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Harbour Nights Receives TripAdvisor Award

Harbour Nights Receives TripAdvisor Award

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce announced that it has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award for their signature event, Harbour Nights. Executive Director, Kendaree Burgess said, “We are thrilled to win the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award for our signature event, Harbour Nights. We would like to extend thanks to our sponsors,... Read more of this article

Minister: Norwegian Dawn Running Aground

Minister: Norwegian Dawn Running Aground

Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell delivered a Ministerial Statement in the House of Assembly today [May 22], providing an overview of the Norwegian Dawn running aground, making special mention of the Marine and Ports team, Pilots, Maritime Operations Center, and the tug boat crews for their successful efforts in refloating... Read more of this article

BTA Releases Vacation Rental Discussion Paper

BTA Releases Vacation Rental Discussion Paper

In a just-completed discussion paper to the Ministry of Tourism and Transport, the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has recommended four improvements for the island’s vacation rental property market, with no taxation of homeowners proposed. While the 23-page document, titled “Bermuda Accommodations: The Vacation Rental Property Market,” can... Read more of this article

Cup Match Touted By NatGeo Top Travel List

Cup Match Touted By NatGeo Top Travel List

Visitors looking for a warm destination this summer are getting a nudge in Bermuda’s direction thanks to a National Geographic article that suggests the island as one of the “Best Summer Trips 2015,” highlighting the Cup Match holiday as “Bermuda’s equivalent of the Super Bowl.” Featured alongside locales such as... Read more of this article

Second Chance To Show Bermudian Hospitality

Second Chance To Show Bermudian Hospitality

Bermuda got a second chance to replace a bad memory with a cherished one, as Mrs Jeannette Carey — a visitor who had a bad experience in 2011 — is presently enjoying another vacation on the island compliments of the Bermuda Tourism Authority. Back in 2011 Mrs Carey, who was in a wheelchair due to a health issue, was told by a bus operator... Read more of this article

New Chapter For Edgehill Manor Guesthouse

New Chapter For Edgehill Manor Guesthouse

Edgehill Manor Guesthouse on Rosemont Avenue is under new ownership after more than 30 years, and the new owners said they are looking to “modernise to improve guest experiences with a focus on family and business tourism.”Tricia Shastri, manager said, “We are currently in discussions with contractors regarding significant improvements... Read more of this article

BTA: “Bookings Spike In Individual Travellers”

BTA: “Bookings Spike In Individual Travellers”

A new report from the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] shows a “bookings spike for individual travellers to the island is making up for a slump in the group travel segment,” the BTA said today, adding that “according to a monthly hotel room nights analysis, individual hotel room bookings is up 9.8 percent while group travel bookings... Read more of this article

Visitor Sustains ‘Serious Injuries’ In Collision

Visitor Sustains ‘Serious Injuries’ In Collision

[Updated] A 45-year-old male visitor from Pennsylvania is being treated at KEMH for what the police said are “serious head injuries” following a collision at around 5.30pm today [May 13] on North Shore Road in Smiths. A police spokesperson said, “At approximately 5:27pm, First Responders attended a report of a single vehicle road traffic... Read more of this article

Winning Student Map Projects Impress BTA

Winning Student Map Projects Impress BTA

After finishing at the top of their class on a Bermuda Map social studies project, St. George’s Prep P3 students Ethan Vonhassel and De-Ary Thomas were rewarded with a trip to the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA], where they presented their winning work to BTA staff during a regularly scheduled staff meeting. In a 10-minute presentation, the students... Read more of this article

BTA To Host Lunch-n-Learns For Entrepreneurs

BTA To Host Lunch-n-Learns For Entrepreneurs

The Bermuda Tourism Authority’s [BTA] Lunch n Learn series is returning in advance of the Tourism Experiences investment call for submissions. “The BTA is once again providing an opportunity for local tourism-minded entrepreneurs to ensure their ideas are aligned with the objectives of the Tourism Experiences investment process, where up to... Read more of this article

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