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‘Rediscover The Rail Trail’ Still On Tomorrow

‘Rediscover The Rail Trail’ Still On Tomorrow

Rediscover the Rail Trail, a Bermuda Tourism Authority event, will proceed as scheduled tomorrow [Sunday, March 5th] despite the expectation of unseasonable weather conditions. “Our goal all along has been to encourage Bermuda to reimagine itself as a true year-round sport and adventure destination, so going forward with the event despite a forecast... Read more of this article

Tourism Forward: ‘Fishing Off The Rocks’

Tourism Forward: ‘Fishing Off The Rocks’

[Part of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s ‘Tourism Forward’ series] If you grew up fishing off the rocks in Bermuda, Bryan Harvey is determined to have you rediscover that experience Sunday on the Railway Trail in Hamilton Parish. He’s part of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s Rediscover the Rail Trail event so that the experience he began offering... Read more of this article

Rediscover Rail Trail, Post Photos & Win Prizes

Rediscover Rail Trail, Post Photos & Win Prizes

People attending the Rediscover the Rail Trail event on March 5th can win prizes for posting photos of their day on social media. The prizes include up to three GoPro Cameras, two sets of Beats Headphones and almost a dozen gift certificates, courtesy of One Communications. The goal of the contest is to motivate people to discover seven “best places”... Read more of this article

Tourism: National Service Standards Certification

Tourism: National Service Standards Certification

Ten tourism and hospitality industry organisations will ask the public to rate them on their quality of service as they strive to gain National Service Standards Certification [NSSC], while at the same time, new businesses can begin the process to certification too. The objective of National Service Standards for Bermuda’s tourism and hospitality... Read more of this article

Video: Minister On Tourism, Transport & Budget

Video: Minister On Tourism, Transport & Budget

Tourism, Transport and Municipalities Minister Michael Fahy held a press conference today to provide an overview on his Ministry’s budget and initiatives taking place in Departments within the Ministry. Minister Fahy said, “Government policy of creating a business climate to attract inward investment is resulting in Bermuda’s rise among the... Read more of this article

BTA To Host ‘Rediscover The Rail Trail’ Event

BTA To Host ‘Rediscover The Rail Trail’ Event

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] will host the ‘Rediscover the Rail Trail’ event on Sunday, March 5th, with a host of activities and offerings including paddleboards, kayaks, yoga sessions, boot camp training, mini beach obstacle course, free wi-fi hotpot, Gombeys, live steel pan music, a rum swizzle bar and more. “At Shelly Bay... Read more of this article

BTA: Six Visitor Golf Events Over Next Six Weeks

BTA: Six Visitor Golf Events Over Next Six Weeks

Bermuda’s golf tourism product is getting a boost with six visitor golf events over the next six weeks, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said. The events are supported by the BTA sales and marketing efforts as part of an overall sports tourism strategy to grow golf from November through March, also known as the shoulder season. “Golf is one of the... Read more of this article

BTA Increases Marketing In New York & Boston

BTA Increases Marketing In New York & Boston

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] said they have “ramped up its marketing in New York and Boston to grow vacationer demand out of those markets where increased airlift is coming online this year.” As an example of targeted, integrated efforts in New York City and Boston, media placements currently include television spots on local ABC... Read more of this article

PLP: ‘Numbers Are A Return To Being Average’

PLP: ‘Numbers Are A Return To Being Average’

[Updated] “Whilst the latest uptick is of course encouraging, all that has merely happened is a return to being just average,” and when the PLP were producing higher tourism numbers the “UBP/OBA referred to these numbers as failing,” Shadow Tourism Minister Jamahl Simmons said today. Mr Simmons said, “The OBA’s announcement... Read more of this article

Bermuda Tourism Win 4 Travel Industry Awards

Bermuda Tourism Win 4 Travel Industry Awards

Bermuda won multiple awards on Tuesday [Feb 21] at a major travel industry awards presentation, picking up four trophies for marketing excellence including the night’s final prize: Best of Show Public Relations. The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International [HSMAI] presented its Adrian Awards in New York City last night and the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Videos: Bermuda Featured On Chronicle Show

Videos: Bermuda Featured On Chronicle Show

“Bound for Bermuda” was the theme of last night’s episode of the WCVB television show ‘Chronicle,’ with the segment showcasing a number of locations and activities on the island. Chronicle is described by the New England based WCVB website as an Emmy award winning show that “continues to be a beloved fan-favorite.”... Read more of this article

BTA: Curate Special Offers For Visiting Athletes

BTA: Curate Special Offers For Visiting Athletes

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] is calling on tourism industry stakeholders to curate special offers that cater to young travellers visiting the island for sports training, particularly in the shoulder season. At a presentation to Hamilton Rotarians, the BTA’s Chief Product and Experiences Development Officer Pat Phillip-Fairn explained how the... Read more of this article

BTA’s Isley Named One Of Top 25 Minds in Travel

BTA’s Isley Named One Of Top 25 Minds in Travel

Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Victoria Isley has been named one of the “Top 25 Extraordinary Minds” in the travel industry. Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International [HSMAI] will honour Ms Isley and 24 other industry professionals from around the world at a ceremony in New York City tonight. Ms... Read more of this article