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Jorge Sanchez Wins BTA Social Photo Contest

Jorge Sanchez Wins BTA Social Photo Contest

Bermudian Jorge Sanchez, who works with marine specimens at the Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo, has been rewarded for showing his love for Bermuda online. The 26-year-old self-described amateur photographer took top honors in a #LoveMyBermuda photo contest, racking up more than 1,700 likes on Facebook for his shot taken in Tucker’s Town. The winning... Read more of this article

Cove Named One Of “10 Exceptional Condos”

Cove Named One Of “10 Exceptional Condos”

The Cove — the planned development at Morgan’s Point — was featured by Keith Flamer of Forbes lifestyle as one of the “10 Exceptional Condos To Watch In 2017″. The report said, “The Cove, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve Residence in Southampton, Bermuda is the first phase of the island’s largest mixed-use development ever—Caroline... Read more of this article

Photos: Shelly Bay Beach House Renovations

Photos: Shelly Bay Beach House Renovations

Renovations are ongoing at the Shelly Bay Beach House in Hamilton Parish with a new restaurant, an ice cream counter, a beach rental shop and expansion to the existing eastern parking area being among the items listed by the Planning Department. A Ministry of Public Works spokesperson said, “The lease was awarded to Shelly Bay Beach House Ltd.... Read more of this article

Tourism Forward: Ocean-To-Table Experience

Tourism Forward: Ocean-To-Table Experience

[Part of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s ‘Tourism Forward’ series] Although today marks the final day of Bermuda Restaurant Weeks and its delicious Bermuda-inspired menus, no one has to abandon the island’s food culture for the rest of the year. One of the most memorable moments of Restaurant Weeks 2017 was the launch at Lost in the Triangle... Read more of this article

‘Hidden Gems Of Bermuda’ Mobile App Launches

‘Hidden Gems Of Bermuda’ Mobile App Launches

Hidden Gems: Island Eco Tours has teamed up with newly-founded mobile game development company Bermuda Island Games [BIG] to create the ‘Hidden Gems of Bermuda’ mobile app. Business owner Ashley Harris is excited to be able to offer this new app to her Island Eco Tour visitors as well as anyone looking to enhance their Bermuda experience. “I... Read more of this article

Video: Shiona Turini Visits With Luxury Retailer

Video: Shiona Turini Visits With Luxury Retailer

Bermudian fashion expert Shiona Turini recently guided a team from luxury goods retailer Bergdorf Goodman around Bermuda, showcasing the island’s natural beauty, attractions and cuisine.- A video of the excursion captures Ms. Turini as she leads the team to various locations, including the Nonsuch Island area, Crystal Caves, the Unfinished Church... Read more of this article

Video: BTA CEO Enjoys ‘Seabreacher’ Ride

Video: BTA CEO Enjoys ‘Seabreacher’ Ride

Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Kevin Dallas is experiencing as much of the Bermuda visitor experience as he can, and today he took a ride with Kinezumi Water Sports on its Seabreacher excursion. Mr Dallas said, “With the growth Bermuda is seeing with travellers under 45 years-old, excursions like the Seabreacher are increasingly important in the visitor... Read more of this article

Video: Interview With BTA CEO Kevin Dallas

Video: Interview With BTA CEO Kevin Dallas

Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] CEO Kevin Dallas sat down with Bernews today for a live interview on our Facebook page, discussing a wide range of topics including the America’s Cup, the airport redevelopment and digital marketing. Speaking with guest interview Jeremy Deacon, Mr. Dallas also touched on airline service to Bermuda, the tourism... Read more of this article

BTA End Marketing Agreement Focusing On Italy

BTA End Marketing Agreement Focusing On Italy

[Written by Don Burgess] The Bermuda Tourism Authority has ended its marketing agreement that focuses on the Italian tourist. Glenn Jones, director of public and stakeholder relations at the BTA, told the Bernews: “With the launch of the new gotobermuda.com website and the constant review and analysis of our social media channels, it was decided... Read more of this article

Upcoming: Live Interview With New BTA CEO

Upcoming: Live Interview With New BTA CEO

Bernews next live video interview broadcast will be with recently appointed Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] CEO Kevin Dallas, who is scheduled to to join us for video interview on Bernews Facebook page on Wednesday, February 1.If you have a question for Mr Dallas, please feel free to leave a comment on our Facebook page and/or below, and we... Read more of this article

BTA CEO Kevin Dallas On Need For New Airport

BTA CEO Kevin Dallas On Need For New Airport

“Bermuda requires a partner with deep relationships with airlines and a track record of successful route development to work alongside our existing team,” according to Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Kevin Dallas. Mr. Dallas said, “First impressions matter, and there is no denying that the current facilities at LF Wade International Airport... Read more of this article

PLP Welcomes Recognition Of Vacation Rentals

PLP Welcomes Recognition Of Vacation Rentals

“The Bermuda Progressive Labour Party welcomes the news that the OBA has joined the PLP in acknowledging the significance of home sharing and vacation rentals and is moving forward to formally recognise the opportunities available for Bermudians,” according to Shadow Minister of Tourism Jamahl Simmons. MP Simmons said, “Expansion of... Read more of this article

Hotels Still Available During 35th America’s Cup

Hotels Still Available During 35th America’s Cup

If you have friends, business colleagues or clients looking to travel to Bermuda in May or June for their summer vacation or specifically for the America’s Cup, bookings are still available at various island hotel properties during that period. “While locals know it is peak season for travel to Bermuda — and inventory becomes more precious... Read more of this article