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Loren Named One Of World’s Best New Hotels

Loren Named One Of World’s Best New Hotels

The Loren has been named one of the “world’s best new hotels” by private jet lifestyle magazine Elite Traveler, who called it a “striking modern boutique property” with “gorgeous ocean views.” The story said, “The newest hotel in Bermuda—the country’s first new-build hotel in 45 years, in fact—is a striking... Read more of this article

Ocean Club Social Contest Offers Free Stay

Ocean Club Social Contest Offers Free Stay

Ocean Club is offering a four-night stay at the Fairmont San Francisco, including Jet Blue airfare for two, for posting photos on Instagram of ”why the Ocean Club is the most Insta-Perfect place to post.” The Fairmont website said, “Win a four-night stay at Fairmont San Francisco, including Jet Blue airfare for two by posting photos... Read more of this article

Minister: Hotels Hire New Staff After Programme

Minister: Hotels Hire New Staff After Programme

Over 15 people have been hired by local hotels after completing a training program for Room Attendants, the Minister of Education and Workforce Development Diallo Rabain said in the House of Assembly today [May 18], with additional people currently “in the recruitment phase.” The Minister was providing an update on the Hospitality training... Read more of this article

Hotel Hires 7 Employees Following Programme

Hotel Hires 7 Employees Following Programme

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, the Bermuda Hospitality Institute and the Government of Bermuda today announce the successful conclusion of a Guest Room Attendant Programme held at the hotel, with seven of the participants hired by the resort as a result of the programme. The two-week programme is a public-private collaboration between the Bermuda... Read more of this article

BHA Extend Condolences To Selley Family

BHA Extend Condolences To Selley Family

The members of the Bermuda Hotel Association and the Hotel Employers of Bermuda said they are saddened to learn of the passing of Mr. Colin Selley, a former long serving Director of the former Department of Tourism and it’s frontrunner, the Bermuda News Bureau. Stephen Todd, Chief Executive Officer stated, “The significant contributions which Mr.... Read more of this article

James Birch Joins Fairmont Southampton

James Birch Joins Fairmont Southampton

Bermudian James Birch has been announced as Fairmont Southampton‘s new Marketing and Communications Manager. Reporting to Fairmont’s Regional Sales & Marketing Director, Mr. Birch will be responsible for managing The Fairmont Southampton’s digital presence, and assisting the Group, Leisure, Food & Beverage, Golf, Spa, and Marketing... Read more of this article

Happy Hour Is Back At Newstead Resort

Happy Hour Is Back At Newstead Resort

Happy Hour is set to return at the Newstead Belmont Hills Golf Resort & Spa, with the resort set to begin hosting the weekly events on Friday, May 4, from 5-9 pm. Once a well known Happy Hour event, the resort said they are “looking forward to putting the fun back into Fridays with a weekly night of music, food, drink and revelry.” “The... Read more of this article

37 People Certified As Guest Room Attendants

37 People Certified As Guest Room Attendants

Thirty-seven people, who successfully completed a Guest Room Attendant Program – a joint initiative of the Bermuda Hospitality Institute [BHI], Ministry of Education and Workforce Development, Department of Financial Assistance and Ministry of Economic Development and Tourism – were awarded certificates and pins at a special presentation. Held... Read more of this article

Hamilton Princess Sold Out For Triathlon Event

Hamilton Princess Sold Out For Triathlon Event

The official hotel for the MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda — the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club — is now sold out for the weekend of festivities, April 26th – 29th and April’s occupancy numbers are trending higher than last year. Bermuda Tourism Authority confirmed today that at the beginning of April, island-wide hotel bookings... Read more of this article

Loren Hotel To Host Rothschild Dinner In May

Loren Hotel To Host Rothschild Dinner In May

The Loren Hotel at Pink Beach is gearing up to welcome Baron Julien de Beaumarchais de Rothschild, owner of Chateau Mouton Rothschild, and Managing Director Frédéric Mairesse who will host a special Barons de Rothschild dinner on Tuesday, May 1st. Guests will enjoy a five course menu created by The Loren’s Executive Chef Tim Sullivan and each course... Read more of this article

Willowbank Offer ‘Budget Friendly Family Resort’

Willowbank Offer ‘Budget Friendly Family Resort’

The recently renovated Willowbank Resort has announced that it is rebranding as a “budget friendly family resort.” A spokesperson said, “Willowbank Resort, a recently renovated waterfront property with 50 guest rooms, spacious lounges, conference center, recreation grounds, pool and magnificent beaches, nestled on six acres in Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

‘Seek Financing Options For Continuing Work’

‘Seek Financing Options For Continuing Work’

George’s Bay — the developer of Caroline Bay at Morgan’s Point — has confirmed they are “temporarily reducing” construction due to “costs outpacing the existing financing of the project,” while the Government confirms they are “in discussions with the Board of George’s Bay Ltd. as they seek financing... Read more of this article

18 People Certified As Guest Room Attendants

18 People Certified As Guest Room Attendants

Following a two-week training course, 18 participants have been trained as guest room attendants, with the public-private partnership resulting in participants earning the American Hotel and Lodging Certification as a Guestroom Attendant. The programme was launched by the Bermuda Hospitality Institute, Fairmont Southampton, Ministry of Education &... Read more of this article