Cup Match is about to ‘jump-off’ and the Bermuda Tourism Authority wants to ensure that the long-weekend of events is fully accessible to as many visitors as possible.
The BTA’s Product & Experiences team has launched a tailor-made Cup Match itinerary for visitors that complements and highlights the variety of activities and entertainment options available throughout the holiday weekend. From FREE shuttle service to the Cup Match Classic, between Dockyard and the Somerset Cricket Club, to a Cup Match Visitor’s Guide, two party cruises and Beachfest Visitor’s Tent, the BTA team is ‘connecting the Cup Match experience dots’ for visitors looking to immerse themselves in the festivities.
Details of the BTA programme line up are as follows:
FREE Cup Match Shuttle:
Departs Dockyard (Ferry across from Bonefish) to Somerset Cricket Club: every hour (on the half hour) 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Departs Somerset Cricket Club (Bus stop across from Esso Gas Station) to Dockyard: every hour (on the hour) 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Beachfest Visitor’s Tent
10;00 a. m. – 6:00 p.m. Complimentary refreshments
Cup Match Summer Splash Cruises
August 2 – Visitors’ Sunset Swizzle Cruise 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Depart Albouy’s Point, Hamilton
August 3 – Visitors’ Non-mariners’ Cruise 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Departs Albouy’s Point, Hamilton
Tickets available from Visitor Information Centres at Hamilton, St. George’s and Dockyard or Tashae Thompson via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 335-2310
Tickets are limited
Cup Match 2014 Guide – The Guide contains a listing of activities and events on offer during the Cup Match holiday weekend with a brief description of each. The guide also includes a detailed and illustrated ‘Cricket 101’ for all newbies to the sport and an overview of the historical culture of Cup Match.
• Weekend Itinerary of event:
July 25 – Michael Jackson Tribute Concert
July 26 – One Love, One Life Concert featuring Taurus Riley
July 30 – Cup Match Eve Concert featuring Machel Montano
July 31 – Visitors’ Tent at Beachfest and Day 1 Cup Match
August 1 – Day 2 Cup Match & Soca vs Reggae Concert
August 2 – Visitors’ Sunset Swizzle Cruise
August 3 – Visitor’s Non-mariners’ Cruise
Electronic copies of the Cup Match 2014 Guide are available online at http://www.gotobermuda.com/bermudatourism/News-Room/Press-Releases/
Printed copies of the Cup Match 2014 Guide are available at all major hotels, the Visitor Information Centres at Hamilton, St. George’s and Dockyard, the Ferry Terminal
Visitor Information Centres in Dockyard & Hamilton are open Thursday and Friday of Cup Match