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Grand Bahama’s Grand Lucayan Resort Heads to Auction

 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. …

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The 10 Best 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 …

A New Restaurant in Grand Bahama

 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 …

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 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 …

 By Robert DiPanoCJ Contributor The “welcome mat” of Grand Bahama Island, Gold Rock Beach spans for what seems like a quarter mile into the ocean at low tide, the recommended time to visit this beach. The ebb and flow of …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re a conch salad craver, you’ll want to add Grand Bahama’s Billy Joe’s to your must-eat list. This rustic, decades-old seaside set-up next to Freeport’s Grand Lucayan serves one of the best conch salads …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jennifer Ehrman, who sent in this snapshot of the view from her villa rental at Waterside Escapes in Grand Bahama. Do you have a great snapshot of the Caribbean? Send it …