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Grand Bahama’s Lighthouse Pointe Resort Reopens

 Grand Bahama’s Grand Lucayan resort has reopened its all-inclusive wing after closing due to damage from Hurricane Matthew. The hotel will be hosting all guests at its Lighthouse Pointe resort, whether or not guests have booked an all-inclusive package. Venues …

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Grand Bahama Tourism Begins Rebuilding After Hurricane

 Grand Bahama, particularly the island’s western end, was one of the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Matthew earlier this month. Now, the process of rebuilding has begun, as an assessment continues of the state of the island’s hotel infrastructure. “We …

University of Miami to Open Medical School in the Bahamas

 University of Miami is coming to the Bahamas. The Florida-based university will be establishing a School of Medicine in Grand Bahama, Prime Minister Perry Christie announced. The announcement came after Christie was on the island for talks with Dean of …

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 The Grand Lucayan resort complex in Grand Bahama is for sale. The 409-acre resort, the largest on Grand Bahama, is being sold in a sealed bid auction by its owner, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Cheung Kong Property Holdings Limited. …

bahamas all inclusive resorts

 Finding the right Bahamas all-inclusive resort is about finding the place that suits your travel tastes and experiences. But when you find the right one, it’s a special kind of experience on a Caribbean island. Because the truth is, you can …

 Above: the grand opening ceremony at Dockside in Grand Bahama By the Caribbean Journal staff A new restaurant has opened its doors in Grand Bahama. The Dockside Restaurant and Sports Bar opened this week in Grand Bahama’s West End. The …

 Expansion for the Grand Lucayan By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grand Bahama’s Lighthouse Pointe Bahamas all inclusive resort is set to open in late 2015, marking the brand’s entry into the rapidly-growing all-inclusive market in the region. The resort will be …

 Big numbers for Grand Bahama By the Caribbean Journal staff Grand Bahama is seeing a boost in tourism numbers in 2015, according to the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism. The island has seen a 40.1 percent increase in year-to-date sales of …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Goombay Summer Festival kicked off in Grand Bahama at the beginning of this month, and will continue for the next month. Bahamas Director General of Tourism Joy Jibrilu officially launched the festival and invited both …

 Above: Junkanoo By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Two big festivals are being held in Grand Bahama this summer, the Ministry of Tourism announced this week. The Goombay Summer Festival will take place at Grand Bahama’s Taino beach, running from July 2-30. …

 Above: the Grand Lucayan resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Grand Bahama is getting a new all-inclusive resort. It’s called Lighthouse Point at Grand Lucayan, and it’s a resort to be located within the Grand Lucayan resort. The property is …

 Above: 20 Princess Isle By the Caribbean Journal staff An oceanfront estate in Grand Bahama is headed to the auction block. 20 Princess Isle, a Freeport-area property currently listed for $13.8 million, will be auctioned on May 14 in cooperation …

 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 …

 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 …

 By Robert DiPanoCJ Contributor GRAND BAHAMA — The motto here is “what you want, whenever you want it.” Whether you desire hot chocolate sauce on your conch fritters, swim-up frozen cocktails, or a wedding with a few hundred people with …

 Above: Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne examines the renderings (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua could soon be home to a $2.3 billion port project. The Kylin International Group has presented its proposal to spend more than …

 By Robert DiPano CJ Contributor GRAND BAHAMA — The island of Grand Bahama offers beautiful scenery, beautiful beaches and ideal settings for good, old-fashioned Caribbean relaxation. But if you’re feeling adventurous and want to get out and explore the island, …

 By Robert DiPanoCJ Contributor GRAND BAHAMA — It’s the signature Bahamian cocktail: the Bahama Mama. While you can find this drink in just about any bar across the 700 islands of the Bahamas, we happened upon the Garden of the …