Posts Tagged ‘Bermuda’

Cruise ship boost for St George’s

Sunday, September 3rd, 2017

The return of a regular cruise ship and frequent tenders from Dockyard has had a hugely positive effect on the community of St George, according to Quinell Francis. (

Cruise ship passengers arrested after fight

Sunday, September 3rd, 2017

Two cruise ship passengers were arrested yesterday (31 Aug.) in connection with a violent incident in Dockyard in the early hours of the morning that left a pair of island teenagers in hospital with serious injuries. (

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines welcomes the America’s Cup aboard ‘Boudicca’ in Bermuda

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Guests on board Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Boudicca were lucky enough to get a rare glimpse of the America’s Cup last month, when the world-famous trophy was brought on board the 880-guest ship during a special themed cruise to Bermuda. (more…)

Fred. Olsen to visit the paradise island of Bermuda for the America’s Cup in Summer 2017

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ chance to visit the paradise island of Bermuda in June 2017, to take in the excitement and exhilaration of the 35th America’s Cup. (more…)

New Carnival Horizon to Offer a series of four-day Bermuda cruises from New York in spring and summer 2018

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line has announced that the new Carnival Horizon will offer a series of four-day Bermuda cruises from New York in spring and summer 2018, part of the ship’s inaugural season that includes previously announced voyages to Europe from Barcelona and the Caribbean from New York and Miami. (more…)

2017 Bermuda Cruise Ship Schedule Released

Friday, November 4th, 2016

Seven Seas Mariner and Seven Seas Voyager docked on Front Street, Hamilton, Bermuda (Courtesy of Regent Seven Seas Cruises) The 2017 cruise ship schedule has been released, with 101 contract cruise ship visits and 62 occasional visits included, for a total of 163 visits to Bermuda during the year. (

Bermuda: Cruise ship boost ‘amazing’ for St George

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Celebrity Summit in Bermuda (Courtesy Linda Allen)Businesses in struggling St George yesterday welcomed news that the Olde Towne will next year play host to 16 cruise ships. (

Bermuda: America’s Cup cruises scheduled

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

A number of cruise ships have been lined up to visit the island during next year’s America’s Cup. And Bermuda Tourism Authority is attempting to lure even more. (

Hurricane Nicole Altering Bermuda Cruise Ship Itineraries

Friday, October 14th, 2016

Less than a week after Hurricane Matthew forced dozens of cruise ships to reroute in the Caribbean and east coast, at least two lines have already been affected by Hurricane Nicole.(

Bermuda: Twelve extra cruise calls for St George’s

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Twelve extra cruise ships are to call on St George from 2017 to 2022 as part of a deal announced yesterday with Norwegian Cruise Line. (

Bermuda Eyes Options To Expand St. George’s Cruise Calls

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Seven Seas Mariner and Seven Seas Voyager docked on Front Street, Hamilton, Bermuda (Courtesy of Regent Seven Seas Cruises) Bermuda tourism officials would like to bring new cruise-ship visitors to the historic St. George’s district, but are frustrated by the port’s inability to accommodate large cruise ships. (

Carnival To Offer Wide Variety Of Bermuda Cruises In 2016 With Nine Different Voyages Between April And November

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Carnival PrideWith its famous pink-sand beaches, turquoise waters and picture-perfect weather, Bermuda is one of the most popular destinations in cruising. (more…)

University of Southern Maine program puts student interns aboard cruise ship

Monday, August 31st, 2015

HAL - Veendam at Hamilton - BermudaLast May, 18 University of Southern Maine students took a discounted cruise to Bermuda on Holland America Line’s MS Veendam as part of an unusual tourism and hospitality study program for college credit. (

Holland America Line’s ms Veendam Spends Three Nights at Hamilton on 2016 Bermuda Cruises

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

HAL - Veendam at Hamilton - BermudaGuests looking to spend a few days immersing themselves in the laid-back lifestyle of Bermuda can embark Holland America Line’s ms Veendam for seven-day cruises to the island in May and June 2016. (more…)

Bermuda. Cruise ship passengers to rise in 2015

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Bermuda is expected to receive 16,000 more cruise ship passengers in 2015 than last year according to the new schedule just announced. (

Post Gonzalo, Bermuda is Ready to Accept Cruise Ships This Week

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Celebrity Infinity will call on Bermuda this week as scheduled, as the Atlantic island recovers from Hurricane Gonzalo, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said Sunday. (

Bermuda Adds Private Beach Shuttles for Cruise Passengers

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Good news for cruisers who are Bermuda bound; starting this week, the port has added a cruise ship shuttle to the famed Horseshoe Bay beach. (

Bermuda Explores Developing New Pier for St. George’s Cruise Port

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Bermuda’s government, eager to attract more cruise ships to its shores, is exploring the development of a cruise ship port at the historic town of St. George’s. (

Cruise Ships May Operate Casinos in Bermuda

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Cruise ships visiting Bermuda can now keep their casinos open at night while in port, Bermudian members of parliament decided yesterday. (

Bermuda Set for New Line-Backed Port Project?

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

The Bermuda government may be closing in on a new cruise terminal, new berthing location, and new partner in a major cruise line, according to rumors. (

Norwegian Breakaway Makes Maiden Call to Bermuda

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Norwegian BreakawayNorwegian Breakaway made her inaugural stop in Bermuda on May 15, on her first seven-day voyage which departed New York on Sunday. (

Bermuda: 35 less cruise ship visits in 2013

Friday, October 26th, 2012

The Island’s forthcoming cruise ship schedule shows a sharp drop in the number of overall calls to Bermuda, according to a shipping source. (

Will Bermuda Allow Cruise Ships to Leave Casinos Open in Port?

Friday, January 13th, 2012

With cruise calls down significantly in 2012, Bermuda tourism officials are putting everything on the table to entice ships back. (

Bermuda. 360,000+ cruise visitors expected in 2012

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

The cruise ship schedule for 2012 shows Bermuda’s regular visits down ten percent for the coming year, with the occasionally-visiting ships showing the sharpest drop overall. (

Opposition could rethink cruise ship gambling stance

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

Shadow Tourism Minister Shawn Crockwell yesterday said his party will revisit the issue of gambling on cruise ships if Government comes forward with more information on the subject. (

Bermuda Exodus? Second Major Cruise Line Pulling Out

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Bermuda has lost another cruise ship. A few weeks after officials learned Carnival would be trimming its calls to one in 2012, Holland America has announced that Veendam won’t be returning for the 2013 summer season. (

Holland America to end regular cruises to Bermuda

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

In a blow to Bermuda’s tourist industry, Holland America has decided to drop regular sailings to the destination after one final season in 2012. (

Bermuda: Carnival Cruise Lines cancelling cruise calls in 2012

Friday, November 4th, 2011

The Ministry of Transport has confirmed that Carnival Cruise Lines has cancelled 11 of the 12 previously approved cruise calls for 2012. (

Carnival Glory’s First Call in Bermuda Marked with Shipboard Reception

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

To commemorate the inaugural call of the Carnival Glory in Bermuda, a special shipboard reception was held in King’s Wharf and attended by local officials and the ship’s officers.

Start Spreading the News: Norwegian Cruise Line to Homeport Next Ship in New York City

Friday, October 7th, 2011

It was a celebration of all things New York today (October 6) at Manhattan’s Pier 88, as Mayor Michael Bloomberg, NYC-based pop art icon Peter Max and top brass from Norwegian Cruise Line gathered for the next reveal on Norwegian Breakaway, the 144,017-ton, 4,000-passenger ship debuting in May 2013. (

Tragedy as US tourist, 79, dies while snorkelling

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

A 79-year-old tourist, who was visiting the Island as a passenger on the Carnival Cruise Lines’ Fantasy ship, died on Sunday while snorkelling about one mile offshore. (

Good News Update: Bermuda Bus Strike Ends as Sides Enter Arbitration

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

According to the Bermuda-based Royal Gazette Online, the bus dispute will be settled by independent arbitration after the union and government failed to agree on settlement terms. (