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$100,000 Purse In New Bermuda 3s Golf Event

$100,000 Purse In New Bermuda 3s Golf Event

The Bermuda 3s presented by Goslings, a new team par 3 golf championship matching Pro-Am teams from four international territories will be held October 21-26, 2018 in Bermuda. PGA Professionals will captain and compete individually for a $100,000 purse. The event is the creation of two golf industry veterans, former PGA of America chief executive Joe... Read more of this article

Washington Mall: Pop-Up Visitor Service Centre

Washington Mall: Pop-Up Visitor Service Centre

A Pop-up Visitor Services Centre is now open in Hamilton at the Washington Mall, the BTA said, explaining that a range of visitor services and information provided by knowledgeable Visitor Service Centre staff are available on the first level near the Delta Airlines ticket office.“This pop-up location offering experience and event bookings and... Read more of this article

Carnival Horizon Makes Inaugural Call To Island

Carnival Horizon Makes Inaugural Call To Island

Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport Walter Roban led a Bermuda delegation aboard the Carnival Horizon on Saturday morning [May 26] to mark the ship’s inaugural visit to the island. In for the day out of New York just prior to its return voyage, Carnival Horizon is the newest cruise ship built for Carnival Cruise Line, and the second of Carnival’s... Read more of this article

JetBlue Unveils Fleet Of Twizys In Bermuda

JetBlue Unveils Fleet Of Twizys In Bermuda

JetBlue unveiled a fleet of JetBlue-branded electric Twizy cars at today’s [May 25] Bermuda Day parade, becoming the first airline to brand the vehicles. A spokesperson said, “The unique JetBlue “livery,” in hues as vibrant as Bermuda’s world-famous waters and vistas, celebrates the airline’s commitment to Bermuda in a car that is an... Read more of this article

Disney Cruise Line To Visit Bermuda In 2019

Disney Cruise Line To Visit Bermuda In 2019

Disney cruise line recently announced their fall 2019 lineup, confirming that they will visit Bermuda again, with the Disney Magic ship set to visit the island late next year. The cruise line will visit Bermuda this year with the Bermuda Tourism Authority previously noting that it will be the “first-ever time Disney Cruise Line has come to Bermuda”... Read more of this article

Minister Simmons’ Trip To LA Cost $2,102

Minister Simmons’ Trip To LA Cost $2,102

A trip in May 2018 by Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons to Los Angeles for Global Traveler Leisure Lifestyle Award cost $2,102.13, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from May 9, 2018 – May 12, 2018, and the web page listing said, “The Ministry of Economic... Read more of this article

Dockyard Vendors Looking Forward To Season

Dockyard Vendors Looking Forward To Season

Vendors in Dockyard are gearing up for a busy season as Bermuda prepares to host 180 cruise ships bringing thousands more visitors than last year. Top Dog, Duch Pops, 9 Parishes, Positive Energy, Churchill’s Ltd and Bermuda Fudge Co all have their stalls up and running near the new Visitor Information Centre. Sunset Studio will join them from August,... Read more of this article

Family Travel Group To Hold Summit in Bermuda

Family Travel Group To Hold Summit in Bermuda

Family Travel Association will hold its annual summit in Bermuda this October, part of what the Bermuda Tourism Authority says is a renewed focus on attracting young families to the island for vacation. Bermuda’s latest tourism industry numbers released yesterday show growth across all age categories, including children under 17-years-old. BTA CEO... Read more of this article

Video: Interview With BTA CEO Kevin Dallas

Video: Interview With BTA CEO Kevin Dallas

Following the release of the 2018 first quarter visitor arrival statistics earlier today, Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] CEO Kevin Dallas is speaking with Bernews this afternoon [May 8], sitting down for a live interview with journalist Jeremy Deacon. Update: The live broadcast has ended, and the 40-minute replay is below Related StoriesVideo:... Read more of this article

BTA: Ninth Consecutive Quarter Of Growth

BTA: Ninth Consecutive Quarter Of Growth

[Updated] Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] CEO Kevin Dallas is holding a press conference today [May 8] to provide information on the first quarter visitor arrivals report. We will have additional coverage later on, and in the meantime the live video of Mr. Dallas press conference is below, and as an additional note for those interested, Bernews will... Read more of this article

Goal To ‘Leverage The Longer-Term Value’

Goal To ‘Leverage The Longer-Term Value’

The Bermuda Tourism Authority said they aim to “leverage the longer-term value through a healthy return on investment,” saying they view the island hosting the World Triathlon Series as “part of an investment that can bring returns for many years to come.” The event was held this past weekend with an elite men’s race attracting... Read more of this article

Two Events Set For Bermuda Day Weekend

Two Events Set For Bermuda Day Weekend

Two events, including Ignite Nightclub and The Price is Right, are planned for Bermuda Day weekend, set to be held on May 26 and May 27. A spokesperson said, “Planning Factory Bermuda and Sound Concepts, two local event planning and production companies, are kicking off the new official Bermuda Day Weekend with two days of exciting activities... Read more of this article

Town Crier Calls Travellers Into Local Stores

Town Crier Calls Travellers Into Local Stores

Hamilton’s Town Crier is treating visitors to more than just city tours this year; he’s also aiming to assist them with their island shopping. A spokesperson said, “Town Crier Ed Christopher’s baritone voice and long strides are leading visitors into retail stores all over Hamilton every Thursday in the Bermuda Tourism Authority-created... Read more of this article