BumbleBee Tours was created as a way for the religious Jewish community to be able to experience the ultimate kosher vacation in a warm & heimishe atmosphere. Once you arrive consider your job done and leave the rest to us.



Our Program

Amenities Include:

+ Gourmet Catered Food
+ Lavish all-you-can-eat tea room stocked with refreshing treats and drinks that is available 24 hours a day
+ Daily Minyonim
+ Day Camp/Babysitting Services
+ Live Entertainment
+ Separate Swimming Hours
+ Professional concierge agent dedicated to our guests to help with attractions and activities.
We will work our hardest to insure that your decision to join us this year will result in your total satisfaction exceeding all expectations.

Hotel

Omni Hotel Newport News - Relaxed Luxury in Historic Virginia
Elegantly ensconced in a picturesque, park-like setting, the Omni Newport News Hotel is the destination of choice for both business and leisure travelers.  From its soaring Mediterranean-style lobby to its sky lit hallways, this hotel combines the best of 21st century convenience and traditional southern hospitality to create a completely unique stay in Virginia.
The Omni Newport News Hotel is just minutes away from Historic Williamsburg and major attractions.  The luxury hotel is conveniently located off of Interstate 64 and just 10 minutes from the Newport News/Williamsburg Airport. 

Hotel highlights:

+ Indoor heated swimming pool and whirlpool
+ Newly renovated fitness center
+ Complimentary guest room internet access
+ The Omni Newport News is a smoke-free destination
+ New Meeting Space
+ Select Guest Loyalty Program
+ Check in: 3PM, Check out: 12PM
+ Omni Sensational Kids Program – Catering to the youngest guest. Upon check-in children will receive a backpack filled with fun items designed specifically for them.

Dining

It is with pleasure that we welcome back the popular Weiss Brothers of Nesher Catering to BumbleBee Tours. Renowned in the world of gourmet food, the Weiss Brothers are famed for introducing fresh boldness into traditional dishes, reinterpreting the flavors of home as new, sophisticated and exciting cuisine. In conjunction with the celebrated event planner Tuli Guttman they will once again be creating an exceptional dining experience of magnificent, sumptuous flavors and tastes to entice and captivate. Everything will be Glatt Kosher and Cholov Yisroel, using only Chasidishe Shechita under the supervision of the KAJ which is world renowned as having some of the highest standards in kashrus.
Each day will be ushered in with a bountiful hot breakfast buffet, and gourmet box lunches will be available to take along for off-grounds expeditions. Our gourmet dinners will be the perfect way to end the day with delectable 3-course meals and fabulous dessert spreads. We will also be offering a lavish 24-hour tearoom chock-full of healthy snacks, fresh fruit, frozen confections, sweets, hot & cold drinks and much more.

Kids

There’s nothing more important than knowing that your kids are in good hands. Not only will we make sure of that with our wonderful babysitting and day camp programs, but we’ll also guarantee that they’re having so much fun they won’t want to leave!
Our handpicked group of professional and caring staff will work tirelessly to create a day camp program that balances stimulating activities with exhilarating games to guarantee an innovative, interesting and inimitable Day Camp program that all kids will savor. Our highly qualified counselors are committed to creating a memorable experience for all their young charges and will keep the kids thoroughly entertained and engaged with amazing activities, crafts, indoor games, outdoor sports, and so much more.

We also have a devoted and caring babysitting staff that is available upon request.

Entertainment

+ Cantor Yaakov Lemmer - Shabbos August 4th

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Cantor Yaakov "Yanky" Lemmer is one of the leading young cantors int he cantorial horizon. His beautiful lyric tenor voice, dramatic color, and precise coloratura have garnered him universal praise among his peers and connoisseurs, alike. He began his singing career as the star soloist of the Young Israel of Bethel Choir, where world renowned Cantor Ben Zion Miller took him under his private tutelage. Yaakov earned a scholarship to the Belz School of Jewish Music at Yeshiva University, where he studied with Cantors Joseph Malovany and Bernard Beer. He also studied with cantorial legend Cantor Noach Schall, and won a scholarship for vocal training in N.Y.C. Yaakov has appeared at the Tel Aviv Culture Hall with the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra and has been featured through out the United States, England and various European Culture Festivals. He currently holds the position of Chief Cantor at Congregation Anshe Sholom in New Rochelle, NY.

+ Marc Salem - Tuesday August 7th

Bumble Bee Tours is excited to announce the newest addition to our entertainment lineup! Having been featured on platforms like CBS' 60 Minutes and the New York Times Marc Salem is a world-renowned mentalist. Hailed by critics and audiences around the world from Broadway, to London’s West End, to Singapore, to The Sydeny Opera House. As a researcher Salem has traveled the globe exploring the mind and its potential. He was a director of research at Sesame Street studying the development and nature of the mental process. He will take his audience on a captivating excursion into the possibilities of the human mind through a series of hilarious, astounding and mystifying Mind Games. 

+ Beri Weber - Shabbos August 11th

Although he soared into the spotlight a mere three years ago, Beri Weber was no newcomer to the music scene.  Hailing from a musically inclined family, Beri’s earliest forays into the recording industry occurred when he was just nine years old.  At that early age, his professionalism was already apparent when he was honored to sing at family and local community affairs.  His talent did not go unnoticed as he soon found himself recording with musical giants such as MBD, Moshe Goldman, and Mendy Werdyger among others.  He was also the lead vocalist on one of the legendary Kinder Classics and JEP albums. He developed a passion for kumzitz style singing and at the urging and encouragement of some family members and friends to utilize his talents; Beri was introduced to the famous Shira Choir.

+ Shira Choir - Shabbos August 11th

Shira Choir is composed of true musical connoisseurs, who've spent years fine-tuning their incredible talents into sophisticated and intricate melodious performances. Expertly led by the master coordinator, Shraga Gold, Shira Choir sings and entertains crowds.
Shraga Gold had been in the music industry for years, providing informal entertainment for friends and family, when a newcomer to Shraga's performances, awed and astounded by his breathtaking capabilities, suggested that he begin his own group. Thus, Shira Choir was born, introducing the Jewish world to an entirely new level of musical perfection. From sweet Chassidic nigguns to energizing dance tunes, Shraga Gold leads his group to masterfully resonate music in its ultimate state of purity and beauty. Using his musical genius, Shraga Gold creates a magical blend of brilliant sounds. With Shira Choir, one does not merely listen. The sounds emanating from the talented assembly demand complete involvement of your entire being. They speak to your soul. Transforming any event into a truly memorable occasion, people walk away from a performance with a distinct and exceptional imprint, signifying that they've been touched by the one and only Shira Choir

 

+ Shlomo Hadarshan - Shabbos August 11th

Renowned badchan and comedian, Reb. Shlomo Hadarshan will be on hand to entertain the crowds.