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The Bahamas’ SLS Baha Mar Names New GM

 The Bahamas’ SLS Baha Mar has named a new vice president and general manager, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The luxury resort on Cable Beach in Nassau has tapped Axel Gasser to the dual role, in which he will oversee and …

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An Iconic Caribbean Rosewood Resort Is Returning in 2020

 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s most legendary resorts is making its long-awaited comeback in the first quarter of 2020, Caribbean Journal has learned. The historic Rosewood Little Dix Bay resort on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands …

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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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 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 the Caribbean Journal staff Past winners and favorites of the NBC hit “The Voice” are coming to The Bahamas this summer. The singers will be part of the new The Voice Summer Series at the Baha Mar resort in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sugar Factory American Brasserie, the eatery-confectionary shop, is opening its first location in The Bahamas. The popular full-service cafe and candy shop will open at the Baha Mar resort in 2020, according to a statement. …

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 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor The Caribbean hotel industry saw a second consecutive month of strong performance growth in February, according to data from STR. In year-over-year comparisons with February 2018, revenue per available room (RevPAR) jumped 8.0%, due to a …

Bahamas Hot

 By Alexander Britell It’s no secret that tourism in The Bahamas is hot — but what’s different right now is the sheer diversity of the growth. The Bahamas posted a blistering 16.7 percent increase in stayover visitor arrivals last year, easily …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is set to host the Caribbean’s leading tourism marketing event in 2020. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace will be hosted at the Baha Mar resort in Nassau in early …

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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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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Nassau’s Baha Mar is quickly becoming a culinary destination in its own right. Sbe’s Disruptive Restaurant Group has added another hot eatery at the Cable Beach megaresort, this time with the launch of Carna by …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sbe has debuted another culinary concept at the SLS Baha Mar in Nassau. The hospitality group has opened its Umami Burger brand in a beachfront airstream trailer at the resort. It’s now the seventh sbe …

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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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Global hotel giant AccorHotels is acquiring a 50 percent stake in sbe, the company behind hotel brands like SLS. The two sides have signed a letter of intent and entered into exclusive negotiations for AccorHotels …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas’ tourism sector has been having a banner year so far in 2018, and it’s getting another lift. American Airlines has announced plans to launch a new nonstop route between Chicago and Nassau, Caribbean …

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 By Alexander Britell Another significant hotel project has broken ground in one of the Caribbean’s fastest-growing centers of hotel investment: Nassau. The $120 million “GoldWynn” project, set on the eastern end of Goodman’s Bay Beach, will be a five-story, boutique …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is expanding its service to The Bahamas this fall. The carrier has announced plans to add a second daily flight from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Nassau’s Lynden Pindling …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton The sale of the Baha Mar last year was named the Transaction of the Year 2017 at the recent CHRIS Caribbean hotel investment summit in Miami. The transaction involved the 1,000-acre Baha Mar on …