New Airline Options Being Explored For America’s Cup

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Talks are underway to boost airlift to Bermuda out of the UK with Delta, Virgin Atlantic and British Airways in anticipation of the 35th America’s Cup. And those plans include “city and sea stays” from the UK through Bermuda by way of New York City. Bermuda Real has confirmed that new partn... Readmore

Gospel Fundraiser To Offset Medical Costs

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Touched by the ongoing plight of three young Bermudian women faced with serious medical conditions, a local community group has set an ambitious $100,000 fundraising goal to help offset mounting medical expenses. Lead organiser Gaynell Hayward-Ceasar said the idea of a Gospel Explosion evolved fr... Readmore

Preparations to build America’s Cup Village move into High Gear

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The first of the world class set of sailing crafts in the America’s Cup 2017 have arrived in Bermuda, with more expected as early as May 2015. A large container carrying two foiling catamarans was off-loaded at the Royal Naval Dockyard on Friday, January 16th, and assembled at West End Yachts. ... Readmore

The Pros and Cons for Bermudians in the Hospitality Industry

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Few would disagree that Bermuda may never fully recover what it once led in the tourism industry. The game has changed tremendously over the years, with far less hotel beds available today than back in the day. There was a time when Bermudians worked in hospitality in droves. But that too has cha... Readmore

Celebrating 42 years in Bermuda’s Hospitality Industry at The Reefs

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Local hotelier David Dodwell will celebrate another milestone next month. It was 42 years ago in December, when he joined The Reefs as Resident Manager. The South Shore hotel originally opened in May 1947, although very little of that still stands today. The Bermuda Tourism Authority Chairman ... Readmore

Taxpayers pay out nearly $50mi for Financial Assistance

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Unemployment coupled with an ageing community will cost Bermuda taxpayers nearly $50mi in support payments through Government Financial Assistance by the end of the fiscal year in March 2015. Community, Culture and Sports Minister Wayne Scott said $36mi was budgeted last year alone. But by the en... Readmore

Bermuda’s Time Zone Perfect For America’s Cup Viewership

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Time zone issues curtailed viewership in Europe for the last America’s Cup held in San Francisco 2013, but that’s not the case anticipated for Bermuda, the host for the 35th America’s Cup. Bermuda’s Great Sound will be placed on the world stage starting this October when the match race se... Readmore

Pros and Cons for Bermudians in Hospitality Part Two

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The big push to recruit more Bermudian employees back into the hospitality industry is a seasonal industry heavily affected by record declines in Bermuda’s air arrivals. And the knock on effect on hotel workers, as opposed to the booming cruise ship industry is a major factor. In terms of dolla... Readmore

Parents Recount Rare Interval Births of Twins

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In the final segment of a Bermuda Real series on fraternal miracle twins Emyr and Esai Bean, we go back to the unexpected interval deliveries at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Edonna and Ryan Bean were airlifted out of Bermuda facing critical complications on November 5, 2013. Nea... Readmore

Bermuda CableVision Awards Banquet

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Bermuda’s emergency services personnel, including emergency medical technicians, the Bermuda Regiment, the Bermuda Fire Service and the Bermuda Police Service received honorary awards last night at CableVision’s tenth annual “Salute to Service” Banquet. The Rollin Nathan Community Award w... Readmore