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Bermuda Sees Drop in Tourist Arrivals

September 17, 2014 | 10:42 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda saw a 2.4 percent drop in tourist arrivals in the first half of 2014, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The island received 103,787 visitors in the first six months of 2014. While Bermuda saw a 4.4 percent increase in arrivals during the winter tourist season, it saw a large more...

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Bermuda Could Host Next America’s Cup

August 21, 2014 | 2:28 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the Oracle Team USA boat (Oracle Team USA/Giulia Caponnetto) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda is making a big push to host the 2017 America's Cup, and is one of just two host sites still in the running, along with San Diego, Calif. The next America's Cup will be the 35th edition of the sailing race, which will be defended by Oracle Team more...

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New Beachfront Condominium Resort Coming to Bermuda

August 4, 2014 | 2:46 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: a rendering of the project (Graphics: OBMI) By Alexander Britell A new resort project is coming to Bermuda. A planning application has been submitted for the Bermudiana Beach Resort in Bermuda, the proposed redevelopment of the island's South Shore development. Region-wide design firm OBM has submitted plans accompanying the application for the more...

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11 Great Family-Run Caribbean Hotels

June 19, 2014 | 12:37 am | 0 Comment

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It's the height of hospitality — where you feel like part of the family. This is true at most great hotels, but even more so at the best family-managed properties in the Caribbean. Indeed, the Caribbean stands out in the sheer number of high-quality, family owned and family-run hotels.  A passion for the Caribbean always plays a large part in getting them here. And a more...

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Desarrollos Hotelco in Talks to Develop Resort, Casino in Bermuda

June 11, 2014 | 9:22 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff Venezuelan hotel firm Desarollos Hotelco Group is in talks to build a new resort in Bermuda. Bermuda Tourism Development Minister Shawn Crockwell told Parliament that the government had decided to enter into an exclusive negotiatoin period with Desarrollos to construct a "world-class full service resort" on the more...

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Bermuda Readies Lionfish Control Plan

May 26, 2014 | 1:43 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: a lionfish (Photo: Abel Valdivia) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda's government says it has completed a Control Plan to deal with the problem of the invasive lionfish. The plan was developed by a partnership including the island's government, NGOs and citizens through a group called the Lionfish Taskforce. "Lionfish pose a significant threat to more...

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Bermuda Premier Resigns

May 20, 2014 | 12:29 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Former Bermuda Premier Craig Cannonier (Photo: CC) By Alexander Britell Bermuda Premier Craig Cannonier has tendered his resignation, Governor George Fergusson confirmed on Monday evening. In a statement, Fergusson said Cannonier "called on me this evening and tendered his resignation, which I have accepted." "I have asked the Deputy Premier, the Hon. more...

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Bermuda Shipping Registry Opens New Office in London

May 18, 2014 | 11:08 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bermuda Registry of Shipping has officially launched a satellite office in London. The registry, which is officially known as the Department of Maritime Administration, is located at the Bermuda London Office. The current Bermuda fleet features ships across a wide spectrum, including large cruise ships, oil and more...

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S&P Affirms Bermuda Rating; Outlook Remains Negative

April 2, 2014 | 12:00 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff New York-based Standard & Poor's has affirmed its AA-/A-1+ rating on Bermuda, the ratings firm announced this week. The British Overseas Territory's outlook remains negative, however, it said. "The ratings on Bermuda are supported by our view of the country's ongoing achievements in attracting and retaining more...

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Chef Marcus Samuelsson to Open Pop-Up Restaurant in Bermuda

March 20, 2014 | 4:30 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Chef Marcus Samuelsson (photo: Staffan Johansson) By the Caribbean Journal staff Noted Chef Marcus Samuelsson will be opening a pop-up restaurant at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess hotel in Bermuda. Samuelsson will be opening the eatery for a two-month period lasting from June 3 to Aug. 3; it will serve as a preview of his new signature restaurant which more...

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