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Laura Saeger To Join BTA As Director Of Sales

Laura Saeger To Join BTA As Director Of Sales

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] announced the appointment of veteran travel industry professional Laura Saeger as Director of Sales & Business Development. She will join the BTA January 3, 2017, after serving for nearly a decade as the head of North America meeting and incentive sales for South Africa Tourism, based in New York City. In her... Read more of this article

‘Tourism Forward’: Growth In Dive Vacations

‘Tourism Forward’: Growth In Dive Vacations

[Part of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s ‘Tourism Forward’ series] For centuries, Bermuda has been widely recognised as the shipwreck capital of the Atlantic Ocean and an enchanting playground for scuba divers. Dedicated Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] sales and marketing activities use these realities as selling points to attract visitors. In... Read more of this article

Chris Garland ‘Big Supporter’ Of CTA Programme

Chris Garland ‘Big Supporter’ Of CTA Programme

Since the Certified Tourism Ambassador programme was first launched two years ago, Chris Garland has been one of its biggest supporters. The general manager at Flanagan’s has made it his mission to make sure as many staff as possible have been CTA certified. “That was really important to us because we wanted to be able to tell tourists who come... Read more of this article

Officials Welcome Seven Seas For First Visit

Officials Welcome Seven Seas For First Visit

A delegation led by the Junior Minister of Tourism Kenneth Bascome along with officials from the Ministry of Tourism, Transport & Municipalities, the Bermuda Tourism Authority, WEDCo and ship’s agent Meyer Agencies, welcomed the Regent Seven Seas Explorer cruise ship on her inaugural voyage to Bermuda. They participated in a plaque exchange ceremony... Read more of this article

Ministry: ‘Resiliency To The Tourism Resurgence’

Ministry: ‘Resiliency To The Tourism Resurgence’

“Bermuda has recorded its 10th consecutive month of leisure visitor growth,” the Ministry of Tourism, Transport & Municipalities said, adding that this “shows a resiliency to the tourism resurgence currently underway.” The Ministry said, “Bermuda has recorded its 10th consecutive month of leisure visitor growth, with... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: ‘Seven Seas Explorer’ Arrives

Photos & Video: ‘Seven Seas Explorer’ Arrives

One of the world’s most luxurious cruise ships arrived in Bermuda today [Nov 28] for her inaugural visit, with the Seven Seas Explorer making an overnight visit to the island. Tourism officials will lead a welcome delegation for a plaque presentation aboard the Seven Seas Explorer, the new super luxury ship built for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Cuisine Featured In Cooking Magazine

Bermuda Cuisine Featured In Cooking Magazine

A multiple-page spread in the December issue of “Taste of the South” magazine is highlighting Bermuda cuisine, with the full colour presentation offering a look at the island’s food culture. Glenn Jones, Bermuda Tourism Authority director of public and stakeholder relations, said, “So many travellers follow their palates when... Read more of this article

Connection Between Tourism & Public Health

Connection Between Tourism & Public Health

In advance of the America’s Cup, series of meetings and training sessions are “shining a spotlight on the connection between tourism and public health,” the Health Ministry said. “The Ministry of Health and Seniors is partnering with the Caribbean Public Health Agency [CARPHA] to improve health and safety for tourists and for... Read more of this article

‘Seven Seas Explorer’ To Pay Visit To Bermuda

‘Seven Seas Explorer’ To Pay Visit To Bermuda

One of the world’s most luxurious cruise ship will pull into port at King’s Wharf in the West End on Monday [Nov 28] for an overnight visit. Tourism officials will lead a welcome delegation for a plaque presentation aboard the Seven Seas Explorer, the new, super luxury ship built for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, the brand of the Prestige Cruise Holdings... Read more of this article

Sports Centre To Host 100 Visiting Swimmers

Sports Centre To Host 100 Visiting Swimmers

The National Sports Centre [NSC] is preparing for a winter training camp of 100 visiting swimmers, which represents the largest contingent at the pool to utilise the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] sports tourism partnership which began two years ago. About 70 swimmers from Indiana University and 30 from Germantown Academy will train simultaneously... Read more of this article

Morgan’s Point CEO Addresses SKAL Bermuda

Morgan’s Point CEO Addresses SKAL Bermuda

CEO of Morgan’s Point Morgan’s Point Craig Christensen addressed the November meeting of SKAL Bermuda about the development of Caroline Bay, which will feature a Ritz Carlton Reserve Hotel, condominium residences as well as a state of the art marina. Visitor Industry Partnership Chair and SKAL President Dr. Barbara O’Shaughnessy noted, “SKAL... Read more of this article

Bermuda A Finalist To Host ITU World Triathlon

Bermuda A Finalist To Host ITU World Triathlon

[Updated] Bermuda is a finalist in the bidding to host the ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final in 2020, a world class sporting event that is broadcast in 160 territories worldwide. “If successful, Bermuda would also host ITU World Triathlon Series races in the spring of 2018 and 2019. The impact of all three events would result in significant... Read more of this article

58 Min Video: ‘America’s Cup & Beyond’ Panel

58 Min Video: ‘America’s Cup & Beyond’ Panel

The Bermuda Tourism Summit was held earlier this week at the Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club, with the annual summit, organised by the Bermuda Tourism Authority, designed to prompt dialogue concerning trends affecting the tourism industry around the world while simultaneously discussing strategies to improve the tourism industry here at... Read more of this article