New York City Residents 'Feel the Love' as Bermuda and Launched the 'Love Truck' on Thursday, June 24

Jun 25, 2010, 17:40 ET from Bermuda Department of Tourism

NEW YORK, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of New Yorkers and visitors alike got to "Feel the Love" for Bermuda in midtown Manhattan as the Bermuda Department of Tourism (BDOT), partnered with Conde Nast's on Thursday, June 24 as part of a mobile "Love Truck" celebration. In honor of the occasion, Bermuda homeowner and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg proclaimed June 21-27, 2010 as "'s Declare Your Love Week."

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Passersby stopped to record and share their stories of falling in love on video inside the eye-catching Love Truck, which was stationed across from Bryant Park on 6th Ave between 41st and 42nd Streets. While there, they sampled Bermuda's unique island culture and signed-up for the chance to win a four-night vacation to the island's Tuckers Point Hotel and Spa.  In addition, visitors to the Love Truck were provided with information touting the island's signature pink sand beaches and world-class golfing while posing for pictures in front of one of Bermuda's signature Pink motor scooters. 

"There is no better place to fall in love, marry, honeymoon or simply reconnect than Bermuda," said William Griffith, Director of Tourism for BDOT. "We want everyone to know that Bermuda is the ultimate destination in which to Feel the Love and this was a great way to partner with a major company such as Conde Nast and help spread that message."  

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SOURCE Bermuda Department of Tourism