Reacting to news of his high accolade, Dr. Ewart Brown, who also is Bermuda's Minister of Tourism, said, "I am humbled and deeply gratified to be selected as a recipient of the CMEx 2010 World Leadership Award. In Bermuda, we have made tremendous strides to revive our once moribund tourism industry. From targeting new air carriers to improving existing hotel properties and attracting new properties to our island, we have begun a tourism turnaround that will continue for years to come."
of Works and Transport Jack Warner says an initiative to rebrand
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CAL's logo is a hummingbird in flight and its tagline is "The Warmth of the Islands" while Air Jamaica's logo is Jamaica's national bird, the Doctor Bird, characterised by its long tail and pointed beak.
Warner, who is the line Minister for the national carrier, said he received an e-mail, which was circulated internally by CAL, asking staff to participate in a competition to design a new logo and tag line for the carriers.