In follow up to the recent raft up staged by Revolve that’s all the rage on social media, the following statement was issued on behalf of Dasfete — the local event organising company that was been involved in a variety of events:

“We did participate in an event that was not for recreational purposes, but rather a staged commercial event under the auspices, permission and knowledge of the Bermuda Tourism Authority and other relevant government departments with the view to promoting and marketing Bermuda.

“All COVID-19 protocol requirements were met. We have now also met and cooperated with the authorities.”

The event organisers also stated that they “met and cooperated with the authorities” about the event, which was held “under the auspices, permission and knowledge of the BTA and other relevant government departments with the view to promoting and marketing Bermuda”.