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Princess Cruises’ Newest Renovation

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises has completed an “extensive” 10-day dry dock of its Crown Princess cruise ship, Caribbean Journal has learned. The 3,080-passenger ship completed a series of enhancements during a drydock in Grand Bahama last month, …

Vacation Express Returns to Grand Bahama

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Vacation Express, which offers exclusive nonstop flights and vacation packages, will be offering flights from Detroit, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Newark, Baltimore, Cincinnati and Dallas to Grand Bahama this summer. “Today is a very good day for Grand …

Grand Bahama Tech Hub Vision Moves Forward

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Bahamas has made no secret of its ambition to turn the island of Grand Bahama into a tech hub and innovation center, and its plans got a big boost with the recent announcement that GIBC …

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Air Canada St Vincent

 By Alexander Britell In the biggest flight expansion to the Caribbean in several years, American Airlines has announced plans to launch eight new nonstop routes to the Caribbean this year, along with a huge expansion in frequencies from Miami. Beginning …

 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, …

Cozumel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing’s Vacation Express is launching new flights from Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport to a pair of Caribbean destinations. The carrier is slated to launch new nonstop flights from CVG to both Grand Bahama and Cozumel, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s getting easier than ever to cruise to the island of Grand Bahama. The MV Grand Celebration ship will be resuming cruises to Grand Bahama beginning Dec. 23, officials announced this week. Bahamas Prime Minister …

islands to live on

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Germany’s Condor Airlines has launched a new nonstop flight between Frankfurt and The Bahamas. The first Condor-Nassau flight arrived to the sounds of Junkanoo drums at Nassau’s Lynden Pindling Airport on Monday. Condor has made …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of the Bahamas is looking to chart a new course for the future of Grand Bahama as a technology hub. “A new day is on the horizon for Grand Bahama,” Bahamas Prime Minister …

 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 …

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is “back to business” after the passage of Hurricane Irma, officials said Wednesday. All airports in The Bahamas are now open and operating, with international and domestic service having resumed. Major properties in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Irma was moving near the north coast of Cuba on Saturday evening, heading toward the Florida Keys, according to the latest projections from the NOAA. The storm was pounding the north coast of Cuba, …

 A major new cruise port is coming to the island of Grand Bahama. The government of the Bahamas has signed a heads of agreement with Carnival Cruise Lines for the new East Grand Bahama Cruise Port Development. “The Government of …

 There’s a new air route coming to Grand Bahama. Vacation Express is launching new nonstop flights from New Orleans to Freeport, Grand Bahama, starting May 27, 2017. The flights will depart weekly from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport through …

Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach

 The Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach in Freeport, Grand Bahama has completed extensive renovations, the property announced. The project entailed upgrades to the resort’s dining experiences, guest rooms, pool area, gym and common areas. The resort, which includes four restaurants, a …

 The Old Bahama Bay Resort and Yacht Harbor in Grand Bahama is set to reopen later this month. The planned debut on Dec. 19 comes after Hurricane Matthew caused devastation across parts of the island in October; the resort had …