Government... Read more of this article

26 Page Bermuda Feature In Delta Sky Magazine

26 Page Bermuda Feature In Delta Sky Magazine

A 26-page Bermuda profile, debuted in Delta Airline’s Sky magazine this month, is estimated to reach 5.5 million readers as they fly Delta during the busy holiday travel season, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said. “The December 2014 Sky edition thoroughly examines Bermuda’s lure as a leisure, business and wedding destination. Editorial coverage... Read more of this article


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