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The Bahamas Just Set an All-Time Record for Visitor Arrivals

 In a year of stirring highs and unimaginable tragedy, tourism in The Bahamas still managed to post a record-breaking year. In a significant sign for the country’s tourism comeback, The Bahamas is reporting record-breaking visitors arrivals across all sectors in …

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Balearia Resumes Grand Bahama Ferry Service

 Spanish firm Balearia has resumed its regular sailings to Grand Bahama, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism confirmed this week.  The fast ferry service has has also increased service with an additional Saturday sailing, officials said.  The company operates two ferry …

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Two Abaco Hotels Reopen in The Bahamas

 In a major step in Abaco’s tourism recovery, the first two resorts have reopened in Great Abaco in The Bahamas, the first to do so since Hurricane Dorian.  That includes the Abaco Club on Winding Bay, one of the leading …

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 In a significant step for Grand Bahama’s recovery, the island’s airport has received its first international flights since Hurricane Dorian.  The first U.S. flight to Grand Bahama since Hurricane Dorian arrived from Bristol, Tenn. on Nov. 27.  The Boeing 737 …

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 The Bahamas is one of the most fascinating travel destinations on earth.  From its incredible people to its remarkable natural beauty, there’s a reason why The Bahamas continues to be one of the world’s trending getaways.  And that’s why we …

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 One of the top tournaments on professional golf’s Korn Ferry tour is coming to the Baha Mar.  The 2020 Bahamas Great Abaco Classic will be moved to Royal Blue Golf Club at Baha Mar due to Hurricane Dorian’s impact on …

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 One of the most popular places to stay in Grand Bahama has officially returned in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.  The island’s Old Bahama Bay Resort and Yacht Club reopened its doors over the weekend.  “We are officially open,” the …

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 The Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line has launched its newest destination in The Bahamas: Nassau.  Bahamas Paradise, which already relaunched its popular cruises to Grand Bahama last month, has begun operating Nassau cruises out of West Palm Beach.  The company is …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff In an important step for the crucial tourism economy in Grand Bahama, the Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line has resumed leisure cruises to Grand Bahama. After running humanitarian aid sailings to Grand Bahama in the wake …

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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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The newly-renamed Hurricane Dorian has exited the Caribbean Sea, heading into the Atlantic, leaving a trail of heavy rain. While parts of The Bahamas could remain in the crosshairs of the storm, the region emerged …