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Minister: ‘Very Successful’ CHICOS Conference

Minister: ‘Very Successful’ CHICOS Conference

“CHICOS 2017 was a very successful event for the 300 delegates in attendance,” Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons said in the House of Assembly on Friday [Nov 17] following the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit [CHICOS] held in Bermuda on November 9th and 10th at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess. The... Read more of this article

Rosewood Resort To Close For $25M Renovation

Rosewood Resort To Close For $25M Renovation

On January 2nd, 2018, Rosewood Bermuda — formerly known as Rosewood Tucker’s Point — will close to “undergo a comprehensive $25 million re-imagination”, which will include a redesign of the guestrooms, Beach Club, Golf Clubhouse and Spa, as well as “enhanced meeting space” and “elevated food and beverage outlets,”... Read more of this article

Fairmont Southampton Unveils ‘Mediterra’

Fairmont Southampton Unveils ‘Mediterra’

As part of their $1 million ‘rejuvenation project,’ the Fairmont Southampton is introducing their new restaurant Mediterra, which they said “will make Mediterranean dining culture and diverse old-world cuisine available in Bermuda.” In introducing the new restaurant, a hotel spokesperson said, “Offering tapas and shared... Read more of this article

Princess Casino Receives Provisional License

Princess Casino Receives Provisional License

The Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission [BCGC] announced the “awarding of a provisional casino gaming license to Hamilton Princess Casino Limited, an integrated resort casino proposed at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club.” “On September 22, 2017, the Hamilton Princess Casino Limited presented its plans at a public presentation held... Read more of this article

Photos: Minister & MP Visit Tuckers Point Hotel

Photos: Minister & MP Visit Tuckers Point Hotel

The Minister of Economic Development & Tourism Jamahl Simmons and MP Tinee Furbert today [Sept 27] observed World Tourism Day and used the opportunity to meet with staff and greet visitors at Rosewood Tuckers Point Hotel, touring the hotel with the General Manager, Paul Telford. Observed annually on September 27th, World Tourism Day was started... Read more of this article

Photos: Hamilton Princess Unveils Casino Plans

Photos: Hamilton Princess Unveils Casino Plans

Hamilton Princess Casino Limited today unveiled their plans for Bermuda’s first casino in a public hearing at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute. “The plans are subject to approval by the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission and the company being granted a casino license,” the company noted. “The casino will consist of a main... Read more of this article

Fairmont Southampton ‘Temperature Guarantee’

Fairmont Southampton ‘Temperature Guarantee’

Fairmont Southampton is now offering a money-back guarantee for weather conditions, with the hotel saying if the daytime temperature does not reach at least 71F from November until December 2017, or 63F from January until March 2018, the hotel room for that night will be free.The hotel’s announcement said, “For vacation from November 2017... Read more of this article

800 Delegates Expected To Attend Conference

800 Delegates Expected To Attend Conference

“A solutions-oriented approach by the Bermuda Tourism Authority is credited for landing a major conference typically too large for the island given limited meeting space and hotel inventory,” the BTA said today. “The Canadian Investment Institute Conference will convene in Bermuda this November, bringing 800 delegates between the 19th... Read more of this article

Video: St Regis Bermuda Architectural Design

Video: St Regis Bermuda Architectural Design

A video posted on the OBM International Youtube channel highlights a rendering of the proposed St Regis Hotel in St. George’s, providing a three minute overview of the design. The video description says, “Join us on an escape to the newly designed St Regis Bermuda by global hospitality firm OBMI. The magnificent site is honoured with an elegant... Read more of this article

Fairmont To Invest $1 Million In Restaurants

Fairmont To Invest $1 Million In Restaurants

Fairmont Southampton will be making an investment of more than $1 million into the refurbishment of their dining destinations, with changes set to include closing Bacci and opening Boundary Sports Bar and Grille; as well as replacing the Gastro Pub offering in the Newport Room with a new Mediterranean restaurant. The company said, “Fairmont Southampton... Read more of this article

JetBlue Offering Bermuda Packages At 50% Off

JetBlue Offering Bermuda Packages At 50% Off

JetBlue is now offering vacation packages to Bermuda with 50% discounts on air and hotel, with flights out of New York and Boston. The Bermuda vacation packages which allow travel dates until March 2018 need to be booked by August 28th and start at $699 per person, and include flights and three nights at select hotels on the island.Travelers can choose... Read more of this article

Hamilton Princess Submits Casino Application

Hamilton Princess Submits Casino Application

Alan Dunch, Chairman of the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission [BCGC], today announced the Hamilton Princess Casino Limited Company has submitted a “substantially completed Casino License Application, in a bid to become the Island’s first Integrated Resort Casino.” “The fully-funded application, submitted in answer to the Commission’s... Read more of this article

BHA Congratulates PLP On  Election Victory

BHA Congratulates PLP On Election Victory

The Bermuda Hotel Association [BHA] congratulated the PLP on their election victory, saying they “stand ready to both consult and assist the new administration in achieving ongoing positive results which provide measurable benefits to our country.” A spokesperson said, “The Board of Directors and members of the Bermuda Hotel Association and... Read more of this article