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Bermuda Alfresco Dining Festival To Launch

Bermuda Alfresco Dining Festival To Launch

The island’s first Alfresco Dining Festival will be launching tomorrow [Sept 17] with three-dozen local restaurants taking part. A BTA spokesperson said, “Bermuda’s safe and spectacular outdoor restaurant venues will be the focus of the island’s first Alfresco Dining Festival, launching tomorrow with three-dozen local restaurants and two... Read more of this article

Sailing: Open Match Racing Worlds To Be Held

Sailing: Open Match Racing Worlds To Be Held

The 70th Bermuda Gold Cup sailing event, which will take place on October 26-30 in Hamilton Harbour will also host the 2020 Open Match Racing World Championship as sanctioned by World Sailing. A spokesperson said, “Two weeks after announcing that the Bermuda Gold Cup will be contested Oct. 26-30, the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club and World Match Racing... Read more of this article

BTA Postpones Dinner-In-White Due To Storm

BTA Postpones Dinner-In-White Due To Storm

The Bermuda Tourism Agency announced that due to Hurricane Paulette, the Dinner-In-White – the kick-off event for the Bermuda Alfresco Dining Festival – has been rescheduled from September 17 to September 24. BTA Interim CEO Glenn Jones said, “Due to Hurricane Paulette, Dinner-in-White, the kick-off event for the Bermuda Alfresco Dining... Read more of this article

“Bermuda Is Making Undeniable Progress”

“Bermuda Is Making Undeniable Progress”

“I can report from the frontline: Bermuda is making undeniable progress on this mission,” Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] Interim CEO Glenn Jones said in reference to the BTA’s mission to bring “back visitors as quickly, safely and responsibly as possible, so the tourism workforce could get back to business.” In an email... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sign Shown During Djokovic Story

Bermuda Sign Shown During Djokovic Story

As tennis fans around the world watching the ongoing U.S. Open tournament were given the news that Novak Djokovic had been disqualified after hitting a line judge with a ball, a ‘Bermuda’ sign could be seen in the background of the broadcast. The Bermuda signage is due to the island being the U.S. Open’s tourism partner, a partnership... Read more of this article

BTA To Highlight Bermuda’s Local Operators

BTA To Highlight Bermuda’s Local Operators

As the United Nations marks World Tourism Day later this month, Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] is leveraging the occasion to elevate the island’s hospitality businesses, experiences and attractions, which have experienced a difficult year due to Covid-19. “World Tourism Day is a time to raise awareness about the importance of our industry and its... Read more of this article

List Of Bermuda Hotels By Open/Closed Status

List Of Bermuda Hotels By Open/Closed Status

The majority of Bermuda’s hotels have now re-opened following their temporary closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which saw the island restrict entry in a bid to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The list below is from the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s website: Now Open:Azura Bermuda Aunt Nea’s Inn Blue Horizons Guest House Coco... Read more of this article

January – June: 85% Drop In Leisure Air Arrivals

January – June: 85% Drop In Leisure Air Arrivals

COVID-19 and Bermuda’s strict measures to manage the pandemic acutely curtailed airlift and visitor numbers in the second quarter of 2020, according to data released by the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA]. A spokesperson said, “With cruise calls halted out of US ports and Bermuda’s airport closed to regularly scheduled commercial service for nearly... Read more of this article

Bermuda Signs At US Open Tennis Tournament

Bermuda Signs At US Open Tennis Tournament

While the 2020 US Open Tennis Championships kicked off this week in New York City without live spectators onsite, the event is again expected to draw significant television viewership this year. “Bermuda is prominently on display during the Grand Slam tournament through on-court signage on the main Stadiums and other tournament courts. The event... Read more of this article

Bermuda Championship Purse Increased To $4M

Bermuda Championship Purse Increased To $4M

The Bermuda Championship and the Bermuda Tourism Authority announced several significant changes to the 2020 tournament, including a $1-million increase to the prize purse for the event, which is scheduled to take place from October 26 through November 1 at the Port Royal Golf Course. The developments come as the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions,... Read more of this article

BTA: Bermuda Staycation Month Offers

BTA: Bermuda Staycation Month Offers

“Bermuda residents can indulge in a relaxing getaway right here at home, enjoying deals at their favourite hotels over the next four weeks during Staycation Month,” the BTA said. “Ten of Bermuda’s hotels are participating in the special promotion led by the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] to help stimulate spending and support industry... Read more of this article

Premier: ’60% Of Hotel Inventory Available’

Premier: ’60% Of Hotel Inventory Available’

“Another important development for the tourism industry and for Bermuda as a whole, is the reopening of the Hamilton Princess,” Premier David Burt said, adding that, “once it reopens, Bermuda will be at just over 60% of our available hotel inventory with many more Bermudians going back to work.” Speaking at Thursday’s [Aug... Read more of this article

Bermuda Earns WTTC “Safe Travels” Stamp

Bermuda Earns WTTC “Safe Travels” Stamp

The World Travel & Tourism Council [WTTC] has designated Bermuda a “Safe Travels” destination, the BTA announced. A BTA spokesperson said, “Bermuda has earned a global stamp of approval for its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic to date and the high level of health and safety protocols across its tourism industry. “The World Travel... Read more of this article