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BTA Industry Resilience Roundtable On April 2

BTA Industry Resilience Roundtable On April 2

Hospitality businesses and entrepreneurs are invited to join a Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] virtual thought-leadership event this week aimed at “offering critical survival resources” during Covid-19.A spokesperson said, “Hospitality businesses and entrepreneurs are invited to join a Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] virtual thought-leadership... Read more of this article

Norwegian Extends Suspension Of Cruises

Norwegian Extends Suspension Of Cruises

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings today announced an extension of their suspension of all cruise voyages to include voyages embarking between April 12 and May 10, 2020 for its three cruise brands — Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. “The extended suspension contributes to the global efforts to contain the... Read more of this article

BTA “Great Bermuda Takeout Day” On April 2

BTA “Great Bermuda Takeout Day” On April 2

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] is promoting the “Great Bermuda Takeout Day” on April 2 [Thursday] aiming to encourage residents to take advantage of “innovative business models such as home, takeout and kerbside deliveries.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda’s beloved eateries have long filled a need for residents and... Read more of this article

‘97% Of Country’s Hotel Inventory Is Closed’

‘97% Of Country’s Hotel Inventory Is Closed’

“Based on what we’ve measured so far, 97% of the country’s hotel inventory is closed,” BTA Interim CEO Glenn Jones said, adding that “the impact on jobs goes far beyond the hotel sector. Our partners in restaurants and retail are similarly burdened during this crisis. Tour operators, experience providers and transport businesses... Read more of this article

Fairmont Southampton Lights Up With Love

Fairmont Southampton Lights Up With Love

In light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Fairmont Southampton has lit up select rooms across its property to form hearts in order to show support to all those affected. In an online post, the hotel said, “Fairmont Southampton loves you. Together we can overcome anything. Stay safe and be well.”As the island and world deals with the Covid-19... Read more of this article

BTA: ‘Help Us Measure The Economic Impact’

BTA: ‘Help Us Measure The Economic Impact’

The Bermuda Tourism Authority is calling all Bermuda businesses to help them assess the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on local businesses. A spokesperson said, “Are you a business owner or manager? If so, we need your help. “The Bermuda Tourism Authority, Chamber of Commerce, Bermuda Economic Development Corporation and Bermuda Employers... Read more of this article

92% Of Hotel Inventory Closed, 1900 Not Working

92% Of Hotel Inventory Closed, 1900 Not Working

Due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, 92% of the hotel inventory across the island is closed which means that 1,900 people in the tourism industry workforce who would have been working in those hotels are now not working, Interim BTA CEO Glenn Jones said. Mr Jones — who was announced at the Interim CEO earlier this month one day before Covid-19... Read more of this article

BTA Launch Platform To Showcase Businesses

BTA Launch Platform To Showcase Businesses

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has launched an online platform to support local businesses that have moved quickly in the wake of COVID-19, innovating what they do to remain viable and continue serving customers. “Couriers and restaurants are offering kerbside, takeout and home delivery. Yoga instructors are promoting classes online. How-to... Read more of this article

Tourism Outlook Forum Webinar Now Online

Tourism Outlook Forum Webinar Now Online

The Bermuda Tourism Authority held its Tourism Outlook Forum 2020 webinar on March 16, and the webinar presentation is now available online. A spokesperson said, “A total of 79 industry stakeholders attended the 90-minute presentation. “We also send big thanks to our featured industry experts, Laura Purroy, General Manager, HotelCo Bermuda,... Read more of this article

March 31: Deadline For BTA Tourism Programme

March 31: Deadline For BTA Tourism Programme

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] reminds local entrepreneurs that the deadline for applications to its Experience Investment Programme is on Tuesday, March 31st. A spokesperson said, “Despite Covid-19 uncertainty, the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] is reminding local entrepreneurs the deadline for applications to its Experience Investment... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Submit Your Business For BTA Guide

Covid-19: Submit Your Business For BTA Guide

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] is “compiling a guide to showcase partners who are launching safe and innovative virtual services” and is inviting businesses to submit their information. A spokesperson said, “Is COVID-19 changing your approach to business? Share how you’re inspiring and assisting our community at home and afar while... Read more of this article

BTA On Closures, Tourism & Working Together

BTA On Closures, Tourism & Working Together

“To survive crippling losses, local tourism businesses are acting quickly to shut down non-essential operations—taking serious action to preserve cash,” BTA Interim CEO Glenn Jones said, adding that “negative cycles of expenditure are near-impossible to escape once begun, so it is prudent to act.” An email sent out by Mr Jones... Read more of this article

American Airlines Suspend All Bermuda Flights

American Airlines Suspend All Bermuda Flights

Further flight-service reductions for Bermuda were announced by American Airlines [AA], Delta Air Lines, and British Airways [BA], the BTA confirmed today. The BTA said:AA has suspended all service to Bermuda through May 6Delta will suspend flights from New York [JFK] and Boston March 21–24, but maintain daily service to/from AtlantaBA has... Read more of this article