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Rosewood Introduces New Summer Experiences

Rosewood Introduces New Summer Experiences

Rosewood Bermuda introduced a selection of new offerings and experiences as part of the Rosewood brand-wide Summer Immerse programming. A spokesperson said, “Carefully curated to immerse guests in the unique spirit and natural beauty of Bermuda, Rosewood Bermuda’s bespoke activities fall under distinctive pillars, including culture and flavor.” “We... Read more of this article

Minister: Order Under Tourism Investment Act

Minister: Order Under Tourism Investment Act

“I have today introduced for the consideration of this Honourable House, an Order proposed to be made under the Tourism Investment Act 2017 [PDF],” Minister of Tourism Vance Campbell said in the House of Assembly today [July 1]. The Minister said, “Honourable Members will be familiar with the iconic property known as Cambridge Beaches... Read more of this article

Photos: Minister Meets With Hotel Managers

Photos: Minister Meets With Hotel Managers

“This coming July will make it three months since my appointment as Minister of Tourism, and these critical tourism stakeholder meetings are vital to enhancing our working relationships and obtaining valuable insight into Bermuda’s tourism product,” said Minister of Tourism Vance Campbell as he continued visiting and meeting with senior management... Read more of this article

Tourism Minister Meets Hotel Property Managers

Tourism Minister Meets Hotel Property Managers

“The Government is committed to strengthening working relationships with our tourism stakeholders,” said Minister of Tourism Vance Campbell as he visited tourist accommodations across the island to meet with managers. Minister Campbell — accompanied by MP Crystal Caesar — met with Mid Ocean Club General Manager Austen Gravestock,... Read more of this article

Senate Passes Fairmont Southampton Act

Senate Passes Fairmont Southampton Act

[Updated] The Senate today [May 18] passed the Fairmont Southampton Hotel Act 2022, with the passage following after a procedural delay which saw the normal morning session adjourned, with the debate starting in the afternoon. The delay was apparently caused as OBA Senators wanted to table amendments to the legislation, so the session was adjourned... Read more of this article

Government’s Presentation On Fairmont Hotel

Government’s Presentation On Fairmont Hotel

“If there is no hotel operating there are no taxes” and “most of our competitor jurisdictions offer tax concessions far in excess of what is offered in Bermuda” were two of the statements in the Government’s presentation on the Fairmont Southampton Hotel Act. Premier David Burt, Minister of Tourism Vance Campbell and BIU... Read more of this article

Video: Town Hall On Fairmont Southampton

Video: Town Hall On Fairmont Southampton

Premier David Burt, Minister of Tourism Vance Campbell and BIU President Chris Furbert will be holding a town hall meeting this evening [May 12] about the Fairmont Southampton Hotel Act, and it is set to begin at 6.00pm and we will carry the live stream below.The hotel has been closed for some time, and in March Westend said they have “obtained... Read more of this article

Rosewood Bermuda Appoints Dieon Fowles

Rosewood Bermuda Appoints Dieon Fowles

Rosewood Bermuda has appointed Dieon Fowles as it’s Talent and Culture Development Specialist to “build a strong talent and culture pool this 2022 season by training young and talented Bermudians for the hospitality industry.” A spokesperson said, “An experienced Talent and Culture Development Specialist, Fowles has a demonstrated history... Read more of this article

House Passes Fairmont Southampton Bill

House Passes Fairmont Southampton Bill

“An important step in Bermuda’s tourism recovery,” said Minister of Tourism Vance Campbell today [May 6] after the House of Assembly passed the Fairmont Southampton Hotel Act 2022. Minister Campbell said, “It is a clear signal to the people of Bermuda, tourism stakeholders and investors that the Government is determined to break the cycle of... Read more of this article

OBA: ‘Raises More Questions Than Answers’

OBA: ‘Raises More Questions Than Answers’

“The new Tourism Minister, Vance Campbell, gave a presentation to Parliament this morning which raises more questions than answers,” Shadow Tourism Minister Craig Cannonier said. Mr. Cannonier said, “For months now, the OBA has repeatedly called upon the Burt Administration to provide the Bermudian public with vital information about the proposed... Read more of this article

Minister: Fairmont Southampton Hotel Act

Minister: Fairmont Southampton Hotel Act

The Fairmont Southampton Hotel Act 2022 “supports the redevelopment of more than an iconic hotel property, it is also a critical part of the overall economic recovery for Bermuda, Minister of Tourism Vance Campbell said in the House of Assembly today [May 6].. The Minister said, “Although it proposes to extend relief for 15 years, it is... Read more of this article

OBA Leader: ‘A Bad Deal For Bermuda’

OBA Leader: ‘A Bad Deal For Bermuda’

[Updated] Calling it a “bad deal for Bermuda,” Opposition Leader Cole Simons said that by ”conceding 15 years of tax concessions – Bermuda will forfeit revenue estimated at over $128 million dollars just for the hotel.” Mr Simons was speaking about the ‘Fairmont Southampton Hotel Act 2022′, which grants a number of customs... Read more of this article

Minister Joins BTA For Joint Stakeholder Meeting

Minister Joins BTA For Joint Stakeholder Meeting

Minister of Economy & Labour Jason Hayward recently joined the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] for a joint hotelier stakeholder meeting hosted at Rosewood Bermuda. A Government spokesperson said, “This meeting is a follow-up to one held at the Hamilton Princess and Beach Club in December 2021. It represents stakeholders’ ongoing commitment... Read more of this article