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BERMUDA CABLEVISION OFFERS SUBSCRIBERS 25% CREDIT FOLLOWING STORMS

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

BERMUDA CABLEVISION OFFERS SUBSCRIBERS 25% CREDIT FOLLOWING STORMS

 Bermuda CableVision today announces it is offering all monthly subscribers a 25% storm credit following Hurricanes Fay and Gonzalo. The offer will see CableVision extend the credit to all customers for the disruption of television and internet services, and will be reflected on their November bills. Credited services include: economy tier, deluxe tier, super tier, variety tier, DVR service, HDTV tier, HBO tier, Cinemax tier, Showtime tier, TMC tier, Sports Pack, MERGE Internet and Broadband Link.   Terry Roberson, CEO, Bermuda CableVision, says: “We feel this is a fair credit for...

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AFL INVESTMENTS ANNOUNCES NEW HIRES – Joel Schaefer to lead the company –

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

AFL INVESTMENTS ANNOUNCES NEW HIRES – Joel Schaefer to lead the company –

AFL Investments (“AFL”) today announces three new hires who bring extensive investment and managerial expertise to the financial services company. Joel Schaefer joins as President and Chief Executive Officer, Simon Giffen has been appointed Senior Investment Officer and Wealth Manager, and Julie Preece takes the role of Wealth Manager. All three new employees are Bermudian.   Joel Schaefer, CFA, President and Chief Executive Officer Mr. Schaefer is responsible for all segments of the investment business including execution of the strategic plan and management of discretionary...

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COCO REEF BERMUDA IS FULLY OPERATIONAL FOLLOWING HURRICANE GONZALO

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

COCO REEF BERMUDA IS FULLY OPERATIONAL FOLLOWING HURRICANE GONZALO

Coco Reef Bermuda is fully operational following Hurricane Gonzalo’s direct hit on Bermuda over the weekend. After sustaining minimal superficial damage, Coco Reef Bermuda is accepting guests and all hotel services are open, including Café Coco and the beach and pool facilities.   Vince Angelo, General Manager of Coco Reef Bermuda, says: “Everything is back to normal at the hotel following Hurricane Gonzalo. Our power remained on throughout the storm and guests were able to relax in the lobby or rest in their rooms. We had very little structural damage to the property, mainly to the...

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ARGUS STARTS CLAIMS PAYMENTS FOLLOWING TROPICAL STORM FAY AND HURRICANE GONZALO

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

ARGUS STARTS CLAIMS PAYMENTS FOLLOWING TROPICAL STORM FAY AND HURRICANE GONZALO

The Argus Group today announced that it has already started making payments for claims from both Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo.  The company reported that it received claims all weekend regarding damages from the Hurricane. Within one hour of opening their offices on Saturday morning, Argus representatives visited customer homes to assist clients and assess damages. The five loss adjusters that the company brought in will remain on the Island until all claims have been reviewed.   The Argus Claims Hurricane Hotline remains open at 298-0888 for queries relating to any damage...

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ELBOW BEACH RESORT IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS FOLLOWING HURRICANE GONZALO

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

After sustaining minimal impact from the weekend passing of Hurricane Gonzalo through Bermuda, the Elbow Beach Bermuda Resort (www.elbowbeachbermuda.com) has resumed normal business operations as of Sunday, October 19th and is currently accepting guests. The resort was evacuated prior to the storm’s arrival but received no major damage from the hurricane. “We are operating under normal business conditions and are looking forward to welcoming guests without any further interruptions,” commented Ed Burns, Owner’s Representative at the Elbow Beach Bermuda Resort. “Our staff acted...

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THE FAIRMONT HAMILTON PRINCESS IS BUSINESS AS USUAL FOLLOWING HURRICANE GONZALO

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

It is business as usual at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess following Hurricane Gonzalo, which passed over Bermuda on Friday, October 17.  All services and amenities – including the hotel’s new resort pool, Princess Marina and harbour side restaurant – are fully operational. The Fairmont Hamilton Princess did not sustain damage as a result of Hurricane Gonzalo.  To ensure the safety and security of its guests and colleagues, the hotel team followed a comprehensive hurricane preparedness plan, and the property was well equipped to handle the storm. Fairmont has also advised its guests...

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