March 27, 2023

NOTED BY BEVAN SPRINGER – Trailblazer Tracy Berkeley: First female CEO of Bermuda Tourism Authority

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MARCH 17, 2023 Trailblazer Tracy Berkeley: First female CEO of Bermuda Tourism Authority While celebrating the significant achievements and contributions women have made throughout history shouldn’t be limited to Women’s History Month, March presents an excellent opportunity to recognize and honor the advances made by women.  The appointment of Tracy Berkeley as the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s (BTA) first-ever female Chief […]

Bermuda legalizes same-sex marriage — again

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By Brooke Sopelsa and Ariel Jao From NBC The island’s Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned a gay marriage ban that was signed into law just four months ago. / Bermuda’s Supreme Court on Wednesday legalized same-sex marriage in the British island territory again — overturning a ban that was signed into law just four months […]

Feeling the carnival spirit all over again [Cayman used as blueprint]

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By Nadia Hall From Royal Gazette Jason Sukdeo wants Bermuda to feel the carnival spirit all year long. There are about 8,000 people who’d likely agree. At least that many hit St David’s for Bermuda Heroes Weekend’s Parade of Bands last year. A fête, an industry-led panel and a black-tie gala to get them revved […]

Zika fears are leading some to book away from the Caribbean and Florida

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By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ – AP Business Writer From PCH Front Page NEW YORK (AP) — With government officials now warning pregnant women to avoid Miami Beach in addition to Puerto Rico, some sun seekers are desperately scrambling for a Zika-free vacation. And that has left other tourist destinations to capitalize — quietly. Travel experts say families […]