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Minister’s expenses for France trip revealed

Grant Gibbon's trip to Toulon, France, for the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series cost $6,091.05, according to the Bermuda Government's travel webpage.

Dr Gibbons, the Minister of Economic Development, went on the trip from September 6 to 12 and the website stated that he led the Bermuda delegation to the event.

“The minister met with the Mayor of Toulon and discussed the economic and tourism benefits that Hamilton and Toulon had each experienced from hosting their respective events.

“The minister also held discussions with prospective investors, and international business and tourism prospects.”

According to the listing, air travel cost $3,909.62, ground transportation $346.36 and accommodation $1,835.07.

No amount was given for meals or miscellaneous, bringing the total cost to $6,091.05.

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Published October 24, 2016 at 9:00 am (Updated October 24, 2016 at 9:04 am)

Minister’s expenses for France trip revealed

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