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CJI Market Focus: The Out Islands of The Bahamas

 By Joe Pike Although the coronavirus setback rebuilding efforts by the Out Islands of the Bahamas after the region was damaged by Hurricane Dorian in 2019, Kerry Fountain, executive director of the Bahamas Out Islands Promotion Board, said he doesn’t …

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The Perfect Sun Shirts for the Caribbean

 As any frequent Caribbean traveler knows, a high-functioning sun shirt is a necessity. In fact, the Caribbean Journal team travels with several sun shirts on every trip.  A good sun shirt is lightweight, fast-drying and easy to wash out in a …

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A Charming Little Island in The Bahamas

 It’s the little islands that get you. The tiny ones. The ones where you can only get around on a golf cart, where uncrowded, spectacular beaches meet historic cottages.  That’s precisely the case on Harbour Island, The Bahamas’ most charming …

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 By Alexander Britell  Beyond the ways the coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we move, shop and interact, it’s also changing the way real estate transacts.  While much deal activity, particularly on the residential side, has slowed, the movement that …

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 We’ve made no secret of our love affair with pink sand beaches. But there’s one that’s particularly special, in the heart of The Bahamas, one that’s legendary.  Our latest Caribbean Moment is an immersion into the legendary Pink Sand Beach …

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 People sometimes forget the sheer vastness of The Bahamas. You may know there are 700 islands and cays, but you may not realize that The Bahamas covers an expanse of almost 655,000 square kilometers. It is not just a country …

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 The Caribbean is filled with great adults-only hotels — but the vast majority of them are all-inclusive.  For many, that’s great, and an adults-only all-inclusive vacation can be wonderful.  But not everyone is seeking an all-inclusive experience; some want the independence …

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 The winners of the first-ever Caribbean Journal Bahamas Travel Awards have been revealed.  The inaugural CJBTA celebrated the best of the destination, from hotels and marinas to taxi drivers and chefs, with the awardees receiving their trophies in a ceremony …

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 The Caribbean’s roster of high-design, forward-thinking, fun-loving hotels continues to grow.  Everyone has a different definition of what’s cool — particularly when it comes to hotels.  But a cool hotel should have an x-factor, a special quality that turns it into …

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 The number of world-class Caribbean restaurants continues to multiply, making this landmark selection, which first launched back in 2013, more and more difficult each year.  The Caribbean food sector continues to send a strong message to the world that this …

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 “Jacques Cousteau couldn’t find the bottom.” The legendary explorer came here to the Ocean Hole in Eleuthera in 1971, drawn to one of the stunning inland sikholes called Blue Holes of which there are more in The Bahamas than anywhere …

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 We can’t say it enough: The Bahamas is open for business, from Cat Island to Eleuthera, Harbour Island to Exuma, Bimini to Long Island. But Nassau remains the country’s travel hub, its most complete — and popular — destination. And while …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff As relief and recovery efforts continue in Abaco and Grand Bahama, the remainder of The Bahamas has quickly relaunched its vital tourism economy. And that includes The Bahamas’ vast collection of marinas and most of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff As relief and recovery efforts continue in Grand Bahama and Abaco, Bahamas officials stressed that nearly the entirety of the country’s 700-island tourism economy was open for business. Indeed, every airport in The Bahamas with …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Silver Airways has relaunched flight services to six different destinations in The Bahamas, the carrier said. The airports include Nassau, George Town in Exuma; Governor’s Harbour in Eleuthera; Bimini and North Eleuthera. (The latter is …

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 By Alexander Britell On Sept. 8, 1932, the biggest storm ever recorded in Abaco pummeled the island, destroying hundreds of homes and killing 10 people, just enough to land it on page 22 of the Sept. 9 edition of the …

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 Luxury means different things to different people. It can be the luxury of design; the luxury of outstanding service; the luxury of exceptional food and drink; and it can be the luxury of extreme tranquility. The many manifestations of luxury …

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 With 700 islands and cays and some of the most spectacular scenery anywhere on the planet, it’s not surprising that the Bahamas is filled with terrific resorts. But while the destination is perhaps best known for larger hotspots on the …