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BTA: Over $800K In Tourism Experiences Funding

BTA: Over $800K In Tourism Experiences Funding

Sports tourism leads the way in Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] experiences funding for 2017, with 27 sport and adventure activities had their applications approved in the annual Tourism Experiences Investment process, a process which financially backs home-grown ideas to grow visitor arrivals. Long-standing sports tourism events like Bermuda Marathon... Read more of this article

80 Min Video: Tourism Summit Opening Remarks

80 Min Video: Tourism Summit Opening Remarks

The annual Bermuda Tourism Summit was held earlier this week at the Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club, with the summit designed to prompt dialogue concerning trends affecting the tourism industry around the world and discuss strategies to improve the tourism industry here at home.The day included multiple sessions covering various aspects... Read more of this article

Premier Welcomes New BTA CEO Kevin Dallas

Premier Welcomes New BTA CEO Kevin Dallas

Yesterday [Nov 17] Premier Michael Dunkley received a courtesy visit from the incoming Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Kevin Dallas. During the visit, Premier Dunkley formally congratulated Mr. Dallas on his new role and expressed his support and optimism for Bermuda’s tourism product. Premier Dunkley addressed industry professionals earlier this week... Read more of this article

80 Min Video: Destination Development Panel

80 Min Video: Destination Development Panel

The Bermuda Tourism Summit was held earlier this week at the Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club, with the annual summit, organised by the Bermuda Tourism Authority, designed to prompt dialogue concerning trends affecting the tourism industry around the world while simultaneously discussing strategies to improve the tourism industry here at home.The... Read more of this article

Live Video Replay: New BTA CEO Kevin Dallas

Live Video Replay: New BTA CEO Kevin Dallas

Newly appointed Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] CEO Kevin Dallas introduced himself to the public during a live video chat on Bernews Facebook page this afternoon [Nov 17], saying that everyone that he has met so far has been “really positive and encouraging.” Mr. Dallas, a Bermudian, is going through a corporate transition process as he... Read more of this article

Entrepreneur Kallie Marcus To Host Yoga Retreat

Entrepreneur Kallie Marcus To Host Yoga Retreat

Bermudian entrepreneur Kallie Marcus, owner of Kinetix Yoga Studio, has launched a vacation yoga retreat marketed directly to visitors after winning the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s Think Pink Rocket Pitch competition two years ago. Later this month, she’ll host her first yoga retreat at Grotto Bay Beach Resort, with the experience called “On &... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host Caribbean Tourism Conference

Bermuda To Host Caribbean Tourism Conference

Bermuda will host the Caribbean’s next top hospitality and tourism investment conference, bringing to the island hotel owners, operators, associations, developers, investors and lenders. Tourism, Transport and Municipalities Minister Michael Fahy has just returned from leading a Bermuda delegation to the 6th Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference &... Read more of this article

Free Session For Beach Economy Entrepreneurs

Free Session For Beach Economy Entrepreneurs

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA], in cooperation with the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce, will host a free lunch and learn session for entrepreneurs looking to know more about the local beach economy. It will take place Monday, November 21, 2016 from 12:30pm to 1:30pm at the Chamber of Commerce. Earlier this month, the BTA released part of its Beach... Read more of this article

Live On Thursday: New BTA CEO Kevin Dallas

Live On Thursday: New BTA CEO Kevin Dallas

Bermuda will have a chance to ‘meet’ the newly appointed Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] CEO Kevin Dallas, as he introduces himself to the public during a live video chat on Bernews Facebook page at 12.20pm this Thursday [Nov 17]. Mr Dallas, a Bermudian, is going through a corporate transition process as he prepares to take over as chief executive... Read more of this article

31 Athletes & Coaches Training In Bermuda

31 Athletes & Coaches Training In Bermuda

St. Andrew’s College has 31 athletes and coaches in Bermuda for the Remembrance Day holiday weekend. A team of 13 swimmers and two coaches from St. Andrew’s are using the Bermuda Tourism Authority-National Sports Centre [BTA-NSC] sports tourism partnership, which, for another shoulder season, is motivating teams to come to the Island to use our... Read more of this article

Tourism Experiences Experts At 2016 Summit

Tourism Experiences Experts At 2016 Summit

Creating memorable on-island experiences is a key focus of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s [BTA] annual Tourism Summit on November 16th. Doug Lansky, a tourism strategy advisor, will provide insights into “experience design.” He’ll show how curating a bookended visitor experience that starts before the trip and lasts until visitors... Read more of this article

‘Norwegian Jade’ Ship Cancels Visit To Bermuda

‘Norwegian Jade’ Ship Cancels Visit To Bermuda

The Norwegian Jade cruise ship has cancelled her call to Bermuda tomorrow [Nov 8] due to the weather forecast.The Bermuda Weather Service has issued a Gale Warning valid for late this evening until Tuesday morning, and a Thunderstorm Advisory valid tonight until Tuesday morning. The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre said, “The Norwegian Jade... Read more of this article

Local Entrepreneurs Wanted In Beach Economy

Local Entrepreneurs Wanted In Beach Economy

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] is calling on entrepreneurs to brainstorm ideas to bring new amenities and experiences to five of the Island’s public beaches. Five beaches are the target of the BTA’s Beach Economy Vision, chosen because they have Government approval for economic activity: Horseshoe Bay, Shelly Bay, John Smith’s Bay, Tobacco... Read more of this article