Tag: Bermuda tourism

Video: Thieves Snatch Bag From Visitor’s Cycle

Video: Thieves Snatch Bag From Visitor’s Cycle

Police have obtained video footage of thieves snatching a handbag from a vistor’s livery cycle, and have released it to the public hoping to obtain assistance in identifying the suspects. A police spokesperson said, “Police have obtained video footage of tourists on a livery cycle who had their handbag snatched.“It appears that around... Read more of this article

Total & Cruise Visitors Increase, Air Decreases

Total & Cruise Visitors Increase, Air Decreases

Total visitor arrivals to the island for the second quarter of 2014 were up 5% from last year, cruise arrivals were up 9% while air visitor arrivals decreased by 3%, according to figure released by the Bermuda Tourism Authority today [Aug 6]. 2014 second quarter visitor arrivals statistics from the BTA:Total visitor arrivals for Q2 2014 were up 5%... Read more of this article

Dodwell, Minister Respond On Derrick Green

Dodwell, Minister Respond On Derrick Green

[Updated w/PLP response] Both the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] Chairman David Dodwell and Tourism Minister Shawn Crockwell have responded to the news that Derrick Green worked on tourism matters, saying that Mr. Green was hired by Cosmic Ltd., not the BTA. According to Mr. Dodwell, Cosmic was hired — at a cost of $80,000 — to provide... Read more of this article

PLP: Derrick Green Contracts Are “Concerning”

PLP: Derrick Green Contracts Are “Concerning”

“The revelation that OBA political consultant Derrick Green has been linked to lucrative contracts with the Bermuda Tourism Authority should concern all Bermudians,” Shadow Finance Minister David Burt said. “Considering Mr. Green has no experience with tourism and is the former college roommate of Tourism Minister Shawn Crockwell,... Read more of this article

Ministers Attend Pink Beach Groundbreaking

Ministers Attend Pink Beach Groundbreaking

Yesterday [July 12] Premier Michael Dunkley, joined Minister of Tourism Development & Transport Shawn Crockwell and Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy for an informal groundbreaking at the Pink Beach Club. The event signals the formal start of redevelopment works at the hotel site, which is being developed by Sardis Developments Ltd. Also present... Read more of this article

Stephen Todd Appointed CEO Of BHA & HEB

Stephen Todd Appointed CEO Of BHA & HEB

Stephen Todd has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Bermuda Hotel Association [BHA] and the Hotel Employers of Bermuda [HEB]. Mr. J. P. Martens, President of the Bermuda Hotel Association, said “The BHA Selection Committee were very impressed with Mr. Todd’s qualifications in customer service when he was in a senior position at Butterfield’s... Read more of this article

BTA To Host Additional Lunch & Learn Sessions

BTA To Host Additional Lunch & Learn Sessions

The Bermuda Tourism Authority will host a repeat of the six-part Tourism Experiences Investment Lunch & Learn sessions, set to begin on Wednesday, July 16. BTA Special Projects intern, Kyle James, who coordinated the first series of Lunch and Learns explained, “Hosting these sessions has proven to be extremely valuable for both the participants... Read more of this article

2014 Triple Crown Billfish Tournament Begins

2014 Triple Crown Billfish Tournament Begins

Minister of Community, Culture and Sports, Wayne Scott, yesterday [July 3] welcomed back to Bermuda Mr. Dan Jacobs, Tournament Director of Bermuda Triple Crown Billfish Championship. Now in its 10th year it is expected that the Triple Crown Championship will this year host more top game boats and teams during the three events The Bermuda Billfish Blast,... Read more of this article

Hurricane Sends Carnival Splendor To Bermuda

Hurricane Sends Carnival Splendor To Bermuda

Hurricane Arthur has forced Carnival Splendor to change its July 5th scheduled call at Saint John in Canada and the cruise ship will now be visiting Bermuda on the same day instead. The Carnival Splendor which last visited Bermuda in June of this year for a one day visit, is now scheduled to arrive early Saturday morning and spend the day here with... Read more of this article

Travel + Leisure Ranks Bermuda #4 Top Island

Travel + Leisure Ranks Bermuda #4 Top Island

Bermuda has been voted the No. 4 top island in the Caribbean, Bermuda and the Bahamas in the Travel + Leisure 2014 World’s Best Awards.Bermuda failed to make the list last year but climbed up to No. 4 this year, following behind Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands; Exumas, Bahamas and St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Related PostsTourism... Read more of this article


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