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Bermuda Featured In Lonely Planet Magazine

Bermuda Featured In Lonely Planet Magazine

Bermuda is featured in the fall edition of Lonely Planet Magazine, which calls us a “slice of paradise” with “genial locals, pristine pink-sand beaches and 400 years of U.S, and U.K. intertwined history.” The article said, “There are several popular misconceptions of this 21-square-mile slice of paradise, one being that... Read more of this article

“Beach Vision” Sees Improvements At Horseshoe

“Beach Vision” Sees Improvements At Horseshoe

Umbrellas and lounge chairs, plenty of well-marked garbage and recycling bins, regularly maintained restrooms and a new concession are just some of the improvements recently made at Horseshoe Bay Beach. “These additions to the Horseshoe Bay experience are part of Bermuda’s new ‘Beach Vision’. John Smith’s Bay, Clearwater,... Read more of this article

Hamilton Princess Before & After $100M Upgrade

Hamilton Princess Before & After $100M Upgrade

Hamilton Princess posted a photo on Twitter showcasing the before and after of their $100 million expansion, with the aerial photos highlighting the new marina. The three-year renovation project included the introduction of the state-of-the-art marina, new resort infinity pool, renovation of almost all guestrooms and suites, introduction of two new... Read more of this article

New Website Offering America’s Cup Packages

New Website Offering America’s Cup Packages

A new website — AmericasCupTravel.com – has launched, offering spectator packages for the America’s Cup in Bermuda, with the various packages including combinations of hotel, airport transfers and spectator access. In an email to stakeholders, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said, “We are pleased to announce that official spectator... Read more of this article

St George’s Hotel: 883 Page Planning Application

St George’s Hotel: 883 Page Planning Application

The 883-page planning application by the Desarrollos Hotelco Group is now available online, providing details of their plans for the development in St George’s, which they said include “122 hotel rooms, a casino, a ballroom & function terrace as well as 98 branded condominiums [arranged across 7 Residences], estate lots for future development,... Read more of this article

BTA Seeks “Entertainment Showcase” Proposals

BTA Seeks “Entertainment Showcase” Proposals

The Bermuda Tourism Authority is seeking proposals from “qualified, experienced companies, promoters or event producers” to submit a Request for Proposal [RFP] for a “monthly entertainment showcase featuring a cross-section of local entertainers”. The RFP says, “To ensure visitors have an array of opportunities to experience... Read more of this article

Investment Process For Tourism Ideas To Reopen

Investment Process For Tourism Ideas To Reopen

The Bermuda Tourism Authority’s [BTA] investment process for home-grown ideas reopens for applications on September 1, 2016. A spokespersons said, “From that date applicants will have one month to submit their ideas to grow the tourism industry and potentially receive funding to make the idea flourish. “The new process will be for tourism... Read more of this article

Bill Hanbury “Filled With Optimism About Future”

Bill Hanbury “Filled With Optimism About Future”

The second quarter visitor arrivals report released last week “demonstrates significant progress, the most vacation air arrivals since 2008,” and “I am filled with optimism about the future,” Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Bill Hanbury said. In a message emailed to stakeholders, Mr Hanbury said, “I hope you are as pleased... Read more of this article

Marketing Push Aimed At Enticing UK Visitors

Marketing Push Aimed At Enticing UK Visitors

The Bermuda Tourism Authority is making a “marketing push” in the United Kingdom, with online and digital out of home advertisements recently targeting potential visitors. A statement from Media Agency Group said, “Media Agency Group is proud to showcase its latest multi-format advertising campaign with the Bermuda Tourism Authority,... Read more of this article

BTA: “Younger Vacationers Flying To Bermuda”

BTA: “Younger Vacationers Flying To Bermuda”

“An influx of younger vacationers is flying to Bermuda in 2016 and the local tourism industry is benefiting from the economic impact,” the Bermuda Tourism Authority said. “Seventy-eight percent of the visitor growth through the first six months of the year comes from travellers under 45 years-old, an age group that enjoys experiential... Read more of this article

‘Momentum Must Be Maintained And Expanded’

‘Momentum Must Be Maintained And Expanded’

“After a 49 year low in air arrivals, the news that the second quarter of 2016 saw increases in air arrivals and visitor spending, is good news for our tourism sector,” and “this momentum must not only be recognized, it must be maintained and expanded upon,” Shadow Tourism Minister Jamahl Simmons said. His comments follow after... Read more of this article

Tucker’s Point Resort Certified By Green Globe

Tucker’s Point Resort Certified By Green Globe

Rosewood Tucker’s Point has once again been certified by Green Globe, a world leader in certification of sustainable travel and tourism businesses. The certification process requires properties to follow a rigorous collection of 337 compliance indicators applied to 41 individual criteria in areas of sustainable management, social/economic, cultural... Read more of this article

Tourism Authority: Vacation Air Arrivals Up 10%

Tourism Authority: Vacation Air Arrivals Up 10%

“Vacation air arrivals were up 10 percent through the first six months of 2016 after two strong quarters of growth,” the Bermuda Tourism Authority announced today, saying the “68,462 leisure air passengers landed in the first half of the year make for the largest volume of air vacationers since 2008.” “The strong start... Read more of this article