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Bermuda Steps Up To Help Family After Diversion

Bermuda Steps Up To Help Family After Diversion

After a Thomson Airways flight diverted to Bermuda on Tuesday [June 23], a family from the United Kingdom found themselves unexpectedly stranded here with no luggage, however the actions of a number of kindhearted locals is helping to make the family’s unexpected visit a pleasant one. The flight was travelling from London to Jamaica when it diverted... Read more of this article

Clean Ups Planned To Help Beautify Beaches

Clean Ups Planned To Help Beautify Beaches

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has two more volunteer beach clean-up projects in its sights in the coming weeks and is calling on volunteers who care about tourism to join. On Saturday the BTA will partner with the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation’s Somerset Economic Empowerment Zone for the Mangrove Bay Beach Community Clean-up Day.... Read more of this article

Minister Opens Red Ensign Group Conference

Minister Opens Red Ensign Group Conference

Earlier today [June 23], the Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell, delivered opening remarks and welcomed the overseas delegates attending the 25th Annual Red Ensign Group [REG] conference that the Bermuda Department of Maritime Administration is hosting. The opening ceremony took place at the Town Hall, in the Town of St. George’s... Read more of this article

62-Year-Old Visitor Dies While Snorkeling

62-Year-Old Visitor Dies While Snorkeling

[Updated] Police are on scene in Southampton this afternoon [June 21] responding to what we understand to be a marine incident involving a visitor. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 2.55pm: Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “At 1.07pm, first responders responded to a report of an incident that... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host Red Ensign Group Conference

Bermuda To Host Red Ensign Group Conference

The Ministry of Tourism Development and Transport today announced that Bermuda will host this year’s Red Ensign Group [REG] Conference from 23-25 June 2015 at the Grotto Bay Hotel. A spokesperson said, “The Conference will bring the geographically widespread membership of the REG together for detailed face-to-face discussion on a wide variety... Read more of this article

Two Visitors Injured In Rental Cycle Collision

Two Visitors Injured In Rental Cycle Collision

Two visitors to the island — a 64 year old man and his 63 year old wife — were injured in a rental cycle collision yesterday. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:55am on Wednesday, June 17th first responders attended a reported serious single vehicle rental cycle collision on Somerset Road in Sandys parish near the junction with... Read more of this article

Road Traffic Collision Involving Visitors In Sandys

Road Traffic Collision Involving Visitors In Sandys

There was road traffic collision today [June 17] in Sandys, with the police confirming that the collision occurred at around 11.55am. The police said the collision involves two visitors, with one having been conveyed to KEMH after sustaining head injuries. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Related... Read more of this article

Premier, PLP Leader Meet With Robbery Victims

Premier, PLP Leader Meet With Robbery Victims

After the unfortunate incident earlier this week in which two visitors to the island were robbed, the couple met with Premier Michael Dunkley and Opposition Leader Marc Bean, and said they are recovering from the incident and look forward to coming back to Bermuda. In a post on Instagram today, the Premier said, “After the most unfortunate incident... Read more of this article

Plans To Improve Shelly Bay Beach Facilities

Plans To Improve Shelly Bay Beach Facilities

Plans to improve the facilities at Shelly Bay Beach are taking shape, with structural improvements to the building and the reopening of a restaurant and water sports rental outlet on the agenda. “Plans are taking shape to improve beach facilities at Shelly Bay Beach, the Ministry of Public Works and the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] said jointly... Read more of this article

Male Steals Visitor’s Handbag On Railway Trail

Male Steals Visitor’s Handbag On Railway Trail

A hammer wielding suspect — believed to be 16 or 17 years old — robbed a female visitor of her handbag yesterday afternoon on the Railway Trail in Sandys. Despite being pursued by the visitors, the suspect escaped on foot with a quantity of cash. A police spokesperson said, “Detectives are currently investigating a reported robbery... Read more of this article

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