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The Bahamas’ Ocean Club Has a Pair of New Villas

 The ultra-luxe Ocean Club, a Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas has unveiled a pair of new villas. The Paradise Island signature has converted a pair of garden cottages into the resort’s new Two-Bedroom Plunge Pool Villas, Caribbean Journal has learned. The …

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From The Bahamas to Antigua, the Caribbean’s Best Historic Hotels

 The best hotels take you somewhere. They transport you, taking you to another plane, another dimension of comfort, serenity and experience.  The best historic hotels take you to another time — by a carefully curated cocktail of history, luxury and authenticity.  …

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The Bahamas Just Set an All-Time Record for Visitor Arrivals

 In a year of stirring highs and unimaginable tragedy, tourism in The Bahamas still managed to post a record-breaking year. In a significant sign for the country’s tourism comeback, The Bahamas is reporting record-breaking visitors arrivals across all sectors in …

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 The outlook for Caribbean tourism in 2020 “remains strong,” according to the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.  The association, which is convening its annual Caribbean Travel Marketplace conference in Nassau, The Bahamas this week, is reporting positive signs for the …

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 NASSAU — The owner of Grenada’s Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel has been named Caribbean Hotelier of the Year by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.  Garbutt was awarded in a ceremony during the CHTA’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace event  in Nassau, The …

jack nicklaus bahamas

 Legendary golfer and course designer Jack Nicklaus has launched a new residence club, and its first phase will include several locations in The Bahamas.  Nicklaus, who designed Nassau’s Royal Blue golf club at the Baha Mar, will have two locations …

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 NASSAU — A group of leading travel advisors from across the United States have arrived in Nassau for the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace event.  The team of top-selling agents is on island as part of a new …

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 It’s still common to think of the Atlantis Paradise Island resort in the Bahamas as a single entity, with its iconic twin towers connected by a soaring arch and surrounded by a sprawling, lost-world themed waterpark, Aquaventure, complete with waterslides …

caribbean cool hotels

 The Caribbean’s roster of high-design, forward-thinking, fun-loving hotels continues to grow.  Everyone has a different definition of what’s cool — particularly when it comes to hotels.  But a cool hotel should have an x-factor, a special quality that turns it into …

bahamas beach hotel

 There’s a new way to stay on the beach in one of the great undiscovered destinations in The Bahamas.  It’s called Caerula Mar Club, and the new boutique beach hotel is set in Andros, the largest island in The Bahamas.  …

caribbean hotel industry highs

 With one month of data remaining to process, the Caribbean’s hotel industry has a shot to reach its highest levels ever in average daily rate (ADR) and revenue per available room (RevPAR).   Year to date through November, the region …

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 The recently-transformed Four Seasons Nevis has named a new general manager: Yvette Thomas-Henry.  Thomas-Henry, who is Four Seasons’ regional vice president, was born in St Thomas and raised in St Croix, making her the first Caribbean native to hold the …

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 The islands of the Caribbean are in the middle of a new age, as dynamism, optimism and investment sweep across destinations as diverse as they are beautiful.  And that means the world of places to visit in the Caribbean keeps …

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 The number of world-class Caribbean restaurants continues to multiply, making this landmark selection, which first launched back in 2013, more and more difficult each year.  The Caribbean food sector continues to send a strong message to the world that this …

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 The Caribbean hotel sector is, in a word, buzzing. New hotels seem to be popping up every week, and it’s not just the traditional hotel hubs. Sure, there are new Caribbean hotels on the way in places like the Dominican …

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 The Bahamas is seeing an airlift boom, with air service expanding in 2019 and set for more growth in 2020, according to the country’s tourism officials.  The Bahamas is reporting an increase in airlift to three of its major destinations, …

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 Caribbean Journal scours the Caribbean for the best places to stay, the best beaches, the best food and the must-try experiences of the region, focusing on properties big and small and destinations both heavily visited and far under the radar.  …

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 Next month’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace in The Bahamas is generating lots of buzz and excitement, organizers of the region’s premier travel conference said this week.  The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s leading annual conference will be hosted Jan. 21-23 at …