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Photos & Video: First Disney Magic Cruise Arrives

Photos & Video: First Disney Magic Cruise Arrives

[Updated with Dockyard arrival photos] The much anticipated Disney Magic cruise made her inaugural call to Bermuda this morning [Oct 6], marking the first time the iconic brand will visit the island. Disney Magic arriving in DockyardThe ship took on a Bermuda Branch Pilot at approximately 7.15am off St. David’s and made her way up North Shore... Read more of this article

New Visitor Services Centre On Front Street

New Visitor Services Centre On Front Street

A new Visitor Services Centre going up on the Hamilton waterfront is part of a “strategic approach to increase the amount of money travellers spend,” the BTA said, explaining that the two-level – plus roof deck - structure previously served as the Artemis Team Base during the America’s Cup, and the approved budget for its reassembly... Read more of this article

Kevin Dallas Named AFAR Travel Vanguard

Kevin Dallas Named AFAR Travel Vanguard

Bermudian Kevin Dallas — the CEO of the Bermuda Tourism Authority — has been named a Travel Vanguard by AFAR, cited as “one of the nine individuals are harnessing the power of travel to make a difference in the world.” “On behalf of the Bermuda Tourism Authority Board and staff, I congratulate Kevin on this wonderful global... Read more of this article

Disney To Make Inaugural Visit On Saturday

Disney To Make Inaugural Visit On Saturday

The Disney Magic is set to make her inaugural call to Bermuda on Saturday [Oct 6], marking the first time the iconic brand will visit the island. The cruise ship is scheduled to make five calls to Bermuda during this cruise season, and according to the 2018 cruise ship schedule, it will be carrying an estimated 2,376 passengers and 945 crew members... Read more of this article

Photos: Minister & Inspectors Tour Willowbank

Photos: Minister & Inspectors Tour Willowbank

The Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons today [Sept 27] observed World Tourism Day and used the opportunity to meet visit the newly renovated Willowbank Hotel and Conference Centre along with the Ministry’s Hotel Inspectors Team. Minister Simmons was accompanied by Willowbank General Manager Tricia Shastri, Reservation Manager... Read more of this article

‘Serenade Of The Seas’ Makes Inaugural Visit

‘Serenade Of The Seas’ Makes Inaugural Visit

The Serenade of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean Cruise Line [RCCL] ship, made its inaugural visit to Bermuda yesterday [Sept 26]. The Serenade of the Seas arrived yesterday morning from Boston for a two-night stay at the Royal Naval Dockyard. This visit is the first of three calls to Bermuda this season scheduled for 26-28 September, 10-12 October, and... Read more of this article

Video: World Masters Ball Hockey Press Launch

Video: World Masters Ball Hockey Press Launch

[Updated] The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] and the Bermuda Ball Hockey Association are holding a press event this afternoon [Sept 26] to officially launch the World Masters Ball Hockey Championships.The tournament is taking place this week with 17 teams from 9 countries competing, with five women’s teams and twelve men’s teams taking part,... Read more of this article

BTA To Feature Businesses In Winter Guides

BTA To Feature Businesses In Winter Guides

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] is looking to produce promotional guides for each season that “communicate and differentiate the various offerings available during the island’s seasons,” with local businesses invited to submit their details to be featured in the upcoming Winter Guide. A spokesperson said, “We’re looking to include... Read more of this article

Norwegian Encore & Gem Ships To Visit In 2020

Norwegian Encore & Gem Ships To Visit In 2020

Both the Norwegian Encore and the Norwegian Gem cruise ships will visit Bermuda in 2020, with the Norwegian Encore offering seven-day cruises to Bermuda from New York, while Norwegian Gem will offer seven-day voyages from Boston to Bermuda. This is according to an announcement from Norwegian Cruise Line, which said, “Norwegian Cruise Line, the innovator... Read more of this article

BTA: Gombey Festival Package For Visitors

BTA: Gombey Festival Package For Visitors

Visitors are invited to take advantage of a special offer to see Bermuda International Gombey Festival next month at Botanical Garden, with the BTA explaining that “it’s the first time the Bermuda Tourism Authority and the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs have partnered to build a special visitor offering of this kind.” The... Read more of this article

‘Next Level’ Tourism Summit Set For October 24

‘Next Level’ Tourism Summit Set For October 24

An unveiling of the 2018 National Tourism Plan will take place at the Bermuda Tourism Summit on Wednesday, October 24, with “the daylong gathering of industry stakeholders, community leaders and partners from around the globe to focus on a theme of elevating the island to the Next Level of tourism resurgence,” the BTA said. “Now that Bermuda... Read more of this article

Fairmont Offers “Bermuda Triangle” Package

Fairmont Offers “Bermuda Triangle” Package

Fairmont Southampton, in partnership with The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, is “inviting the world to discover the myths and mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle.” A spokesperson said, “Fairmont Southampton’s Bermuda Triangle Package is inspired by the historic myths of the Bermuda Triangle. This discovery package invites... Read more of this article

American Couple Revisits For 50th Anniversary

American Couple Revisits For 50th Anniversary

For their golden anniversary, Peter and Mary Boggia were looking forward to revisiting Bermuda, where they celebrated their honeymoon five decades prior, but the track of Hurricane Florence initially had other plans for them. Because of the storm, Mr. and Mrs. Boggia’s cruise from New York was rerouted to the Bahamas, much to their dismay. But... Read more of this article