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Southampton Railway Trail Temporarily One Way

Southampton Railway Trail Temporarily One Way

The Ministry of Public Works advises motorists that the Southampton Railway Trail, from George’s Bay Road to Tribe Road No 5, will be made one-way from Monday, 28th October to Sunday, 3rd November, 2019. A Government spokesperson said, “This one-way system is being implemented to accommodate bus traffic for the PGA Bermuda Championship Golf... Read more of this article

5 Hours Of Video: Bermuda Tourism Summit

5 Hours Of Video: Bermuda Tourism Summit

[Updating] The Bermuda Tourism Summit is being held today [Oct 15], and you can tune in and watch live below. BTA CEO Kevin Dallas previously said, “We’re one year into the six-year National Tourism Plan, so it’s time to take stock of what we’ve accomplished so far, anticipate changes already shaping up, and adjust our strategies and outlook... Read more of this article

197 Cruise Ship Calls Projected For 2020

197 Cruise Ship Calls Projected For 2020

A total of 197 cruise ship calls are projected in the 2020 schedule, bringing an estimated 543,000 passengers to the island, the Government said today. A Government spokesperson said, “Bermuda’s cruise-ship schedule for 2020 includes more total calls, more passengers, and more visits distributed throughout the year—including a greater number... Read more of this article

13 Flights, 8 Cruises Cancelled Due To Storms

13 Flights, 8 Cruises Cancelled Due To Storms

The overall impact on tourism statistics due to Hurricane Humberto is expected to be released in the third quarter results next month, however the Bermuda Tourism Authority has confirmed that 12 flights and 8 cruises were cancelled due to the storm. In addition, a WestJet flight was cancelled on September 24th due to the threat of Tropical Storm... Read more of this article

BTA To Host Speed Networking Event On Oct 24

BTA To Host Speed Networking Event On Oct 24

Entrepreneurs, investors and other tourism industry stakeholders are invited to a “speed-networking” evening later this month hosted by Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] and sponsored by BTAConnect. The initiative is aimed at raising public awareness around entrepreneurial tourism ventures and assisting Bermudians with potentially viable hospitality... Read more of this article

4 Past Winners To Join Bermuda Championship

4 Past Winners To Join Bermuda Championship

Four past winners on the PGA Tour lead player commitments for the inaugural Bermuda Championship, joining Bermuda’s own Dwayne Pearman, who has received the tournament’s first sponsor exemption. A spokesperson said, “With just over three weeks until the island’s first official PGA Tour event debuts, the field begins to shape up. Tournament... Read more of this article

Column: 1-2-3’s Of The Cultural Tourism Strategy

Column: 1-2-3’s Of The Cultural Tourism Strategy

[Written by Glenn Jones] The new cultural tourism calendar we rolled out this month is robust. Very robust. In fact, it’s hard to know where to begin. Hopefully this will help: my 3-2-1 plan for tracking culture out here this fall. Three | 3 There are three rallying points to the culture calendar. Makes sense. Bermuda has a mysterious charm attached... Read more of this article

Tourism Summit To Take “The Long View”

Tourism Summit To Take “The Long View”

Next week’s Bermuda Tourism Summit will look back on achievements during the National Tourism Plan’s first year—and challenges and opportunities on the horizon. Hosted by the Bermuda Tourism Authority and titled, “The Long View,” the 2019 event takes place at the Fairmont Southampton Tuesday, October 15, 8:30 am–6:30 pm. The BTA said that... Read more of this article

Additional Qualifying Spot For Championship

Additional Qualifying Spot For Championship

The Bermuda Golf Association [BGA] and Bermuda Professional Golfers’ Association [BPG] announced that an additional qualifying spot has been secured for the upcoming Bermuda Championship Local Qualifier, taking the total number of Bermudians guaranteed a place in the island’s first-ever PGA Tour event to four. Entries for the local qualifier closed... Read more of this article

Rosewood Bermuda Named Top Golf Resort

Rosewood Bermuda Named Top Golf Resort

The Tucker’s Point Golf Course at Rosewood Bermuda has been named one of the Top 100 Golf Resorts by Golf Magazine, and the course and resort have been named one of the Top 25 Golf Resorts for Families.Managing Director of Rosewood Bermuda Sascha Hemmann said, “We are proud to be named one of the Top 100 Golf Resorts, and particularly for being... Read more of this article

Minister DeSilva Attends Monaco Yacht Show

Minister DeSilva Attends Monaco Yacht Show

Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva and other members of the Bermuda delegation recently travelled to Monaco to attend the Monaco Yacht Show, with the Government saying the purpose of this trip was introduce the new superyacht legislation – in particular, its chartering provisions – to the superyacht fraternity. A Government spokesperson... Read more of this article

Bermuda In Top 5 In The Caribbean & Atlantic

Bermuda In Top 5 In The Caribbean & Atlantic

Bermuda has been named as one of the top five islands in the Caribbean and the Atlantic in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards survey, with the publication saying that “Bermuda is a melting pot of British, American, and Caribbean cultures, and offers a long list of things to do.”The report said, “Condé Nast... Read more of this article

Bermuda Championship Tournament Schedule

Bermuda Championship Tournament Schedule

The Bermuda Championship PGA Tour event will get underway later this month, with the 72-hole tournament set to take place from October 31 to November 3 at the Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton, and see a field of 120 professionals competing for a purse of $3 million. A spokesperson previously said, “Fans can easily purchase tickets online through... Read more of this article