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Free ‘Culture Fest’ Event On Sunday At SCC

Free ‘Culture Fest’ Event On Sunday At SCC

The Bermuda Tourism Authority has released the performance line-up for this Sunday’s  [Oct 22] free Culture Fest at Somerset Cricket Club, saying “the 100 percent Bermudian programme is a wrap-up celebration for Rediscover the Rail Trail, an event described as a day of discovery along the Railway Trail in the west end.” The Railway Trail... Read more of this article

BTA To Host ‘Rediscover Rail Trail’ On Sunday

BTA To Host ‘Rediscover Rail Trail’ On Sunday

A train will nostalgically chug once again along Bermuda’s Railway Trail, as this weekend the Bermuda Tourism Authority hosts its second Rediscover the Rail Trail event on Sunday [Oct 22] in what’s described as a “day of discovery”. In addition to train trolley tours on the trail, Caroline Bay will host a special excursion at Morgan’s Point... Read more of this article

Viking Sea Cruise Ship Makes Inaugural Visit

Viking Sea Cruise Ship Makes Inaugural Visit

Minister of Transport & Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban led a delegation aboard the MS Viking Sea this afternoon [Oct 17], at the invitation of the Founder, Chairman and Owner of Viking Cruises Torstein Hagen. Some 40 stakeholders were invited for lunch and a tour of the Star Class vessel, docked in Hamilton, on its inaugural visit to the island. It... Read more of this article

BTA: Over 400 Travel Planners To Visit Bermuda

BTA: Over 400 Travel Planners To Visit Bermuda

The Educational Travel Consortium [ETC] has chosen Bermuda for its 2018 conference following a successful pitch by the Bermuda Tourism Authority, which will mark the first time the influential group of travel planners has moved its event outside of the United States. According to the BTA, more than 400 travel planners and tour operators are expected... Read more of this article

Bermuda Called A Superyacht “Playground”

Bermuda Called A Superyacht “Playground”

Bermuda has been featured as a “playground” for the superyachting community by JamaqueParadis Magazine, a publication known for its placement in hotels and VIP lounges in the Caribbean, with the article noting that the luxury boat owners were “particularly appreciative of the privacy that Bermuda offers” and the “lifestyle... Read more of this article

Reception To Welcome Golfer Nancy Lopez

Reception To Welcome Golfer Nancy Lopez

LPGA legend Nancy Lopez attended a reception held yesterday evening [Oct 12] to welcome her and 41 others who are visiting the island this weekend as part of Nancy Lopez Golf Adventures. The group will play at four local golf courses in three days, including Port Royal, Mid Ocean, Turtle Hill, and Tucker’s Point. The reception was held at the Fairmont... Read more of this article

Video: Paul Telford Named New BTA Chairman

Video: Paul Telford Named New BTA Chairman

Minister of Tourism and Economic Development Jamahl Simmons today [Oct 12] named Bermudian hotelier Paul Telford as chairman of the Bermuda Tourism Authority Board of Directors as the founding Chairman David Dodwell retired from the role and from the Board. Mr Dodwell led the creation of the Bermuda Tourism Authority since January 2013, becoming Chairman... Read more of this article

BTA Hosting ‘Bermuda Brand Night’ On Friday

BTA Hosting ‘Bermuda Brand Night’ On Friday

All the things that make Bermuda a unique visitor destination are to be celebrated Friday night at the Sea Breeze Lounge along Elbow Beach, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said, as they are “putting together an outdoor display and inviting the public to get to know the Bermuda tourism brand, which was rolled out in January 2016.” Bermuda Tourism... Read more of this article

ACBDA To Become ‘Bermuda Event Authority’

ACBDA To Become ‘Bermuda Event Authority’

The Government will transform the ACBDA into the Bermuda Event Authority which will build on the experience of hosting the America’s Cup and “utilize a far more diverse and inclusive approach to finding, attracting and managing events,” Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons said today. Minister Simmons said, “The... Read more of this article

Advance Team Gears Up For World Triathlon

Advance Team Gears Up For World Triathlon

Members of an advance team for the World Triathlon Series event in Bermuda are ending a three day site visit and departing the island today [Oct 5]. For the first time, the International Triathlon Union [ITU] will host a ‘World Series’ event in Bermuda this April, with Bermuda’s own Flora Duffy — the two time ITU World Champion... Read more of this article

Golfers From Clearview, Ohio To Visit Bermuda

Golfers From Clearview, Ohio To Visit Bermuda

A team of 12 golfers from the historic Clearview Golf Course in Ohio, led by Renee Powell, will travel to Bermuda to play local golfers at a two-day tournament at Ocean View Golf Club, the Bermuda Tourism Authority announced today. BTA Chief Product & Experience Officer Pat Phillip-Fairn said,  “Today we’re happy to pay tribute to the way... Read more of this article

Businesses Urged To Prepare For Disney Cruises

Businesses Urged To Prepare For Disney Cruises

Local tourism businesses are encouraged to get ready for the inaugural Disney Cruise Line calls which begin arriving on the island one year from now. To help with preparations, Disney and Bermuda Tourism Authority representatives will host a stakeholder briefing on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the Fairmont Southampton. “The Disney cruise passenger... Read more of this article

Photos: Cruise Ship Sirena Visits Hamilton

Photos: Cruise Ship Sirena Visits Hamilton

The 594-foot passenger cruise ship Sirena is visiting Hamilton today [Oct 3], and according to the latest version of the 2017 Cruise Ship Schedule [PDF], the ship is carrying an estimated 734 passengers and 386 crew. An occasional visitor to the island, this is one of two scheduled calls by the ship this year. Related StoriesPhotos:... Read more of this article