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Royal Caribbean Reveals New 2019 Itineraries

 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 …

The Bermuda Tourism Authority’s New Chairman

 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 …

Norwegian Escape to Debut Spring 2018 in New York

 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 …

LATEST NEWS

 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 …

 The Bermuda Tourism Authority and the International Triathlon Union have signed a three-year-contract to host World Triathlon Series events. The first race will be held April 28, 2018. “Our warm climate in April offers perfect conditions for racing,” said Bermuda …

 Bermuda’s first new-build resort in 45 years has officially opened its doors. The newest property among Bermuda hotels is The Loren at Pink Beach, a 45-suite resort set on eight acres formerly occupied by the Pink Beach Club. Set on …

 Anguilla’s preeminent hotel, Cap Juluca, is under contract for sale, owners Charles and Linda Hickox announced. The 95-room property on Maundays Bay is under contract for sale to Belmond, the London-based global hotel and leisure company, with the deal expected …

Rosewood Tuckers Point

 The iconic Rosewood Tucker’s Point Hotel and Resort in Bermuda has been sold, Caribbean Journal has learned. The property has been purchased by an affiliate of Miami-based Gencom, which owns hospitality and residential real estate around the world. Rosewood will …

 Disney Cruise Line is adding a new island destination: Bermuda. Beginning in the fall of 2018 In fall 2018, Disney Cruise Line will sail on new itineraries and to new ports, including its first-ever visits to Bermuda. For the first time, …

All Inclusive Resorts in Bermuda

 Mention Bermuda and what comes to mind? Pink-sand beaches, plush resorts, and those above-the-knee shorts, sure. But Bermuda all inclusive resorts? It’s not exactly the first thing you think of. But if you know where to look, you really can …

Wreck Diving

 With its miles of coral reefs and warm crystalline waters, the Caribbean is the world’s most popular dive destination.  The Caribbean’s ocean currents, rocky reefs and tropical storms have also created a trail of Caribbean ship wrecks you can dive …

Airbnb Bermuda

 Bermuda has signed a major agreement with Airbnb to promote tourism to the island. The partnership aims to enhance Bermuda’s status as a world-class destination for leisure, group travel and tourism investment, as well as to create a framework that …

Bermuda Hotels

 Just about 90 minutes flying time from most east-coast U.S. cities, Bermuda should definitely be on your short list of close-to-home beach getaways. While it’s not actually in the Caribbean, we embrace the Atlantic archipelago as one of the family …