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Bahamas Tourism Is Open For Business

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As relief and recovery efforts continue in Grand Bahama and Abaco, Bahamas officials stressed that nearly the entirety of the country’s 700-island tourism economy was open for business. Indeed, every airport in The Bahamas with …

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From Nassau to Bonaire, 5 Caribbean Places to Visit in September

 Autumn is a time of recharge in the Caribbean, a period when some destinations cool down, visitors thin and certain hotels close for their annual upgrades. But the vast majority of destinations eagerly welcome visitors in September, when you can …

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Editor’s Note: Abaco, Grand Bahama and the Comeback to Come

 By Alexander Britell On Sept. 8, 1932, the biggest storm ever recorded in Abaco pummeled the island, destroying hundreds of homes and killing 10 people, just enough to land it on page 22 of the Sept. 9 edition of the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The newly-renamed Hurricane Dorian has exited the Caribbean Sea, heading into the Atlantic, leaving a trail of heavy rain. While parts of The Bahamas could remain in the crosshairs of the storm, the region emerged …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kirk Crumpton, who sent in this magical shot of sunset at the Abaco Inn in The Bahamas. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

bahamas resorts

 With 700 islands and cays and some of the most spectacular scenery anywhere on the planet, it’s not surprising that the Bahamas is filled with terrific resorts. But while the destination is perhaps best known for larger hotspots on the …

caribbean destinations june

 Planning your next Caribbean trip for this month? We have you covered with our latest edition of Places to Visit, taking you across the Caribbean with a broad array of destinations to try in June, from the lovable charm of …

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 We’ve made no secret for our love of the Caribbean’s smaller hotels, where travelers can dig deep into the authentic charm of the Caribbean. But there are more such properties than one can count — meaning we never get tired of …

Bahamas Real Estate Project

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas’ surging development pipeline continues to grow, with another major new project set for its tourism hub of Paradise Island. The more than $250 million Hurricane Hole Marina project is the newest by Sterling …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the region’s leading boat charter firms has expanded into The Bahamas — meaning a new way to vacation around the destination’s exotic outposts. MarineMax Vacations has officially taken its premium power catamaran operation …

Bahamas American Airlines

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines has launched three new nonstop routes to The Bahamas. That includes two new routes from Charlotte, with new weekly flights on Saturdays to both Marsh Harbour in Abaco and North Eleuthera. (The latter …

best caribbean beaches

 It all begins with the beach. Sure, we love the food, the hotels and the culture in the Caribbean. But every journey starts with inspiration, and it always comes from that daydream of an afternoon spent on a beautiful shoreline, …

abaco paradise

 By Guy Britton It’s a short boat ride to Tahiti Beach from Elbow Cay. But when you get to this secret sandbar you’ve truly found paradise, here in the heart of the Abaco chain of The Bahamas.  It’s a thin, …

bahamas island for

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the ultimate Caribbean fantasy — owning your private island. But even for those who have the means (and the motivation) to buy one, developing it is another story entirely. That’s what makes this currently-listed private …

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 By Guy Britton ABACO — Elbow Cay is one of those islands on the edge, another level of away.  But the journey is worth it. You have to leave a small island to get to this even smaller island, a …

 By Guy Britton ELBOW CAY – Is there anything like this place? Here, on the southern corner of Elbow Cay is a marvel: a tiny tucked away paradise with perfect white sand and the kind of palm trees that would …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Silver Airways has added a pair of year-round destinations in The Bahamas. The carrier, whose recent acquisition of Puerto Rico-based Seaborne Airlines made it a new power player in the Caribbean aviation sector, has announced …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been a spectacular year so far for tourism in The Bahamas — and it’s gotten even better. The country just released its first-half stopover visitor numbers, and the result is a 15.2 percent growth …