Tag: Bermuda tourism

Re/Insurer Arch Capital Invests In Morgan’s Point

Re/Insurer Arch Capital Invests In Morgan’s Point

Morgan’s Point Ltd. — the company developing the hotel at Morgan’s Point in Southampton — announced that it has received a commitment in financing from Bermuda-based international re/insurer Arch Capital Group Ltd. towards the cost of the first phase of the project. Arch’s investment, with an initial tranche of $5 million, represents... Read more of this article

136 Cruise Ship Visits Scheduled For Next Year

136 Cruise Ship Visits Scheduled For Next Year

As Bermuda’s cruise ship season nears its end this year, the 2015 Cruise Ship schedule has been released and it shows we are scheduled to receive a total of 136 cruise ship visits next year made up of 100 regular or contract ship visits and 36 occasional visits. This is in comparison to the 2014 total of 130 cruise ship visits made up of 104 regular... Read more of this article

BTA: Experiences Investment Date Pushed Back

BTA: Experiences Investment Date Pushed Back

The notification date for successful applications in the Tourism Experiences Investment process has been pushed back one week from November 28, 2014 to December 5, 2014, the Bermuda Tourism Authority announced today. The new date aligns with a one-week deadline extension given to applicants in October as a result of Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane... Read more of this article

Video: “What I Love About Bermuda” Part II

Video: “What I Love About Bermuda” Part II

The Bermuda Tourism Authority has released the second in a three-part in a series of vignettes capturing what “locals and visitors love about this little island in the Atlantic.” A Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] spokesperson previously said, “The Bermuda Tourism Authority is launching a fresh marketing strategy. The new approach focuses... Read more of this article

Explore Bermuda’s World Heritage Forts Tour

Explore Bermuda’s World Heritage Forts Tour

The ‘Defenders Of Bermuda: World Heritage Forts Tour’ will take place on Kings Square in St. George’s on Wednesday and Saturday from 1.30pm to 3.30pm, offering people the opportunity to learn about the island’s people, stories and fortifications. The promotional flyer said, “The tours promise to allow you to imagine yourself... Read more of this article

Silver Spirit Cruise Ship Docks In Hamilton

Silver Spirit Cruise Ship Docks In Hamilton

The Silver Spirit cruise ship sailed into Hamilton this morning [Nov 21], carrying an estimated 523 passengers and 370 crew. According to this year’s cruise ship schedule, the 642-foot long ship was scheduled to make two calls to Bermuda; the first in April stopping in St George’s and this visit to Hamilton.The island is now coming to the... Read more of this article

Four Bermuda Hotels On “Best Resort” List

Four Bermuda Hotels On “Best Resort” List

Condé Nast Traveler recently released their “Best Resorts in the Atlantic: Readers’ Choice Awards 2014″, with four Bermuda resorts among the top 15, with The Reefs taking the number one spot with a score of 89.191.The Reefs [pictured] claimed the top spot with a score of 89.191, while Rosewood Tucker’s Point was ranked number... Read more of this article

BTA Video: “The Bermuda Spirit Of Resilience”

BTA Video: “The Bermuda Spirit Of Resilience”

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has released a video showcasing Bermuda’s recovery after Hurricane Gonzalo, saying it was a “testament to Bermuda’s resilience and fortitude.” The BTA said, “In the days after Hurricane Gonzalo hit an undeniable sense of unity, cooperation and generosity emerged as the island started to literally... Read more of this article

Celebrity Eclipse Cruise Ship Cancels Visit

Celebrity Eclipse Cruise Ship Cancels Visit

The Celebrity Eclipse cruise ship was scheduled to arrive in Bermuda tomorrow [Nov 19], however has cancelled their planned visit to Bermuda due to “unfavourable trans-Atlantic weather” delaying the departure from Southampton, U.K. According to this year’s cruise ship schedule, the Celebrity Eclipse was scheduled to make two calls... Read more of this article

BTA Report On International Media Coverage

BTA Report On International Media Coverage

Media outlets around the world are highlighting Bermuda’s prominence in the world of perfume and dive tourism, the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] said. “Bermuda is on the map in two high-end categories that set us apart from our competitors,” said BTA CEO Bill Hanbury. “Celebrity journalist Peter Greenberg says in his famous book about the... Read more of this article


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