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Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church Opening

Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church Opening

Residents and visitors are invited to view the hand-painted icons at the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, which will be opening to the public, every Wednesday and Saturday, starting Wednesday, July 5th throughout the summer until the end of August.The cathedral features an interior full of painted icons by Abba Gebre Hiwot Wolde Samuel, who was... Read more of this article

Tourism Forward: Oracle Team’s Bermuda History

Tourism Forward: Oracle Team’s Bermuda History

[Part of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s ‘Tourism Forward’ series] To commemorate the 4th of July, we’re taking a look back at Oracle Team USA’s years in Bermuda through the lenses of its media producer, Sam Greenfield. A scan through the team’s social media pages and Sam’s Instagram account give a glimpse of the thousands of amazing... Read more of this article

PLP On The OBA ‘Leaving Bermudians Behind’

PLP On The OBA ‘Leaving Bermudians Behind’

“Tourism can’t go forward leaving Bermudians behind”, this according to the Progressive Labour Party tonight [July 2] after Junior Minister for Tourism, Transport and Municipalities Kenneth Bascome spoke of joint efforts between the Ministry, the BTA and Skyport “to secure new routes to Bermuda including Europe and the US”. A... Read more of this article

BTA Looking At More Sports Tourism Events

BTA Looking At More Sports Tourism Events

In the wake of America’s Cup, the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] is looking at the feasibility of many other sports-related events, citing that “Bermuda’s successful delivery of the 35th America’s Cup has elevated the destination to a strong position for attracting future sports tourism events and has already helped officials land new events... Read more of this article

New Air Routes Promise To Boost Tourism

New Air Routes Promise To Boost Tourism

Junior Minister for Tourism, Transport and Municipalities Kenneth Bascome has highlighted joint efforts underway that could substantially diversify the markets from which Bermuda derives its tourism. The Junior Minister was commenting on the return of tourism as a considerable contributor to Bermuda’s economic engine, with new Bermuda Tourism Authority... Read more of this article

BTA Looks Forward To Peak Summer Season

BTA Looks Forward To Peak Summer Season

Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Kevin Dallas has shared a message with tourism industry stakeholders expressing gratitude on the heels of the 35th America’s Cup. Mr. Dallas said, “The Bermuda Tourism Authority is very grateful for all the individuals and organisations that worked together to execute a stellar destination experience during the... Read more of this article

WEDCO Ambassadors Greet Dockyard Visitors

WEDCO Ambassadors Greet Dockyard Visitors

The team of Marshell Smith, Shanley Todd, Tihana Booth, Lovette Marshall, Yasamine Douglas, and John Scotland have all started work at Royal Naval Dockyard as official WEDCO ambassadors, making it their duty to welcome visitors “with a smile and a big Bermuda welcome that makes people feel instantly at home.” A spokesperson said, “They... Read more of this article

Video: East End Summer Series Episode 3

Video: East End Summer Series Episode 3

[Part of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s ‘East End Summer’ video series] Cannons and cocktails at Fort St. Catherine sends off the month of June with a blast! And what a June it has been with all the nautical tourism activity from the west end of Bermuda to the east. East End Summer Events Episode 3In the third episode of her east end summer... Read more of this article

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