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There’s a New Rum Distillery in The Bahamas 

 It’s the home of some of the world’s most greatest cocktails, from the Bahama Mama to the Goombay Smash.  And The Bahamas has been an epicenter for rum from the days of swashbuckling to the age of rum running to …

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Grand Bahama Beachfront Development Site Lists for $7.5 Million 

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Carnival Relaunches More Bahamas Cruises

 Carnival Cruise Line has launched another ship to the Caribbean, with the restart of Carnival Pride from Baltimore.  Carnival Pride is sailing seven-day cruises to The Bahamas, with stops in Nassau, Freeport and the company’s private-island destination, Half Moon Cay.  …

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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 …

caribbean islands best 2021

 The past year has changed a lot about the travel industry. What hasn’t changed is the world’s love affair with the Caribbean — and while intrepid travelers have already been returning to the region’s shores, demand (and arrival numbers) are expected …

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 Canadian travel giant Sunwing has made its return to the island of Grand Bahama in The Bahamas.  The carrier is now operating two nonstop routes from Canada to Freeport, with weekly flights from both Toronto and Montreal.  Each flight will …

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 Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair has relaunched commercial services to Grand Bahama.  The first international commercial flight to Grand Bahama since Hurricane Dorian arrived in Freeport on Monday, Dec. 16. It was the second international flight to Grand Bahama in three …

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 In a crucial step for a pair of destinations in The Bahamas, Silver Airways is resuming flights to Abaco and Grand Bahama this week.  The Fort Lauderdale-based carrier will be relaunching service to both Freeport, Grand Bahama and Marsh Harbour, …

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 Royal Caribbean International is predicting a massive surge in its cruise tourism business in the Caribbean over the next decade.  Speaking at the recent Caribbean Tourism Outlook forum in Antigua, Royal Caribbean International CEO Michael Bayley said he was predicting …

bahamas junkanoo festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the icons of The Bahamas: the energy and sound of Junkanoo, The Bahamas’ famous musical mix of carnival, masquerade dance and parade. And while you can find Junkanoo across The Bahamas during …

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 By Alexander Britell Royal Caribbean opened eyes earlier this year when it submitted a letter of intent to purchase The Bahamas’ Grand Lucayan resort, the first move of its kind for the company. Now, the company is shedding some light …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean has officially opened its new $250 million private island destination in The Bahamas. The new project is set at the northwestern edge of the Berry Islands chain in The Bahamas highlighted by a …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grand Bahama’s biggest resort is being sold — to a unexpected buyer. Cruise giant Royal Caribbean International, in a joint venture with Mexico’s ITM, has signed a letter of intent to purchase the Grand Lucayan Resort. The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Disney Cruise Line has signed a heads of agreement with the Bahamas for a proposed cruise destination in Eleuthera. The agreement would cover a cruise port and entertainment facility at Lighthouse Point in southern Eleuthera, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is planning what officials are calling a “mega” cruise port in Freeport, Grand Bahama. The “Grand Port” project is slated for completion in late 2021. according to a statement from the government …

Grand Bahama Tourism

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line has added a major new ship to its fleet. The new Grand Classica is a 10-deck, 1,680-passenger-capacity ship that is now offering two-night cruises and cruise-resort packages to Grand Bahama, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Victory ship is undergoing an extensive 17-day dry-dock that will add a host of new food and beverage options, the company announced this week. The multimillion-dollar dry dock in Freeport, The …