bahamas

Delta Launching New Nonstop Flights to Jamaica, Bahamas and Haiti

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is planning a major Caribbean expansion out of New York City. The carrier has announced plans to launch new flights to Nassau, The Bahamas, Kingston, Jamaica and Port-au-Prince, Haiti this year. Delta …

CTO’s State of the Industry Conference Coming to The Bahamas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the region’s most important tourism gatherings is coming to The Bahamas. The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference is holding its 2018 edition in The Bahamas this October. SOTIC, as it’s …

Silver Airways Acquires Seaborne to Create Major New Caribbean Airline

 By Alexander Britell There’s a new power player in Caribbean aviation. Fort Lauderdale-based airline Silver Airways has acquired San Juan-based Caribbean regional airline Seaborne Airlines in what could be a transformative move for the region’s air sector. Silver has closed …

LATEST NEWS

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton This is another side of Abaco, unexplored, undiscovered, beyond the brush, beyond the mangroves. It’s a journey here from Marsh Harbour, a world away from the cays, a corner of the island few ever …

 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 Norwegian Cruise Line has officially taken delivery of its newest cruise ship: the 168,028-gross-ton Norwegian Bliss. The new ship was completed by Meyer Werft in Germany after an 18-month building period. “Norwegian Bliss is one …

 By Alexander Britell The Great Abaco Highway is an empty road, straddled by slash pines; the miles pass by like  waves. Getting here is a long drive on the highway from just about anywhere in Abaco, hidden away at the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line has added a major new ship to its fleet. The new Grand Classica is a 10-deck, 1,680-passenger-capacity ship that is now offering two-night cruises and cruise-resort packages to Grand Bahama, …

luxury resorts

 Great luxury is its own form of travel. It’s a journey away from the ordinary, from the adequate. It’s a journey to the indulgent, to the beautiful, to the extraordinary. The best luxury resorts take you on that journey, working …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff World-renowned Chef Jose Andres has expanded his Caribbean footprint. The Spanish chef has debuted his new Fish by Jose Andres at The Cove resort at Atlantis Paradise Island. The new dinner-only eatery serves a menu …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Bahamas’ most famous marinas is about to be transformed. A new $250 million project has been announced for Paradise Island’s Hurricane Hole marina: Sterling Hurricane Hole. The new mixed-use project will include …

paradise island home

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A home in the tony Ocean Club Estates on Paradise Island in the Bahamas has sold for $16 million, Caribbean Journal has learned. The home sale handled by Ryan Knowles of HG Christie is the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tropic Ocean Airways, which runs a fleet of seaplanes operating scheduled and charter flights across The Bahamas, is expanding. The company has announced plans to increase its operations at the Miami Seaplane Base on Watson …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton It’s early in the afternoon and we need a stop at the local market. We pull up to a small building in Chester’s without a sign. “Why isn’t there a sign?” I ask Papa …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport is seeing a passenger boom, according to new data. The airport has seen a record-breaking December and January, with arrivals higher than pre-recession levels. That amounted to 151,454 passengers in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas’ Harbour Island is getting a major new hospitality project. Bahamian officials have signed a Heads of Agreement with 4M Harbour Island Limited for the redevelopment of the Harbour Island Marina into a “world-class …

royal caribbean private island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is in the midst of a $200 million transformation project at its CocoCay private island destination in the Bahamas. The project will rebrand CocoCay as “Perfect Day at CocoCay,” part of the company’s …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line’s highly anticipated Norwegian Bliss cruise ship took another big step toward its debut this week, departing Meyer Weft in Germany. The ship is just two months away from its official launch as …