“The Future of Grand Bahama is Bright”

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 […]


A New Way to Get to Grand Bahama

Above: the new “Bahama Mama” ferry By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to get to Grand Bahama: via Bahama Mama. That’s the name of the brand-new ferry operated by Balearia, which made its maiden voyage from Fort […]


A Florida-Cuba Ferry?

Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff There could soon be a new way to get to Cuba from the United States: by sea. A Florida-based company called CubaKat says it is looking to develop high-speed catamaran ferry service between […]

The Case for an Eastern Caribbean Ferry

By S Brian Samuel Op-Ed Contributor There’s no cheap travel within the Caribbean. Unlike Greece and other island archipelagos, virtually all travel within the Caribbean is by air. And as we all know, travelling by air within the Caribbean is, […]

The Best Caribbean Islands For Island Hopping

Island Hopping

You can have a wonderful time anywhere in the Caribbean. But for the more adventurous, why not try some good old-fashioned island hopping? Use one island as a base and try out one, two, three or more islands all within […]

New Ferry Coming to Trinidad

Above: the MV Super Fast Galicia By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Trinidad and Tobago is planning to add an additional inter-island ferry, it announced this week. Trinidad’s government is expected to invest around $7.4 million USD annually […]


St Maarten, Anguilla Sign Memorandum on Ferry Terminal Operations

Above: Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of St Maarten and Anguilla have signed a Memorandum of Understanding regulating the operations of the Simpson Bay Ferry Terminal. Anguilla Chief Minister Hubert Hughes and Home Affairs Minister Jerome Roberts […]

A New Ferry Terminal For Montserrat

Above: construction at the new ferry terminal By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat’s Port Little Bay will soon have a new ferry terminal. The Montserrat Development Corporation is assisting with the construction of the new port arrival facility, which will […]

Trinidad Approves OECS Ferry

By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s cabinet has approved the establishment of an inter-island ferry service between Trinidad and the Eastern Caribbean, Transport Minister Devant Maharaj announced yesterday. The service will be financed on a public/private arrangement with the majority […]


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