Tourism Minister Appears as a Guest on The Greg Hill Show

Minister Darrell with Greg Hill and Courtney Cox

“Bermuda is built on hospitality. We are proud of the uniqueness of our heritage. And we boast an array of cultural and sporting events which are all aimed at enticing visitors to our shores,” said the Minister of Tourism, Culture, and Sport, the Hon. Owen K. Darrell, JP during an appearance (May 9) as a guest on The Greg Hill Show talk radio.

The program was broadcast live from the Grotto Bay Beach Resort & Spa to audiences in Boston and greater New England. Minister Darrell spoke with host Greg Hill and co-hosts Jermaine Wiggins and Courtney Cox to promote Bermuda as a year-round golf destination and a popular location for world-class sporting events.  

During his interview, the Minister championed the island as a prime destination for golfer’s adding, “Bermuda boasts a temperate, pleasant year-round climate, it’s easily accessible with direct service and proximity to the tri-state area , and it allows guests to leave in the morning and book an afternoon tee time.”

The Minister also shared that Bermuda and Boston have built a strong connection with close partnerships from a healthcare and tourism standpoint. He also highlighted for the listening audience that Bermuda has a number if exciting upcoming events including:

  • Bermuda Day: Celebrating Bermuda’s heritage with a festive parade with floats and cultural performances on May 24.

  • Bermuda Heroes Weekend and Bermuda Carnival: A vibrant celebration featuring a colorful parade of the bands on June 12 – 17. 

  • The Annual Cup Match Classic: A two-day cricket festival celebrating Emancipation Day and Mary Prince Day on August 1 and 2. 

  • Butterfield Bermuda Championship: An annual PGA Tour golf event held at the world-class Port Royal Golf Course in the fall. 

Minister Darrell concluded, “We continue our mission to attract visitors to our shores to experience quality sport and cultural events in Bermuda. I was grateful to be invited to The Greg Hill Classic golf event this week at the Tucker’s Point Golf Club to share our wonderful island home. I encourage New England visitors to discover all we have to offer.”