Tag: Bermuda tourism

College To Host “Who Needs Tourism?” Forum

College To Host “Who Needs Tourism?” Forum

The Bermuda College will present a free panel discussion entitled Who Needs Tourism!!//?? on Wednesday, April 9 at 7pm in the North Hall Lecture Hall G301. This is part of the Lecture Series at the College to provide the community with conversations of contemporary significance. The panel leading the discussion of Who Needs Tourism!!//?? will include... Read more of this article

First Cruise Ship Of 2014 Arrives In Bermuda

First Cruise Ship Of 2014 Arrives In Bermuda

Marking the first cruise ship visit of the year, the Explorer of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean cruise ship, arrived in Bermuda this morning [Apr 7] with an estimated 3,418 passengers aboard. Speaking in the House of Assembly late last year, Tourism Minister Shawn Crockwell said the Ministry projects that the cruise industry will contribute over $90 million... Read more of this article

Tourism Stats Released, Premier “Optimistic”

Tourism Stats Released, Premier “Optimistic”

Premier Craig Cannonier said he is “optimistic about the current state of tourism” based on the Quarterly Bulletin of Statistics released by the Department of Statistics today [Apr 2]. The Department of Statistics data for the fourth quarter of 2013 [October to December] indicates that air arrivals increased by 6.3% compared to the same... Read more of this article

US Consulate Advisory: ‘Contaminated Beaches’

US Consulate Advisory: ‘Contaminated Beaches’

[Updated w/response from Tourism CEO] The U.S. Consulate in Bermuda has just issued a “Security Message” for U.S. Citizens entitled “contaminated beaches,” citing the “ongoing dumping of raw sewage off Bermuda’s south coast.” The U.S. Consulate said, “Changing weather conditions – wind, swells, tides, and... Read more of this article

Opposition Welcome Pink Beach Development

Opposition Welcome Pink Beach Development

Shadow Tourism Minister Wayne Furbert said the PLP welcomes “the much anticipated development of the new boutique hotel at Pink Beach,” and they look forward to “seeing Bermudians back to work on and at that historic property.” Earlier this month the Bank of Butterfield announced that it had concluded the sale of the beach-front... Read more of this article

TV’s Top Chef Contestants Sailing To Bermuda

TV’s Top Chef Contestants Sailing To Bermuda

The cruise ship Summit will be making its way to Bermuda this summer with three former contestants from popular cooking reality show Top Chef offering private cooking lessons and endless tasting sessions to other passengers along the way. 10 other former contestants will be available aboard three other ships through the end of the year, each with a... Read more of this article

Aishah Muhammad Wins VIP Sunshine Award

Aishah Muhammad Wins VIP Sunshine Award

After being nominated by an Irish visitor who called her “a true ambassador of Bermuda” who made her “love the island and its people,” Ms. Aishah Muhammad of Co-op Taxi has been named the latest winner of the VIP Sunshine Award. Maria Gonzalez nominated Ms. Muhammad saying she originally contacted her to book a taxi, and Ms.... Read more of this article

BTA Release Updated Performance Metrics

BTA Release Updated Performance Metrics

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] today [Mar 27] announced the most recent performance metrics pertaining to tourism on the island, with continued growth measured in most categories. The BTA said in its report, “In abiding by its commitment to provide information, readers will note the broader scope of important data that is being monitored... Read more of this article

Furbert Questions Mr. Brooks Appointment Again

Furbert Questions Mr. Brooks Appointment Again

The Tourism Authority is “treading on shaky ground when it tries to skirt around the preferential appointment of Mr. Andrew Brooks as its Director of Golf,” Shadow Minister of Tourism Wayne Furbert said last night. “Our issue at this time is that the Tourism Authority has set two standards – one standard for Bermudians who had... Read more of this article

Hospitality Month To Feature 30 Organisations

Hospitality Month To Feature 30 Organisations

Bermuda Hospitality Institute will be holding Bermuda’s second ever Hospitality Month next month, with over 30 organizations participating including 11 newcomers. A spokesperson said, “Hospitality Month was created with the aim of showcasing Bermuda’s unique offerings to its residents, so that locals will become more knowledgeable about their... Read more of this article


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