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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

BTA: Experiences Investment Date Pushed Back

BTA: Experiences Investment Date Pushed Back

The notification date for successful applications in the Tourism Experiences Investment process has been pushed back one week from November 28, 2014 to December 5, 2014, the Bermuda Tourism Authority announced today. The new date aligns with a one-week deadline extension given to applicants in October as a result of Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane... Read more of this article

BTA Investment Application Now Fully Digital

BTA Investment Application Now Fully Digital

The application process for up to $75,000 of investment funding in homegrown tourism ideas is now fully digital, the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] said today. The latest round of public submissions for Tourism Experiences began September 5th and for the first time 100% of the application is completed online. “Not only is the online submission process... Read more of this article

Tourism Experiences Workshop Registration

Tourism Experiences Workshop Registration

Registration is now open for the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s second round of Tourism Experiences workshop designed to provide information and guidance to entrepreneurs seeking support for new and existing tourism experiences. The 1-day workshop will be held twice, on Thursday September 4th from 1pm to 4.30pm and Friday September 5th 2014 from 9am... Read more of this article

BTA To Host Additional Lunch & Learn Sessions

BTA To Host Additional Lunch & Learn Sessions

The Bermuda Tourism Authority will host a repeat of the six-part Tourism Experiences Investment Lunch & Learn sessions, set to begin on Wednesday, July 16. BTA Special Projects intern, Kyle James, who coordinated the first series of Lunch and Learns explained, “Hosting these sessions has proven to be extremely valuable for both the participants... Read more of this article

Tourism Authority Gives $930,500 In Funding

Tourism Authority Gives $930,500 In Funding

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has extended $930,500 in funding for various concepts, with the bulk of it — $630,000 — going to sporting related events. Overall, the average amount provided was $30,016, with the highest at $150,000, the lowest at $4,000, while the median was $15,000. In a statement posted on their website, the BTA said:... Read more of this article

BTA Application Deadline Fast Approaching

BTA Application Deadline Fast Approaching

The Bermuda Tourism Authority today [Feb 17] reminds the public that the deadline for applications for support of tourism experiences is 5pm on Friday, February 21, 2014. A Bermuda Tourism Experience is defined as a journey that visitors embark on that connects part of them to Bermuda, creates memories they will take away with them and that will encourage... Read more of this article

Tourism Authority Takes Over Event Sponsorship

Tourism Authority Takes Over Event Sponsorship

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] today announces that, effective January 7, it is responsible for making decisions regarding the sponsorship of and/or investment in any tourism related experiences in Bermuda from April 1, 2014. The decision-making responsibility was previously handled by Bermuda Department of Tourism. There are two major classifications... Read more of this article