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A New $100 Million Bahamas Luxury Real Estate Project

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A significant new real estate project is coming to one of the region’s hottest developments. Nassau’s Palm Cay has unveiled its latest project, a $100 million luxury condominium and penthouse marina real estate complex. Named One …

American Airlines Is Adding a New Route to Aruba

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is adding another new route to the Dutch Caribbean. The carrier has announced plans to launch a new weekly route between Chicago O’Hare and the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, Caribbean Journal has …

Where to Stay for Marathon Bahamas

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Are you running in the 10th annual Marathon Bahamas next year? Distance runners can challenge themselves on an international course by participating in the events, scheduled for January 20, 2019, with a starting line at Junkanoo …

LATEST NEWS

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A luxury waterfront villa in Nassau has hit the market for $6.995 million, Caribbean Journal has learned. Poinciana House, a two-story, six-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom canalfront home is set on the main waterway in New Providence’s tony …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Global hotel giant AccorHotels is acquiring a 50 percent stake in sbe, the company behind hotel brands like SLS. The two sides have signed a letter of intent and entered into exclusive negotiations for AccorHotels …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The more you travel through The Bahamas, the more you begin discover the remarkable diversity of blues you’ll encounter in the country’s seas. There are certain blues in the waters of The Exumas; others in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean has returned its Mariner of the Seas ship to PortMiami following a $120 million transformation project. The ship, which will be sailing four-night weekday and three-night weekend cruises from Miami to The Bahamas, …

 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 …

Cat Island

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

islands to live on

 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 …