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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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10 Small Bahamas Resorts to Visit Right Now

 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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Silver Airways Postpones Cat Island Flights Until May 1

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Silver Airways has postponed the launch of its new service to the Bahamian island of Cat Island. The new service will begin May 1, according to the company’s Web site. On May 1, the service …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Long one of the Bahamas’ great undiscovered destinations, the island of Cat Island is putting itself on the travel map in a big way of late — and now it’s about to get a whole …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Two resorts (and a private island) have been listed for sale in The Bahamas — and they’re all on up-and-coming Cat Island. Nassau-based real estate brokerage firm Engel & Volkers Bahamas has listed the three properties …

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 It all begins with the beach. Sure, we love the food, the hotels and the culture in the Caribbean. But every journey starts with inspiration, and it always comes from that daydream of an afternoon spent on a beautiful shoreline, …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s about to get a whole lot easier to visit the beach-filled paradise of Cat Island in The Bahamas. Silver Airways has officially announced a new twice weekly service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and New …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the best-kept secrets in The Bahamas, the beach-filled, adventure-packed Cat Island. And now it’s easier than ever before to get there. Fast-expanding Silver Airways is set to launch a new direct flight …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is seeing very strong tourism performance so far this year, according to the latest data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. The Bahamas has seen a 10.2 percent increase in international arrivals for …

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 It’s one of the loveliest discoveries you can make in the Caribbean: the off-the-radar beach hotel, tucked away on its own little stretch of sand, charming and private, unpretentious and uncrowded. While the region teems with terrific beach hotels, some …

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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 …

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 We never get tired of saying it — the Caribbean is a wonderful summer destination. While the region’s allure as an escape from wintry climes never ceases, the summer months are a quieter, even more relaxing time to visit the …

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 The Caribbean is back and better than ever. That means it’s time to rediscover the region, returning to your favorite spots and exploring uncharted destinations. We’ve hand crafted an enticing mix of famous and off-the-radar destinations, giving you our favorite …

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 There’s something about the rum punch in the sand, the beer on the beach, the gregarious proprietor, that seems to etch itself in the mind of every traveler to the Caribbean. Plainly, the Caribbean beach bar epitomizes the Caribbean vacation …

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 Beach resorts are the biggest draw to the Caribbean, offering the promise of indulgent comfort, natural beauty and authentic luxury. Because while the Caribbean’s resort product continues to amaze, with a remarkably diverse offering from hillside retreats to private islands …

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 They’re not mega-resorts. They’re not even large resorts. But they’re also more than boutique hotels. These are Caribbean resorts, in a smaller package, with the amenities you’re looking for and the intimacy you prize. They’re full of character and charm …

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 You never forget the first time you see a truly great beach. No matter how crowded (or empty), how easy to get to, how big or small, there’s a feeling of discovery you get when you first set foot on …

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 As the Caribbean works to recover from last month’s hurricanes, (a process that is already taking shape), one of the biggest questions we hear from travelers is, “where can I still visit?” Or, for some, “can I still visit the …