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Atlantis Bahamas Closed Through May 15

 The Atlantis Bahamas megaresort on Paradise Island has announced a temporary closure that will run through May 15, according to a spokesperson for the property.  The temporary closure of Atlantis Paradise Island is of course in response to the global …

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From Aruba to St Croix, 10 Beaches to Dream About

 The sound of the surf, the smell of the salt air; the feeling when your toes hit powder-soft sand.  Beaches are more than just places, more than scenery; they’re their own states of mind, their own dimensions.  And we could …

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Caribbean Moment: A Perfect Sandbar in The Bahamas

 It’s just called The Sandbar, a stretch of sublime strands of ocean sand remote enough that it’s never gotten a real name.  It’s set just off the coast of Cape Eleuthera, the southwestern-most corner of the enchanting island of Eleuthera …

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 When Hollywood goes looking for a location that oozes tropical romance, it often turns to the Caribbean, which has been starring in both independent and big-budget films since the 1930s. Conversely, a handful of films produced in the Caribbean have …

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 Is there anything better than Bahamian blue? The latest Caribbean Moment takes you to the glorious turquoise waters of the Bimini archipelago of The Bahamas, just 50 miles off the coast of Florida.  It’s a serene, tranquil oasis, home to …

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 Ever since Ursula Andress took her sensuous stroll out of the surf at Dunn’s River Falls in 1962’s Dr. No, there’s been a love affair between the James Bond movies and the Caribbean.  And the sultry relationship continues right through …

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 The Bahamas has put in a series of strong measures in a bid to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.  Bahamas Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has put in a new “Emergency Order” effective through March 31 that will …

 The Bahamas and the wider Caribbean region are mourning the passing of hospitality giant Sol Kerzner.  Kerner, a native of South Africa, was the founder and CEO of Kerzner International, which first developed the iconic Atlantis Paradise Island resort in …

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 People sometimes forget the sheer vastness of The Bahamas. You may know there are 700 islands and cays, but you may not realize that The Bahamas covers an expanse of almost 655,000 square kilometers. It is not just a country …

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 American Airlines has announced a series of changes to its schedule in the face of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Crucially, though, the carrier said it would “continue” its short-haul flights to the Caribbean, with the suspension of just a few …

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 Tropic Ocean Airways has received government approval to operate flights into the British Virgin Islands, the regional carrier told Caribbean Journal this week.  In a statement, Tropic Ocean Airways said its offering would begin with private charter service into two …

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 Atlantis Paradise Island is in the midst of another major renovation project, this time to the property’s signature hotel, The Royal.  The upgrades to the property initially include The Royal’s East Tower, which will be completed by the end of …

caribbean food

 Sitting under a palapa at the water’s edge, dining on whole snapper glazed in unagi joined by a 2016 Astrid & Therese riesling, one begins to realize just how much the Caribbean culinary scene has changed in recent years.  Because …

All-Inclusive Private-Island

 At the best private-island all-inclusive destinations in the Caribbean, you’ll find the all-inclusive experience without all the crowds.  That means the comfort and convenience of all-inclusive in a luxurious, rarefied package, often in some of the most luxurious spots in …

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 United Airlines has officially launched its newest route to The Bahamas, with the commencement of weekly nonstop service from Denver, Colo. to Nassau. The new service will run through August before relaunching on Oct. 21 on an annual basis, according …

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 The Caribbean is filled with great adults-only hotels — but the vast majority of them are all-inclusive.  For many, that’s great, and an adults-only all-inclusive vacation can be wonderful.  But not everyone is seeking an all-inclusive experience; some want the independence …

caribbean beach resorts

 It’s just you and the sand. No crowds, no hassle, no long journeys to get from your room to the water.  That’s what the best beach resorts are about — places where nothing stands between you and the object of …

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 A partnership between Royal Caribbean International and Bahamas Port Investments has purchased the Grand Lucayan Resort on Grand Bahama in The Bahamas.  The government of The Bahamas was the seller of the property, which it had originally purchased the resort …