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The Bahamas Is Reopening Its Major Hotels and Beaches in October

 The Bahamas is planning to enter a major new phase of its tourism reopening in October, one that will include the reopening of its beaches and major hotels.  Beginning Oct. 15, beaches and hotels will open on all major islands …

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Beachfront Estate in Bahamas’ Lyford Cay Lists for $15.95 Million

 A beachfront estate in Nassau’s exclusive Lyford Cay community has listed for $15.96 million, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The stunning Orchid House, which is set on a 2.2-acre parcel on 225 feet of beach frontage, is being listed with …

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CJI Conversation: Tom Hicks on Caribbean Landscape Architecture

 It’s at the core of any hotel design, and something that’s even more essential in a destination like the Caribbean: landscape architecture. And for years, Tom Hicks has been at the forefront of the industry, most recently with his work …

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 Even in the midst of a pandemic, villa sales in the second quarter in the Turks and Caicos Islands actually eclipsed the numbers from the same period in 2019.  A strong part of that, Regency Christie’s International Real Estate senior …

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 Sandals Resorts International, which was among the first hotel companies to relaunch as the region’s tourism industry reopened, is planning to reopen more resorts in the region.  Sandals has already reopened five of its resorts in the Caribbean, including one …

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 The redevelopment of the Nassau Cruise Port in The Bahamas has officially kicked off.  The $250 million project began with the demolition of the former Bahamas Customs Warehouse.  Global Ports Holding, the largest cruise port operator in the world, is …

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 Sandals Resorts International has reopened another three of its Caribbean resorts, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company has officially reopened its all-inclusive Sandals Emerald Bay resort on Great Exuma in The Bahamas, along with the Sandals Grande St Lucian resort …

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 American Airlines kicked off a major relaunch of service to the Caribbean on Tuesday, resuming flights to a host of reopened destinations across the region.  American resumed eight routes from Miami on July 7, including service to Santo Domingo, Santiago, …

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 The Bahamas is open for tourism, and major air carriers have officially returned to the destination.  Southwest Airlines kicked off the return with the resumption of daily flights from Baltimore to Nassau on July 1.  On July 2, New York …

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 The Breezes Resort and Spa on Cable Beach in Nassau has reopened, following The Bahamas’ relaunch of international tourism.  The New Providence resort has launched a number of new health and safety protocols, including enhanced cleaning of guest rooms, enforced …

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 The Bahamas is officially open for tourism.  The 700-island destination reopened its borders for international tourism on July 1, part of a phased reopening that began with a reopening for boaters and private aviation on June 15.  Most crucially, incoming …

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 Delta is adding what the carrier is calling a “significant amount of capacity” to the Latin America and Caribbean region, the carrier announced.  The move comes in response to a growing number of destinations that have reopened their borders to …

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 On June 15, The Bahamas officially reopened its borders to boaters and private aviation — but on July 1, the destination will officially welcome back tourists from around the world.  That means all of The Bahamas, from Grand Bahama to …

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 American Airlines has kicked off its relaunch in the Caribbean, with the return of service to Antigua.  The airline’s first international Caribbean flight touched down last week at Antigua’s VC Bird International Airport.  It marked what the carrier called a …

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 A Mediterranean-style villa in the tony Lyford Cay community in Nassau, The Bahamas has hit the market.  The five-bedroom, 5.5-bathroom villa has been listed with CA Christie Real Estate for $10.95 million, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  Villa Belvedere is …

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 Southwest Airlines is planning to relaunch a number of routes as the Caribbean begins opening up once again for tourism, the carrier said.  While the launches are dependent on each individual destination’s reopening plans, Southwest Airlines said it would be …

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 For the last few months, we’ve been featuring Caribbean beaches to visit digitally; for the first time, we’re now able to include a handful of beaches you will soon be able to visit in person, as destinations like Aruba and …

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 The history of rum is intertwined with the history of the Caribbean — particularly that infamous (and somehow lastingly romantic) age of rum-fueled pirates.  But for all the stories of Caribbean pirates and treasure-seekers, a surprisingly small number of pirates …