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Minister Visits Pompano’s Solar Panel Installation

Minister Visits Pompano’s Solar Panel Installation

Yesterday [Feb 22], Minister of Home Affairs and Deputy Premier Walter Roban visited the solar panel facility at Pompano Beach Hotel in Southampton. “The solar installation, built 100′ above sea level on the hotel’s old dump, is protected from the threat of ocean surges and holds 800 panels at about 390 watts of installed capacity... Read more of this article

Over 35 Jobs Listed On Marriott St Regis Website

Over 35 Jobs Listed On Marriott St Regis Website

If you are looking for a job, it may be a good idea to visit the Marriott website, which currently lists 39 job position openings for the St Regis Bermuda Resort, which is due to open later this year. The jobs listed include Guest Service Supervisor, Spa Therapist, Sales Manager, Chef de Cuisine, Utility Attendant, Executive Administrative Assistant,... Read more of this article

Rosewood Recognized As Top Resort

Rosewood Recognized As Top Resort

Rosewood Bermuda has been named the #1 hotel in Bermuda by U.S. News & World Report, as well as receiving a four-star rating from Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards. A spokesperson said, “On February 2, U.S. News & World Report awarded Rosewood Bermuda, the island’s premier luxury resort, with a Silver Badge and ranked the property as the... Read more of this article

Marriott Website Promotes St Regis Resort

Marriott Website Promotes St Regis Resort

Noting that it is due to open in May 2021, the Marriott website is promoting the St. Regis Bermuda Resort, calling it a “haven of oceanfront elegance situated in the historic town of St. George’s.” The Marriott website said, “A haven of oceanfront elegance situated in the historic town of St. George’s, The St. Regis Bermuda Resort... Read more of this article

OBA Commends St. Regis Resort Owners

OBA Commends St. Regis Resort Owners

The One Bermuda Alliance commended the owners of Hotel Co and the St Regis Bermuda Hotel and Residence for “their continued belief in Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “The Leader of the Opposition, the Hon. N. Cole Simons, J.P., M.P., is today commending the owners of Hotel Co and St Regis Bermuda Hotel and Residence, Laura and Miguel... Read more of this article

Premier On Gencom Paying Back $11 Million

Premier On Gencom Paying Back $11 Million

Following the news that Gencom reimbursed the Government the $11 million that had been paid to approximately 700 employees of the Fairmont Southampton, the Premier said that it is “noticeable that we have had silence from the usual commentators or the Opposition, who criticized this arrangement that was made by the Minister of Finance.”$11... Read more of this article

Hotel Owner Pays Government Back $11 Million

Hotel Owner Pays Government Back $11 Million

The owners of the Fairmont Southampton hotel said they have “fully reimbursed the Bermuda Government approximately $11 million, which was advanced for employee redundancy.” Late last year, the Government confirmed that they will step in to assist Fairmont Southampton workers who were waiting for their redundancy payments, making “loans... Read more of this article

Auròra: New Restaurant To Open At Newstead

Auròra: New Restaurant To Open At Newstead

A new fine dining restaurant will officially open on December 10th at the Newstead Hotel on Harbour Road in Paget, with the company saying that several Bermudian staff who were made redundant from other restaurants and hotels have been hired to work at Auròra. “Auròra, which means sunrise, is a sister restaurant to the iconic Blu Bar & Grill... Read more of this article

Min: Employees Lawyers Could Apply In Court

Min: Employees Lawyers Could Apply In Court

“If no arrangements are made with respect to the payments, the employees’ lawyers are free to apply to the Supreme Court of Bermuda on the basis that the company is unable to make its payments when they are due,” Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson said today. The Minister was speaking about the millions of dollars paid to cover the redundancy... Read more of this article

Premier, BTA, OBA: Pompano Temporary Closure

Premier, BTA, OBA: Pompano Temporary Closure

Premier David Burt, BTA Interim CEO Glenn Jones and Shadow Tourism Minister Craig Cannonier all commented on the temporary closure of Pompano Beach Club. As Bernews reported earlier today, the south shore hotel closed its doors on Sunday, November 15, and will not reopen until February 25, with the owners citing the low occupancy rates and losses due... Read more of this article

Pompano Beach Club To Temporarily Close

Pompano Beach Club To Temporarily Close

[Written by Don Burgess] One of the owners of Pompano Beach Club said the decision to shutter its doors until late February was “brutal.” The south shore hotel closed its doors on Sunday, November 15, and will not reopen until February 25. Lawrence Lamb, general manager of the family-owned resort, told Bernews, “This was heart-wrenching.... Read more of this article

Govt To Loan Redundancy Money To Workers

Govt To Loan Redundancy Money To Workers

The Government will step in to assist Fairmont Southampton workers who are waiting for their redundancy payments, making “loans to employees equal to amounts due to them in redundancy, which will require repayment once sums are paid by Gencom.” This was announced by Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson today, with the Minister saying “it... Read more of this article

Rosewood Offers Micro Weddings Package

Rosewood Offers Micro Weddings Package

Rosewood Bermuda has announced its Micro Weddings Package, an offering that provides “a combination of attention to detail, excellent service, and enchanting venue spaces for those looking for a storybook wedding.” A spokesperson said, “The ultra-luxury Rosewood Bermuda is pleased to announce its Micro Weddings Package, designed for couples... Read more of this article