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Video: Travel+Leisure Showcases Bermuda

Video: Travel+Leisure Showcases Bermuda

The island’s rich marine life and various shipwrecks are highlighted in a new video by Travel+Leisure titled ‘The Shipwreck Capital of the Atlantic: Bermuda,’ which features Bermudian Weldon Wade.The video’s description says, “Explore the rich history and culture that Bermuda has to offer with Bermuda local, Weldon Wade.... Read more of this article

Bermuda Food Harvest Journey On March 12

Bermuda Food Harvest Journey On March 12

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] said they “will continue its celebration of food harvest heroes with a new culinary experience called Bermuda Food Harvest Journey. A spokesperson said, “The Friday, March 12 event at The Loren Hotel is a fresh culinary experience that positions Bermuda as a year-round destination with distinct seasons... Read more of this article

BTA: ‘Rightsizing’ & ‘Consolidating’ Certain Roles

BTA: ‘Rightsizing’ & ‘Consolidating’ Certain Roles

The Bermuda Tourism Authority is “rightsizing the organisation to ensure it is purpose-built for the tourism recovery” which “equates to consolidating and repatriating certain roles, and in some cases, downsizing headcount.” BTA Interim CEO, Glenn Jones said, “Like any travel industry business struggling into a second year... Read more of this article

Video: SailGP On ‘Stunning Island Of Bermuda’

Video: SailGP On ‘Stunning Island Of Bermuda’

“Bermuda was founded by survivors of the shipwrecked Sea Venture in 1609″ and “sailing has always been in her DNA thanks to her unique location in the Atlantic.” This is according to a new video posted online by the international sailing organisation SailGP, with the organisers highlighting the Island, describing it as a “paradise.” They... Read more of this article

$10M Guarantee For  Bermudiana Beach Resort

$10M Guarantee For Bermudiana Beach Resort

There will be a $10 million guarantee to “support funding necessary for the completion of the next phase of works,” Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson said in reference to the former Grand Atlantic property.This was stated in the 2021 budget speech, with Minister Dickinson saying, “Another example of target stimulus is the planned... Read more of this article

Skyport Release Flight Schedule For March

Skyport Release Flight Schedule For March

Skyport released the flight schedule for March 2021, noting that “Delta will now operate 3x weekly flights to JFK; up from 2x weekly, JetBlue restarts BOS from 28th March and British Airways switches to London Heathrow flights from 30th March.” “Please visit Skyport’s website over the course of the month to check for changes... Read more of this article

Video: BTA On Miami To Charlotte Flight Change

Video: BTA On Miami To Charlotte Flight Change

Following the news that American Airlines will move their direct flight to Bermuda from Miami to Charlotte, the BTA said that this is “good news for leisure travellers” as “it’s all about connectivity,” and “Charlotte offers better US domestic connections.” The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] said, “The AA... Read more of this article

Restaurant Weeks 2022 Dates Announced

Restaurant Weeks 2022 Dates Announced

The Bermuda Tourism Authority has announced dates for Bermuda Restaurant Weeks 2022, maintaining the winter festival at four weeks long after adding one additional week for the first time in 2021. The food industry promotion will take place January 13 to February 10, 2022. “This year’s culinary campaign ended February 11 after a logistically... Read more of this article

BTA ‘Recalibrate & Recover’ Forum On Feb 19

BTA ‘Recalibrate & Recover’ Forum On Feb 19

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] will be hosting their ‘Outlook Forum Recalibrate & Recover’ on Friday [Feb 19] from 3.30pm to 5.30pm.The RoundtablePremier David Burt, Minister of Tourism W. Lawrence Scott, Minister of Transport Glenn Jones, Interim CEO, BTA Erin Smith, Chief Information Officer, BTA Dr. Carika Weldon, Science... Read more of this article

Rosewood Recognized As Top Resort

Rosewood Recognized As Top Resort

Rosewood Bermuda has been named the #1 hotel in Bermuda by U.S. News & World Report, as well as receiving a four-star rating from Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards. A spokesperson said, “On February 2, U.S. News & World Report awarded Rosewood Bermuda, the island’s premier luxury resort, with a Silver Badge and ranked the property as the... Read more of this article

Glenn Jones: Planning Phases For This Year

Glenn Jones: Planning Phases For This Year

“Our planning phases for this year have been long underway and we are focussing on areas where we believe it’s possible to accelerate tourism’s recovery,” Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] Interim CEO Glenn Jones said. An email sent out to stakeholders by Mr Jones said, “Year-end tourism statistics released this week are the facts and figures... Read more of this article

“BTA Is Recalibrating 2021 Marketing Activity”

“BTA Is Recalibrating 2021 Marketing Activity”

“With less airline seat capacity and fewer hotel rooms available in 2021, high volume tourism will be very slow to return” and the BTA is “recalibrating 2021 marketing activity to leverage this luxury traveller trend’ as jetsetters “is a traveller segment Bermuda can win.” These were some of the points made as the... Read more of this article

Air Visitors Down 84.4%, Cruise Down 98.3%

Air Visitors Down 84.4%, Cruise Down 98.3%

The Bermuda Tourism Authority released its 2020 Year-End Report showing the ”impact of the 2020 pandemic with predictably deep losses” with total leisure visitor spending down 88.7% compared to 2019, total air visitors down 84.4%, and cruise visitors down 98.3%. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda end-of-year tourism industry metrics highlight... Read more of this article