Revolutionizing Bermuda's hospitality and tourism industry: BTA+ sets the stage for success
Revolutionizing Bermuda's hospitality and tourism industry: BTA+ sets the stage for success

Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA) is pleased to announce a major enhancement to our e-learning platform, BTA+. This dynamic platform serves as a central hub for our diverse educational offerings, including, but not limited to, an innovative partnership with the H.H. School of Hospitality and Tourism. Chaplin Florida International University (FIU) and Bacardi U.S.A.

Our partnership brings an exciting bar training program called Future Proof to the island! The program they developed in collaboration with renowned bartenders will be a valuable asset to BTA+. Since our goal is to create a comprehensive eLearning platform, it is important to emphasize that Future Proof is an integral part of what BTA+ was created for. Upon successful completion of the Future Proof training program, students will receive a Future Proof Bar Training Certificate of Completion from FIU's Bacardi Center of Excellence at the Chaplin School of Hotel and Tourism Management in North Miami, Florida, which is ranked among the top 10 hospitality programs in the United States. Future Proof expands knowledge and experience through a wide range of modules, taking our community of bartenders to new heights in the field. Coming soon to Bermudians.

Through the BTA+ e-learning platform, we are supporting the Bermuda National Tourism Plan, ensuring a sustainable future for our tourism sector. By investing in the professional development of our hospitality employees, we are enhancing the visitor experience, making Bermuda a leading tourism destination. Thanks to BTA+, our tourism sector will thrive in line with our national vision.

Tracy Berkeley, CEO of the Bermuda Tourism Authority, shared her enthusiasm for creating an innovative partnership with the School of Hospitality and Tourism them. Chaplin Florida International University, Bacardi USA and Future Proof. “This collaboration will bring unprecedented benefits to our e-learning platform BTA+ and will elevate Bermuda’s hospitality industry. I applaud our team's commitment to seeing this transformative initiative through to completion."

"We are thrilled to support Bermuda's hospitality industry with Future Proof," said Brian Connors, Director of the Bacardi Center of Excellence at the school Chaplin FIU. “Our modern approach includes some of the best educational development courses in the industry. The modules are designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of experienced professionals and those new to the industry,” he added.

Douglas Mello, Managing Director of Bacardi Bermuda, expressed pride in working with BTA and the FIU Chaplin School on the launch Future Proof programs. “We are committed to giving back to our community and continuing to support the needs of bar owners and hospitality partners. Earlier this year, Bacardi introduced our global bartending initiative, Shake Your Future, which successfully changed the lives of six unemployed young Bermudians. Future Proof serves as an additional resource to support our commitment to inspire, educate and expand job opportunities in the hospitality industry."

BTA, FIU Chaplin School and Bacardi Center of Excellence share a common commitment to empowering Bermudians to succeed in hospitality industry, and Future Proof provides a strong foundation for achieving this goal. Through this program, Bermudians can gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the hospitality industry.

Source: gotobermuda

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