Couples Urged To ‘Feel The Love’

January 4, 2012

The Department of Tourism is promoting Bermuda as the ideal romantic getaway in a new winter marketing campaign in North America.

Sponsored by the Department of Tourism, the island’s  ”Feel the Love Month”  takes place from  January 16 – March 3 offering couples the chance to enjoy the island’s cultural offerings through dedicated daily activities including cruises, champagne and strawberries museum reception, salsa dancing nights and more.

Additionally, travellers can enjoy a free night stay at participating hotels when booking a minimum three-night stay during Feel the Love Month.

Accomdations range from luxury resorts and boutique hotels to beach clubs and historic beach-front properties, and the promotion also provides access to exclusive deals and rates at more than 50 Bermuda retailers, including water sports shops, retail stores, restaurants and more with a special Traveler’s Price Card.

Bermuda’s “Feel the Love Month” events and activities include:

  • Couples’ Golf Tournament; Port Royal Golf Course, Southampton Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Couples will enjoy lush greenways at Port Royal Golf Course, the home of the PGA Grand Slam of Golf, and receive a 50 percent discount on greens fees, inclusive of a cart. Winners of the tournament will receive prizes compliments of the Bermuda Department of Tourism.
  • Champagne and Strawberries Afternoon Affair; Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, Botanical Gardens, Paget Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m. — 3:00 p.m. After complimentary access and a guided tour of Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, located in the Botanical Gardens and home to collections by various notable artists such as Georgia O’Keeffe and Winslow Homer, guests are invited to listen to a performance by one of Bermuda’s top saxophone players while enjoying champagne, chocolate and an assortment of fruit in the exquisite Rose Garden.
  • Love Train City Tour; Front Street, City of Hamilton (Meet at the Flagpole) Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Guests can board the “Love Train” for a guided tour of Bermuda’s romantic places in the City of Hamilton. While onboard, visitors will discover unique facts about the City and photograph some of Bermuda’s most historic sites.
  •  SalsaMania Latin Night Out Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 p.m. — midnight Visitors can spice up the romance with a sizzling Salsa night featuring choreographed routines, special couples’ instruction, Latin cuisine, beverages and music. SalsaMania will take place at the following two locations: Wednesdays: Moon Nightclub and Lounge, 95 Front Street, City of Hamilton Fridays: Victoria Grill, 29 Victoria Street, City of Hamilton
  • Dockyard Glassworks; Maritime Lane, Royal Naval Dockyard Thursdays from 2:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m. Visitors can watch talented artists create glass masterpieces using the process of glass-blowing and flame-working. Also, guests receive a specially made lovebird, compliments of the Department of Tourism.
  • Shopping in the City; Front Street, City of Hamilton (Meet at the Flagpole) Fridays from 11:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Couples can learn historical City facts and find discounts while exploring the City with personal shopping tour guide and Town Crier, Ed Christopher.
  • Visitors’ Love Cruise; Front Street, City of Hamilton (Albuoy’s Point) Fridays from 2:00 p.m. — 3:30 p.m. While onboard the ‘Love Cruise,’ guests will enjoy musical entertainment and complimentary refreshments during a tour through Hamilton Harbour’s romantic hideaways.
  • Feel the Love Fridays; Bermuda National Gallery, City Hall & Arts Centre on Church Street in the City of Hamilton Fridays from 5:30 p.m. — 7:30 p.m. In the heart of the City, love will be in the air as guests are serenaded with popular love songs at the renowned Bermuda National Gallery.
  • Love Tales Walking Tour; Town Hall, Town of St. George Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. — 11:45 a.m. Join one of Bermuda’s renowned tour guides in St. George’s for an intimate walk through the historic Town of St. George, UNESCO World Heritage site. Learn about Bermuda’s greatest love stories while discovering locally made products.


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  1. Razor Ramon says:

    When potential tourists get harassed at the airport then get get the cold shoulder from anyone working in customer service, will they be feeling the love then?

  2. Wondering says:

    It all starts with the rude Custom officers at the airport. Once they get past Good morning or Good afternoon ,it’s the hell with you. now wonder people don’t come to Bermuda to vacation. Feel the live , it’s run from the crime.

  3. Absolutely agree! says:

    It only takes one Customs Officer having a bad day to make a permanent impression on locals and visitors. Far too often, the Officers have an extremely bad disposition and they take it out on people who come to this island to enjoy themselves and put money back into the economy! and as a local, I am totally embarassed at their attitude. I must say that on the odd occasion when there are pleasant Custom Officers on duty, it makes quite a positive impression. NOTE TO IMMIGRATION Department: Get rid of those sour faced, ill-tempered staff members that continue to give your department a bad name and Bermuda a bad reputation for goodness sake!