Destinations

Bermuda Reorganizes Tourism Board To Shield It From Politics

Excerpt from Royal Gazette

Dec 20, 2013 6:00 am

Skift Take

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

— Dennis Schaal

Get the Latest Intelligence on the Travel Industry

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.

Read the Complete Story →

Tags:

Next Up

More on Skift

4 Tourism Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week
How Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ Is Spawning Amazing Travel Videos From Around the Globe
5 Aviation Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week
Top 3 Destination ‘Must Haves’ for Chinese Travelers

We're the Moneyball of the Travel Industry

We know what's coming next in travel. Subscribe to the newsletter and get all the goodness in your inbox daily.