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Crystal Cruises Breaks Single-Day Record With Bahamas Launch

 Crystal Cruises set a new single-day record for bookings with the launch last week of its new cruises in The Bahamas.  The company said almost 4,000 guests reserved staterooms or suites for one of its new seven-night voyages that cruise …

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Crystal Is Relaunching Cruises in The Bahamas This Summer

 Luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises will soon become the first cruise line to return to the Caribbean since the pandemic, with a new Bahamas-only itinerary exclusively for vaccinated travelers. The program, which launches this summer, is called Bahamas Escapes, and …

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The Grand Bahama Ferry Is Back

 Balearia Caribbean has relaunched its ferry service between Fort Lauderdale and the island of Grand Bahama in The Bahamas, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The ferry is operating twice weekly from Fort Lauderdale to Grand Bahama, with service on Sundays and …

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 Ferry service between Florida and Grand Bahama is returning, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Ferry operator Balearia Caribbean will be relaunching its ferry service between Fort Lauderdale’s Port Everglades and Freeport, Grand Bahama on Feb. 11.  During the first phase, the …

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 Balearia Caribbean is planning to relaunch its Bahamas ferry service on Feb. 10, according to the company.  The service will operate between Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale and the island of Bimini.  Service will run on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, …

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 The leading resort on the island of Bimini in The Bahamas is open again, Caribbean Journal has learned. Resorts World, which includes a marina, is headlined by the Hilton at Resorts World Bimini resort. Amenities include a rooftop infinity poo, …

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 Fort Lauderdale-based Aztec Airways, which has long been one of the leading small airlines to The Bahamas, is expanding.  The company is getting a $5 million commitment from a company called MSM AAV that will include the purchase of additional …

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 Aztec Airways is launching new flights to Bimini in The Bahamas, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Fort Lauderdale-based carrier, which operates flights in Florida and The Bahamas, will be launching twice-weekly flights from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport to South Bimini …

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 The Resorts World Bimini resort in The Bahamas is reopening Dec. 26, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The casino resort on North Bimini has been shuttered since the beginning of the pandemic.  “Resorts World Bimini couldn’t be happier to be opening its doors …

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 One of the Caribbean’s top adventure hotels has officially returned, Caribbean Journal can confirm. The Bahamas’ Bimini Big Game Club, long one of the region’s top destinations for sport fishing and diving, officially reopened its doors last week on the …

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 Balearia Caribbean has relaunched its ferry service from Fort Lauderdale to The Bahamas.  The South Florida-based company runs ferry services from Port Everglades to Bahamian destinations including Bimini and Freeport.  The company will be offering three sailing services a week, …

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 We can’t go a day without imaging ourselves on some far-off beach in the Caribbean right now, fantasizing about lazy afternoons in the water, about cocktails and picnics and the kind of invigorating scenery we can only find in the …

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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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 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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 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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 Luxury resort brand Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts is coming to The Bahamas.  The Singapore-based company is partnering with Island Developers on the new Banyan Tree illa Bahamas on the island of Bimini.  The new project, designed by renowned architect …

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 The winners of the first-ever Caribbean Journal Bahamas Travel Awards have been revealed.  The inaugural CJBTA celebrated the best of the destination, from hotels and marinas to taxi drivers and chefs, with the awardees receiving their trophies in a ceremony …

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 In a huge milestone for Sir Richard Branson’s new cruise line, Virgin Voyages has officially taken delivery of its first-ever cruise ship, Scarlet Lady.  Scarlet Lady will be homeporting in Miami for a series of Caribbean cruises beginning in March.  …