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Stakeholders On Board For Air Service Process

Stakeholders On Board For Air Service Process

A series of fact-finding meetings held this week for stakeholders – from global industry associations to travel agents and hoteliers – will help shape plans for a national strategy on airlift, according to the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA]. A spokesperson said, “Air service development consultants hired by the BTA and Bermuda Airport... Read more of this article

Entrepreneurs Invited To Explore Tennis Heritage

Entrepreneurs Invited To Explore Tennis Heritage

As Bermuda’s marketing partnership with the US Open gets underway next week, the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] is encouraging entrepreneurs, museum curators and artists to come up with ideas to showcase the island’s history around the sport of tennis, with workshops being held on August 28 and August 29. A spokesperson said, “The best proposals... Read more of this article

Video: Bucket List Family’s Trip To Bermuda

Video: Bucket List Family’s Trip To Bermuda

Social media sensations The Bucket List family have sent their legion of online fans a pair of video postcards from Bermuda after arriving on the island last week. After he sold his mobile app development company to Snapchat in a multi-million dollar deal, American tech entrepreneur Garrett Gee, wife Jessica and their children set off on what was supposed... Read more of this article

Globetrotting “Bucket List Family” Visit Bermuda

Globetrotting “Bucket List Family” Visit Bermuda

Social media’s “Bucket List Family” can now cross Bermuda off of the inventory of places that they would like to visit. The family — who embarked on a round-the-world odyssey after father Garrett sold his start-up technology firm to Snapchat — posted photos of themselves on the island earlier this week. “Bermuda!... Read more of this article

Spending & Cruise Arrivals Up, Air Arrivals Down

Spending & Cruise Arrivals Up, Air Arrivals Down

“Vacationers who arrived in Bermuda by air poured more money into the local economy in the first half of 2019 versus a year ago—despite the fact there were fewer visitors,” the BTA said today. “Leisure air arrivals were down 5 percent through June 2019 when compared to the same period a year ago, but air visitor spending was up 1... Read more of this article

UK Pop Star’s Mother-Son Moment In Bermuda

UK Pop Star’s Mother-Son Moment In Bermuda

British pop star Frankie Bridge received more than 22,000 likes when she posted a photo of herself and her three-year-old son vacationing in Bermuda on Instagram, commenting she never wants him to grow up. Singer-songwriter Ms Bridge, a one-time member of S Club 8 and the popular Britpop girl group The Saturdays, was in Bermuda recently with husband... Read more of this article

Essence & Shiona Turini Highlight Bermuda

Essence & Shiona Turini Highlight Bermuda

Bermudian style influencer and fashion expert Shioni Turini conducts Essence readers on a guided tour through her native island in a major new travel piece posted at the magazine’s website. Titled Get Lost: 72 Hours In Bermuda, Ms Turini’s article recommends would-be American visitors book now to enjoy a three-day weekend on the island over... Read more of this article

Video: JJ Adventures Highlight Bermuda Trip

Video: JJ Adventures Highlight Bermuda Trip

JJ Adventures — the travel and adventure YouTube channel run by two married nurses, John and Justine — brings its 12,0000 followers to Bermuda with a recently uploaded video chronicling their July visit to the island. The American couple, whose sense of wanderlust is matched only by their passion for photography and ideography, have endeavoured... Read more of this article

Town & Country Bermuda Fashion Spread

Town & Country Bermuda Fashion Spread

Young Hollywood heart-throbs Aisling Franciosi and Wolfgang Novogratz are featured in a major fashion spread shot in Bermuda at Town & Country magazine’s website. Irish-born Ms Franciosi has appeared in the TV shows The Fall and Game of Thrones and stars in the new movie The Nightingale, a historical drama. American Mr. Novogratz is known... Read more of this article

Bermuda Championship Seeking Volunteers

Bermuda Championship Seeking Volunteers

The Bermuda Championship has announced volunteer opportunities are now available for the 2019 event. The inaugural Bermuda Championship will take place October 28 through November 3 at Port Royal Golf Course, Southampton. “Volunteers play an integral role in the tournament operations,” said tournament director Sean Sovacool. “We have been overwhelmed... Read more of this article

Forbes: Experience Bermuda On A Budget

Forbes: Experience Bermuda On A Budget

Budget-minded Americans who worry they could not afford a Bermuda vacation can cross the island off their bucket list of dream destinations if they follow a few simple guidelines, according to a new article from Forbes. Bermuda is included in a new Forbes.com list of some of the world’s most desirable holiday spots, but places which are also usually... Read more of this article

BTA Cultural Tourism Drive Ready For Launch

BTA Cultural Tourism Drive Ready For Launch

The Bermuda Tourism Authority will host a Cultural Experiences & Food Tourism Stakeholder Session on August 7th, with the BTA noting that signups have been so strong that the session is now oversubscribed, and stakeholders not already pre-registered should look out for a recording of the presentation online.A spokesperson said, “Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Report: Triathlon Contributed $4.7M To GDP

Report: Triathlon Contributed $4.7M To GDP

This year’s MS Amlin World Triathlon Series [WTS] event in Bermuda “generated an estimated $4.7 million for the island’s economy, along with another $9.3 million in projected future tourism,” according to a study by PricewaterhouseCoopers [PwC]. “The April 28 event—one of three annual International Triathlon Union [ITU] World... Read more of this article