Carnival Ramps Up Bermuda Cruises

 An increase in calls to the island By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival Cruise Line will be offering one of its most active seasons to Bermuda ever in 2016, with nine different voyage opportunities between April and November, the company announced ... [ Read More ]


Bermuda’s Hottest New Restaurant Gets An Opening Date

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Marcus’, the new restaurant by famed chef Marcus Samuelsson, opens at Bermuda’s Hamilton Princess & Beach Club (formerly the Fairmont Hamilton Princess) on May 27. The menu will feature the chef’s signature style of globally-influenced ... [ Read More ]


Elbow Beach’s Newest Hire

 Above: Elbow Beach in Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff Elbow Beach Bermuda has appointed Heather Lamb as the resort property’s corporate and group sales manager, it announced Friday. Lamb will “manage sales efforts to grow group business, including meetings ... [ Read More ]



 Above: a St Regis hotel By the Caribbean Journal staff Could Bermuda soon be home to a St Regis hotel? According to Bermuda Tourism Minister Shawn Crockwell, a five-star St Regis property could be coming to the island’s St George’s ... [ Read More ]


 Above: a sea turtle By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda’s Department of Conservation Services has announced the completion of a management plan to deal with the conservation of the island’s resident green and hawksbill turtle populations. The main aim of ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Oracle Team USA in action (Photo: Giulia Caponnetto) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda has been selected to host the 2017 America’s Cup, America’s Cup Commercial Commissioner Harvey Schiller announced. The Atlantic island will be hosting the 35th edition ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff The Fairmont Hamilton Princess has officially debuted its new Princess Marina. The 59-berth facility’s opening is part of a $90 million redevelopment of the iconic Bermuda property. It will be “the only full ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda saw a 2.4 percent drop in tourist arrivals in the first half of 2014, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The island received 103,787 visitors in the first six ... [ Read More ]


 Above: the Oracle Team USA boat (Oracle Team USA/Giulia Caponnetto) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda is making a big push to host the 2017 America’s Cup, and is one of just two host sites still in the running, along ... [ Read More ]


 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. ... [ Read More ]


 It’s the height of hospitality — where you feel like part of the family. This is true at most great hotels, but even more so at the best family-managed properties in the Caribbean. Indeed, the Caribbean stands out in the ... [ Read More ]


 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 ... [ Read More ]


 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, ... [ Read More ]


 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 ... [ Read More ]


 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 ... [ Read More ]


 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 ... [ Read More ]


 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 ... [ Read More ]


 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 ... [ Read More ]