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Dennie O’Connor Wins International CTA Award

Dennie O’Connor Wins International CTA Award

Bermudian entrepreneur Dennie O’Connor has brought home the 2019 International Certified Tourism Ambassador [CTA] Star Award, setting himself apart from other Tourism Ambassadors from around the US. The self-labelled ‘proud Bermudian’ was put forward to the Tourism Ambassador Institute [TAI], the accrediting body of the local CTA programme,... Read more of this article

Boden Joins Fairmont Southampton As Director

Boden Joins Fairmont Southampton As Director

Fairmont Southampton announced that Simon Boden has been appointed Area Director, Sales & Marketing effective June 24, 2019. As area director, he will focus on growing leisure and group business at Fairmont Southampton through marketing, PR and direct sales initiatives; he will also have sales and marketing oversight responsibilities at sister... Read more of this article

Rosemary Jones Joins Tourism Authority

Rosemary Jones Joins Tourism Authority

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] announced that Rosemary Jones has joined as Director of Corporate Communications & Strategy, reporting directly to Kevin Dallas, BTA’s Chief Executive Officer. In her role, she is responsible for the implementation, on-going review, and evolution of the island’s National Tourism Plan, coordinating and managing... Read more of this article

BTA An Official Event Partner For NY SailGP

BTA An Official Event Partner For NY SailGP

With two weeks to go until the third event in the inaugural calendar, SailGP has announced a collaboration with Bermuda Tourism Authority as an Official Event Partner for New York SailGP. “Taking place on June 21 and 22 from 5 to 6:30 p.m., SailGP will bring the world’s fastest sail racing to the East Coast, with Brookfield Place in Battery... Read more of this article

Disney Cruise Line To Visit Bermuda In 2020

Disney Cruise Line To Visit Bermuda In 2020

Disney cruise line recently announced their fall 2020 lineup, confirming that they will visit Bermuda again, with the Disney Magic ship set to visit the island three times in October of 2020. In announcing their schedule for next year, the company’s website said, “The Disney Magic returns to New York in October for sailings to Bermuda and Canada,... Read more of this article

‘Very Exciting Development For Sports Tourism’

‘Very Exciting Development For Sports Tourism’

“This week’s announcement that Bermuda will host its first-ever mainstream PGA Tour event, the Bermuda Championship, is a very exciting development for sports tourism in Bermuda,” Minister of Tourism & Transport Zane DeSilva said. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [June 7], the Minister said, “PGA Tour events are broadcast... Read more of this article

KPMG: Caribbean Hospitality Financing Survey

KPMG: Caribbean Hospitality Financing Survey

At the Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit [CHRIS] held in Miami from May 21-23, KPMG launched its 15th annual Caribbean Hospitality Financing Survey, which highlights trends in the region’s hospitality and tourism industry and the outlook for the future of the industry. “CHRIS was attended by a record 450+ delegates including several... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda Championship’ To Debut On PGA Tour

‘Bermuda Championship’ To Debut On PGA Tour

The PGA Tour will bring its first official annual event to Bermuda, adding the island to its 2019-20 schedule this October, the Bermuda Tourism Authority announced today. The Bermuda Championship will take place at Port Royal Golf Course, October 31 to November 3, 2019, the same week as the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions. Officials from the... Read more of this article

‘Believe Tourism Business Owners Will Benefit’

‘Believe Tourism Business Owners Will Benefit’

The modernisation of liquor licensing procedures “appears to address many of the concerns our team has heard from tourism entrepreneurs” the BTA said following the recent legislative changes for liquor licensing. A BTA spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Tourism Authority generally supports the modernisation of tourism industry-related laws,... Read more of this article

New American Airlines Flight From New York

New American Airlines Flight From New York

Bermuda Skyport today [May 29] announced a new route from New York on American Airlines to begin in the winter. Service will begin in December with a weekly flight from LaGuardia Airport every Saturday. The new route will fly year-round. Minister for Tourism and Transport, Zane DeSilva, says: “The Ministry of Tourism and Transport continues to work... Read more of this article

BTA: Cinemagraphs Show Beauty Of Island

BTA: Cinemagraphs Show Beauty Of Island

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a cinemagraph is worth even more. This is of the view of the BTA, who said, “These dynamic images meld the beauty of stills with touches of subtle motion, vibrating with life. The Bermuda Tourism Authority recently collaborated with digital storytellers Flixel, alongside some of Bermuda’s best creative... Read more of this article

White Targets Female African American Travelers

White Targets Female African American Travelers

“Tourism entrepreneur Kristin White is leveraging Bermuda’s National Tourism Plan to launch new group travel experiences to the island that target primarily African American women,” the BTA said. Ms White’s venture partners with black female influencers to lead travel experiences to Bermuda, an approach that sparks interest and creates... Read more of this article

Minister DeSilva’s Trip To Miami Cost $1,838

Minister DeSilva’s Trip To Miami Cost $1,838

A trip in April 2019 by Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva for the Seatrade Cruise Global Conference in Miami cost $1,838.00, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from April 8, 2019 – April 11, 2019, and the web page listing said, “The Hon. Minister Zane DeSilva attended... Read more of this article