Bermuda’s Big Comeback
The America’s Cup placed Bermuda under the spotlight and it looks set to stay there as this tiny British territory off the USA’s East Coast has plenty more up its sleeve
BERMUDA MIGHT ONCE have been best known for its namesake shorts, rum, swizzles and pink-sand beaches, but its turn playing host to the 35th edition of the America’s Cup this year has bestowed renewed glory on this tiny island. And this was no fleeting moment in the spotlight.
The major international sailing event has acted as a catalyst for wider change and growth, prompting new hotels, restaurants and marinas to spring up across town. The adrenalin-fuelled racing might be over, but the excitement continues in this British territory.
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