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Bahamasair Launches First-Ever Haiti Flights

 Bahamasair has a new destination: Haiti. The carrier made its inaugural flight to Port-au-Prince this week as it touched down at Toussaint Louverture International Airport. The ATR-42, 50-seat turboprop aircraft – one of the carrier’s newest fleet acquired in 2015 …

Ocean Cay

MSC Cruises Breaks Ground on Private Island in the Bahamas

 MSC Cruises has broken ground on a new private island project in the Bahamas. The island, called Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, is located south of Bimini and will likely begin welcoming cruise passengers as of November 2018. The new …

Channel Cay Exumas

VIDEO: On the Sand in the Exumas

 It’s one of the far-out cays of the Exuma chain of the Bahamas, a tiny oasis far from the bustle of the world, a place for you and yours to truly escape. This is Channel Cay, accessible by bonefish charter …

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 In a major development for the Bahamas and the region, the stalled $3.5 billion Baha Mar Resort project has finally been sold. Hong Kong-based conglomerate Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited, or CTFE, has signed an agreement to own and operate …

Lumina Point Resort

 There’s a new hotel in the Out Islands of the Bahamas: Lumina Point, which has officially opened its doors. The property, whose planned debut was first reported by Caribbean Journal earlier this year, is a boutique resort located on Stocking …

Tiger Woods

 After a layoff of more than 15 months, golf superstar Tiger Woods is finally making his return to professional golf: in the Bahamas. It’s a boon for Bahamas and the Albany golf course in New Providence, home to the luxury …

Bay View Suites

 The former Best Western Bay View Suites on Paradise Island is relaunching this week as the new Bay View Suites Paradise Island. The property’s rebranding included a new name, updated marketing strategy and a new logo, the company said in …

How to Buy a Home on the Bahamas

 If you’re looking to move to an island in the Caribbean, there is so much to think about, from the environment to the cost of living to the culture. And those are factors that can be vastly different from island …

 Graycliff, the Caribbean epicenter of luxury  By Alexander BritellCJ Editor in Chief In the middle of a room in an old pirate mansion in Nassau there is a piano. Every night, the sound of this piano weaves through cigar smoke and …

Tropic of Cancer Beach

 Tropic of Cancer Beach is the pride of the island of Little Exuma in the Bahamas, famous because, yes, you can actually straddle the real Tropic of Cancer here. But the beach is pretty spectacular, too. Here’s what it’s like …

Deep Water Cay

 One of the Caribbean’s most exclusive resorts is now for sale. The private-island Deep Water Cay resort has been listed for sale, brought to market by Colliers International Hotel Group. The property is located in the East Grand Bahama National …

Caribbean Tourism Organization Chair

 The Bahamas is the new chair of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, following the election of Bahamian Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe at the State of the Industry Conference this week. Wilchcombe succeeds Barbados Tourism Minister Richard Sealy, and will serve a …

Things to Do in Nassau

 Whether you’re in Nassau for a few hours on a cruise excursion or you’re lucky enough to enjoy a longer stay, know that there’s plenty to do and see beyond Bay Street or your resort’s beach. We’ve rounded up a …

Rooftop Bar

 The recently-debuted Hilton at Resorts World Bimini has a new hotspot: a rooftop bar called Monkey Business. The bar, which opens up onto the hotel’s rooftop infinity pool, offers 360-degree island views along with signature cocktails and poolside bites. On …

Walking on Water

 You’re in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, with a few small islands in sight. There is nothing but the sound of the wind and the light rush of water. And then the sand ends, and the sea begins, and there …

Goombay Festival

 Just one week away from this year’s finale, guests have immersed themselves in the culture at the Bahamas Goombay Summer Festival. Frequent visitors Bran and Lamar Hodges from Cincinnati said that although they visit the Bahamas often, every experience is …

Baha Mar

 The troubled Baha Mar megaresort project in the Bahamas will soon have new life, according to Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie. The Prime Minister said that the government and the Export-Import Bank of China have signed an agreement under which …

One Ocean

 The One Ocean luxury oceanfront condominium project on Paradise Island in the Bahamas is seeing a sales boom after its launch. Replay Destinations’ oceanfront residences held a launch at a private cocktail event at Atlantis last week, unveiling a limited …