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This Royal Caribbean Ship’s $90 Million Makeover

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean’s Mariner of the Seas cruise ship has completed a massive $90 million makeover. The transformed ship will begin sailing three and four-night voyages from PortMiami to the Bahamas beginning in June. The sailings …

Rosewood to Open New Resort in Antigua

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua has become one of the Caribbean’s hubs for hotel investment in recent years, and now another major brand is coming to the island: Rosewood. Rosewood Hotels and Resorts has been tapped by Vancouver-based Replay …

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Margaritaville to Open $250 Million Resort in Nassau

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new resort is coming to The Bahamas. Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville brand is opening its first property in Nassau, with plans for a $250 million, six-acre development centered at The Pointe, a mixed-use development …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Bahamas’ best-kept secrets has added a major new chef. The Carriearl Boutique Hotel on Great Harbour Cay in the Berry Islands of the Bahamas has named Ryan McIntosh as the property’s new …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Triumph will operate a diverse itinerary schedule in 2019-2020, with a wide variety of cruises, including several to the Caribbean, according to the company. The options range from four- to 14-day cruises, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Victory ship is undergoing an extensive 17-day dry-dock that will add a host of new food and beverage options, the company announced this week. The multimillion-dollar dry dock in Freeport, The …

 Luxury is cool. Art is cool. Great service is cool. Sometimes cool defies definition. But when it comes to a cool hotel, you just know it when you see it. The sixth annual CJ Cool List takes you across the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Four Seasons’ Anguilla resort is reopening in March, the company told Caribbean Journal in a statement on Monday. One of three Four Seasons-branded resorts in the Caribbean (the others are the brand’s Nevis resort and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Nassau’s Baha Mar is continuing its culinary push with the debut of another new restaurant: Shuang Ba. The eatery at the Baha Mar in the Bahamas aims to showcase “authentic tastes” and offer travelers the …

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 Caribbean hotels keep getting better and better, and the region’s hotel development pipeline shows no signs of slowing down, with new properties continuing to sprout across the Caribbean and Mexico, both large and boutique, EP and all-inclusive. So what are …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Global lifestyle hospitality company sbe [sic] is expanding its Disruptive Restaurant Group portfolio in the Bahamas with the opening of Fi’lia by Michael Schwartz. The Italian restaurant concept, featuring 202 seats of indoor and outdoor …

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 Let’s get this out of the way. This list looks different than it otherwise might if a pair of unwelcome visitors named Irma and Maria hadn’t made their way through the Caribbean this fall. Indeed, the storm hit some of …

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 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed its lineup of summer 2019 itineraries. Norwegian Dawn will set sail on seven-day cruises to the Bahamas and Florida from May 25 to August 31, 2019. This marks the ship’s return …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas has signed three new air services agreements, Tourism and Aviation Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar announced this week. D’Aguilar signed deals with Qatar, Australia and Finland during the International Civil Aviation Organization’s Air Services Negotiation …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Sunshine is coming to Charleston. Carnival is repositioning the 3,002-passenger ship to kick off a year-round schedule of four and five-day cruises beginning in May 2019. Four-day cruises will visit Nassau, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Marina Village at Paradise Island’s Atlantis resort has long been among its most popular attractions, with a mix of shops, bars and restaurants. But the resort’s new focus on an authentic Bahamian experience has …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Golf legend Tiger Woods makes his long-awaited return to professional golf on Thursday, choosing to do so at the annual event he hosts in The Bahamas. Woods will play in the annual Hero World Challenge, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas has long been at the forefront of sports tourism in the Caribbean, and that trend continues this year with another high-profile NCAA Football bowl game hosted right in New Providence. UAB and Ohio …