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Video: Rachael Ray Show To Feature Bermuda

Video: Rachael Ray Show To Feature Bermuda

[Updated with video] Bermuda will be featured on the Rachael Ray Show in her biggest giveaway show called “Thanks a Million” later this evening [Oct 30], with the entire audience set to receive round-trip airfare to Bermuda and a three- night stay at the Fairmont Southampton. The episode features host Rachael Ray giving away a total of $1 million... Read more of this article

Regatta Cruise Ship To Bypass St George’s

Regatta Cruise Ship To Bypass St George’s

The Regatta cruise ship will be bypassing St. George’s to berth in Dockyard due to predicted high winds, the Department of Marine & Ports said today [Oct 30]. The Regatta cruise ship — an occasional caller to Bermuda — was scheduled to dock at Pennos Wharf in St. George’s today carrying an estimated 709 passengers and 386 crew, in what would... Read more of this article

Hotel Association Pays Tribute To Toby Dillas

Hotel Association Pays Tribute To Toby Dillas

The Bermuda Hotel Association [BHA] and Hotel Employers of Bermuda, as well as their industry partners, said they were “shocked and saddened” to learn of the passing of one of Bermuda’s icons in the hotel industry, Mr. R. Toby Dillas. A spokesperson said, “Toby was a consummate professional who devoted many years to both promoting... Read more of this article

Dr. Ewart Brown On The Passing Of Toby Dillas

Dr. Ewart Brown On The Passing Of Toby Dillas

Former Premier and Tourism and Transport Minister, Dr. Ewart Brown has expressed his sympathy on the passing of hotelier Mr. Toby Dillas. Dr. Brown said, “Toby Dillas was my boss at the Bermudiana hotel when I worked there as a waiter in the 60′s. Over the years we became closer and I sought his opinion on hospitality issues when I served... Read more of this article

BTA Investment Program Deadline On Friday

BTA Investment Program Deadline On Friday

Due to the disruption caused by Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo, the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s Tourism Experience Investment program deadline was extended until tomorrow [Oct 24].A spokesperson said, “All entrepreneurs! The Bermuda Tourism Authority’s Tourism Experience Investment program deadline has been extended to this Friday... Read more of this article

2015 Cruise Schedule: 366,000 Projected Visitors

2015 Cruise Schedule: 366,000 Projected Visitors

The Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell revealed today [Oct 23] that the 2015 Cruise Ship Schedule has been finalised. Approximately 366,000 cruise visitors are projected for 2015, higher than the 350,000 projected for 2014. “Bermuda remains a popular cruise destination in regards to our cruise product,” said Minister Crockwell.... Read more of this article

Hotel Developer Receives 60 Day Extension

Hotel Developer Receives 60 Day Extension

[Updated with PLP response + video] The Government has extended the exclusivity period by 60 days with the developer selected for the old Club Med property, Minister of Tourism Development & Transport Shawn Crockwell said. The exclusivity period commenced on 9th June, 2014 and was originally set to expire on 8th October, and it has now been extended... Read more of this article

Elbow Beach Resort Back In Business

Elbow Beach Resort Back In Business

After sustaining minimal impact from the weekend passing of Hurricane Gonzalo, the Elbow Beach Resort has resumed normal business operations as of Sunday, October 19th, and is currently accepting guests. The resort was evacuated prior to the storm’s arrival but received no major damage from the hurricane. “We are operating under normal business... Read more of this article

Fairmont Southampton Offers Reduced Rates

Fairmont Southampton Offers Reduced Rates

[Updated] The Fairmont Southampton said they have returned to business as usual following Hurricane Gonzalo, with full services having resumed at the resort, with recreational facilities such as Willow Stream Spa and Turtle Hill Golf Club open. In addition, the resort is offering reduced rates for those who wish to move into the hotel until their power... Read more of this article

BTA: People Putting Paradise Back On Its Feet

BTA: People Putting Paradise Back On Its Feet

“The cooperation of the public and private sectors along with the tenacity of Bermuda’s people is putting this island paradise back on its feet at incredible speed,” the Bermuda Tourism Authority said today [Oct 19] “Bermuda’s recovery from Hurricane Gonzalo is underway as expertly as its preparation,” the BTA said. ”The... Read more of this article


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