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Helping Abaco, One Bottle of Rum at a Time

 As Abaco continues to work on its recovery from the impact of Hurricane Dorian, there’s a new way to chip in.  Rum company Papa’s Pilar has partnered with the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation to create “Papa’s Pilar Relief & Rebuild,” …

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The Abaco Inn Reopens in The Bahamas

 Another Abaco resort has reopened its doors in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.  The Abaco Inn, a 16-room villa resort set on Elbow Cay, officially relaunched last month.  It’s now one of three Abaco resorts that are now open and …

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Two Abaco Hotels Reopen in The Bahamas

 In a major step in Abaco’s tourism recovery, the first two resorts have reopened in Great Abaco in The Bahamas, the first to do so since Hurricane Dorian.  That includes the Abaco Club on Winding Bay, one of the leading …

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 The Bahamas is one of the most fascinating travel destinations on earth.  From its incredible people to its remarkable natural beauty, there’s a reason why The Bahamas continues to be one of the world’s trending getaways.  And that’s why we …

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 One of the top tournaments on professional golf’s Korn Ferry tour is coming to the Baha Mar.  The 2020 Bahamas Great Abaco Classic will be moved to Royal Blue Golf Club at Baha Mar due to Hurricane Dorian’s impact on …

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 Air Canada is upping its flight service to Nassau, Bahamas for the upcoming winter tourist season.  The carrier is doubling its weekly flights from Montreal to Nassau to a total of four weekly flights, Bahamas tourism officials announced this week.  …

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 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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 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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 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 …

 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? …

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 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 …

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 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 …

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 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 …

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 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, …