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Themes For Upcoming ‘Made In Bermuda’ Nights

Themes For Upcoming ‘Made In Bermuda’ Nights

Thursday night’s theme for Made in Bermuda Nights is “wear Bermuda”, and the Bermuda Tourism Authority is urging people to break out their finest Bermuda-branded summer gear and Bermuda-inspired outfits and step out onto White’s Island for live music and dancing under the stars. The Wall Street Band will take the stage once again, joined by... Read more of this article

OBA: ‘Sad That A Few Managed To Stop Plan’

OBA: ‘Sad That A Few Managed To Stop Plan’

A BTA proposal to “allow local vendors to use Shelly Bay would have supported small, black businesses and it is sad that it appears a few PLP supporters, disgruntled at the idea, managed to stop this plan in its tracks,” Senator Justin Mathias said, adding that “the amount spent on the event organized by the Authority last night is,... Read more of this article

BTA: Shelly Bay Event Expected To Cost $13.5K

BTA: Shelly Bay Event Expected To Cost $13.5K

The Bermuda Tourism Authority said they expect the final cost of last night’s event at Shelly Bay to be approximately $13,500. Last night the BTA hosted a vendor demonstration at Shelly Bay, which saw the various potential vendors showcase their offerings to attendees. The concept to add concessions at the Hamilton parish beach attracted some controversy,... Read more of this article

Video: BTA On Tourism Visitor Arrival Figures

Video: BTA On Tourism Visitor Arrival Figures

[Updated] The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] holding a press conference this morning [August 10] to provide information on the 2018 second quarter visitor arrivals figures. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 24-minute replay is belowUpdate 1.56pm:... Read more of this article

Cabinet To Deliberate On Plans For Shelly Bay

Cabinet To Deliberate On Plans For Shelly Bay

The recommendations for the Shelly Bay area that they plan to take to Cabinet is that there be a form of concession and occasional events, Minister of Tourism & Economic Development Jamahl Simmons said last night, adding that they also plan to “embrace the concept of the access for the physically challenged.” The Minister was speaking... Read more of this article

Haddish Cites Bermuda As Favorite Destination

Haddish Cites Bermuda As Favorite Destination

American actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish has named Bermuda as her favorite vacation destination in a recent Vogue interview, marking the latest time that she has given the island a shout out. Ms. Haddish previously mentioned the island in a Marie Claire interview in June of this year when she was asked if she could live abroad, with Bermuda ranking... Read more of this article

Public Invited: View Planned Beach Concessions

Public Invited: View Planned Beach Concessions

The Bermuda Tourism Authority is inviting the community to Shelly Bay Park on Thursday evening to experience a planned temporary concession area. “In partnership with the Ministry of Public Works and the Ministry of Economic Development & Tourism, this community event is a continuation of a consultative process with the public concerning the... Read more of this article

Bermudian Simon Boden Joins BTA Team In NY

Bermudian Simon Boden Joins BTA Team In NY

Bermudian Simon Boden will be the next director of sales and business development at the Bermuda Tourism Authority, with the BTA noting that he is “bringing two decades of hospitality management experience to the role.” “He begins August 20th and will be based in New York City,” the BTA said. “ Mr Boden has been working... Read more of this article

Court: Cruise Ship Passenger Fined $2,000

Court: Cruise Ship Passenger Fined $2,000

[Written by Don Burgess] An American tourist who said he had a medical marijuana card admitted to several drug offences, including importation, and was fined $2000. Randolph Knight, 46, from Atlanta, Georgia, who was a passenger on the Norwegian Escape, pled guilty to several drug charges. Those included bringing cannabis, cartridges containing tetrahydrocannabinol,... Read more of this article

GQ Highlights Beauty Of Bermuda’s Beaches

GQ Highlights Beauty Of Bermuda’s Beaches

“Bermuda is the best place to find hidden, almost-private beaches,” according to an article in GQ by that name, which says the island’s “solo beach opportunities are so excellent that you should actually be booking your flight right now.”After lamenting the issues of sunburned and “peacocking gym guys” that... Read more of this article

Four Vendors Being Considered For Shelly Bay

Four Vendors Being Considered For Shelly Bay

Ashley Stephens of Ashley’s Lemonade is looking to expand her growing business in a proposed concession area at Shelly Bay Beach, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said. “We’d be a fresh squeeze lemonade stand at a beautiful beach,” Miss Stephens said. “With some newly added products that we hope to add once Ashley’s Lemonade is at Shelly... Read more of this article

Dockyard Wins ‘Top Cruise Destination’ Award

Dockyard Wins ‘Top Cruise Destination’ Award

Royal Naval Dockyard has won a prestigious award for the second year running – beating cruise ship destinations from around the Caribbean. It has been named as the Top Cruise Destination in the Eastern Caribbean, Bahamas & Bermuda in Cruise Critic’s Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards. The awards are based exclusively on consumer ratings and... Read more of this article

Triathlon Economic Impact Report Released

Triathlon Economic Impact Report Released

The WTS Triathlon in Bermuda “generated an overall economic impact of $4.4 million, representing a 152 percent return on the $2.9 million investment by the Government,” according to a new economic impact report that has been released. “Flora Duffy’s dominant hometown victory at MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda was not only a celebratory... Read more of this article