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Tourism Minister Thanks Housekeeping Staff

Tourism Minister Thanks Housekeeping Staff

On Wednesday [Sept 11], the Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva attended the Coco Reef Bermuda’s annual Housekeeping Appreciation Breakfast, held in recognition of International Housekeeping Week which runs from September 8 – 14. At the event, Minister DeSilva told the resort management and staff, “I thank each and every one of... Read more of this article

Hamilton Princess Promotes D’Esta Ascento

Hamilton Princess Promotes D’Esta Ascento

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club has promoted D’Esta Ascento to the newly created role of Assistant Director of Engineering. Ms Ascento, a Bermudian, was formerly the Maintenance Manager at the resort. In her new role, she will be responsible for motivating and leading a team of 22 tradespeople and a facilities administrator, ensuring that the physical... Read more of this article

Princess Nominated For ‘Best Historic Hotel’

Princess Nominated For ‘Best Historic Hotel’

Historic Hotels Worldwide announced the finalists for the 2019 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence, with Bermuda’s Hamilton Princess among the nominees for “Best Historic Hotels Worldwide hotel in the Americas.”Nominees for the Best Historic Hotels Worldwide hotel in the AmericasAlfiz Hotel (17th Century) Cartagena, ColombiaHacienda... Read more of this article

Aerin Lauder Named As Rosewood Curator

Aerin Lauder Named As Rosewood Curator

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has added entrepreneur Aerin Lauder to its Rosewood Curators program, “a carefully selected group of luminaries and leaders who share travel recommendations and insider tips for Rosewood destinations around the world.” A spokesperson said, “Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, the ultra-luxury hotel group that... Read more of this article

Video: Jasmaine Adams Awarded Scholarship

Video: Jasmaine Adams Awarded Scholarship

The annual Bermuda Hotel Association Adrian Hassell Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to Ms. Jasmaine Adams. The presentation which took place earlier today at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club was attended by the parents of Ms. Adams, the parents and family members of Mr. Hassell, as well as the members of the BHA Scholarship Awards committee. The... Read more of this article

Hotel Association Supports Pride Parade

Hotel Association Supports Pride Parade

Saying they support “initiatives which help to drive tourism and future visitors,” the Bermuda Hotel Association said they are pleased to be a sponsor for the Bermuda Pride Parade. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Hotel Association supports initiatives which help to drive tourism and future visitors to Bermuda and as such, we are... Read more of this article

Hilton Brand ‘Announces Debut in Bermuda’

Hilton Brand ‘Announces Debut in Bermuda’

In a statement posted on their company website, Hilton announced the “company’s debut in Bermuda with the signing of Bermudiana Beach Resort, Tapestry Collection by Hilton.” “Representing the brand’s first hotel in Bermuda and second development in the Caribbean region, the 111-room resort is slated to open in 2020. Owned by Bermudiana... Read more of this article

Minister On Bermudiana Beach Resort Launch

Minister On Bermudiana Beach Resort Launch

Phase 1 which comprises “70 of the 111 keys will come online in July next year with the remaining 41 units in 2021,” Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva said in reference to the Bermudiana Beach Resort. The property was originally named Grand Atlantic and scheduled to be housing development, however after the units did not sell... Read more of this article

Fairmont Southampton All-Inclusive Package

Fairmont Southampton All-Inclusive Package

Fairmont Southampton has announced “Bermuda’s first Luxury All-Inclusive Package,” available for travel late summer through winter 2020. A spokesperson said, “Now guests may enjoy incredible value with breakfast, lunch, dinner and beverages included at the resort’s extensive list of dining options. “This package, starting... Read more of this article

Tourism Minister Visits Small Vacation Properties

Tourism Minister Visits Small Vacation Properties

Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva visited Royal Palms Hotel and Restaurant as part of a walk-about tour of some of Bermuda’s tourism accommodations inventory. Minister DeSilva said, “I deem it very important to let our hoteliers, their General Managers and their staff know that the Bermuda Government and I as Minister, value... Read more of this article

Video: Bermudiana Beach Ribbon Cutting

Video: Bermudiana Beach Ribbon Cutting

[Updated] A ribbon cutting ceremony is being held this afternoon [July 17] for the Bermudiana Beach Resort in Warwick. Last year it was announced that the property — which was originally planned to be the Grand Atlantic housing development – will become a “new mid market boutique resort to to be re-named the Bermudiana Beach Resort.” Update:... 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

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