Tag: Bermuda tourism

Tourism Authority Increases Digital Marketing

Tourism Authority Increases Digital Marketing

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has a decidedly more digital marketing strategy to attract visitors to the island, a new quarterly report reveals. The BTA said, “In the second quarter of 2014 – the first quarter of operation for the BTA – 82 percent of all marketing was online, a 26 percent increase over the previous quarter. “Most... Read more of this article

BTA Sponsoring Bermuda Marathon Weekend

BTA Sponsoring Bermuda Marathon Weekend

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] will be a sponsor of the 2015 and 2016 Bermuda Marathon Weekend, the first time the BTA has signed a multi-year deal under the new Tourism Experiences investment program. The BTA said the sponsorship of the three-day event for runners from around the world is aligned with the National Tourism Plan objective of reducing... Read more of this article

Fairmont Southampton’s First Upgrade Phase

Fairmont Southampton’s First Upgrade Phase

The Fairmont Southampton has recently completed the first phase of an $11.5 million renovation of 230 guest rooms and suites, with an additional 172 rooms set to be renovated this winter along with the corridors. “The entire renovation has been thoughtfully phased and there will be no interruption to guests,” a spokesperson said.“The... Read more of this article

Cruise Ships Leave Early Due To Hurricane

Cruise Ships Leave Early Due To Hurricane

The Ministry of Tourism Development and Transport has advised of the following cancellations and early departures as a result of the approach of Hurricane Cristobal. Early Departures:Norwegian Dawn departed on Tuesday morning August 26, 11 ½ hours early of original departure. Explorer of the Seas departed on Tuesday morning, August 26, 10 hours early... Read more of this article

BPS Still Seek Rental Cycle Bag Theft Suspects

BPS Still Seek Rental Cycle Bag Theft Suspects

The police continue to seek the suspects who were filmed stealing from a visitor’s rental cycle on August 5th, with investigators continuing to appeal for any information that can identify the two individuals. Speaking yesterday [Aug 25], a police spokesperson said, “Inquiries into this incident are ongoing, with investigators continuing to... Read more of this article

Bermuda Hosts “Torchbearers” Tourism Group

Bermuda Hosts “Torchbearers” Tourism Group

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] and travel industry partners hosted a double header of events this weekend to promote the island as a global destination for both leisure and group travel. The BTA said, “While filming of The X Factor garnered front page coverage in all major UK newspapers and millions of social media impressions, nearly 100... Read more of this article

Serbia’s Royal Couple “In Love” With Bermuda

Serbia’s Royal Couple “In Love” With Bermuda

HRH Crown Prince Alexander II and HRH Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia are presently vacationing in Bermuda, and the couple had high words of praise for the island, saying that they “fell in love” with Bermuda and that arriving here is like “arriving in another world.” The couple has visited the island before, and are staying... Read more of this article

UK Press Highlights X Factor Star In Bermuda

UK Press Highlights X Factor Star In Bermuda

The UK press has highlighted the filming of the hit TV show “X Factor” in Bermuda, with numerous articles appearing online today, mostly focusing eon the presence of English star Tulisa Contostavlos. A slew of major websites including MSN UK, MTV UK, Mirror, London Evening Standard, Hello Magazine, Irish Mirror, Daily Mail, Daily Star, and... Read more of this article

St George’s Visitor Information Centre Upgraded

St George’s Visitor Information Centre Upgraded

The first of three Visitor Information Centre [VIC] upgrades is complete, the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] announced today. The BTA said, “The St. George VIC, located on the waters-edge in King’s Square, was the first to be overhauled with technological features, layout enhancements and a fresh coat of bright pink paint to provide a cheerful... Read more of this article

Tourism Experiences Workshop Registration

Tourism Experiences Workshop Registration

Registration is now open for the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s second round of Tourism Experiences workshop designed to provide information and guidance to entrepreneurs seeking support for new and existing tourism experiences. The 1-day workshop will be held twice, on Thursday September 4th from 1pm to 4.30pm and Friday September 5th 2014 from 9am... Read more of this article


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