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In The Bahamas, A New Kind of Conch Farm 

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A new project by Florida Atlantic University aims to help restore the population of Queen Conch in Grand Bahama.  The school’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute has received a $2.8 million grant from Builders Initiative to establish a new queen conch […]


Grand Bahama Is Getting a New Airport 

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Grand Bahama is getting its long-awaited new airport terminal.  Grand Bahama Airport has officially announced the transformation of its international airport terminal, according to The Bahamas’ Ministry of Tourism.  United Orca Construction Company has been awarded the contract on the […]


New Flights from Raleigh-Durham to The Bahamas 

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Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair has officially kicked off its new service between Raleigh, North Carolina and the island of Grand Bahama in The Bahamas.  The new nonstop route began operating on Nov. 17, with service twice weekly, on Thursdays and […]


American Airlines Just Launched a New Route to The Bahamas 

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American Airlines has launched a new nonstop route to the island of Grand Bahama in The Bahamas.  The world’s largest airline has kicked off new service between Charlotte, North Carolina and Freeport, Grand Bahama.  The inaugural flights was welcomed this […]

American Airlines, Bahamasair Adding New Grand Bahama Flights

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The island of Grand Bahama is set for a serious tourism boost next month, with the debut of a pair of new nonstop routes.  On Nov. 5, American Airlines will be flying nonstop from Charlotte, North Carolina to Freeport, Grand […]

Grand Bahama's Grand Lucayan Resort Sale “Continues to Progress” 

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The sale of the Grand Lucayan resort in Grand Bahama is expected to close on Nov. 15, 2022.  Owner Lucayan Renewal Holdings says the sales process “will be completed consistent with our revised timelines.” The buyer is Electra America Hospitality […]


Sunwing Is Returning to Grand Bahama This Winter 

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Canadian travel company Sunwing is returning to the Bahamian island of Grand Bahama this winter.  On Dec. 17, Sunwing is kicking off service to Grand Bahama from both Toronto and Montreal.  Both routes will be operating once weekly, with nonstop […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Water Cay, Grand Bahama

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Barbara Outten, who sent in this lovely shot of Water Cay in Grand Bahama, The Bahamas. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to with CPOTW […]

The Bahamas’ New Maritime Museum Is Now Open in Grand Bahama

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Considering that the Caribbean is a region defined by water, there are surprisingly few museums in the region devoted to the importance of the sea to the Caribbean’s history, development, and the lives of its people. The new Bahamas Maritime […]


There’s a New Restaurant Fest in Grand Bahama 

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The Caribbean’s newest food festival is kicking off this month in Grand Bahama.  It’s called Grand Bahama Island Restaurant Fest, and it’s a two-week-long culinary celebration across the island.  For two weeks, restaurants across Grand Bahama will feature special set […]

Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort Completes Renovation 

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The Viva Wyndham Azteca all-inclusive in the Riviera Maya has completed a major renovation project.  The oceanfront resort, part of the Playacar complex in the Riviera Maya, has unveiled a refurbished pool and undergone a complete upgrade of all of […]

The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean - 2022

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They’re the kinds of meals you savor. Not just when you’re finishing dessert, but months and years in advance. This is the experience diners are seeking when they come to any strong culinary destination, and, thankfully, the Caribbean is full […]


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