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“Liberty Of The Seas” Makes Inaugural Visit

“Liberty Of The Seas” Makes Inaugural Visit

Premier Michael Dunkley and Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell welcomed the Liberty of the Seas when it made its inaugural visit to Bermuda. The ship arrived on Friday, May 8th and a short ceremony was held on Saturday, May 9th onboard the ship to commemorate the occasion with a traditional maritime plaque exchange, which... Read more of this article

Colonial Wars Group Hosts Meeting In Bermuda

Colonial Wars Group Hosts Meeting In Bermuda

A group of people with ancestral roots to the American Colonial Wars recently paid a visit to Bermuda in order to host their 106th annual meeting, with some members arriving aboard cruise ships and others flying to the island.The group enjoyed a full itinerary, including a visit to St. George’s on May 7 that included a meeting with then-Mayor... Read more of this article

Photos: Visiting Motorcycle Group In Hamilton

Photos: Visiting Motorcycle Group In Hamilton

The arrival of the Celebrity Summit cruise ship in Dockyard on Wednesday [May 6] resulted in more than just traditional visitors arriving, as the cruise ship also transported members of the ETA Motorcycle Cruising Club as well as their motorbikes. The group, which makes regular visits to the island, were out touring on their bikes today [May 7] and... Read more of this article

Video: Shadow Minister On Tourism Statistics

Video: Shadow Minister On Tourism Statistics

“After the worst air arrivals in 48 years in 2014, tourism numbers continue to decline under the OBA in Q1 2015,” Shadow Tourism Minister Zane Desilva said, adding that “these plummeting tourism figures are bad news” for the “countless Bermudians out of work.” Earlier this week the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA]... Read more of this article

Video: BTA Release 2015 Q1 Tourism Stats

Video: BTA Release 2015 Q1 Tourism Stats

[Updated with video] Air arrivals declined 6.7%, however visitor spending in Bermuda grew more than 20% in the first quarter of 2015 “injecting an additional $6 million into the local economy,” the Bermuda Tourism Authority announced today. “Among air visitors the average per person spending during the first quarter increased 29.3%... Read more of this article

BTA Launches New UK Consumer Campaign

BTA Launches New UK Consumer Campaign

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] is today [May 5] launching a new UK consumer campaign in partnership with online travel agent Expedia, saying it is part of their “wider strategy to raise awareness of the island’s accessibility, range of experiential holidays and showcase it as an instant escape with direct flights from London Gatwick.” The... Read more of this article

BTA Sponsoring Events In The United Kingdom

BTA Sponsoring Events In The United Kingdom

On Sunday, a free Bermuda Day celebration will be held at Liverpool’s Camp & Furnace in the United Kingdom, where visitors can experience a taste of island life with a range of activities and entertainment for the whole family. An annual event has been held in London for the last seven years, organized by SpredLuv and CKC Corporation – a group... Read more of this article

Scott: ‘Lack Of Understanding Tourism Product’

Scott: ‘Lack Of Understanding Tourism Product’

“The comments from Tourism Minister Shawn Crockwell, carried in today’s media, about enticing the private sector to donate into a fund to help continue airlift to Bermuda demonstrates a total lack of understanding of the tourism product by our Tourism Minister,” Shadow Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said. “I wish the Minster... Read more of this article

Two Cruise Calls Cancelled Due To Weather

Two Cruise Calls Cancelled Due To Weather

Two scheduled cruise ship calls have been cancelled due to the weather, with the Pacific Princess cancelling its scheduled visit for Tuesday, April 28th; while the MSC Divina has cancelled her call to Bermuda on Saturday, May 2nd, the Transport Ministry confirmed. The Pacific Princess is an occasional caller to Bermuda, and the 594 foot long ship was... Read more of this article

Gosling’s & BTA: “Selfie Yourself To Bermuda”

Gosling’s & BTA: “Selfie Yourself To Bermuda”

Gosling’s and the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] said they are “collaborating to push the potential for North American consumers to purchase two of Bermuda’s greatest exports this summer – tourism and Gosling’s Rum.” “Selfie Yourself to Bermuda,” is a multi-platform promotion that encourages customers to submit a picture of... Read more of this article

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