Tropic Ocean Airways to Continue Caribbean Expansion in BVI

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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 […]


Banyan Tree to Open Resort With Overwater Bungalows in The Bahamas

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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 […]


The Winners of the 2020 CJ Bahamas Travel Awards

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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 […]


Virgin Voyages Takes Delivery of First Cruise Ship Ahead of Miami Debut

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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.  […]

Balearia Resumes Grand Bahama Ferry Service

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Spanish firm Balearia has resumed its regular sailings to Grand Bahama, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism confirmed this week.  The fast ferry service has has also increased service with an additional Saturday sailing, officials said.  The company operates two ferry […]

Vote for Caribbean Journal's Bahamas Travel Awards

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The Bahamas is one of the most fascinating travel destinations on earth.  From its incredible people to its remarkable natural beauty, there’s a reason why The Bahamas continues to be one of the world’s trending getaways.  And that’s why we […]

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The 7 Best Boutique Hotels in Nassau, Bahamas

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We can’t say it enough: The Bahamas is open for business, from Cat Island to Eleuthera, Harbour Island to Exuma, Bimini to Long Island. But Nassau remains the country’s travel hub, its most complete — and popular — destination. And while […]

Bahamas Tourism Is Open For Business

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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 […]

Silver Airways Resumes Bahamas Flights

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

The Bahamas Is Getting a New Hotel in Bimini

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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 […]

10 Small Bahamas Resorts to Visit Right Now

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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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