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Video: Bermuda Championship Public Forum

Video: Bermuda Championship Public Forum

The Bermuda Tourism Authority, Bermuda Chamber of Commerce, and the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation are hosting a Bermuda Championship Public Forum this morning [July 12] to learn more about business, sponsorship and hospitality opportunities for the PGA Tour Bermuda Championship event. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 1-hour... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Zane DeSilva Press Conference

Video: Minister Zane DeSilva Press Conference

[Updated] Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva is holding a press conference this afternoon [July 11] and we will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 8-minute replay is belowUpdate 3.41pm: Minister DeSilva said, “Good morning everyone and thank... Read more of this article

“Waves” Party To Be Held At Admiralty House

“Waves” Party To Be Held At Admiralty House

Visitors and locals can enjoy an immersive experience at Admiralty House Cove this weekend, when the popular cliff-jumping venue transforms into a nighttime showcase of entertainment featuring local and overseas DJs. “Waves” is a novel pool party-style event designed to attract swimmers on inflatables. It takes place this Saturday, July 13,... Read more of this article

Round The World Yacht Race To Stop In Bermuda

Round The World Yacht Race To Stop In Bermuda

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race today [July 9] revealed Bermuda as the newest Host Port and Team Partner to its upcoming 2019–20 edition which starts from London, UK, on September 1, 2019. During the inaugural year of the partnership, the Clipper Race will call into Hamilton at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club [RBYC] in July 2020 during the final leg... Read more of this article

BTA Welcomes Superyacht Incentives Boost

BTA Welcomes Superyacht Incentives Boost

A new framework of incentives born of hosting the 35th America’s Cup that will allow visiting superyachts to cruise and charter in Bermuda waters is welcomed by the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA]. A spokesperson said, “The legislation, tabled Friday in Bermuda’s House of Assembly, defines superyachts as leisure vessels measuring 24 metres... Read more of this article

St. George’s Welcomes New Seaside Market

St. George’s Welcomes New Seaside Market

The St. George’s Seaside Market will be held this Sunday [July 7] which “aims to celebrate the best of Bermuda made products, entertainment and experiences – with a focus on those that originate from the small town of St. Georges.” A spokesperson said, “St. George’s welcomes a new vendor market to entice cruise ship passengers... Read more of this article

Bermuda Championship Forum On July 12

Bermuda Championship Forum On July 12

The Bermuda Tourism Authority, Bermuda Chamber of Commerce, and the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation will be hosting a Bermuda Championship Public Forum to learn more about business, sponsorship and hospitality opportunities on Friday, July 12 from 10.00am to 11.00am at the BUEI Tradewinds Auditorium at 40 Crow Lane in Pembroke. The event poster... Read more of this article

Sun Canopies Erected At Horseshoe Bay Beach

Sun Canopies Erected At Horseshoe Bay Beach

Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva recently visited the Horseshoe Bay Beach parking lot area to view the recently installed taxi and shuttle bus passenger sun canopies and see firsthand how the canopies have improved the transportation experience for beach goers. Minister DeSilva said, “We are all familiar with heat and humidity of our... Read more of this article

Pole Dance Group Enjoying Bermuda Retreats

Pole Dance Group Enjoying Bermuda Retreats

A novel fitness retreat focused on women of colour has found a happy sanctuary in Bermuda. For two years running, New York City-based Black Girls Pole have brought more than a dozen attendees to Bermuda for fitness training and female empowerment activities. Since launching retreats back in 2015, Black Girls Pole have taken jaunts to Miami, Chicago... Read more of this article

‘We Are Thrilled With The Progress At Azura’

‘We Are Thrilled With The Progress At Azura’

The Azura Hotel & Residence development, located on South Shore in Warwick, took a big leap forward over the winter and with summer’s arrival has come alive as an active resort. A spokesperson said, “As a start, Azura recently completed construction of its extraordinary lofts. Designed by local architecture firm CTX, these 1 bedroom, 2 bathroom... Read more of this article

Dennie O’Connor Wins International CTA Award

Dennie O’Connor Wins International CTA Award

Bermudian entrepreneur Dennie O’Connor has brought home the 2019 International Certified Tourism Ambassador [CTA] Star Award, setting himself apart from other Tourism Ambassadors from around the US. The self-labelled ‘proud Bermudian’ was put forward to the Tourism Ambassador Institute [TAI], the accrediting body of the local CTA programme,... Read more of this article

Boden Joins Fairmont Southampton As Director

Boden Joins Fairmont Southampton As Director

Fairmont Southampton announced that Simon Boden has been appointed Area Director, Sales & Marketing effective June 24, 2019. As area director, he will focus on growing leisure and group business at Fairmont Southampton through marketing, PR and direct sales initiatives; he will also have sales and marketing oversight responsibilities at sister... Read more of this article

Rosemary Jones Joins Tourism Authority

Rosemary Jones Joins Tourism Authority

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] announced that Rosemary Jones has joined as Director of Corporate Communications & Strategy, reporting directly to Kevin Dallas, BTA’s Chief Executive Officer. In her role, she is responsible for the implementation, on-going review, and evolution of the island’s National Tourism Plan, coordinating and managing... Read more of this article