News Release HAMILTON, Bermuda – Condé Nast Traveler revealed the winners of its prestigious Readers’ Choice Awards (RCA), with Bermuda claiming the #1 spot in the highly competitive Islands of the Caribbean and Atlantic category. This remarkable achievement, based on the feedback of over 240,000 readers celebrates Bermuda as an unparalleled destination that inspires and delights visitors.
The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are published on the magazine’s website and will be celebrated in the November issue of the US publication, solidifying Bermuda’s well-deserved place among the world’s premier travel destinations.
Tracy Berkeley, CEO of the Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA), expressed her joy upon being notified. “We are thrilled to receive the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award on behalf of Bermuda. It’s a testament to our destination’s offerings to visitors. Additionally, I would like to extend a special thank you to our dedicated hoteliers and warm-hearted locals alike,” adds Berkeley. “With this recognition, we are confident that Bermuda will continue to inspire travellers seeking an enchanting getaway.”
Bermuda’s position at the top and its selection by readers is not a coincidence; it is the direct result of the BTA’s commitment to the vision and mission outlined in the National Tourism Plan (NTP). This comprehensive 6-year framework lays the foundation for a promising future in tourism, with a strategic approach to foster growth and balance within the industry. Earning this prestigious recognition from discerning travelers, it demonstrates the profound impact of the NTP in catalyzing positive change and propelling its tourism sector to unprecedented heights.
Jamari Douglas, Vice President of Marketing, PR & Communications at the Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA), shared his delight in Bermuda being celebrated as the #1 destination in the region by the discerning readers of Condé Nast Traveler. “This timely recognition coincides with our website’s new seasonal hubs showcasing year-round activities, and the recent debut of our culturally relevant “Find the Time You Lost” advertising campaign. The campaign brilliantly highlights Bermuda as an idyllic destination, inviting travellers to create celebratory moments anytime, with anyone, right here in Bermuda.”