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New Visitor Experience To Debut At Cup Match

New Visitor Experience To Debut At Cup Match

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] said they “will continue its commitment to infusing local culture in the visitor experience with a brand new offering to debut” at Cup Match 2015. “The BTA Product & Experiences division has teamed up with local entrepreneurs to develop an experience that puts visitors into the Cup Match camp... Read more of this article

PLP Encourages BTA To Support Cup Match

PLP Encourages BTA To Support Cup Match

[Updated] The decision by the Bermuda Tourism Authority to drop their tourism booth at Cup Match citing budgetary constraints should be very disturbing to anyone who sees the value of this historic holiday to our tourism, said Shadow Tourism Minister Zane DeSilva, who encouraged the BTA to “reverse course and allocate some of their taxpayer... Read more of this article

Famous To BTA: “Can’t Have Cake & Eat It Too”

Famous To BTA: “Can’t Have Cake & Eat It Too”

[Opinion column written by Chris Famous] Dear Mr. Bill Hanbury head of the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA]: “You can’t have your cake and eat it too.” How many of us have heard that from our parents and or elders? I suspect just about all of us. On January 7, 2015, as the head of the BTA you proclaimed that Bermuda will be marketed as an Atlantic... Read more of this article

First Female Captain For ‘Celebrity Summit’

First Female Captain For ‘Celebrity Summit’

For the first time in the cruise industry – and in Celebrity Cruises’ history – an American female will take the helm of a mega-ton cruise ship. At 37 years of age, San Francisco native Kate McCue [pictured] will command Celebrity Summit– a 91,000-ton, 965-foot ship in the Celebrity Cruises fleet, sailing between the eastern United States... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Royal Palms Ranked #1 By Expedia

Bermuda’s Royal Palms Ranked #1 By Expedia

Expedia — one of the world’s leading travel websites — announced the results of the Expedia 2015 Insiders’ Select rankings today [July 14], with Bermuda’s Royal Palms hotel ranked #1 in the world, topping the list of 650 hotels worldwide. “This list represents a ranking of the world’s best-reviewed hotels, reflecting... Read more of this article

Search Is On For Bermuda’s Best Fish Sandwich

Search Is On For Bermuda’s Best Fish Sandwich

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] will launch a competition next month to determine the island’s best fish sandwich and is asking residents to help with the search. “Visitors to any destination want to eat where locals eat,” said BTA Chief Product & Experiences Development Officer Pat Phillip-Fairn. “With this competition we will challenge... Read more of this article

Tourism Authority Receives DMAI Accreditation

Tourism Authority Receives DMAI Accreditation

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has earned accreditation from Destination Marketing Association International [DMAI], they announced today. “More than 2,000 destination marketing organisations are estimated to exist worldwide, less than 200 have achieved accreditation,” the BTA said. “For the BTA to attain this prestigious accreditation... Read more of this article

Photos: BTA Team Experience New East End Bus

Photos: BTA Team Experience New East End Bus

Two new visitor beach bus routes are now operational — connecting beaches and cultural attractions in St. David’s Island and St. George — and today [July 13] a team from the BTA visited the east end to experience the service first hand. The St. David’s Island route began last week, thanks in part to a financial investment from the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Veendam Cruise To Return To Hamilton In 2016

Veendam Cruise To Return To Hamilton In 2016

Saying that their “Bermuda cruises in 2015 have been a huge success,” Holland America Line has announced that the Veendam cruise ship will return to Bermuda in 2016. The announcement said, “Guests looking to spend a few days immersing themselves in the laid-back lifestyle of Bermuda can embark Holland America Line’s ms Veendam... Read more of this article

Video: Highlighting Bermuda’s Scenery & Beauty

Video: Highlighting Bermuda’s Scenery & Beauty

A new video from our sister site ForeverBermuda.com aims to provide viewers with a look at Bermuda’s unique landscape, showcasing many of the island’s beautiful destinations. The video’s footage captures our island from a wide array of angles, including on the ground, beneath the waves, and even from high in the sky, thanks to aerial... Read more of this article

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