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Grand Bahama Tourism

Grand Bahama Tourism Is Rebounding

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grand Bahama’s tourism sector is growing. Tourism stop-over visitors for the year have shown an overall increase of 7.4 percent, according to the Central Bank of the Bahamas latest Monthly Economic and Financial Developments for October …

silver airways cat island

Silver Airways’ Newest Destination

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s about to get a whole lot easier to visit the beach-filled paradise of Cat Island in The Bahamas. Silver Airways has officially announced a new twice weekly service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and New …

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An Island in The Bahamas for $7 Million

 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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bahamas coral farm

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As coral reefs continue to dwindle around the region, more and more initiatives are looking to plant new coral and save dying reefs. But in order to plant the coral, it has to grow somewhere. …

bahamas grand lucayan renovation

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of The Bahamas is planning $3 million in immediate repairs and renovations to the Grand Lucayan resort complex in Grand Bahama. The government purchased the resort, much of which remains shuttered, earlier this …

barbados tourism booming

 By Guy Britton Few destinations have seen stronger growth over the last four years than Barbados, an island that has long been one of the Caribbean’s Meccas of elegance, luxury and charm. Much of that growth has been thanks to …

bahamas hope town harbour lodge

 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 …

tiger woods bahamas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tiger Woods’ invitation-only PGA Tour event in The Bahamas is attracting a very strong field. The full field of 18 tour players has been confirmed for this week’s 2018 Hero World Challenge, which will be …

bahamas out islands

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is seeing very strong tourism growth in the Out Islands, according to new data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. The Out Islands, beyond the country’s traditional tourism hubs in Nassau and Grand …

all-inclusive vacations caribbean

 “All-inclusive vacations for food?” Seriously? It’s a proposition that couldn’t have even been raised a few years ago. But that’s a sign of just how dramatic the changes have been in the all-inclusive sector. In the place of industrial buffets …

spring break 2019 caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff United Airlines is planning a major expansion to the Caribbean for the spring season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier is adding more than 11,000 seats to destinations in the Caribbean, from U.S. cities including …

jetblue self boarding

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has launched its first biometric self-boarding gate at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The new gate, which is the product of a partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, gives customers flying …

st kitts cruise ships

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Construction of the second cruise pier at Port Zante in St. Kitts is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2019, officials said this week. The announcement came from Minister of Public Infrastructure, Ian …

norwegian bliss

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship is coming to PortMiami. The new Norwegian Bliss will make its way to Miami Nov. 17 to begin operating a series of Eastern Caribbean cruises. The ship will run seven-day …

belize four seasons

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It just may be the hottest new real estate project in the Caribbean. The newest Four Seasons project in the Caribbean is already well underway, and the new Four Seasons Cay Chapel in Belize is already …

new york cuba cruises

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is planning to launch its first-ever cruises from New York to Cuba in 2020. The Carnival Radiance cruise ship will undertake the first voyages from New York as part of a wider …

Palm Cay

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Nassau’s Palm Cay has broken ground on the new One Marina, a $100-million luxury and residential resort complex. “One Marina” will have 84 two- and three-bedroom condominiums and penthouse complex with modern interior designs and high-end …

bahamas out islands

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the best-kept secrets in The Bahamas, the beach-filled, adventure-packed Cat Island. And now it’s easier than ever before to get there. Fast-expanding Silver Airways is set to launch a new direct flight …