Bermuda

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. …

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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 …

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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, …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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, …

 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 …

 Above: the Elbow Beach Bermuda Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff The Elbow Beach Hotel & Development Company will be taking over management at the Elbow Beach, Bermuda resort when the management contract of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group expires later …

 Above: Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of Bermuda and the United States have signed an agreement on the US’ Foreign Account Compliance Act Regulations. The deal, which is a model two intergovernmental agreement, was signed by US …

 Above: Ginny Ferson (centre) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda swore in Ginny Ferson as the territory’s new Deputy Governor on Friday. Ferson is the first woman to serve as Deputy Governor of Bermuda. She succeeds former Deputy Governor David …

 Above: Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda’s government is shelving plans to put the question of gaming to a popular referendum, and will be moving the question to a vote by Parliament, the ruling One Bermuda Alliance party announced. …

 Above: the Fairmont Hamilton Princess By the Caribbean Journal staff A major renovation project is slated to begin in a few weeks at the Hamilton Princess Hotel in Bermuda, according to the government. The project, which will reportedly cost around …

 Above: the former Sonesta in Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff The site of the former Sonesta Hotel in Bermuda has been sold, according to global brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle, which handled the transaction with Bermuda’s Rego Sotheby’s International Realty. …

 Above: Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda Finance Minister Everard T (Bob) Richards said he has “looked under the hood” of the territory’s finances, and is vowing to make major changes in the way the territory manages its finances. …