Tag: Bermuda tourism

Tourism Experiences Workshop Registration

Tourism Experiences Workshop Registration

Registration is now open for the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s second round of Tourism Experiences workshop designed to provide information and guidance to entrepreneurs seeking support for new and existing tourism experiences. The 1-day workshop will be held twice, on Thursday September 4th from 1pm to 4.30pm and Friday September 5th 2014 from 9am... Read more of this article

UK TV Show “X Factor” To Film In Bermuda

UK TV Show “X Factor” To Film In Bermuda

The Bermuda Tourism Authority announced that the UK TV show “The X Factor” will be filming in Bermuda from August 20th – 23rd. BTA has partnered with the Fairmont Hotels, to support the show, both logistically and financially as it films ‘judges houses’ using iconic Bermudian locations including the Fairmont hotels as a backdrop... Read more of this article

1936: “Bermuda, Garden Spot Of The Atlantic”

1936: “Bermuda, Garden Spot Of The Atlantic”

An early twentieth century article that precluded the building of Bermuda’s first passenger-based airport worked to get potential tourists excited about the prospect of visiting the island, paying Bermuda’s unique climate and people great homage in the process. The article, published in June 1936, said, “Pan-American and Imperial Airways... Read more of this article

PLP: We Need Visitor Transportation Solution

PLP: We Need Visitor Transportation Solution

[Updated w/Govt's response] The “transportation crisis” in Dockyard “reared its head yet again yesterday with excessively long lines” and a solution must be “reached to preserve Bermuda’s reputation,” said Shadow Minister of Tourism Zane DeSilva and Shadow Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott In a joint statement,... Read more of this article

Cruise Ship Passenger Fined For Cannabis

Cruise Ship Passenger Fined For Cannabis

Elizabeth Turk — a 55 year old American citizen who arrived in Bermuda on a cruise ship — pleaded guilty in Magistrates Court today [Aug 15] to possessing around 16 grams of cannabis in her cabin. She was fined $1,000. Crown Prosecutor Nicole Smith told the Magistrate that on the morning of 14th August, the cruise ship’s security staff... Read more of this article

Tourism And Transport Minister Visits Dockyard

Tourism And Transport Minister Visits Dockyard

Earlier today [Aug 13] the Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell visited Dockyard to assess the new visitor transport system in place for cruise ship passengers, which has been the subject of news reports recently, with some complaints being registered over long waiting time. The Minister was joined by the Permanent Secretary... Read more of this article

Minister Crockwell Responds: Transport Issues

Minister Crockwell Responds: Transport Issues

Minister of Tourism Development & Transport Shawn Crockwell has responded to concern over the transport matters in Dockyard, saying that the Ministry “is confident that the new service will prove to be successful as WEDCo and the Ministry collectively address and resolve the identified gaps and potential issues with the new service.” Last... Read more of this article

N.J. News Story Calls Bermuda “Paradise”

N.J. News Story Calls Bermuda “Paradise”

A story published by the Burlington County Times, a community newspaper based in New Jersey, calls Bermuda a “paradise,” exclaiming about its friendly people, beautiful climate, and less hectic “island time” in painting the island as a vacationer’s dream come true. Leaving nothing to the imagination, the story opens by... Read more of this article

Police Still Seeking Bag Thieves, Release Photos

Police Still Seeking Bag Thieves, Release Photos

The police said they are still seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the two individuals that “took part in a brazen daytime theft” from a rental cycle on Tuesday. They released the pictures below, and also added additional information about the suspects:“The rider is wearing purple sneakers “There is only one... Read more of this article

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


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