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Restaurant Weeks Events With Chef Adjepong

Restaurant Weeks Events With Chef Adjepong

While the upcoming Bermuda Culture & Heritage Dinner is sold out, a number of events will allow the public to engage with celebrity chef Eric Adjepong during his time on the island for Restaurant Weeks, including a live podcast event, Afro Jam, the Lionfish Bites fundraiser, a Sunday brunch, and the Wild Flavours Foraging Tour. A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Column: How To Price Your Airbnb Rental

Column: How To Price Your Airbnb Rental

[Column written by Ade Brown] About 60% of your potential income comes from the intrinsic value of your property, location, and amenities. The other 40% is dependent upon implementing an effective Airbnb pricing strategy. Your strategy should take into account the fluctuating demand for your property throughout the year. Airbnb allows you to set different... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: First Cruise Ship Of 2020 Arrives

Photos & Video: First Cruise Ship Of 2020 Arrives

The first cruise ship of 2020 — the ‘Queen Victoria’ — arrived in Bermuda this morning [Jan 18], carrying an estimated 2,503 passengers and 1,001 crew members. The ship was originally supposed to arrive yesterday, however sailed in to Dockyard this morning, with the delay apparently related to our high winds yesterday. This marks the first of... Read more of this article

Bermuda Spa Month Returns This February

Bermuda Spa Month Returns This February

Bermuda’s spas are gearing up for a month-long promotion of health and wellness, with numerous properties preparing to offer substantial deals to travellers and residents throughout February. Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] launched “Bermuda Spa Month” last year to help drive visitation during the winter season and provide new on-island experiences... Read more of this article

ALHI Representatives Impressed By Bermuda

ALHI Representatives Impressed By Bermuda

Sales officers for a global organisation that connects leading meeting and event professionals to luxury hotels, destinations and brands toured Bermuda this week, hosted by the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA]. Eight representatives of Associated Luxury Hotels International [ALHI] took part in a four-day site visit to the island, staying at the Hamilton... Read more of this article

Column: Your Vacation Rental Needs A Website

Column: Your Vacation Rental Needs A Website

[Column written by Ade Brown] Recently, there has been much discussion within the community about reduced bookings in the short term rental [STR] market. Many property managers and STR owners are struggling due to decreased occupancy. The introduction of the 4.5% Government levied taxes are largely being associated with this issue. But, hold on, there... Read more of this article

70 Athletes From Canada Visit, Train In Bermuda

70 Athletes From Canada Visit, Train In Bermuda

Nearly 70 athletes from Canada’s University of Western Ontario Mustangs track & field team have spent the past week soaking up sunshine and island life, while getting valuable outdoor winter training in Bermuda. It’s the Mustangs’ second visit after spending a week on the island in December 2017. “We made a decision to go to a warm-weather... Read more of this article

Washington Post Article On Bermuda, Scooters

Washington Post Article On Bermuda, Scooters

The island’s roads, local drivers honking at people, and the “embarrassingly cute little” rental cars are some of the items covered by a travel writer in an interesting article in the Washington Post. Writer Elizabeth Chang said, “Every paradise on Earth has a dirty little secret — mosquitoes, perhaps, or overcrowding or... Read more of this article

BTA Release Bermuda Food Harvest Almanac

BTA Release Bermuda Food Harvest Almanac

With the help of local farmers, fishermen and beekeepers, the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has created a Bermuda Food Harvest Almanac to debut this weekend at the Botanical Gardens Farmers’ Market. The pocket-sized guide is “designed to connect restaurateurs, grocers and consumers with locally grown foods at their freshest.” “As we... Read more of this article

Column: Writing A Vacation Rental House Manual

Column: Writing A Vacation Rental House Manual

[Column written by Ade Brown] Do you often have guests that message you with questions about the best ways to get to and from the airport? How about renting scooters? If so, you know how much time it takes to write to individual guests and answer their questions. So what do you do? First, use automated responses on your channel bookings apps. This can... Read more of this article

‘Spirit Of Discovery’ Ship Makes Inaugural Visit

‘Spirit Of Discovery’ Ship Makes Inaugural Visit

The Spirit of Discovery, a Saga Cruises ship, made its inaugural visit to Bermuda on December 31st. As part of its New Year’s cruise theme, which began on December 5th, the ship arrived on Tuesday morning from New York with 506 crew and 873 passengers for a one-night stay at the Royal Naval Dockyard. Carmen Tucker [WEDCO], Captain Nick Sunderland... Read more of this article

Two Tourists Arrested After Failing To Pay Bill

Two Tourists Arrested After Failing To Pay Bill

Two 25-year-old American female tourists were arrested after they failed to pay their restaurant bill on Christmas Day. A police spokesperson said, “Two female American tourists were arrested after they failed to pay the bill having eaten at a Hamilton hotel restaurant on Christmas day. “The hotel’s General Manager made a report to police... Read more of this article

Tourism-Related Businesses Receive NSSC

Tourism-Related Businesses Receive NSSC

Four more Bermuda tourism-related businesses have qualified for certification recognising top-level customer service standards. Strykz Bowling Lounge in St. David’s, Hamilton’s Hog Penny Restaurant & Pub, charter business Sail Bermuda, and the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s three Bermuda Visitor Services Centres [BVSCs] in Dockyard, St. George’s... Read more of this article