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Skyport Release Flight Schedule For March

Skyport Release Flight Schedule For March

Skyport released the flight schedule for March 2021, noting that “Delta will now operate 3x weekly flights to JFK; up from 2x weekly, JetBlue restarts BOS from 28th March and British Airways switches to London Heathrow flights from 30th March.” “Please visit Skyport’s website over the course of the month to check for changes... Read more of this article

Video: BTA On Miami To Charlotte Flight Change

Video: BTA On Miami To Charlotte Flight Change

Following the news that American Airlines will move their direct flight to Bermuda from Miami to Charlotte, the BTA said that this is “good news for leisure travellers” as “it’s all about connectivity,” and “Charlotte offers better US domestic connections.” The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] said, “The AA... Read more of this article

Restaurant Weeks 2022 Dates Announced

Restaurant Weeks 2022 Dates Announced

The Bermuda Tourism Authority has announced dates for Bermuda Restaurant Weeks 2022, maintaining the winter festival at four weeks long after adding one additional week for the first time in 2021. The food industry promotion will take place January 13 to February 10, 2022. “This year’s culinary campaign ended February 11 after a logistically... Read more of this article

BTA ‘Recalibrate & Recover’ Forum On Feb 19

BTA ‘Recalibrate & Recover’ Forum On Feb 19

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] will be hosting their ‘Outlook Forum Recalibrate & Recover’ on Friday [Feb 19] from 3.30pm to 5.30pm.The RoundtablePremier David Burt, Minister of Tourism W. Lawrence Scott, Minister of Transport Glenn Jones, Interim CEO, BTA Erin Smith, Chief Information Officer, BTA Dr. Carika Weldon, Science... Read more of this article

Rosewood Recognized As Top Resort

Rosewood Recognized As Top Resort

Rosewood Bermuda has been named the #1 hotel in Bermuda by U.S. News & World Report, as well as receiving a four-star rating from Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards. A spokesperson said, “On February 2, U.S. News & World Report awarded Rosewood Bermuda, the island’s premier luxury resort, with a Silver Badge and ranked the property as the... Read more of this article

Glenn Jones: Planning Phases For This Year

Glenn Jones: Planning Phases For This Year

“Our planning phases for this year have been long underway and we are focussing on areas where we believe it’s possible to accelerate tourism’s recovery,” Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] Interim CEO Glenn Jones said. An email sent out to stakeholders by Mr Jones said, “Year-end tourism statistics released this week are the facts and figures... Read more of this article

“BTA Is Recalibrating 2021 Marketing Activity”

“BTA Is Recalibrating 2021 Marketing Activity”

“With less airline seat capacity and fewer hotel rooms available in 2021, high volume tourism will be very slow to return” and the BTA is “recalibrating 2021 marketing activity to leverage this luxury traveller trend’ as jetsetters “is a traveller segment Bermuda can win.” These were some of the points made as the... Read more of this article

Air Visitors Down 84.4%, Cruise Down 98.3%

Air Visitors Down 84.4%, Cruise Down 98.3%

The Bermuda Tourism Authority released its 2020 Year-End Report showing the ”impact of the 2020 pandemic with predictably deep losses” with total leisure visitor spending down 88.7% compared to 2019, total air visitors down 84.4%, and cruise visitors down 98.3%. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda end-of-year tourism industry metrics highlight... Read more of this article

OBA Commends St. Regis Resort Owners

OBA Commends St. Regis Resort Owners

The One Bermuda Alliance commended the owners of Hotel Co and the St Regis Bermuda Hotel and Residence for “their continued belief in Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “The Leader of the Opposition, the Hon. N. Cole Simons, J.P., M.P., is today commending the owners of Hotel Co and St Regis Bermuda Hotel and Residence, Laura and Miguel... Read more of this article

“Bermuda Black Golf Summit & Championship”

“Bermuda Black Golf Summit & Championship”

The “Bermuda Black Golf Summit & Championship” will be held in Bermuda from November 2nd to 7th, the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] announced today. “This inaugural event is as much about the business of golf as it is about playing the game itself. And it was created by brains right here in Bermuda,” BTA Interim CEO Glenn... Read more of this article

Tourism Experiences: Apply For Funding

Tourism Experiences: Apply For Funding

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] is relaunching the Tourism Experience Investment Programme, allowing people to apply for funding to “support experiences that enhance the overall tourism product.” “Beginning this quarter, local entrepreneurs with actionable tourism concepts can apply for Experience Investment Programme [EIP] tourism... Read more of this article

BTA: Virtual Cooking Class On Feb 10th

BTA: Virtual Cooking Class On Feb 10th

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has partnered with MarketPlace to hold a virtual cooking class on Wednesday, February 10, with Chef Eric Adjepong to teach a dish of coconut curry lobster and coconut rice while sharing his Bermuda travel stories from 2019 and 2020. A spokesperson said, “In a sign of the times, a celebrity chef-led, Bermuda-inspired... Read more of this article

BTA Black History Month Social Campaign

BTA Black History Month Social Campaign

The Bermuda Tourism Authority is “set to mark Black History Month in the U.S. with a celebration of Bermuda’s Black-owned tourism businesses.” “The February initiative will highlight more than 20 businesses which have self-identified as Black-owned on the tourism stakeholder portal BTAConnect. The businesses, and the entrepreneurs... Read more of this article