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Disney Launching New Cruises to Mexico, Caribbean

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor This fall, Disney Cruise Line will return to some of its favorite destinations and home ports on a variety of itineraries, including getaways to Bermuda, the Bahamas, Mexico and destinations around the Caribbean. Bookings open to …

Bermuda Tourism Continues Strong 2018

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Bermuda tourism industry is off to a strong start for the year, with leisure air arrivals and leisure air visitor spending both up in the first quarter over last year’s, which proved part of a …

Your Own Private Escape in Bermuda

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda has long been an exclusive getaway — but now a new destination has upped the ante. It’s called Hawkins Island, and this new retreat offers the best of Bermudian hospitality with a private-island touch. Hawkins …

LATEST NEWS

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has taken delivery of the 26th ship in its fleet: Carnival Horizon. The new 3,954-passenger ship will sail a summer schedule of four-day Bermuda and eight-day Caribbean cruises from New York before …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda’s Willowbank hotel is set for a relaunch next month following a complete renovation of the property, according to the Bermuda Tourism Authority. The Willowbank is located in Somerset on the western end of Bermuda, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new boutique hotel is coming to Bermuda. The Azura Boutique Hotel and Residences is slated to make its official debut in early 2019, according to a statement from the Bermuda Tourism Authority. The property, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury hotel brand Rosewood is set to unveil the results of a dramatic reimagination of the former Rosewood Tucker’s Point. The relaunched property, now known as Rosewood Bermuda, is in the final stages of a …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff More and more travelers to Bermuda are looking to homesharing options like Airbnb, according to new data released by the Bermuda Tourism Authority. The number of visitors to Bermuda who chose vacation rentals last year …

 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 …

 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 …

 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, …

 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 …