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A Private Island in the Bahamas for $8.9 Million

 In the market for a private island? Right now, the Bahamas is easily the region’s number one private island destination, with a wide portfolio of islands and cays on the market. And if you’re looking for something a bit different, …

What Sharks Mean to the Bahamian Economy

 Protecting sharks isn’t just good for the environment – it’s good for a country’s bottom line, too. That’s the finding of a new study by The Cape Eleuthera Institute, which reports that shark and ray tourism brought almost $114 million …

Nonstop Flights to Exuma

American Airlines Launching New Flights to Exuma

 American Airlines is adding more flights to the Bahamas. The carrier will soon be launching nonstop service from North Carolina’s Charlotte Douglas Airport to George Town. The new flights will launch June 3, 2017, according to the Bahamas Out Islands …

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 Air carrier Watermakers Air has launched new flights to the Bahamian island of Cat Island. The new route is operating from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport to New Bight (Cat Island) four times a week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. …

 You can’t leave the Bahamas without sampling conch. Whether cracked, curried or in a hearty chowder, the scrumptious sea snail, which thrives in the archipelago’s warm and shallow waters, is a must. But here’s another way to enjoy this Bahamian …

 The Bahamas will work to improve airport infrastructure with a $35 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank. The loan will enhance connectivity between the four airports– Exuma, North Eleuthera, Marsh Harbour and Treasure Cay–in the Out Islands. The project …

 It just got significantly easier to fly from Canada to a number of destinations across the Bahamas. Florida-based Silver Airways and Air Canada have announced the signing of an interline agreement, meaning travelers can purchase a single ticket to fly …

 The Bahamas and the United States have reached a “landmark and historic agreement” which will exempt Bahamian aircraft operators from payment of overflight flees to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie announced. “Under international laws and …

 Hotels and resorts in Nassau Paradise Island are offering warm weather getaways for those looking to escape the cold. Bay View Suites Paradise Island is providing guests with a day pass to Atlantis Paradise Island’s Aquaventure. Guests who book four …

 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 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

 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 …

 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 …