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BTA: $838,000 Investment Funding For 2018

BTA: $838,000 Investment Funding For 2018

More than 20 home-grown ideas, out of a total 55 approved experiences, will receive investment funding from the Bermuda Tourism Authority for the first time in 2018, with $838,000 allocated in total for the 55 experiences. “The 23 newly supported tourism experiences is the largest crop of successful new applicants since the process to find home-grown... Read more of this article

Tourism Application Process Closes Friday

Tourism Application Process Closes Friday

More than 50 submissions have been received so far in the Bermuda Tourism Authority Tourism Experiences Investment Process, with the application process closing on Friday [Sept 29]. A spokesperson said, “The applications best aligned with the overall tourism strategy receive investment funds or marketing support as part of a programme that helps... Read more of this article

52 People Attend Tourism Investment Workshop

52 People Attend Tourism Investment Workshop

Fifty-two people attended the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s series of workshops designed to help tourism industry ideas get off the ground, which marks the highest number to participate in the workshops since the Tourism Investment Experiences Programme began in 2014. “Entrepreneurs now have until September 29th, 2017 to submit their applications... Read more of this article

BTA Funding Available For Entrepreneurs Ideas

BTA Funding Available For Entrepreneurs Ideas

The Bermuda Tourism Authority is looking for a new slate of dynamic visitor experiences and is inviting local entrepreneurs to put their ideas forward. The applications best aligned with the overall tourism strategy receive investment funds or marketing support as part of the Tourism Experiences Investment Programme. “The programme helps Bermudians... Read more of this article

BTA: Over $800K In Tourism Experiences Funding

BTA: Over $800K In Tourism Experiences Funding

Sports tourism leads the way in Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] experiences funding for 2017, with 27 sport and adventure activities had their applications approved in the annual Tourism Experiences Investment process, a process which financially backs home-grown ideas to grow visitor arrivals. Long-standing sports tourism events like Bermuda Marathon... Read more of this article

Deadline Looms For Tourism Investment RFP

Deadline Looms For Tourism Investment RFP

Two deadlines are approaching for individuals who want to land business partnerships with the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] in 2017, as the Tourism Experiences Investment application process and the Live Entertainment Showcase request for proposal [RFP] process both close September 30, 2016. Tourism Experiences Investment The BTA said, “Tourism... Read more of this article

BTA: Up To $20K Funding For Local Entertainers

BTA: Up To $20K Funding For Local Entertainers

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] said they “will bring its successful investment process for entrepreneurs to the local entertainment industry” and is “encouraging home-grown entertainers and promoters to submit new entertainment ideas to be considered for grant funding this summer.” “We’re looking for new entertainment... Read more of this article

$607,000 Allocated To 38 Tourism Experiences

$607,000 Allocated To 38 Tourism Experiences

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] said they “will financially support new culinary, heritage and water sport activities for visitors as part of its 2016 Tourism Experiences investment process” and “favourites like the Bermuda Fly-fishing Invitational, Bermuda Yoga Festival and Bermuda Heroes’ Weekend are being renewed for funding.” “About... Read more of this article

BTA Extends Registration For Tourism Workshop

BTA Extends Registration For Tourism Workshop

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has extended the registration deadline for its Tourism Experiences application workshop to August 31, with Chief Product & Experiences Development Officer Pat Phillip-Fairn saying “we’re encouraging anyone who is interested in submitting an application to receive funding for their tourism idea to attend... Read more of this article

BTA Tourism Ideas Investment Opens In Sept.

BTA Tourism Ideas Investment Opens In Sept.

The Tourism Experiences application process for the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s [BTA] investment in home-grown ideas reopens September 3rd, 2015. From that date applicants will have one month to submit their home-grown ideas to grow the tourism industry. The new process will be for tourism experiences that take place between January 1 and December... Read more of this article

BTA To Host Lunch-n-Learns For Entrepreneurs

BTA To Host Lunch-n-Learns For Entrepreneurs

The Bermuda Tourism Authority’s [BTA] Lunch n Learn series is returning in advance of the Tourism Experiences investment call for submissions. “The BTA is once again providing an opportunity for local tourism-minded entrepreneurs to ensure their ideas are aligned with the objectives of the Tourism Experiences investment process, where up to... Read more of this article

New Tour Experience To Feature ‘ScootCoupes’

New Tour Experience To Feature ‘ScootCoupes’

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has pledged financial support via an interest-free loan in order to support a new visitor experience involving three-wheel scooters, the brainchild of two Bermudian entrepreneurs in their thirties. ScootCoupe Bermuda plans to introduce a collection of three-wheel scooters as part of a four-hour end-to-end guided tour... Read more of this article

New ‘Hydro-Bike’ Rental Business To Launch

New ‘Hydro-Bike’ Rental Business To Launch

Two Bermudian entrepreneurs are set to launch a new hydro-bike tourism business, and have been helped by an interest-free loan from the Bermuda Tourism Authority. Entrepreneurs Iesha Castle, 30, and Aaron Williams, 34, expect ten hydro-bikes to arrive in Bermuda this month. The next step will be the public launch of their company Funworx Bermuda which... Read more of this article