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Genting Completes $550 Million Purchase of Crystal Cruises

 Above: a Crystal Cruises ship By the Caribbean Journal staff Genting Hong Kong has officially completed its $550 million acquisition of Crystal Cruises from Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha. The transaction was first announced in March. Genting has also announced the …

Miami-Bimini Cruise Ship Receives Final Coast Guard Approval

 Above: the Bimini SuperFast By Alexander Britell MIAMI – The United States Coast Guard has given its final approval to the Resorts World Bimini SuperFast, which will begin service on Saturday. The ship’s approval comes after nearly a month of …

Genting Debuts Miami-Bimini Cruise Ship

 Above: the new Bimini SuperFast cruise ship By Alexander Britell MIAMI —The Bahamas has never been closer to Miami. The Malaysia-based Genting Group has debuted its new Bimini SuperFast cruise ship, which will ferry as many as 3,000 passengers daily …

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 Above: Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie By the Caribbean Journal staff Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie departs for New York Tuesday for the opening of the Norwegian Cruise Lines “Breakaway” ship. Christie will be joined by Bermuda Premier Craig Cannonier …

 Above: the new Miami-Bimini ferry (BIS Photo) By Alexander Britell In what could be a significant boost for tourism in Bimini and the Bahamas, the new Miami-Bimini ferry officially launched operations this weekend. The ferry, run by Spanish firm Balearia, …

 Above: officials at the ceremony in Nassau (BIS Photo/Peter Ramsay) By the Caribbean Journal staff Construction of the casino tower at the multi-billion-dollar Baha Mar project in the Bahamas reached the 100-foot mark this week. The project has signed a …