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Bermuda Could Host Next America’s Cup

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

Bermuda Could Host Next America’s Cup

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

New Beachfront Condominium Resort Coming to Bermuda

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

11 Great Family-Run Caribbean Hotels

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

Desarrollos Hotelco in Talks to Develop Resort, Casino in Bermuda

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

Bermuda Readies Lionfish Control Plan

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

Bermuda Premier Resigns

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

Bermuda Shipping Registry Opens New Office in London

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

S&P Affirms Bermuda Rating; Outlook Remains Negative

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

Chef Marcus Samuelsson to Open Pop-Up Restaurant in Bermuda

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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Bermuda Economy Contracted By 2-2.5 Percent in 2013: Report

February 26, 2014 | 11:50 am | 0 Comment

Bermuda Economy Contracted By 2-2.5 Percent in 2013: Report

Above: Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda's GDP contracted by between 2 and 2.5 percent in 2013, according to estimates from the island's Ministry of Finance included in the recently-released National Economic Report. That was lower than the economy's contraction in 2012, when GDP fell by around 4.9 percent. The total number of jobs in Bermuda fell more...

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