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The Cove at Atlantis Is Reopening in The Bahamas

 One of the leading luxury resorts in The Bahamas is set to reopen this week, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Cove at Atlantis, the 600-unit, all-suite resort at the Atlantis Paradise Island resort is reopening its doors on Feb. 11, …

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Bahamas Hotels Expand Testing Capacity

 More and more hotels across The Bahamas are now providing on-site testing for travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned. That includes properties across Nassau Paradise Island, Grand Bahama and the Out Islands, according to Bahamas tourism officials. In Nassau and Paradise …

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From The Bahamas to Jamaica, The Talking Heads’ Caribbean Love Story

 Talking Heads drummer Chris Frantz’s new book, Remain in Love, is a billet-doux to his bandmate and wife of more than 40 years, bassist Tina Weymouth, as well as documenting the couple’s musical journey together — first, as part of …

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bahamas beats extended stay

 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 …

caribbean demand travel rise

 By Joe Pike Although the coronavirus setback rebuilding efforts by the Out Islands of the Bahamas after the region was damaged by Hurricane Dorian in 2019, Kerry Fountain, executive director of the Bahamas Out Islands Promotion Board, said he doesn’t …

bahamas beach cat island

 It’s about 150 square miles, but Cat Island in The Bahamas has less than 1,500 people.  You don’t have to do the math to figure out that the beaches on Cat have built-in social distancing.  And are there ever beaches.  …

caribbean demand travel rise

 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 …

bahamas airlines return

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As relief and recovery efforts continue in Grand Bahama and Abaco, Bahamas officials stressed that nearly the entirety of the country’s 700-island tourism economy was open for business. Indeed, every airport in The Bahamas with …

Bahamas Hot

 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 …

Bahamas Resorts Cat Island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Two resorts (and a private island) have been listed for sale in The Bahamas — and they’re all on up-and-coming Cat Island. Nassau-based real estate brokerage firm Engel & Volkers Bahamas has listed the three properties …

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 …

bahamas out islands

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is seeing very strong tourism growth in the Out Islands, according to new data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. The Out Islands, beyond the country’s traditional tourism hubs in Nassau and Grand …

eleuthera flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s getting even easier to reach the island of Eleuthera in the Out Islands of The Bahamas. Fort Lauderdale-based Aztec Airways is launching additional flights from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport to both Governor’s Harbour and …

caribbean boutique hotel awards

 There’s something very special about a boutique hotel. It’s not just the size — it’s the connection between hotelier and guest, the intimacy of the design, the way it becomes more than just a hotel – it becomes a work of …

bahamas out islands

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been a spectacular year so far for tourism in The Bahamas — and it’s gotten even better. The country just released its first-half stopover visitor numbers, and the result is a 15.2 percent growth …

 It’s another kind of island: pristine, untouched, remarkably beautiful. The 80-mile-long Long Island in The Bahamas is one of the region’s frontier destinations — a haven for beach lovers and fishermen, a sanctuary for those in search of serene retreat. Perhaps …

bahamas out islands

 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 Alexander Britell and Guy Britton How do you not instantly fall in love with an island called Green Turtle Cay? It’s always those minuscule, tucked-away islands that have a way of enchanting the traveler, wth their empty beaches and …