Mission Report: Goldeneye – part 1

May 31st, 2023 by

Darryl Marsch reports on his recent assignment to Goldeneye Resort in Jamaica.  The Boeing 737-800 touched down at Sangster International Airport at precisely 2:17 p.m., local time. My eyes glanced away from the dark-brown dial of my Seamaster Diver and fixed on the azure-blue sky above Montego Bay that peeked between the airport’s boxy terminal […]

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Bond Fan Events announce Jamaica tour

February 11th, 2022 by

Walk in the steps of Sean Connery, Roger Moore and Daniel Craig in October tour. The 25th tour organised by Bond Fan Events is Own The Club Deux! (as in Goldfinger’s ironic remark, “Oh, nothing, Mister Bond. I own the club!”) The tours in Jamaica will include Ian Fleming’s World and GoldenEye Resort to celebrate […]

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MI6 Confidential #51: Home away from home

August 2nd, 2019 by

Issue #51 of the full-colour James Bond magazine MI6 Confidential is now shipping worldwide. Bond 25 kicked off principal photography with a meet-the-cast style simulcast from the place where 007 was born: Fleming’s Goldeneye estate. The road to production for Bond 25 was rocky to say the least, but a strong, young cast and some […]

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🎥 Big Bond 25 action scene filmed in Jamaica [spoilers]

May 21st, 2019 by

Bond 25’s second unit keeping busy in Jamaica after the main unit returned to Pinewood. View this post on Instagram Klipp fra James Bond-innspilling på Jamaica, innsendt av @sailingwiththomas ⛵️💥 #jamaica #jamesbond #explosion A post shared by Filmweb (@filmweb_no) on May 21, 2019 at 1:01am PDT Filmweb Norway have uploaded video footage to their Instagram […]

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Daniel Craig on location in Jamaica as Bond 25 shoot begins

April 29th, 2019 by

The long awaited start of Bond 25 got underway in Jamaica on Sunday. After the livestream event last Thursday introducing the cast members for Bond 25, Sunday saw shooting finally begin in Port Antonio. The town is on the northeastern shore of Jamaica and about an hour from Kingston. To commemorate the start of principal […]

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Bond 25 cast and crew arrive in Jamaica

April 24th, 2019 by

Daniel Craig aboard jet that brought cast and crew to Kingston. Daniel Craig and Michael G Wilson were among Bond 25 cast and crew who touched down at Norman Manley International Airport in Jamaica yesterday aboard a chartered Airbus A340 arriving from London Stansted. However, instead of a long-anticipated press conference in which various details […]

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Producers to finalise Bond 25 Jamaica shoot in coming week?

March 30th, 2019 by

Jamaican government officials to travel to Pinewood to meet Bond 25 producers. Back in early March Baz Bamigboye reported that Bond 25 would shoot in Jamaica. In doing so he added weight to a rumour already doing the rounds based on reports that Greg Wilson had been seen there scouting locations. Jamaican daily The Gleaner yesterday […]

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Bond 25 to shoot in Jamaica according to Baz Bamigboye

March 8th, 2019 by

The latest updates on Bond 25 feature in today’s showbiz column for the Daily Mail. The Daily Mail’s Baz Bamigboye has proven to be right on various occasions regarding the Bond films. As a result any website following the latest Bond film news pays attention to what he writes. And his column today he mentions […]

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Review: Goldeneye: Where Bond was Born: Ian Fleming’s Jamaica

February 10th, 2015 by

Matthew Parker’s new book is both a biography of Ian Fleming from when he built Goldeneye on wards and the history of Jamaica during the period leading to independence and just after. I can remember when I first read the James Bond novels how little information there was about Ian Fleming. My 1960’s Pan edition […]

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Goldeneye room rentals make Fleming villa more affordable than ever

May 27th, 2014 by

Anyone who has dreamed of staying at Ian Fleming’s villa, Goldeneye, on the north shore of Jamaica but was put off by the price now has a cheaper option until the end of the year. While the villa has been available for rent for some years as part of what is now the Goldeneye Resort, […]

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