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Bermuda To Welcome Largest Ever Cruise Ship

Bermuda To Welcome Largest Ever Cruise Ship

Bermuda is preparing to receive its largest ever cruise ship visitor, the Quantum Class MS Anthem of the Seas – a Royal Caribbean International mega ship – with nearly 4500 cruise visitors, the Transport Ministry said today. “The RCI ship – just a year after its maiden voyage – is due at Heritage Wharf at the Royal Naval Dockyard on... Read more of this article

BTA & NSC Extend Sports Tourism Agreement

BTA & NSC Extend Sports Tourism Agreement

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] and the National Sports Centre [NSC] announced today that they have extended their sports tourism partnership agreement. “An estimated 1,900 sports tourism visitors came to Bermuda in the first quarter of 2016 to play a variety of sports. About half the teams and athletes to visit the Island played or trained... Read more of this article

TripAdvisor To Host Free Workshops In Bermuda

TripAdvisor To Host Free Workshops In Bermuda

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has invited officials from TripAdvisor to the Island next month to offer free workshops to tourism industry stakeholders, saying the move is “part of a four-phase plan to improve Bermuda’s digital presence on TripAdvisor, one of the world’s most influential travel websites.” “Half of all Bermuda... Read more of this article

BTA Hosts Video Contest For School Students

BTA Hosts Video Contest For School Students

School children across the Island have until the end of the month to enter the #loveMyBermuda Contest, a challenge designed to introduce young people to the hospitality industry. The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] visited several local schools to promote the #loveMyBermuda Contest and is now opening the opportunity to all middle and high schools on... Read more of this article

BTA: Airline Seat Capacity Increased 22% In Q1

BTA: Airline Seat Capacity Increased 22% In Q1

The number of commercial airline seats available on routes to Bermuda increased 22 percent in the first quarter of 2016 when compared to the same period in 2015 and capacity jumped 19,085 seats during the three-month period, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said today. The BTA said, “Declining airlift had a negative impact on visitor arrivals last... Read more of this article

Neighbourhood Clean Up Of Lighthouse Road

Neighbourhood Clean Up Of Lighthouse Road

On Earth Day over the weekend, residents of Lighthouse Road cleaned up their neighbourhood as part of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s [BTA] Neighbourhood Beautification Project. This is the first phase in a three-part programme to support neighbourhoods that want to beautify public roadways near visitor attractions. More than a dozen volunteers –... Read more of this article

Tourism Authority Releases 2015 Annual Report

Tourism Authority Releases 2015 Annual Report

Bermuda’s identity as an adventure destination is highlighted in the Bermuda Tourism Authority 2015 Annual Report, which was released online today [April 22]. The BTA said, “Among the highlights last year was Outside Magazine’s recognition of Bermuda as Best Island in its 2015 Travel Awards last March. In June, Bermuda was featured in the... Read more of this article

Transportation Passes Spark Outrage On Forum

Transportation Passes Spark Outrage On Forum

[Written by Don Burgess] News of only one day transportation passes being sold to cruise ship passengers has sparked outrage on a popular online forum. More than 100 comments have been posted in the Bermuda forum of Cruise Critic with the overwhelming majority not happy with the new policy of only selling the one-day transportation pass at the Visitor... Read more of this article

Bermuda One Of “15 Best Islands For Foodies”

Bermuda One Of “15 Best Islands For Foodies”

Bermuda has been cited by Condé Nast Traveler‎ as one of “15 Best Islands for Foodies,” with the travel publication saying our “colonial history” means dining in Bermuda is a “blend of British, French, Caribbean, Portuguese, and early American influences.” In describing their top 15, Condé Nast Traveler says:... Read more of this article

Royal Caribbean Announce Bermuda Cruises

Royal Caribbean Announce Bermuda Cruises

The Royal Caribbean cruise line announced their 2017-2018 itineraries on their website, with plans for both the Anthem of the Seas and the Grandeur of the Seas to visit Bermuda. The website update said, “Anthem of the Seas will sail to Bermuda in the summer and the Caribbean year-round on 5-, 7- and 9-night itineraries. Anthem of the Seas will... Read more of this article

St George’s Hosts Cruise Ship’s Overnight Visit

St George’s Hosts Cruise Ship’s Overnight Visit

Phoenix Reisen is a Germany-based travel agency that also operates a fleet of cruise ships including MS Albatros which, marking the third cruise ship visit this year for the east end, arrived in St. George’s yesterday [April 15] for an overnight stay before departing this afternoon. The 672-foot long Albatros carried an estimated 955 passengers... Read more of this article

Column: Revitalizing Bermuda’s Tourism Industry

Column: Revitalizing Bermuda’s Tourism Industry

[Opinion column written by Shadow Tourism Minister Jamahl Simmons] It is disappointing, but not surprising that the OBA continues to run from their record on tourism instead of standing up and taking accountability. It is the OBA that has presided over a 49 year low on air arrivals, a loss of over two thousand jobs, continued business closures and the... Read more of this article

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