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Travel to Bermuda with the Preservation Resource Center and Tulane University

Bermuda with the PRC and Tulane

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Save $500 on PRC’s trip to Bermuda by booking before Jan. 31!

 

 

Historic Architecture, Tropical Flavor

Full trip cost is $4,500-$5,000*
*Price per traveler. $1,550 deposit due upon registration.

The rich history and enchanting architecture of Bermuda come alive on this exclusive trip with the Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans and the Tulane University School of Architecture.

This five-day, six-night voyage features luxurious accommodations, expert guides and exclusive, behind-the-scenes access to some of Bermuda’s most beautiful sites. Led by renowned architecture experts and Bermuda’s top historians, this itinerary delves deep into this island’s past — from the arrival of Spanish explorer Juan de Bermudez in 1505, through its formation in 1684 as a British crown colony, to its complex history as a base for slave trading, merchants, privateers and the Royal Navy, all of which influenced the island’s stunning historic architecture. The trip provides the rich context and attention to detail you would expect from the Preservation Resource Center and Tulane University’s School of Architecture.

The tour includes:

  • A logistical tour manager.
  • Accommodations in the stunning Hamilton Princess Hotel, a historic site known as the “Pink Palace,” renowned for its beachfront location, luxurious spa amenities and one of the island’s most impressive art collections. The hotel is located in the town of St. George, a UNCESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Private, first-class luxury motor coach transportation to historic sites.
  • Excursions will be led by local experts and Dr. Brent Fortenberry, director of Tulane University’s Master of Science in Historic Preservation program, who has done extensive preservation work on the island.
  • Itinerary crafted specially for the PRC by the Bermuda National Trust.
  • Included are a welcome dinner, one brunch, three full lunches, including a catered picnic, and goodbye dinner, all at the island’s best eateries.
  • VIP access to sites not open to other travelers.
  • Private tour of Bacardi’s world headquarters.

 

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to explore this beautiful island with architectural experts as only the PRC and Tulane University can offer!

TRAVEL ITINERARY

DAY 1: Saturday, APRIL 1

  • Check into the luxurious Hamilton Princess Hotel
  • Welcome Dinner at Harry’s At The Waterfront, a fine-dining restaurant located within an easy walk from the hotel

 

DAY 2: Sunday, APRIL 2

  • Tour of the 300-year-old Carter House, believed to be one of the oldest farmhouses on the island, and Settlers’ “Cabben,” a replica of a cabin built in 1612, to learn about life on the island in the 17th century
  • Brunch at The Grotto Bay’s Hibiscus Restaurant
  • Tour of the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, also known as the Anglican Cathedral, constructed in 1886 primarily of Bermuda limestone

 

DAY 3: Monday, APRIL 3

  • Tour of Fort St. Catherine, a coastal artillery fort built in 1612 on the tip of St. George’s Island
  • Private tour of Mitchell House, built in the 1730s and also the site of St. George’s Historical Society Museum
  • Private tour of St. Peter’s Church. Established in 1612
  • Lunch at Wahoo’s Bistro and Pub, which is famous for its Wahoo fish tacos
  • Tour of the State House area, followed by visits to the Globe Museum, a site built by an early governor on the island in 1699, and Tucker House, an 18th-century residence that now houses the Hamilton office of the Bermuda National Trust.

 

DAY 4: Tuesday, APRIL 4

  • Visit Warwick Parish to see Southlands
  • Explore Waterville, an elegant estate built in 1725 that serves as headquarters to the Bermuda National Trust
  • Visit to Verdmont, a museum in a home built in 1710 that is also part of UNESCO’s Slave Route Project
  • Enjoy a catered garden party on the grounds of Orange Valley, a stunning Georgian-style private home
  • Exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour with the aquarium’s top staff at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo

 

DAY 5: Wednesday, APRIL 5

  • Exclusive tour of the Hamilton Princess Hotel’s renowned art collection
  • Private rum tour and tasting at Bacardi’s world headquarters
  • Bus tour of Hamilton, the island’s capital
  • Government officials will lead you on a tour of the circa-1892 Italianate Government House, the home of the governor of Bermuda and official residence of the Bermudan head of state (King Charles III) when he visits

 

DAY 6: Thursday, APRIL 6

  • Visit to Springfield, a circa-1740s mansion next to the Gilbert Nature Preserve
  • Visit to Commissioner’s House, an 1820s Georgian-style home located at the dockyard
  • Lunch at the Frog and Onion, Bermuda’s only brewpub, located in an 18th-century cooperage in the historic Royal Naval Dockyard
  • Exclusive tour of a private residence, opened just for our group!
  • Dinner at the island’s best Italian restaurant, La Trattoria

 

DAY 7: Friday, APRIL 7

  • Depart for New Orleans on your own itinerary

 

 

View the full Itinerary

 

COST*

$4,500 per person for a double occupancy room
$5,000 per person for a single occupancy room

*Cost will be discounted $500 per person for bookings made before Jan. 31, 2023.
*$1,550 deposit due upon registration. ($500 is non-refundable to cover trip planning and booking costs)
*Balance due on February 1, 2023

Seating is extremely limited. Reserve your spot today!

 

The Fine Print: What’s included and what’s not

Program Price Includes:

  • On site staff hosts: One representative from the Preservation Resource Center and one representative from Tulane University.
  • Accommodations for 6 nights at the Hamilton Princess Hotel in St. George, Bermuda.
  • Room rate, resort fees and mandatory room gratuity are included.
  • Travel by luxury coach to and from hotel to all sites on official itinerary. Airport transportation is not included.
  • Entry fees to all sites on official itinerary.
  • Saturday, April 1: Welcome dinner at Harry’s At The Waterfront, including food from prix fixe menu, non-alcoholic beverages, tax and gratuity. Alcohol is not included.
  • Sunday, April 2: Brunch buffet at Grotto Bay’s Hibiscus Restaurant, including buffet, non-alcoholic beverages, tax and gratuity. (Note: Dress is “smart casual,” and jeans, sneakers, flip flops and shorts are not permitted.) Alcohol is not included.

 

  • Monday, April 3: Lunch at Wahoo’s, including food from prix fixe menu, non-alcoholic beverages, tax and gratuity. Alcohol is not included.
  • Tuesday, April 4: Catered lunch at Orange Valley. Alcohol is not included.
  • Wednesday, April 5: Art tour, Bacardi tour, including tasting.
  • Thursday, April 6: Lunch at the Frog and Onion, including food from prix fixe menu, non-alcoholic beverages, tax and gratuity; and dinner at La Trattoria, including food from prix fixe menu, non-alcoholic beverages, tax and gratuity. Alcohol is not included.
  • Afternoon/evening time to relax every day.

 

 

Program Price Does NOT Include:

  • Airfare.
  • Transportation from airport to hotel, and from hotel to airport.
  • Extra hotel charges, including, but not limited to: Food and beverage charges, extra gratuities, spa services, resort activities, charges beyond basic room fee.
  • Alcoholic beverages.
  • Breakfast any day.
  • Saturday, April 1: Lunch.
  • Sunday, April 2: Dinner.
  • Monday, April 3: Dinner.
  • Tuesday, April 4: Dinner.

 

  • Wednesday, April 5: Lunch, dinner.
  • Friday, April 7: Lunch, dinner.
  • Any dining, entertainment or travel expenses not covered in the official itinerary.
  • Expenses related to Covid-19 or other illness or injury.
  • Passport or extra travel-related expenses.
  • Hotel accommodations outside of Bermuda.
  • Medical insurance.
  • Trip insurance.
  • Anything not listed in “Program Price Includes” section.

 

 

A few more notes:

 

  • Mobility: Please note that this trip will require moderate amounts of walking at times.
  • Dining: All prix fixe menus have been arranged with pescatarian options. Several have vegetarian and gluten-free options as well. If you have specific dietary restrictions, please let us know when booking. We will do our best to accommodate your dietary needs.
  • Alcohol: Alcoholic drinks are NOT included with meals during this trip. Travelers must buy their own alcohol separately if they wish to drink with the group.
  • Free Time: Participants will be returned to the hotel around 3 p.m. every day to allow for afternoon and evening free time.
  • Photo release: The Preservation Resource Center and/or Tulane University may use photos from this trip for promotional purposes. If you disagree with this policy, please alert trip organizers in advance.
  • Credit Card Fee: Travelers paying for the trip by credit card will incur an additional 3.33% credit card fee, which is included in deposit price listed and will be added to any final invoice paid via credit card. Travelers can avoid this extra charge by paying with a check. Contact the PRC at 504-581-7032 for details.
  • Trip insurance: We highly recommend all travelers buy trip insurance from a reputable provider in case an emergency causes you to cancel your plans. Your trip fees will be nonrefundable after Feb. 1, 2023.
  • Covid-19: The PRC and Tulane University are not financially responsible for cancelations due to Covid-19 by participants or vendors. In the event a vendor cancels due to Covid-19, we will use reasonable efforts to engage a comparable replacement vendor without additional cost to participants. If a traveler is positive with Covid-19 during the tour, we will do our best to assist tour-goer with needed help, but responsibility falls to each traveler.
  • Trip Cancellation: Should the trip be canceled due to natural disaster, pandemic or other act of God, participants will be refunded.
  • Extra Excursions: Staff is not responsible for planning travelers’ dining, transport or entertainment needs outside of what is listed on the official itinerary.

 

 

For more information, see terms & conditions.

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Travel to Bermuda DEPOSIT - Single Occupancy Room
Single occupancy room deposit for "Travel to Bermuda with the Preservation Resource Center and Tulane University". *Includes 3.33% credit card fee. *For bookings made prior to Jan 1, 2023 a $300 discount will be applied toward your final invoice. *$1,550 deposit due upon registration. ($500 is non-refundable to cover trip planning and booking costs) *Balance due on February 1, 2023
$ 1,550.00
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Travel to Bermuda DEPOSIT - Double Occupancy Room
Double occupancy room deposit for "Travel to Bermuda with the Preservation Resource Center and Tulane University". *Includes 3.33% credit card fee. *For bookings made prior to Jan 1, 2023 a $300 discount will be applied toward your final invoice. *$1,550 deposit due upon registration. ($500 is non-refundable to cover trip planning and booking costs) *Balance due on February 1, 2023
$ 1,550.00
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Start:
April 1
End:
April 7
Cost:
$1,550.00
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