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Bahamas Tourism Is Having a Spectacular Year

 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 …

AccorHotels to Acquire 50 Percent Stake in Sbe

 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 …

American Airlines Launching Chicago-Nassau Flights

 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 …

LATEST NEWS

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most anticipated hotel openings of 2018 has officially arrived. The Rosewood Baha Mar, the crown jewel of the 2,300-room Baha Mar megaresort complex, made its long-awaited debut this week in Nassau. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The global food hall trend has come to The Bahamas. The Grand Hyatt Baha Mar has unveiled the new Regatta Food Hall at Nassau’s major resort, featuring a diverse range of both local Bahamian and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most anticipated hotel openings of 2018 is coming in June. The new Rosewood Baha Mar at the Baha Mar resort complex in Nassau is opening June 1, Caribbean Journal has learned. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua has become one of the Caribbean’s hubs for hotel investment in recent years, and now another major brand is coming to the island: Rosewood. Rosewood Hotels and Resorts has been tapped by Vancouver-based Replay …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Nassau’s Baha Mar is continuing its culinary push with the debut of another new restaurant: Shuang Ba. The eatery at the Baha Mar in the Bahamas aims to showcase “authentic tastes” and offer travelers the …

caribbean hotels

 Caribbean hotels keep getting better and better, and the region’s hotel development pipeline shows no signs of slowing down, with new properties continuing to sprout across the Caribbean and Mexico, both large and boutique, EP and all-inclusive. So what are …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Global lifestyle hospitality company sbe [sic] is expanding its Disruptive Restaurant Group portfolio in the Bahamas with the opening of Fi’lia by Michael Schwartz. The Italian restaurant concept, featuring 202 seats of indoor and outdoor …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As Richard Branson’s Necker Island and the British Virgin Islands work to recover from Hurricane Irma, the Necker Cup pro-am tennis tournament is being held this week at the Baha Mar resort in the Bahamas. …

SLS Baha Mar

 By the Caribbean Journal staff SBE has debuted its first-ever hotel in the Caribbean with the official launch of the new SLS Baha Mar in Nassau. SLS is the second brand to debut at the Nassau megaresort, following the launch …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff SLS Hotels’ first Caribbean project is slated to open this month: SLS Baha Mar. The next major resort brand to debut at Nassau’s megaresort complex, SLS Baha Mar is a project by sbe [sic] slated …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sbe Hospitality is embarking on a major new expansion push that will include another new property in the Caribbean, the company announced this week. Sbe’s Mondrian brand will make its debut in Mexico’s Playa del …

 By Guy Britton ATLANTA — The Caribbean was well represented at one of the longest running and largest travel agent educational events of the year last week: Delta Vacations University, which took place at the Georgia International Convention Center and showcased …