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Royal Caribbean Is Buying the Bahamas’ Grand Lucayan Resort

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grand Bahama’s biggest resort is being sold — to a unexpected buyer. Cruise giant Royal Caribbean International, in a joint venture with Mexico’s ITM, has signed a letter of intent to purchase the Grand Lucayan Resort. The …

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A New $250 Million Real Estate Project in The Bahamas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas’ surging development pipeline continues to grow, with another major new project set for its tourism hub of Paradise Island. The more than $250 million Hurricane Hole Marina project is the newest by Sterling …

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The Bahamas Is Hot Right Now

 By Alexander Britell It’s no secret that tourism in The Bahamas is hot — but what’s different right now is the sheer diversity of the growth. The Bahamas posted a blistering 16.7 percent increase in stayover visitor arrivals last year, easily …

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royal caribbean cruises new

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Royal Caribbean International is planning more Caribbean escapes for the 2020-2021 season. The cruise line is introducing a combination of diverse offerings throughout Caribbean, from new ship pairings in major homeports across Texas, Florida and …

bahamas disney cruise

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Disney Cruise Line has signed a heads of agreement with the Bahamas for a proposed cruise destination in Eleuthera. The agreement would cover a cruise port and entertainment facility at Lighthouse Point in southern Eleuthera, …

bahamas cruise port

 By the Caribbean Journal staff What’s being billed as a “game-changing” project is coming to Nassau in The Bahamas. Global Ports Holding, a leading global cruise port operator, has been selected as the winning bidder for a massive transformation of …

bahamas caribbean surge

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is set to host the Caribbean’s leading tourism marketing event in 2020. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace will be hosted at the Baha Mar resort in Nassau in early …

caribbean travelers choice

 By Guy Britton WEST SIDE NATIONAL PARK — Andros is different. Most islands are surrounded by water. Andros merges with water. Water passes through and around and beneath this island, the largest in The Bahamas (and sixth-largest island in the Caribbean) …

adults-only resorts

 Sometimes we just want some time to ourselves. And thats where the adults-only resort comes in. But the concept of the adults-only resort has diversified in recent years. Today, adults-only resorts have moved beyond simply being enclaves of quiet and …

belize margaritaville

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jimmy Buffett’s fast-growing Margaritaville Holdings is planning another Caribbean hotel, this time on Belize’s popular Ambergris Caye. The new Margaritaville Resort Belize will be a condominium resort, with 71 waterfront residences in its first phase …

caribbean valentines day

 The chirp of tree frogs, the rush of the waves, the shimmer of a Caribbean moonscape. It’s less than a month away — but is there anywhere more romantic to spend this Valentine’s Day than the Caribbean? This year’s Valentine’s Day …

 There’s something to be said for easy all-inclusive vacations: a nonstop flight, a reasonable drive from the airport, all-inclusive food and beverage and unlimited sun and sand. But some vacations are even easier than others. Several Caribbean destinations have particular …

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 There’s a peculiar joy to finding that hidden-away hotel, the one you haven’t heard of, the one without a brand but with a personality. There’s a feeling you get when you discover a hotel for yourself — one that soon develops …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jimmy Buffett’s first-ever residential resort in The Bahamas is making progress toward a highly-anticipated debut. One Particular Harbour at The Pointe is set at the $250 million Margaritaville at The Pointe development in the heart …

Nassau Fly

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Nassau is booming right now, with surging arrivals, new places to stay and a host of hot new eateries. And now there’s another new way to fly the capital of The Bahamas, as part of …

best restaurants caribbean

 The Caribbean culinary scene has never been stronger. And much has changed since we first launched the 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean back in 2013. Now, six years later, the world has begun to notice the gastronomic power of …

Bahamas American Airlines

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines has launched three new nonstop routes to The Bahamas. That includes two new routes from Charlotte, with new weekly flights on Saturdays to both Marsh Harbour in Abaco and North Eleuthera. (The latter …

all-inclusive cabarete dominican republic

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another new all-inclusive has opened its doors in the Dominican Republic, this time in the beach town of Cabarete. The new Presidential Suites By Lifestyle has debuted its $36 million first phase, with 57 units …