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Grand Bahama’s Grand Lucayan Resort Names New Sales Manager

August 27, 2014 | 1:11 pm | 0 Comment

Grand Bahama’s Grand Lucayan Resort Names New Sales Manager

Above: the Grand Lucayan on Grand Bahama By the Caribbean Journal staff The Grand Lucayan Bahamas has named Patricia Bradley its new national sales manager. Bradley, who will be based in Florida, will work to "develop effective strategies with a focus on the U.S. market and manage sales initiatives for both group and leisure business," the resort more...

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Rum Journal: The Signature Cocktail at the Atlantis Resort’s Moon Club

August 27, 2014 | 11:11 am | 0 Comment

Rum Journal: The Signature Cocktail at the Atlantis Resort’s Moon Club

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor In the Bahamas, the Atlantis resort’s Moon Club has a signature cocktail, appropriately named the Moon Club Mojito. The libation isn’t lunar-themed, however; it’s a reference to the Moon jellyfish that float dreamily in a tank spanning the length of the bar in the plush casino club. All the same, if you make yours more...

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Baha Mar Delays Opening to 2015

August 12, 2014 | 10:50 am | 0 Comment

Baha Mar Delays Opening to 2015

Above: construction at the Baha Mar this summer (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell The Baha Mar resort project in the Bahamas has pushed back its opening date, Caribbean Journal has learned. The resort project, which had been slated to open in December 2014, will now hold its grand opening in the spring of 2015. In a statement to Caribbean Journal, a Baha Mar more...

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Melia Nassau Beach Begins First Phase of $19 Million Renovation

August 11, 2014 | 4:38 pm | 0 Comment

Melia Nassau Beach Begins First Phase of $19 Million Renovation

Above: the Melia Nassau Beach (Caribbean Journal Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Melia Nassau Beach resort in the Bahamas has begun the first phase of a $19 million renovation plan, the property announced. The first phase is expected to be complete by November, 2014, and the resort will remain open during the redesign project. The wider renovation more...

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Ranking the Caribbean on Human Development

July 31, 2014 | 5:04 pm | 0 Comment

Ranking the Caribbean on Human Development

Above: the Bahamas (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff What are the most developed countries in the Caribbean, according to the United Nations Development Programme? The UNDP just released its annual Human Development Report, which scores countries on a Human Development Index by looking at factors from life expectancy at birth and the mean number of years more...

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Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Agree on New Action to Combat Illegal Migration

July 31, 2014 | 4:25 pm | 0 Comment

Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Agree on New Action to Combat Illegal Migration

Above: TCI and Bahamian officials in Nassau (TCIG) By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of the Turks and Caicos Islands and the Bahamas have agreed on new action to "combat illegal immigration, drug smuggling and illegal fishing," the countries said in a statement. The agreement came following talks between Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie, Turks more...

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Haiti Hosts Bahamian Delegation For Talks on Agriculture

July 28, 2014 | 5:35 am | 0 Comment

Haiti Hosts Bahamian Delegation For Talks on Agriculture

Above: the Bahamas (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation of nine Bahamian officials recently visited Haiti for high-level talks on agriculture. The delegation, led by Bahamas Agriculture Minister Alfred Gray, spent three days on an official visit to Haiti. The purpose of the visit was to check and discuss zoo-phytosanitary standards and more...

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Bahamas, Dominican Republic Sign Technical Cooperation Agreement

July 25, 2014 | 1:44 pm | 0 Comment

Bahamas, Dominican Republic Sign Technical Cooperation Agreement

Above: Bahamas Foreign Minister Frederick Mitchell and and Dominican Republic Deputy Foreign Minister Cesar Dargam Espaillat, respectively (BIS Photo/Eric Rose) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas and the Dominican Republic have signed a technical cooperation agreement, the two sides announced Friday. The pact covers areas including trade and commercial more...

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: On the Ocean in Grand Bahama

July 20, 2014 | 5:36 am | 0 Comment

Caribbean Photo of the Week: On the Ocean in Grand Bahama

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jennifer Ehrman, who sent in this snapshot of the view from her villa rental at Waterside Escapes in Grand Bahama. Do you have a great snapshot of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW in the subject line. It could be the next one! — more...

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Bahamas, University of Miami Sign Memorandum on Marine Science

July 15, 2014 | 2:25 pm | 0 Comment

Bahamas, University of Miami Sign Memorandum on Marine Science

Above: the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute has signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. The MoU "formalizes the collaboration efforts between to two more...

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