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The Bahamas Eyes a Rebirth in Grand Bahama

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Bahamas is looking to spur a rebirth on the island of Grand Bahama. The plan, according to Bahamas Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar, is to position Grand Bahama as a multi-destination vacation paradise “catering to all …

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A New Dominica-Guadeloupe Ferry

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to island hop in some of the Eastern Caribbean’s most exotic destinations. The new Val Ferry began operating between Dominica and Guadeloupe last month, complementing existing ferry service by popular operator …

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St Maarten-Anguilla Ferry Terminal Reopens

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The St Maarten-Anguilla ferry terminal has officially reopened, the Anguilla Tourist Board announced this week. The port of entry on St Maarten is just a short distance from St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport, and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to get to the hottest island in the British Virgin Islands: Anegada. The Anegada Express ferry is set to launch operations on Feb. 5, a new option to sail around the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Daily ferry service has resumed to the island of Anguilla, both from St Maarten and St Martin, tourism officials announced this week. The public ferry departs eight times per day between Anguilla’s Blowing Point terminal …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The brand new Basseterre Ferry Terminal has officially opened on the island of St Kitts. The terminal aims to enhance the comfort and safety of passengers traveling between St. Kitts and Nevis, and to other neighboring …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another new way to get to the Bahamas from Miami. Ferry company FRS Caribbean has expanded its route network with the launch of new ferry service between Miami and Freeport, Grand Bahama. The new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Balearia Caribbean has expanded its ferry service between Fort Lauderdale and Grand Bahama. The shipping line will now be operating the route every day except Wednesday on its fast ferry Jaume I. Balearia Caribbean COO …

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 By Alexander Britell The perfect Caribbean vacation often includes at least one lobster meal featuring some of the freshest, tastiest lobster in the world. But what if you could travel somewhere where lobster is on every menu, at every restaurant, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ tourism recovery continues. In another positive step for the destination, ferry service has resumed from Tortola to the island of Jost Van Dyke. New Horizon Ferry Service Ltd has resumed a …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Operator FRS Caribbean is launching temporary ferry service between Freeport, Grand Bahama and Miami, the company announced. The service will operate between Oct. 23 and the end of December as the Grand Celebration ship, which …

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 There’s clear water and then there’s Bimini clear – this is the latter. And it’s one very good reason to visit Bimini in the Bahamas. We’ve been writing and publishing a lot of footage about Bimini of late, particularly its …

 Eases ferry travel By the Caribbean Journal staff French authorities have launched a visa waiver for travelers looking to reach Dominica by ferry. Authorities in Guadeloupe and Martinique have extended a visa waiver for travelers who enter either country in …

 How to reach the island By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s major airport remains closed until further notice due to the effects of Tropical Storm Erika. That means the primary way to access the island is via ferry from Guadeloupe …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Passengers traveling through the British Virgin Islands’ West End Ferry Terminal in Tortola will now enjoy an enhanced guest experience after recent renovations to the facility. This week, the BVI Ports Authority announced the completion of …

 Above: an Attica ferry By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has granted Attica Group approval to operate its American subsidiary, Superfast Ferries LLC, a marine route between the US and Cuba. …

 Above: Havana, Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff In a major step, the United States has begun approving licenses for a number of ferry companies to operate services between the United States and Cuba. While a number of hurdles remain, from …

 Above: Grand Bahama (CJ Photo – Robert Dipano) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie recently addressed the Grand Bahama Business Outlook, vowing that the island had a strong future. Citing increased tourism numbers and a half-billion-dollar …