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Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Steps Down

 The chief executive officer of the Bermuda Tourism Authority has resigned, the BTA said in a statement.  Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Kevin Dallas’ departure takes effect Feb. 26.  In a statement, the BTA said its senior executive team would carry …

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This Barbados Hotel Has a New Executive Chef

 The venerable Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Barbados has tapped a new executive chef.  The West Coast property has named Timothy Palmer to the role, in which he will oversee culinary operations at the property’s three on-site eateries.  A veteran of …

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Bermuda Tourism “Upbeat” Amid Airlift Challenges

 2019 was a year of “measured” performance for Bermuda tourism, as the island saw cuts in airlift but still managed to hit new highs for total visitation numbers.  Indeed, Bermuda’s overall visitor tally was its highest on record last year, …

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 Carnival Cruise Line is making big moves in Norfolk.  The cruise line has signed a five-year agreement with the city of Norfolk to operate seasonal cruises from the city’s Half Moone Cruise Center through the year 2025.  Norfolk has agreed …

bermuda spa february

 Bermuda’s month of wellness is back again this year, with Bermuda Spa Month set for the entire month of February.  Bermuda launched its first-ever Spa Month last year, and the 2020 edition will include treatments at many of Bermuda’s top …

puerto rico fairmont resort

 The historic El San Juan hotel, long one of the leading resorts in Puerto Rico, is now officially a Fairmont.  The Accor brand has officially taken over management of the beach resort, which recently completed a $65 million transformation project …

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 In 2012, Caribbean Journal’s Rum Journal first launched the Rum Awards — a unique celebration of the best rums of the year.  And after seven previous incarnations, the annual Rum Awards morphed into a full-fledged rum event in St Barth, …

bermuda hotel sold fairmont

 The biggest hotel in Bermuda has been sold.  The iconic Fairmont Southampton has been sold to a partnership led by Miami-based investment firm Gencom, the company announced.  The seller was Europe’s AccorInvest.  The hotel will be remaining under the brand …

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 American Airlines is set to launch a major new Caribbean flight expansion this month.  The world’s largest airline will be launching a series of flights across the region beginning Dec. 18 with the launch of new flights from New York’s …

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 Norwegian Cruise Line has taken delivery of its new Norwegian Encore cruise ship in Germany.  The 1,100-foot-long, 170,000-gross-ton ship has a capacity of nearly 4,000 guests.  The ship will launch this fall in Miami, with seven-day Caribbean cruises, before launching …

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 The island of Bermuda has long been one of the wider region’s greatest golf destinations.  But for all of its golfing heritage and acclaim, it’s never held an annual PGA Tour event — until now.  This week will see the first-ever …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda tourism officials say the island destination is “open for business” following last week’s Hurricane Humberto. The storm passed about 75 miles north of Bermuda, with what officials called “minimal” damage as a result. Bermuda’s …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly anticipated St Regis hotel project in Bermuda is targeting a 2021 debut, according to a statement from the Bermuda Tourism Authority. The luxe hotel on St Catherine’s Beach in the historic town of …

bermuda new hotel pool

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda will soon be home to a new boutique residential hotel, according to the Bermuda Tourism Authority. It’s called the Azura Boutique Hotel and Residences, a boutique hotel with a real estate component set on …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda will soon be home to its first-ever Hilton hotel. Set to debut in 2020, the Bermudiana Beach Resort will be part of the Tapestry Collection by Hilton portfolio. The 111-room hotel, owned by Bermudiana …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Bermuda’s preeminent hotels has named a new managing director. The luxe Rosewood Bermuda has appointed Sascha Hemmann as the new managing director of the hotel, which is set in Bermuda’s Tucker’s Point. The …

Bermuda Airbnb Experiences

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival is planning a big Bermuda expansion. Carnival Cruise Line will operate its largest Bermuda season ever in 2019-2020, with more than 40 voyages visiting the destination, including a total of 8 week-long cruises departing from …

caribbean cruise revenues

 By Robert MacLellanCJ Contributor Can tourism-dependent Caribbean governments learn something from oil producing countries? When relatively small and poor oil producing governments sought to get a fair price for oil – their main source of national revenue – they banded …