Bermuda appoints JWT

- The Bermuda Department of Tourism has appointed J.Walter Thompson, New York, to handle its estimated $12 million (£7 million) advertising account following a competitive review.

- The Bermuda Department of Tourism has appointed J.Walter Thompson, New York, to handle its estimated $12 million (£7 million) advertising account following a competitive review.

To win the account JWT saw off Arnold Communications, Trinity Communications, Holliday/Altschiller, Margeotes/Fertitta + Partners, Eisner & Associates, and McKinney & Silver.

Incumbent DDB Needham Worldwide decided not to participate in the review.

The first work is expected to be a television campaign that will air in March.