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BTA: Officials Explore Superyacht Opportunities

BTA: Officials Explore Superyacht Opportunities

Officials who put on superyacht racing during the 35th America’s Cup last year are back in Bermuda this week to explore new superyacht opportunities on the island. “The people who put on the Superyacht Regatta and the J Class Regatta during the America’s Cup have been looking for the right opportunity to come back to Bermuda almost since the moment... Read more of this article

Hamilton Princess Sold Out For Triathlon Event

Hamilton Princess Sold Out For Triathlon Event

The official hotel for the MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda — the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club — is now sold out for the weekend of festivities, April 26th – 29th and April’s occupancy numbers are trending higher than last year. Bermuda Tourism Authority confirmed today that at the beginning of April, island-wide hotel bookings... Read more of this article

Year-End Review Of Bermuda Tourism Online

Year-End Review Of Bermuda Tourism Online

A comprehensive review of last year’s record-breaking tourism industry performance is now available online, with the BTA noting that the 2017 Bermuda Tourism Year-in-Review ”provides a detailed account of the work of the Bermuda Tourism Authority in partnership with its stakeholders.” The BTA said, “The review also provides a status... Read more of this article

Stephen Todd Appointed To BTA Board

Stephen Todd Appointed To BTA Board

Stephen Todd has been appointed to the Bermuda Tourism Authority Board of Directors. His tenure began in December 2017. Since 2014, Mr Todd has been the chief executive officer of the Bermuda Hotel Association and the Hotel Employers of Bermuda. He fills the hotel sector vacancy on the Board that was created when Paul Telford was elevated to Chairman... Read more of this article

BHI Offer Two New Online Certification Courses

BHI Offer Two New Online Certification Courses

The Bermuda Hospitality Institute [BHI] is launching two new courses this month in an effort to help local hospitality workers expand their skills and take their career knowledge to the next level. BHI said, “Interested participants have until this Friday, April 20th to register for the following online certifications:Elements of Service: Serving... Read more of this article

Kevin Dallas On SSM, LGBTQ Travel & More

Kevin Dallas On SSM, LGBTQ Travel & More

Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Kevin Dallas has given a wide ranging interview to the Gay Star News website, telling them that “as a gay Bermudian, I feel pretty lucky to have been born here,” and “despite this more recent setback, Bermuda’s track record on advancing LGBT rights in the last 20 years is pretty good.” The Tourism... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: ‘Carnival Elation’ Visits Island

Photos & Video: ‘Carnival Elation’ Visits Island

Marking the ship’s inaugural call to the island, the 856-foot cruise ship Carnival Elation arrived in Bermuda this morning [April 11], and according to the latest version of the 2018 Cruise Ship Schedule [PDF], the ship is carrying an estimated 2,373 passengers and 920 crew members. The 15-minute live video replay is below:This is scheduled... Read more of this article

Video: Free Trip To Bermuda On ‘Today’ Show

Video: Free Trip To Bermuda On ‘Today’ Show

NBC’s Today show hosts Kathie Lee and Hoda are celebrating their 10-year anniversary on air, and as part of that gave away a free “Toast to 10” trip to Bermuda. The video was posted on their official website and said, “On the eve of the big 10-year anniversary of Kathie Lee and Hoda, KLG and Jenna Bush Hager give away a free ‘Toast to... Read more of this article

Tourism Authority’s Contracts Over $50,000

Tourism Authority’s Contracts Over $50,000

Pursuant to the requirements of the Public Access to Information Act 2010, the Bermuda Tourism Authority has released information about contracts with a total value of $50,000, Some of those listed include $100,000 for BHW Limited, $300,000 for Destination Think! for social media management/promoted social content, $160,000 for a multi-year sponsorship... Read more of this article

Official Opening Of New Visitor Services Centre

Official Opening Of New Visitor Services Centre

The official opening of a new Visitor Services Centre was held in Dockyard today [Apr 6], with Minister of Economic Development & Tourism Jamahl Simmons on hand to cut the ribbon. The Ministry said the Bermuda Tourism Authority-managed facility has “kiosks to connect visitors with on-island experiences, curated retail items to advance the... Read more of this article

BTA Offer $40 Visitor Package For Peppercorn

BTA Offer $40 Visitor Package For Peppercorn

The Bermuda Tourism Authority is bringing new elements to this year’s Peppercorn Ceremony to lure more visitors to the annual event in St. George on April 23rd. This only-in-Bermuda occurrence is a unique display of the island’s British cultural influences – bringing together modern-day dignitaries and centuries-old traditions that date back to... Read more of this article

Bermuda On Cover Of Travel + Leisure Magazine

Bermuda On Cover Of Travel + Leisure Magazine

Bermuda is featured on the cover of this month’s edition of Travel + Leisure, with a photo taken at the Hamilton Princess Beach Club gracing the front of the magazine, which also includes a 4-page story on Bermuda.“The magazine’s circulation of about 1 million is geared specifically to readers who are well-traveled. A picture taken at the... Read more of this article

New Carnival Ship Launched, Will Visit Bermuda

New Carnival Ship Launched, Will Visit Bermuda

In a traditional maritime handover ceremony at the shipyard in Italy, Carnival Cruise Line officially took delivery of the 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon, with the newly-constructed cruise ship scheduled to visit Bermuda five times this year. Carnival said the 3,954-passenger ship — the 26th in their fleet — will reposition to Barcelona, Spain,... Read more of this article