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‘Bake From Scratch’ Magazine Features Island

‘Bake From Scratch’ Magazine Features Island

Bake From Scratch is a seasonal publication dedicated to discovering the world’s best bakeries, movers and shakers in today’s baking culture, products that should be in every baker’s pantry, new cookbooks, and more. For the magazine’s upcoming May/June issue, the editors put the spotlight on Bermuda’s thriving bakeries and unique baking scene... Read more of this article

Hamilton Visitor Services Centre Officially Opens

Hamilton Visitor Services Centre Officially Opens

At the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Hamilton Visitor Services Centre [VSC], officials heralded the completed project’s delivery of National Tourism Plan strategies—particularly the goal to increase visitor spending. “Local businesses stand to benefit because the island-wide network of visitor centres makes the offerings of tourism entrepreneurs... Read more of this article

Mural Highlights Importance Of Healthy Oceans

Mural Highlights Importance Of Healthy Oceans

As part of Earth Day celebrations out here, the Bermuda Tourism Authority unveiled a Meredith Andrews mural designed to “teach the perils of ocean plastic and to serve as a reminder that a healthy Atlantic Ocean is essential to Bermuda’s tourism success.” The artwork is now available for the public to see at the new Hamilton Visitor Services... Read more of this article

Golf Digest: Rosewood One Of Best Golf Resorts

Golf Digest: Rosewood One Of Best Golf Resorts

In an article naming the best golf resorts in the Caribbean and Bermuda, Golf Digest has highlighted Rosewood Bermuda, pointing out its location “on the edge of hilly and panoramic Tucker’s Point.” Regarding Rosewood Bermuda, the story said, “Surprisingly secluded on an island otherwise known for its congestion, the Rosewood is conveniently... Read more of this article

Visitor Services Centre Opens In St. George’s

Visitor Services Centre Opens In St. George’s

Tourism & Transport Minister Zane DeSilva officially opened a new Visitor Services Centre in St. George, at 25 York Street on Monday [April 15]. A spokesperson said, “The facility is full of useful visitor information on tourism attractions and events in the east end and island-wide, as well as Bermuda-branded retail items. “It’s... Read more of this article

Norwegian Gem, Joy Cruise Ships To Visit In 2021

Norwegian Gem, Joy Cruise Ships To Visit In 2021

Norwegian Cruise Line announced select 2020 and 2021 itineraries for some of their ships, with the cruise line announcing that both the Norwegian Joy and Norwegian Gem will call on the island in 2021. The NCL website said, “Beginning April 14, 2021, Norwegian Joy will homeport in New York City for the first time, sailing a mix of Bermuda as... Read more of this article

Minister DeSilva’s Trip To New York Cost $995

Minister DeSilva’s Trip To New York Cost $995

A trip in February 2019 by Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva for the Bermuda Tourism Marketing Events in New York City cost $995.37, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from February 27, 2019 – February 28, 2019, and the web page listing said, “The Hon. Minister Zane DeSilva... Read more of this article

Six Local Businesses Newly Certified With NSSP

Six Local Businesses Newly Certified With NSSP

Twenty-two Bermuda businesses have now successfully completed Bermuda’s National Service Standards Programme [NSSP], a process created and managed by the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA]. Six businesses were newly certified in March 2019:Barracuda Grill Devil’s Isle Dowling’s Marine and Auto Services LTD Frog & Onion Pub Pickled Onion Royal... Read more of this article

Azamara Journey Cruise Ship in Hamilton

Azamara Journey Cruise Ship in Hamilton

The Azamara Journey cruise ship is in Hamilton today [April 7], making the first of what is scheduled to be four calls for this year. According to the 2019 Bermuda Cruise Ship Schedule [PDF], the 592 foot long cruise ship will also call on the island again twice later this month, and then also visit in November, docking in the City of Hamilton each... Read more of this article

Visitor VIP Package For Peppercorn Ceremony

Visitor VIP Package For Peppercorn Ceremony

This year’s Peppercorn Ceremony on April 24 will be enhanced with a VIP package, offering visitors a cultural experience they can’t get anywhere else, the BTA said, explaining that the package created high demand among visitors in 2018, nearly selling out in its pilot year. “The Peppercorn Ceremony VIP package sold very well last year and the... Read more of this article

Tourism Authority Contracts Valued Over $50,000

Tourism Authority Contracts Valued Over $50,000

In line with PATI requirements that require public authorities to list contracts valued at $50,000 or more, the Bermuda Tourism Authority provided a full list including a payment of $2,745,000 JetBlue for a cooperative marketing multi-year agreement, $3,653,760 to Royal Realty Corp. for office rental in New York, and $504,000 to Turner PR for public... Read more of this article

Jones Named Chief Experience Officer At BTA

Jones Named Chief Experience Officer At BTA

Glenn Jones has been promoted to the role of Chief Experience Development Officer at the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA], effective Monday, April 29th, the BTA announced. Mr Jones joined BTA in January 2015 as the Director of Public & Stakeholder Relations, later becoming the Director of Strategy & Corporate Communications in May 2018. In his... Read more of this article

Airbnb & BTA Launch Experiences In Bermuda

Airbnb & BTA Launch Experiences In Bermuda

Today, Airbnb and the Bermuda Tourism Authority officially launched Airbnb Experiences for the island, offering visitors an array of immersive experiences; all hosted by locals looking to share their passions and interests with people from all over the world. “Airbnb Experiences are designed to allow people to immerse themselves in local communities... Read more of this article