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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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Bermuda Reports Drop in Crime

February 18, 2014 | 11:06 am | 0 Comment

Bermuda Reports Drop in Crime

Above: Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff Crime in Bermuda continues to fall, according to data released by the Bermuda Police Service. For the first time in five years, all major crime categories are on the decline, the force said, with total crime down 12.8 percent last year compared to 2012. Crimes against the person fell by 9 percent, the force said, more...

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Bermuda Tourism Authority Names CEO

January 27, 2014 | 10:30 am | 0 Comment

Bermuda Tourism Authority Names CEO

Above: Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bermuda Tourism Authority has appointed Bill Hanbury its new Chief Executive Officer. The appointment took effect on Monday. Hanbury had previously served as the CEO of the United Way of the National Capital Area, where he worked from 2009 to 2013. He had previously served as President & CEO of more...

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