Tag: Bermuda tourism

Tourism Authority Update On Gonzalo Prep

Tourism Authority Update On Gonzalo Prep

Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Bill Hanbury has provided an update on the measures the BTA is taking under its Emergency Management Plan in light of the impending arrival of Hurricane Gonzalo.. The full statement from Mr. Hanbury is below: The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] Bermuda office will close Thursday, October 16 at 1:00 p.m. in anticipation... Read more of this article

BTA, Politicians On Final PGA Grand Slam

BTA, Politicians On Final PGA Grand Slam

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] and a bipartisan collection of leaders said they are celebrating the “successful eight-year run of the PGA Grand Slam of Golf and calling on local residents to help make the final event the biggest yet.” “We hope for full galleries and a festive atmosphere at Port Royal Golf Course this week,” said... Read more of this article

360° Photospheres: Beaches, Flatts & Church

360° Photospheres: Beaches, Flatts & Church

The 360° Photospheres below are taken from our recently launched sister site ForeverBermuda.com, and offer a fun and unique way to view some of the most beautiful areas of Bermuda. Click on anyone of the banners below, and then move your mouse once the new page loads in order to get a full 360° look at a given area, virtually immersing yourself in... Read more of this article

10 Surprising Things We Love About Bermuda

10 Surprising Things We Love About Bermuda

The friendly nature of Bermudians, the fact that people really do wear Bermuda shorts, and the slower pace of life are just a few of the points highlighted by Smarter Travel in an article entitled “10 Surprising Things We Love About Bermuda.” The article begins by saying, “From its bustling harbor to the historical town of St. George’s,... Read more of this article

Old Sonesta To Become ‘Princess Beach Club’

Old Sonesta To Become ‘Princess Beach Club’

The Green Family confirmed that they will redevelop the former Sonesta Beach Hotel as the Princess Beach Club, and said that — pending planning approval — the beach club is expected to be completed by Spring 2015. The Greens purchased the property last year, which followed after their purchase of the Fairmont Hamilton Princess in 2012. The... Read more of this article

New BTA Video: “What I Love About Bermuda”

New BTA Video: “What I Love About Bermuda”

The Bermuda Tourism Authority has released the first in a series of vignettes featuring both locals and visitors expressing what they love and are able to enjoy in Bermuda, saying “there is always something unique and special to share.” The BTA is also incorporating the use of a new hashtag — #lovemybermuda — with the video,... Read more of this article

BTA Investment Application Now Fully Digital

BTA Investment Application Now Fully Digital

The application process for up to $75,000 of investment funding in homegrown tourism ideas is now fully digital, the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] said today. The latest round of public submissions for Tourism Experiences began September 5th and for the first time 100% of the application is completed online. “Not only is the online submission process... Read more of this article

Minister, Shadow On Purchase Of Newstead

Minister, Shadow On Purchase Of Newstead

Both Minister of Tourism & Transport Shawn Crockwell and Shadow Tourism Minister Zane Desilva have commented on the news that Larry Doyle has purchased Newstead and Belmont Hills. Minister Crockwell said, “This is great news. These are two great properties and will be significant as we continue to revitalize Bermuda tourism.” The Minister said... Read more of this article

Reaction To Tourism’s Use Of Altered Photo

Reaction To Tourism’s Use Of Altered Photo

[Updated] Following complaints on social media about a photoshopped image posted by the island’s official tourism page, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said they “inherited image assets that are less than ideal”, “regret using an image that was badly altered/photoshopped,” and added that they are working with local talent... Read more of this article

Opposition: New York Trip “Raises Questions”

Opposition: New York Trip “Raises Questions”

[Updated] “After the recent lecture by the Finance Minister informing Bermudians that ‘money doesn’t grow on trees,’ the recent junket which the Premier and a cadre of OBA insiders participated in raises questions,” Shadow Tourism Minister Zane DeSilva said today. “The public has a right to know why it was necessary... Read more of this article


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