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Courtyard Nassau

New Courtyard Nassau Opens in the Bahamas

 Another new hotel is debuting in Nassau: the new Courtyard Nassau. Marriott’s latest property in the Bahamas officially opens July 1, with 112 rooms set at the former Sunset Resort Nassau in the downtown area. The property includes a pool …

Bahamas Airport Overhaul

The Bahamas’ Major Airport Overhaul

 The Bahamas has embarked on a major country-wide overhaul of its airports. The first phase of the program involves infrastructural projects geared toward increased capacity at thirteen of the country’s airports. “Over the last four years we have undertook a …

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Italy’s New Flight to the Bahamas

 There’s a new flight from Europe to the Bahamas. A new Italian charter made its inaugural flight from Milan, Italy to Freeport, Grand Bahama this week. The service on Alpitour will be operating on a Boeing 767-300ER, providing direct service …

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 By Robert Di PanoCJ Contributor BIMINI — A major new hotel has opened its doors in the Bahamas. Hilton at Resorts World Bimini held its grand opening this weekend, a highly-anticipated debut that brings a cutting-edge hotel to the 700-island …

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 Travel giant Sunwing has officially made its newest flight to Grand Bahama. The new flight from Houston, Texas arrived with 189 visitors last week. It was welcomed by a delegation including Bahamas Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe and Minister for Grand Bahama …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The Warwick Paradise Island Bahamas, a 244-room adults-only all-inclusive resort, is scheduled to open in Nassau this summer. And while we’re always happy to hear about a new Caribbean resort, it makes us even happier …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Disney Cruise Line is returning to New York beginning in the fall of 2017, with plans for sailings to the Bahamas. Disney will operate a total of six seven- and eight-night sailings to the Bahamas …

junkanoo

 “Always loved this beach bar on Junkanoo Beach in Nassau,” writes Caribbean Journal reader Robert Morton, who sent in this week’s Caribbean Photo. This is the Tiki Bikini Beach Bar in the Bahamian capital. Have you taken a great photo …

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 A Top Chef winner is coming to the Bahamas. Chef Hung Huynh, who won the third season of Bravo’s Top Chef, has joined Hilton at Resorts World Bimini as a culinary consultant. Huynh will oversee the development and design of …

best hotels bahamas

 With 700 islands and cays, it’s no surprise that the Bahamas has always boasted a world of great places to stay, with the best Bahamas hotels ranging from large hotels to chic boutiques to private islands resorts. There is something …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair has officially announced the launch of its new service to and from Florida. Beginning June 19, Bahamasair will be launching new nonstop service between Grand Bahama and Orlando. The service will …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Choice Hotels International is expanding its portfolio in the region. The company’s Ascent Hotel Collection has announced the addition of the Hope Town Harbour Lodge in the Abacos archipelago of the Bahamas. The lodge is …

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 A major new project in the Exuma chain of the Bahamas is moving forward. The $200 million Children’s Cay project is the brainchild of Dona Bertarelli, of one of the world’s wealthiest families, and is the result of a heads …

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 By Felicity BurrowsCJ Contributor When you think of The Bahamas, you may think of stunning coral reefs, white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. This island chain is popular for snorkeling and scuba diving, with many visitors coming from near …

bimini

 We’ve made no secret of our affection for the water in the Bahamian mini-archipelago of Bimini. It’s turquoise, crystal clear and filled with remarkable sea life, from rays to sharks. It doesn’t hurt that it’s just a 30-minute flight from …

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 It’s one of the easiest places to get to in the region: Nassau, the always-popular destination in the Bahamas, a beach-filled paradise with something for everyone. Whether you’re sunning on Cable Beach, jetting off on a day trip to the …

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 There will soon be a new way to get to the Bahamas from Orlando. Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair has announced the impending launch of new flight service from Orlando to Freeport, Grand Bahama. Flight UP 219 will officially launch on …

sandals

 By Alexander Britell Sandals has been upping its offering all over the Caribbean in the last few years, with upgrades and renovations at a host of properties. And now the company has even more new rooms to debut: new Love …