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MP Scott & Minister DeSilva On BTA Board Bill

MP Scott & Minister DeSilva On BTA Board Bill

Minister of Tourism & Transport Zane DeSilva said it “is unfortunate that the Opposition seems more interested in scaremongering and innuendo,” while Shadow Minister of Tourism Leah Scott said the Government’s “standard reply, when they have absolutely no rebuttal to facts and accurate data, is that the Opposition is practicing... Read more of this article

Information Sessions On Airbnb Experiences

Information Sessions On Airbnb Experiences

The Bermuda Tourism Authority and Airbnb will host information sessions to prepare the community for the introduction of Airbnb Experiences, with the free sessions set take place on November 28 and 29. “Airbnb Experiences is scheduled to launch in Bermuda next spring,” the BTA said. “Bermuda will be the fourth Experiences destination... Read more of this article

Radiance & Sunrise To Visit Bermuda In 2020

Radiance & Sunrise To Visit Bermuda In 2020

Both the Carnival Radiance and Carnival Sunrise cruise ships will visit Bermuda in 2020, Carnival Corporation has announced. The company said that following a $200 million dry dock in Spain, Carnival Radiance will debut in April 2020, first sailing in Europe before making a 13-day trans-Atlantic crossing to New York in June 2020, positioning the vessel... Read more of this article

Fairmont Southampton Is Now ‘Dog Friendly’

Fairmont Southampton Is Now ‘Dog Friendly’

Fairmont Southampton said that effective November 1st, they are “dog friendly,” adding that “for an additional $50 per pet per night Fairmont Southampton offers canine welcome amenities that include: dog treat, food & water bowls, pet waste disposal bags and a dog bed for a good night sleep.” “This comes after successful... Read more of this article

Bill To Amend Bermuda Tourism Authority Board

Bill To Amend Bermuda Tourism Authority Board

The Bermuda Tourism Authority Amendment Act 2018 was tabled in the House on Friday, with the Bill seeking to “amend the Bermuda Tourism Authority Act 2013 in relation to the Board of the Bermuda Tourism Authority.” The Bill states that “future members of the Board will be appointed by the Minister after consultation with the Board... Read more of this article

Rosedon Hotel Wins Boutique Hotel Award

Rosedon Hotel Wins Boutique Hotel Award

Rosedon Hotel recently won ‘The America’s Best Classic Elegance Hotel’ in the Boutique Hotel Awards, with Lee K. Petty accepting the Award on behalf of the Rosedon Hotel, attending the award ceremony in London along with her daughter Rachael Lee Petty.In discussing the award, brother and sister team Scott Kitson and Lee Petty said,... Read more of this article

Photos: Silver Spirit Cruise Ship In Hamilton

Photos: Silver Spirit Cruise Ship In Hamilton

[Updated with video] The Silver Spirit cruise ship arrived in Hamilton on Wednesday afternoon [Nov 7], with the 642 foot long cruise ship carrying an estimated 475 passengers and 370 crew members. The ship departed the Front Street berth this afternoon and is now on its way to the British Virgin Islands. Related StoriesPhotos:... Read more of this article

More Than 250 Delegates Expected For CHICOS

More Than 250 Delegates Expected For CHICOS

More than 250 delegates are expected for the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit [CHICOS] beginning today and lasting through November 9th at the Fairmont Southampton. This is the second consecutive year the event has taken place in Bermuda. This morning the event’s chairman, Parris Jordan explained why Bermuda is a good fit... Read more of this article

Ministry ‘Encouraged By Tremendous Effort’

Ministry ‘Encouraged By Tremendous Effort’

The Ministry of Transport and Regulatory Affairs said they are “encouraged by the tremendous effort from industry partners yesterday, 31 October, and today, 1 November, as Bermuda welcomed the largest number of cruise ship passengers in tourism history.” “Yesterday, six cruise ships and upwards of 9,300 visitors docked in the City... Read more of this article

New BTAConnect Resource For Tourism Industry

New BTAConnect Resource For Tourism Industry

With an aim to “establish a more consistent connection with tourism industry stakeholders,” the Bermuda Tourism Authority has launched an online stakeholder portal called BTAConnect. The portal was first unveiled at the Bermuda Tourism Summit last week and is a resource to engage the tourism industry around a variety of important strategic... Read more of this article

Video: Update On St Regis Hotel Development

Video: Update On St Regis Hotel Development

There are currently 55 people working on the construction of the St. Regis Bermuda Hotel in St. George’s, and a “tremendous amount of hard work has been carried out on the final stages of piling and foundations of the three blocks of the hotel,” and it is anticipated that the structure of the hotel will be complete by April 2019. This... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Three Cruise Ships Arrive

Photos & Video: Three Cruise Ships Arrive

The Azamara Journey, AIDAluna and Disney Magic cruise ships all arrived in Bermuda this morning [Oct 31], three of six cruise ships the island will host today, which marks the largest number of cruise passengers to ever visit Bermuda in a single day. The Azamara Journey will dock in Hamilton, AIDAluna will be anchored in Grassy Bay, and the Disney... Read more of this article

Photos: Hamburg Cruise Ship In St George’s

Photos: Hamburg Cruise Ship In St George’s

The Hamburg cruise ship arrived in St. George’s this afternoon [Oct 30], with the 473 foot long cruise ship carrying an estimated 359 passengers and 373 crew members. The Hamburg is one of six cruise ships the island will host over the next two days, with Transport Minister Walter Roban noting that tomorrow will mark the largest amount of cruise... Read more of this article