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American Airlines Launching Chicago-Nassau Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas’ tourism sector has been having a banner year so far in 2018, and it’s getting another lift. American Airlines has announced plans to launch a new nonstop route between Chicago and Nassau, Caribbean …

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Bahamas Tourism Is Booming in 2018

 By Alexander Britell NEW YORK — Caribbean tourism has a new pace-setter. The Bahamas reported a whopping 18 percent surge in stopover visitors in the first quarter of 2018, the fastest rate of growth in the region. That was announced …

Sbe Names New SVP as It Ramps Up Expansion

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Lifestyle hospitality company sbe has announced the appointment of Alvaro Valeriani as its Global Senior Vice President of sales and marketing. Sbe’s portfolio includes the SLS brand, which recently debuted in Nassau. As SVP of Sales …

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 By Alexander Britell Another significant hotel project has broken ground in one of the Caribbean’s fastest-growing centers of hotel investment: Nassau. The $120 million “GoldWynn” project, set on the eastern end of Goodman’s Bay Beach, will be a five-story, boutique …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is expanding its service to The Bahamas this fall. The carrier has announced plans to add a second daily flight from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Nassau’s Lynden Pindling …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton The sale of the Baha Mar last year was named the Transaction of the Year 2017 at the recent CHRIS Caribbean hotel investment summit in Miami. The transaction involved the 1,000-acre Baha Mar on …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most anticipated hotel openings of 2018 has officially arrived. The Rosewood Baha Mar, the crown jewel of the 2,300-room Baha Mar megaresort complex, made its long-awaited debut this week in Nassau. …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor This fall, Disney Cruise Line will return to some of its favorite destinations and home ports on a variety of itineraries, including getaways to Bermuda, the Bahamas, Mexico and destinations around the Caribbean. Bookings open to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Aimbridge Hospitality has been tapped to manage the new Margaritaville Resort in Nassau, Bahamas. The $250 million Jimmy Buffett-inspired resort, which is currently under construction, is slated to open by the end of 2019. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the world’s largest hotel companies has announced a new booking partnership with Expedia. Spanish hotel giant Melia has announced a “strategic technology relationship” with Expedia that will enable the global chain to offer …

 By Alexander Britell In the biggest flight expansion to the Caribbean in several years, American Airlines has announced plans to launch eight new nonstop routes to the Caribbean this year, along with a huge expansion in frequencies from Miami. Beginning …

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 If you want to find the perfect casino in the Caribbean, you shouldn’t have to roll the dice. While there are some great casinos scattered around the region, some islands have a far better offering than others. That’s why we’ve …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is planning a major Caribbean expansion out of New York City. The carrier has announced plans to launch new flights to Nassau, The Bahamas, Kingston, Jamaica and Port-au-Prince, Haiti this year. Delta …

 By Alexander Britell You’re just a few blocks from the Queen’s Staircase, tucked away at a table in a corner of a colonial mansion in Old Nassau, when the spread arrives. Cookies and pastries, house-made bonbons; trays of miniature sandwiches, …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton It’s early in the afternoon and we need a stop at the local market. We pull up to a small building in Chester’s without a sign. “Why isn’t there a sign?” I ask Papa …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport is seeing a passenger boom, according to new data. The airport has seen a record-breaking December and January, with arrivals higher than pre-recession levels. That amounted to 151,454 passengers in …

 By Alexander Britell With more than 250,000 bottles of wine, Nassau’s Graycliff Hotel and Restaurant is home to the third largest wine collection on earth. But one of the hemisphere’s great wine destinations just got even better. Just steps across …

experience the bahamas

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Tropic Ocean Airways and The Moorings have teamed up to introduce a “Fly & Sail” program, offering air and sea adventures to the Bahamas. The combination of Tropic Ocean Airways’ seaplane service, operated with Cessna Grand …