Bermuda Reorganizes Tourism Board To Shield It From Politics

Excerpt from Royal Gazette

Dec 20, 2013 6:00 am

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More power to the restructured Tourism Authority in Bermuda if it can get a little independence in order to revive tourism.

— Dennis Schaal

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Bermuda’s tourism industry will be led by “an entrepreneurial and vibrant group” that will “drive Bermuda’s re-emergence as a world-class tourism destination,” it has been claimed.

At a press conference, Board chairman David Dodwell said: “Today is an exciting day for tourism and for Bermuda. For the first time in Bermuda’s history, our tourism product is being guided by an independent, private enterprise. I commend both political parties for progressing this change and helping Bermuda to move tourism forward.

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