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Bahamas Tourism Is Open For Business

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As relief and recovery efforts continue in Grand Bahama and Abaco, Bahamas officials stressed that nearly the entirety of the country’s 700-island tourism economy was open for business. Indeed, every airport in The Bahamas with …

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Silver Airways Resumes Bahamas Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Silver Airways has relaunched flight services to six different destinations in The Bahamas, the carrier said. The airports include Nassau, George Town in Exuma; Governor’s Harbour in Eleuthera; Bimini and North Eleuthera. (The latter is …

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Editor’s Note: Abaco, Grand Bahama and the Comeback to Come

 By Alexander Britell On Sept. 8, 1932, the biggest storm ever recorded in Abaco pummeled the island, destroying hundreds of homes and killing 10 people, just enough to land it on page 22 of the Sept. 9 edition of the …

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 By Alexander Britell A sleek new hotel is set to inject new energy into the Bimini archipelago of The Bahamas. It’s called illa Bimini, and the new project by Island Developers is slated to break ground in August. The beachfront …

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 With 700 islands and cays and some of the most spectacular scenery anywhere on the planet, it’s not surprising that the Bahamas is filled with terrific resorts. But while the destination is perhaps best known for larger hotspots on the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff True to the history of the Virgin brand, Sir Richard Branson’s new Virgin Voyages adults-only cruise line is planning a major focus on music. That will include a full-fledged record shop aboard its Scarlet Lady …

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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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Virgin Voyages just crossed a major threshold. It’s officially open for business. Sir Richard Branson’s new adults-only cruise line launched bookings on Thursday for its new-build Scarlet Lady ship, which will be sailing …

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 By Alexander Britell Moving — or buying a home — on a very tiny island in the Caribbean isn’t always an easy proposition Sometimes, the things that make a place exotic and beautiful — like remoteness — also make life more difficult, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Silver Airways has added a pair of year-round destinations in The Bahamas. The carrier, whose recent acquisition of Puerto Rico-based Seaborne Airlines made it a new power player in the Caribbean aviation sector, has announced …

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 We love the Caribbean all year round, but especially in summer. There’s something about those cool evening breezes, the afternoon ti’ punch on a hot afternoon, the joy of the uncrowded. Forget the Hamptons or Nantucket. The Caribbean is still …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Journal took home one of the Caribbean’s most prestigious travel media awards at a gala dinner in New York this week. Caribbean Journal editor-in-chief Alexander Britell won the CTO’s Virtual Visitor Award for his …

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 By Alexander Britell NEW YORK — Caribbean tourism has a new pace-setter. The Bahamas reported a whopping 18 percent surge in stopover visitors in the first quarter of 2018, the fastest rate of growth in the region. That was announced …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Resorts World Bimini is hosting its second annual Driftwood Beach Festival. The June 1-3 event will feature live performances by Pato Banton and Clement Aubrey & The Reggae Allstars, beach volleyball with National Volleyball League pros and more. …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair has launched its newest route to The Bahamas. The carrier has officially begun operating flights four times each week between Miami International Airport and the island of Bimini. Flights on the 50-seat …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It just got even easier to get to Bimini. The tiny archipelago is the closest Bahamian destination to Miami, and now Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair is set to launch new flights from Miami to Bimini. …

 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 …

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 History abounds here, an island where time itself comes in search of adventure. It’s equal parts island and small town, blessed with remarkable natural beauty but not lacking in personality. This is Bimini and the Bimini Big Game Club, one …