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Deadline Looms For Tourism Investment RFP

Deadline Looms For Tourism Investment RFP

Two deadlines are approaching for individuals who want to land business partnerships with the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] in 2017, as the Tourism Experiences Investment application process and the Live Entertainment Showcase request for proposal [RFP] process both close September 30, 2016. Tourism Experiences Investment The BTA said, “Tourism... Read more of this article

Cruise Ships Alter Schedules Ahead Of Storm

Cruise Ships Alter Schedules Ahead Of Storm

The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre has confirmed that two vessels – the Norwegian Breakaway and the MS Insignia – have altered their schedules due to Tropical Storm Karl. The Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship is leaving early today, at 1.00pm instead of 3.00pm, while the MS Insignia has cancelled her call to Bermuda on September 25/26.The... Read more of this article

BTA To Host Food Truck Festival On October 9

BTA To Host Food Truck Festival On October 9

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] will put a fresh take on celebrating the island’s food culture when it debuts a first-of-its-kind food truck festival next month. The BTA is organising the event in partnership with local food truck operators to create a festival on Front Street, Sunday, October 9, 2016. It will take place from 1:00pm to 6:00pm.... Read more of this article

Two Visitors Injured In Rental Cycle Collision

Two Visitors Injured In Rental Cycle Collision

Two visitors from Ohio were injured in a rental cycle collision last night in Paget, with a 42-year-old man listed in stable condition in the ICU, while a 43-year-old woman has been treated at the hospital and discharged. A police spokesperson said, “Around 8pm on Monday, September 19th police and first responders attended a reported single vehicle... Read more of this article

Bermuda Ranked 5th On Cruise Critic Awards

Bermuda Ranked 5th On Cruise Critic Awards

Cruise Critic has released their 2016 Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards, with Bermuda ranked as the 5th top-rated destination in “the Eastern Caribbean, Bahamas & Bermuda.” The Cruise Critic website said that the top-rated destinations in Eastern Caribbean, Bahamas & Bermuda were chosen by cruisers, with all rankings are based... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Logo During AC Race In France

Video: Bermuda Logo During AC Race In France

Bermuda received some exposure during the recent Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in Toulon, France, with the island’s signature pink tourism logo featured on the water during a broadcast of the event. Glenn Jones of the Bermuda Tourism Authority said, “Both on television and with our marketing activations at venues around the... Read more of this article

Video: Marriage Proposal During Aerial Tour

Video: Marriage Proposal During Aerial Tour

A marriage proposal spelled out across Bermuda’s pink sands and seen from above by the bride-to-be during an aerial tour has resulted in a successful engagement, with a uniquely Bermudian memory etched in the minds of the visiting couple. And the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] is praising a group of young people from the Royal Bermuda Regiment... Read more of this article

BTA To Host Info Session On Film Productions

BTA To Host Info Session On Film Productions

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] says attracting film productions to the island will “bring economic activity to a cross-section of the community.” and anyone interested in the potential opportunities is encouraged to attend an information session next week. It will take place Wednesday, September 21 at 5:30pm at The Berkeley Institute.... Read more of this article

Couple Returns To Bermuda For 50th Anniversary

Couple Returns To Bermuda For 50th Anniversary

Fifty years after enjoying their honeymoon in Bermuda, Carol and George Teasdale of New York returned to the island this week to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] Chief Product and Experiences Development Officer Pat Phillip-Fairn presented a commemorative plaque to Mr and Mrs Teasdale to mark the couple’s 50th... Read more of this article

BTA: Live Local Entertainment On The Beach

BTA: Live Local Entertainment On The Beach

[Part of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s ‘Tourism Forward’ series] Horseshoe Bay and Tobacco Bay will be vibrant with live, local entertainment this Labour Day holiday weekend. Since midsummer more local entertainers have been performing at public beaches thanks to a Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] grant process that invests in applicants... Read more of this article

Bermuda Featured In Lonely Planet Magazine

Bermuda Featured In Lonely Planet Magazine

Bermuda is featured in the fall edition of Lonely Planet Magazine, which calls us a “slice of paradise” with “genial locals, pristine pink-sand beaches and 400 years of U.S, and U.K. intertwined history.” The article said, “There are several popular misconceptions of this 21-square-mile slice of paradise, one being that... Read more of this article

“Beach Vision” Sees Improvements At Horseshoe

“Beach Vision” Sees Improvements At Horseshoe

Umbrellas and lounge chairs, plenty of well-marked garbage and recycling bins, regularly maintained restrooms and a new concession are just some of the improvements recently made at Horseshoe Bay Beach. “These additions to the Horseshoe Bay experience are part of Bermuda’s new ‘Beach Vision’. John Smith’s Bay, Clearwater,... Read more of this article

Hamilton Princess Before & After $100M Upgrade

Hamilton Princess Before & After $100M Upgrade

Hamilton Princess posted a photo on Twitter showcasing the before and after of their $100 million expansion, with the aerial photos highlighting the new marina. The three-year renovation project included the introduction of the state-of-the-art marina, new resort infinity pool, renovation of almost all guestrooms and suites, introduction of two new... Read more of this article