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Volvo Ocean Race Apprenticeship For Ingham

Volvo Ocean Race Apprenticeship For Ingham

The Bermuda Tourism Authority and XL Catlin have teamed up with the Volvo Ocean Race and Turn the Tide on Plastic to grant an apprenticeship opportunity to Bermudian Mustafa Ingham, an aspiring professional sailor. BTA’s Glenn Jones with Mustafa’s mother Mandy Ingham:In joining Turn the Tide on Plastic, one of the seven teams in the 2017-18... Read more of this article

WestJet: “Bermuda Is Nearby Slice Of Paradise”

WestJet: “Bermuda Is Nearby Slice Of Paradise”

Bermuda was featured in the December issue of WestJet Magazine, with the island called a “slice of paradise.” The piece titled ‘Three Days in Bermuda’ sets out to advise readers on “what to eat, see and do on a culture-packed getaway to this quaint and quiet island.” The author, Augustine Brown, introduces Bermuda... Read more of this article

Royal Caribbean Reveal 2019 Bermuda Cruises

Royal Caribbean Reveal 2019 Bermuda Cruises

The Royal Caribbean cruise line announced their 2019 itineraries on their website, with plans for the Anthem of the Seas, Grandeur of the Seas, and the Serenade of the Seas to visit Bermuda. Their website said, “Royal Caribbean released new information about select 2019-2020 Northeast and Bermuda sailings and when guests can expect to begin booking... Read more of this article

BTA: $838,000 Investment Funding For 2018

BTA: $838,000 Investment Funding For 2018

More than 20 home-grown ideas, out of a total 55 approved experiences, will receive investment funding from the Bermuda Tourism Authority for the first time in 2018, with $838,000 allocated in total for the 55 experiences. “The 23 newly supported tourism experiences is the largest crop of successful new applicants since the process to find home-grown... Read more of this article

Alvarado Offers Travel Tips In The NY Times

Alvarado Offers Travel Tips In The NY Times

Sherry Alvarado, the experiences coordinator at Rosewood Bermuda, recently lent her expertise to The New York Times’s [NYT] travel writer Shivani Vora in a piece titled ‘How to Get the Most Out of Your Babymoon.’ According to the NYT, “Ms. Alvarado has planned more than 100 babymoons over the last several years for couples who... Read more of this article

Govt: ‘Beach Will Remain Open To The Public’

Govt: ‘Beach Will Remain Open To The Public’

The Ministry of Economic Development and Tourism is today [Nov 28] “reiterating Government’s commitment that Gates Beach, more commonly referred to as Fort St Catherine Beach, will remain open and accessible to the public.” A Ministry spokesperson stated: “The Ministry has been made aware of concerns raised at a recent public meeting... Read more of this article

3,000 Tourists Cancel Due To Storm Confusion

3,000 Tourists Cancel Due To Storm Confusion

Following erroneous reports and confusion that Bermuda was affected by the hurricanes this year, more than 3,000 tourists canceled their plans to visit, according to a report by Bloomberg. The story said “Bermuda escaped the 2017 hurricane season untouched. It was people’s hazy grasp of Caribbean geography that hurt it. “In September, while Hurricane... Read more of this article

Horseshoe Bay 27th In World’s 50 Best Beaches

Horseshoe Bay 27th In World’s 50 Best Beaches

“Turquoise meets pink in a splendor of colors to feast your eyes upon” at Horseshoe Bay Beach, FlightNetwork said, with the Canadian travel website ranking the Bermuda beach 27th among the world’s best 50 beaches. FlightNetwork said they “consulted 600+ of world’s best travel journalists, editors, bloggers and agencies —... Read more of this article

Video: East End Events Series Holiday Edition

Video: East End Events Series Holiday Edition

[Part of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s ‘East End Events’ video series] The holiday season in the east end is a family tradition for many Bermudians and increasingly for a number of visitors as well. In a revival of the East End Summer Events video series, Kristin White offers a special 2017 holiday edition.The most celebrated event of the... Read more of this article

BTA Holding Seminar On Tourism Investment Act

BTA Holding Seminar On Tourism Investment Act

The Bermuda Tourism Authority is working to get the word out regarding the recently passed Tourism Investment Act, specifically the benefits it provides for Bermudian small business owners. Earlier this month at the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit [CHICOS] the new legislation was touted to attract hotel investors to the island.... Read more of this article

World Triathlon Series Race Course Revealed

World Triathlon Series Race Course Revealed

The World Triathlon Series event – which is set to take place in Bermuda next April — will see athletes compete on courses that will start and end in Hamilton, with competitors set to swim in Hamilton Harbour, bike through city streets and up Corkscrew Hill, and finish with the run along Front Street. The course was revealed at a press... Read more of this article

Video: World Triathlon Event Press Conference

Video: World Triathlon Event Press Conference

[Updated] A press conference was held this afternoon [Nov 21] to provide information on the World Triathlon Series event which will be held in Bermuda next April, with those making remarks including Senator Crystal Caesar, the BTA’s Pat Phillip Fairn, members of the organizing committee, and triathlete Flora Duffy, who is expected to compete in... Read more of this article

Video: Interview With Minister Jamahl Simmons

Video: Interview With Minister Jamahl Simmons

The America’s Cup, the Casino Gaming Amendment Act, the resignation of Alan Dunch, the Bermuda Event Authority, and economic diversification were some of the topics discussed by Economic Development and Tourism Minister Jamahl Simmons as he sat down with Bernews for a live interview on our Facebook page.Legislation When asked by guest interviewer... Read more of this article