Tag: Bermuda tourism

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

UK TV Show “X Factor” To Film In Bermuda

UK TV Show “X Factor” To Film In Bermuda

The Bermuda Tourism Authority announced that the UK TV show “The X Factor” will be filming in Bermuda from August 20th – 23rd. BTA has partnered with the Fairmont Hotels, to support the show, both logistically and financially as it films ‘judges houses’ using iconic Bermudian locations including the Fairmont hotels as a backdrop... Read more of this article

1936: “Bermuda, Garden Spot Of The Atlantic”

1936: “Bermuda, Garden Spot Of The Atlantic”

An early twentieth century article that precluded the building of Bermuda’s first passenger-based airport worked to get potential tourists excited about the prospect of visiting the island, paying Bermuda’s unique climate and people great homage in the process. The article, published in June 1936, said, “Pan-American and Imperial Airways... Read more of this article

PLP: We Need Visitor Transportation Solution

PLP: We Need Visitor Transportation Solution

[Updated w/Govt's response] The “transportation crisis” in Dockyard “reared its head yet again yesterday with excessively long lines” and a solution must be “reached to preserve Bermuda’s reputation,” said Shadow Minister of Tourism Zane DeSilva and Shadow Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott In a joint statement,... Read more of this article


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