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From St John to Martinique, 5 Charming Caribbean Hotels to Try

 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 …

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The Bahamas’ Long Island Eyes a New Airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new airport could be coming to Long Island in The Bahamas. The Bahamas’ government has already launched the process toward the creation of the airport, according to Bahamas Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar. Indeed, the …

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Bahamas Leading Caribbean Hotel Surge

 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 …

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bahamas royal caribbean

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grand Bahama’s biggest resort is being sold — to a unexpected buyer. Cruise giant Royal Caribbean International, in a joint venture with Mexico’s ITM, has signed a letter of intent to purchase the Grand Lucayan Resort. The …

bahamas bonefishing

 By Guy Britton CARGYLE CREEK — Yesterday we saw a bonefish 24 inches long. Today we are going back to catch it.   You can travel the world and back and not find a place that rivals Andros for the quantity …

caribbean ceviche

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton You don’t have to look far in the Caribbean to find ceviche, unsurprising in a region home to some of the best seafood on the planet. Indeed, the Peruvian dish, which typically consists 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 …

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 …

norwegian ship transformation

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line has completed another major refurbishment project on one of its ships, this time the Norwegian Sky. The project, part of the line’s wider Norwegian Edge fleet enhancement program, entailed a three-week dry …

bahamas solar park

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing a push toward green energy, The Bahamas just installed a new solar park at its Thomas A. Robinson national stadium. The new park, which also includes a carport and two electric vehicle charging stations, …

royal caribbean cruises new

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Royal Caribbean International is planning more Caribbean escapes for the 2020-2021 season. The cruise line is introducing a combination of diverse offerings throughout Caribbean, from new ship pairings in major homeports across Texas, Florida and …

bahamas disney cruise

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Disney Cruise Line has signed a heads of agreement with the Bahamas for a proposed cruise destination in Eleuthera. The agreement would cover a cruise port and entertainment facility at Lighthouse Point in southern Eleuthera, …

bahamas adventure hotel

 By Guy Britton The Andros Barrier Reef is one of the longest barrier reefs on earth. Another mile offshore the reef meets a wall that drops to a depth of 6,000 feet. Here on Andros, you quickly realize that there …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages revealed its plans for a cruise stop in Bimini last month — and now more details have been announced. The new beach destination will be the product of a partnership between Virgin …

bahamas cruise port

 By the Caribbean Journal staff What’s being billed as a “game-changing” project is coming to Nassau in The Bahamas. Global Ports Holding, a leading global cruise port operator, has been selected as the winning bidder for a massive transformation of …

bahamas blue holes

 By Guy Britton “Beware the Lusca,” he said. “What’s that?” I said. The dive instructor smiled and slipped under the surface of the deepest blue hole on Andros Island in The Bahamas, the kind of deep, dark place where these …

bahamas caribbean surge

 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 …

bahamas beach club

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Emerald Bay, one of the most beautiful stretches of sand in The Bahamas, is about to get an injection of energy. Great Exuma’s Grand Isle Resort and Spa is debuting a new beach club and …