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BTA Certifies Companies For Service Standards

BTA Certifies Companies For Service Standards

Seven local companies have successfully demonstrated full adherence to Bermuda’s new National Service Standards, with the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] now providing additional promotional opportunities for those businesses to visitors, highlighting each of them for “superior hospitality and customer service.” The companies that received... Read more of this article

Final “Bonfires & BBQ” Event Of The Summer

Final “Bonfires & BBQ” Event Of The Summer

S’mores, live fire performers and a washing machine of rum swizzle are among the hallmarks of the final Bonfires & BBQ of the summer. The June 22nd street festival on Front Street is the last of three celebration zones put on by the Bermuda Tourism Authority in partnership with the Corporation of Hamilton. Photo courtesy of Bermuda Tourism Authority“Our... Read more of this article

Video: Cruise Passengers Make It Just In Time

Video: Cruise Passengers Make It Just In Time

Two cruise ship passengers had to rush to board the Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship in Dockyard, with the cruise ship having closed the door already, however lowered the gangway again and let them board. In posting the video online, the Port Bermuda Webcam, “Two very lucky young ladies reached Heritage Wharf, Bermuda after their cruise ship had... Read more of this article

BTA: Securing Superyacht Tourism As A Legacy

BTA: Securing Superyacht Tourism As A Legacy

The Bermuda Tourism Authority will share recently compiled research on the superyacht tourism industry during public information sessions next week. A spokesperson said, “Local interest in this high-end tourism sector has heightened since the arrival of dozens of superyachts for the 35th America’s Cup, many of them competing in this week’s... Read more of this article

‘Real Housewives Of Potomac’ Visit Bermuda

‘Real Housewives Of Potomac’ Visit Bermuda

A recent episode of The Real Housewives of Potomac, titled “Welcome to the Bermuda Triangle,” sees the show’s stars pay a visit to Bermuda, where they indulge in a number of island activities, including dancing with the Gombeys, visiting the America’s Cup and more. The show’s synopsis says, “This episode of The Real... Read more of this article

Video: East End Summer Series Episode 2

Video: East End Summer Series Episode 2

[Part of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s ‘East End Summer’ video series] Nautical tourism activity revs up in the east end with the majestic spectacles of the Superyacht and J Class Regattas. In the second episode of her east end summer video series, Kristin White gives good tips on regatta spectator viewing and a whole lot more coming up down... Read more of this article

BTA: Big Week For Nautical & Cultural Tourism

BTA: Big Week For Nautical & Cultural Tourism

Nautical and cultural tourism activity intensifies in the east and central parts of the island this week with the Marion to Bermuda Race, Superyacht Regatta, J Class Regatta and Bermuda Carnival activities unfolding almost simultaneously, the BTA noted, adding that in addition, the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup gets started in the Great Sound, featuring... Read more of this article

“Most Successful May In History Of The Hotel”

“Most Successful May In History Of The Hotel”

The Hamilton Princess & Beach Club has “just completed its most successful May in the history of the hotel” and “paid $200,000 in overtime to our employees,” the Hotel’s General Manager said.General Manager of the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club Allan Federer said, “In response to mounting speculation regarding... Read more of this article

60 More Taxis Set To Accept Card Payments

60 More Taxis Set To Accept Card Payments

[Updated with video] Up to 60 additional taxi operators are preparing to offer credit card payment options for their customers, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said today. The BTA said, “The move is especially welcomed for the island’s tourism industry, as Bermuda Tourism Authority research shows most visitors prefer to pay for their ground transport... Read more of this article

Video: BTA’s East End Summer Video Series

Video: BTA’s East End Summer Video Series

[Part of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s ‘East End Summer’ video series] The National Tourism Plan calls for a rebirth of heritage and cultural tourism in the east end and the Bermuda Tourism Authority believes it is making progress, alongside partners in the Town of St. George and out on St. David’s Island. In the first episode of a new summer... Read more of this article

Tourism Forward: JetBlue Dials Up Hospitality

Tourism Forward: JetBlue Dials Up Hospitality

[Part of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s ‘Tourism Forward’ series] JetBlue Vacations customers who come to Bermuda are getting the VIP treatment when they land at L.F. Wade International Airport. JetBlue selected Bermuda as the sole destination for a pilot programme where JetBlue crew members greet JetBlue vacations customers as they deplane... Read more of this article

Ministry: “16th Consecutive Month Of Growth”

Ministry: “16th Consecutive Month Of Growth”

“A strong performance in the hotel sector is very good news for hoteliers, hotel workers and good for attracting future hotel investment to the island,” Minister of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities Michael Fahy said. “Tourism continued its upward trend, with the latest figures from the Bermuda Tourism Authority showing April year-over-year... Read more of this article

Videos: Condé Nast On “Must-Dos” In Bermuda

Videos: Condé Nast On “Must-Dos” In Bermuda

Condé Nast Traveler has released two videos highlighting the things to see and do in Bermuda, saying that “this archipelago offers blue waters, white sands, and something for every type of traveler.” The video description for ‘A Day in Bermuda’ says, “Today marks the beginning of the America’s Cup in Bermuda—but seeing... Read more of this article