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Photos & Video: Butterfield & Vallis Trade Show

Photos & Video: Butterfield & Vallis Trade Show

The Food Service Division of Butterfield & Vallis held a trade show today [Oct 19] in the Harbour View Ballroom at the Hamilton Princess.  The event was opened by Bill Hanbury , CEO of the Bermuda Tourism Authority, with more than 40 suppliers from overseas in attendance. The theme for this year’s show was “Get Prepared” for the... Read more of this article

Bill Hanbury “Filled With Optimism About Future”

Bill Hanbury “Filled With Optimism About Future”

The second quarter visitor arrivals report released last week “demonstrates significant progress, the most vacation air arrivals since 2008,” and “I am filled with optimism about the future,” Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Bill Hanbury said. In a message emailed to stakeholders, Mr Hanbury said, “I hope you are as pleased... Read more of this article

PLP Thanks BTA’s Bill Hanbury For His Service

PLP Thanks BTA’s Bill Hanbury For His Service

The Board of Directors of the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] recently announced they will begin its search for a new chief executive officer this summer, saying that “the goal is to identify a suitable successor to current CEO Bill Hanbury by the fourth quarter of this year. ” Mr Hanbury is concluding his three-year contract at the end of 2016. In... Read more of this article

Bermuda Tourism Authority To Seek New CEO

Bermuda Tourism Authority To Seek New CEO

The Board of Directors of the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] will begin its search for a new chief executive officer this summer, saying that “the goal is to identify a suitable successor to current CEO Bill Hanbury by the fourth quarter of this year. ” Mr Hanbury is concluding his three-year contract at the end of 2016. Board Chairman... Read more of this article

Podcast: BTA CEO Bill Hanbury On Tourism

Podcast: BTA CEO Bill Hanbury On Tourism

In this latest Bernews podcast, Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Bill Hanbury said when he started the tourism strategy had to be completely rebuilt. But he says it is now paying dividends and that tourism in Bermuda has a bright future, adding that figures released this week for the first quarter of 2016 were the result of the BTA’s marketing strategy... Read more of this article

BTA Executive Staff Receive Bonus Payments

BTA Executive Staff Receive Bonus Payments

Members of the executive staff of the Bermuda Tourism Authority have received bonus payments and the bonus for BTA CEO Bill Hanbury was guaranteed for the first year, Minister of Tourism Shawn Crockwell said in the House on Friday [July 10]. Minister Crockwell, who was answering questions from Shadow Minister of Tourism Zane DeSilva, explained that... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda’s Friendliness & Culture Is Commodity’

‘Bermuda’s Friendliness & Culture Is Commodity’

[Updated] “Bermuda’s genuine friendliness and rich culture is a locally-sourced commodity as exportable as oil, coal or diamonds,” Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Bill Hanbury said at today’s [Mar 31] Hospitality Month launch on the steps of City Hall. Throughout April, Hospitality Month will focus on all aspects of Bermuda’s hospitality... Read more of this article

BTA’s Bill Hanbury: Setting The Table For Growth

BTA’s Bill Hanbury: Setting The Table For Growth

[Column written by BTA CEO Bill Hanbury] At this moment in Bermuda’s history, the hospitality sector carries the country’s greatest hope for job creation and entrepreneurial opportunity. This was re-enforced in the Finance Minister’s budget speech where he repeatedly mentioned the tourism sector as the one place where real substantive economic... Read more of this article

BTA CEO Bill Hanbury Base Salary: $295,000

BTA CEO Bill Hanbury Base Salary: $295,000

[Updated] Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Bill Hanbury’s compensation package is a base annual salary of $295,000, a housing allowance of $75,000 plus the potential for a 30% bonus, the BTA said today. The BTA said, “The Bermuda Tourism Authority is reaffirming its commitment to transparency and accountability by releasing the salary information... Read more of this article

Video: “Seven Habits Of Highly Effective BTA”

Video: “Seven Habits Of Highly Effective BTA”

Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] CEO Bill Hanbury addressed the Rotary Club of Hamilton meeting held at the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club yesterday [Jan 6], speaking to the audience about “seven habits of a highly effective BTA.” The slides used in Mr. Hanbury’s presentation outlined the “seven habits of a highly effective... Read more of this article

BTA CEO: Potential Investors Express Concern

BTA CEO: Potential Investors Express Concern

Saying he does not wish to take sides in the recent labour dispute, Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Bill Hanbury urged all those concerned to “think of the big picture,” saying they have already had “emails from potential investors expressing concern.” After the Fairmont Hamilton Princess laid off 10 workers, five of whom were... Read more of this article

Video: Meet The New Tourism Authority CEO

Video: Meet The New Tourism Authority CEO

In a media briefing yesterday [Jan 30] Tourism Development and Transport Minister Shawn Crockwell and Chairman David Dodwell introduced the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s new Chief Executive Officer Bill Hanbury. They noted that BTA is privately managed and now has responsibility for the day to day management of tourism in Bermuda, and while the BTA... Read more of this article

Shadow Minister Comments On Tourism CEO

Shadow Minister Comments On Tourism CEO

Shadow Minister of Tourism Wayne Furbert said the PLP welcomes Bill Hanbury to Bermuda and wishes him much success in his new role, however said “like many Bermudians, we are disappointed that a Bermudian was not selected in this role.” Yesterday [Jan 26] the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] announced that American Bill Hanbury will serve... Read more of this article