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Bermuda’s Big Tourism Growth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda tourism surged in 2017, buoyed by the island’s hosting of the America’s Cup race, according to new data. The island reported 270,000 air arrivals in 2017, a 10 percent increase year over year, according …

Bermuda’s The Cove Set to Open First Phase

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cove, the first phase of the Ritz-Carlton Reserve’s new residences in Bermuda, is slated to open at the end of March. The first building of the project, which consists of seven residences, will be …

Carnival Triumph’s New Voyages

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Triumph will operate a diverse itinerary schedule in 2019-2020, with a wide variety of cruises, including several to the Caribbean, according to the company. The options range from four- to 14-day cruises, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda’s fast-growing culinary scene is on display again this month with the latest edition of Bermuda Restaurant Weeks. The annual program will feature 51 local restaurants this year, from the newly-opened Divots at Belmont Hills …

Cayman Islands Bermuda

 By Fatima ThompsonCJ Contributor HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—A mixture of lower occupancy levels and higher rates fell in line with year-to-date hotel performance in the Caribbean, according to the latest data from STR. In November, occupancy fell 2.8% year over year to …

norwegian cruise line caribbean

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed its lineup of summer 2019 itineraries. Norwegian Dawn will set sail on seven-day cruises to the Bahamas and Florida from May 25 to August 31, 2019. This marks the ship’s return …

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 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor The Caribbean hotel industry showed performance growth just one month after a pair of massive hurricanes swept through the region. Caribbean occupancy for the month was up 3.7% in year-over-year comparisons, and with a 6.9% increase …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most important meetings for the global sailing industry will soon be coming to Bermuda. World Sailing, the global governing body for the sport of sailing, is bringing its World Sailing Conference to …

Cayman Islands Bermuda

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Bermuda is seeing a boom in tourism spending so far in 2017, according to the latest data from the Bermuda Tourism Authority. Bermuda, buoyed by its hosting of the America’s Cup sailing …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean has unveiled its new itineraries for the Caribbean region for 2019 and 2020 including several redesigned ships designed for short Caribbean getaways. The newly modernized Mariner of the Seas and Navigator of the …

Cayman Islands Bermuda

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bermuda Tourism Authority has a new chairman. Bermuda Tourism Minister Jamahl Simmons has named Bermudian hotelier Paul Telford as the new chairman of the board of the BTA. Simmons’ appointment comes after the retirement …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line’s highly-anticipated Norwegian Escape cruise ship is coming to New York in the spring of 2018, the company announced. The ship will be homeporting in Manhattan, with seven day cruises to Bermuda during …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Carnival Elation has completed a multimillion-dollar makeover that includes the addition of a new WaterWorks park, 38 new cabins, 98 stateroom balconies and a variety of food and beverage concepts. Following the renovation, Carnival Elation …

 Looking for an easy island getaway? Bermuda is offering some of its biggest savings of the year right now, with a host of places to stay. Bermuda’s calling it a “Splash Sale,” with a 30 percent discount on your stay …

airbnb caribbean

 Airbnb hosts in the Caribbean and Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico have earned more than $266 million so far in 2017, according to the company’s latest data report. These destinations have attracted nearly 2 million guest arrivals this year, representing a …

 A new kind of restaurant is coming to Carnival Cruise Line: a Teppanyaki eatery. Teppanyaki is a traditional method of Japanese cooking whose name is derived from the combination of the words “teppan” or iron plate with “yaki” meaning grilled …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Pinkies up, Caribbean lovers! Because despite the balmy weather, the ritual of afternoon tea is alive and well in the Caribbean – and not just in formerly British destinations, either. From Mexico and St. Lucia …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re headed to Bermuda you probably already know that visitors aren’t permitted to rent cars there. But you might not know that there’s a new option for getting around the island: a fleet of …