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Photos: Overseas Swimmers At Aquatics Center

Photos: Overseas Swimmers At Aquatics Center

The National Sports Center [NSC] is playing host to two winter training camps with overseas swimmers from separate organizations taking part, with the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] sports tourism partnership welcoming swimmers from the Indiana University and Germantown Academy. About 70 swimmers from Indiana University and 30 from Germantown Academy... Read more of this article

BTA: Visiting Teams Help Shoulder Season Jobs

BTA: Visiting Teams Help Shoulder Season Jobs

The Bermuda Tourism Authority’s [BTA] strategy to attract sports teams to the island for training in the shoulder season is providing a boost for local transport companies and other small businesses, the BTA said today. A swim team of 74 visiting Bermuda have hired Titan Express for the duration of their stay. Titan’s fleet of buses are transferring... Read more of this article

Video: UK Travel Association Highlights Bermuda

Video: UK Travel Association Highlights Bermuda

Bermuda has been highlighted by UK travel association ABTA in a feature about the trends in travel for 2017, with the Association saying that we are “renowned for pink-sand beaches and turquoise waters,” and have a “rich cultural mix of British, North American, African, Portuguese and West Indian influences.” The organisation... Read more of this article

Visiting High School & Collegiate Swimmers

Visiting High School & Collegiate Swimmers

The National Sports Centre [NSC] is preparing for a winter training camp of 100 visiting swimmers, representing the largest contingent at the pool to utilise the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] sports tourism partnership. About 70 swimmers from Indiana University and 30 from Germantown Academy will train simultaneously at the aquatics and fitness centre... Read more of this article

Hamilton Ranked ‘World’s Most Expensive City’

Hamilton Ranked ‘World’s Most Expensive City’

Bermuda’s capital city of Hamilton has been ranked as the world’s most expensive city, according to rankings posted by The Crazy Tourist, which estimated the cost of living in the city to be $4,769 per month.The story said, “Using data curated from Numbeo, we’re taking you on a trip around the world to 20 of the most expensive tourist... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Featured On The Today Show

Video: Bermuda Featured On The Today Show

Bermuda was recently featured on the Today Show as one of the top travel trends for 2017, with Travel + Leisure’s Jacqueline Gifford highlighting not only the island’s proximity to the American eastern seaboard, but also the upcoming America’s Cup. Ms Gifford said, “Bermuda: it’s so easy to get to, especially from the east... Read more of this article

Ebony: Bermuda Is ‘Must Visit Island Escape’

Ebony: Bermuda Is ‘Must Visit Island Escape’

Citing our “pristine pink sand beaches” and “locals who feel more like family than strangers,” Ebony Magazine named us one of the “Top 5 Places to Travel in 2017,” saying “Bermuda is becoming the must visit island escape.”The publication said “Bermuda is paradise, period. Known for its pristine... Read more of this article

Coco Reef’s Jefferis Named “Premier Hotelier”

Coco Reef’s Jefferis Named “Premier Hotelier”

John Jefferis has been voted the “Premier Hotelier” by the International Caribbean World Awards for his contribution to the travel and tourism industry throughout the Caribbean. In its 22nd year, the International Caribbean World Awards recognise excellence in travel, tourism and hospitality throughout the Caribbean region, the awards are voted... Read more of this article

NCL Ferry Tender Service Begins In 2017

NCL Ferry Tender Service Begins In 2017

The Ministry of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities announced that Norwegian Cruise Line [NCL] has awarded its contract for a ferry tender service to Mr. Beau Evans, who will be operating under the name of Cruiseport Ferry Management Ltd. The Ministry said, “This news comes after NCL submitted a ‘Request for Proposal’ for the provision... Read more of this article

Theresa Harney-Zuill Wins Hotelier Of The Year

Theresa Harney-Zuill Wins Hotelier Of The Year

The Bermuda Hotel Association [BHA] announced that Mrs. Theresa Harney-Zuill – the Manager of the Royal Palms Hotel –  has been selected as the 2015/16 Hotelier of the Year. BHA CEO Stephen Todd made the announcement at the Annual Bermuda Hotel Association / Hotel Employers of Bermuda Christmas Luncheon.The BHA said, “Mrs. Harney-Zuill... Read more of this article

JetBlue Airlines Increasing Services To Bermuda

JetBlue Airlines Increasing Services To Bermuda

JetBlue today [Dec 21] announced it is increasing service to Bermuda with two year-round daily flights and a third summer seasonal roundtrip flight between the island and the airline’s northeast focus cities. In addition to the added flights, the airline will now operate all Bermuda routes using its 150-seat Airbus A320 aircraft in place of its 100-seat... Read more of this article

Last Chance To Renew CTA Membership

Last Chance To Renew CTA Membership

In two years the Certified Tourism Ambassador programme — a Bermuda Tourism Authority initiative administered by the Bermuda Hospitality Institute — has assisted in training and equipping the island’s hospitality workers to go above and beyond in making visitors’ experiences more memorable. Now it’s time for those knowledgeable frontline... Read more of this article

Pacific Princess Docked Along Front Street Today

Pacific Princess Docked Along Front Street Today

The Bermuda registered Pacific Princess is currently docked at Front Street having arrived this morning [Dec 17] from Ponta Delgada in the Azores. The arrival represents the last scheduled cruise ship visit to the island for this year. The ship which was expected to be carrying approximately 700 passengers and over 300 crew will depart this afternoon... Read more of this article