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BTA Launches New UK Consumer Campaign

BTA Launches New UK Consumer Campaign

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] is today [May 5] launching a new UK consumer campaign in partnership with online travel agent Expedia, saying it is part of their “wider strategy to raise awareness of the island’s accessibility, range of experiential holidays and showcase it as an instant escape with direct flights from London Gatwick.” The... Read more of this article

Bermudians Attend Windsor Castle Service

Bermudians Attend Windsor Castle Service

Four Bermudians, all of whom have been invested as members of the Royal Victorian Order, attended the quadrennial church service at Saint George’s Chapel Windsor Castle earlier this week, and then went on to a champagne reception, hosted by the Queen and other members of the Royal Family in the State Apartments inside Windsor Castle. Ms Valerie... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Gun Salute Celebrates Royal Baby

Photos/Video: Gun Salute Celebrates Royal Baby

[Updated with photos & video] To celebrate the birth of the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, a Royal Four Gun Salute will take place this afternoon [May 2] at 12:30pm at Albouy’s Point in Hamilton, and the public is invited to attend. “In attendance will be His Excellency The Governor, Mr. George Fergusson and Mrs. Fergusson... Read more of this article

BTA Sponsoring Events In The United Kingdom

BTA Sponsoring Events In The United Kingdom

On Sunday, a free Bermuda Day celebration will be held at Liverpool’s Camp & Furnace in the United Kingdom, where visitors can experience a taste of island life with a range of activities and entertainment for the whole family. An annual event has been held in London for the last seven years, organized by SpredLuv and CKC Corporation – a group... Read more of this article

BRP Needed For Longer Stays Without Passport

BRP Needed For Longer Stays Without Passport

As of May 31, all Bermudians wishing to travel to the United Kingdom for longer than six months who do not have a British Citizen Passport will be required to obtain a Biometric Residence Permit [BRP], the Government said today. A spokesperson said, “The BRP card is a credit-card sized immigration document which contains a highly secure embedded... Read more of this article

UK ‘Gay Cure’ Seminar Cancelled After Protests

UK ‘Gay Cure’ Seminar Cancelled After Protests

A ‘gay cure’ convention scheduled to take place in London later this month — featuring the same speakers that were in Bermuda earlier this year — has been cancelled after protests, including an online petition that attracted over 40,000 signatures. Mike Carducci, Wayne Blakely and Danielle Harrison of the Coming Out Ministries... Read more of this article

Video: Under 17 Rugby Team Travels To UK

Video: Under 17 Rugby Team Travels To UK

Following an all-star game, intense training, and a visit from Premier Michael Dunkley and the Minister for Community, Culture and Sports Patricia Pamplin Gordon, the Bermuda U17 rugby squad has set off for the United Kingdom. The team will be in the UK for eight days as they take on a number of teams around London, with 26 players traveling to take... Read more of this article

Top Officers From UK And US Praise Regiment

Top Officers From UK And US Praise Regiment

Generals from the United Kingdom and United States recently gave the island’s defense force their seal of approval, with Bermuda Regiment CO Lt Col Michael Foster-Brown saying that the visit from senior military figures “heralded a new era of cooperation between the three countries – as well as increased opportunities for Regiment soldiers... Read more of this article

Man Charged Following Fatal Collision In UK

Man Charged Following Fatal Collision In UK

69-year-old Malcolm Griffiths has been charged in a UK court with causing death by careless driving after 20-year-old motorcyclist William Ruewell was killed in a crash with his car in West Sussex last year. Mr. Griffiths — who the British media are reporting is from Landmark Drive, Southampton, Bermuda — was arrested following the fatal... Read more of this article

Minister: UK Offers Support For Airspace Initiative

Minister: UK Offers Support For Airspace Initiative

The U.K. Department for Transport [DfT] offered its “full support” of the Bermuda Airspace initiative, Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell said today [Feb 13] in the House of Assembly. “Bermuda’s airspace is of strategic and operational importance to the United States National Airspace System [NAS] and is... Read more of this article

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