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On the Trail of James Bond in the Caribbean, From Jamaica to Nassau

 Ever since Ursula Andress took her sensuous stroll out of the surf at Dunn’s River Falls in 1962’s Dr. No, there’s been a love affair between the James Bond movies and the Caribbean.  And the sultry relationship continues right through …

Bahamas Mourns Atlantis Founder

 The Bahamas and the wider Caribbean region are mourning the passing of hospitality giant Sol Kerzner.  Kerner, a native of South Africa, was the founder and CEO of Kerzner International, which first developed the iconic Atlantis Paradise Island resort in …

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The 25 Best Beaches in The Bahamas

 People sometimes forget the sheer vastness of The Bahamas. You may know there are 700 islands and cays, but you may not realize that The Bahamas covers an expanse of almost 655,000 square kilometers. It is not just a country …

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atlantis renovation

 Atlantis Paradise Island is in the midst of another major renovation project, this time to the property’s signature hotel, The Royal.  The upgrades to the property initially include The Royal’s East Tower, which will be completed by the end of …

bahamas travel 2020

 The winners of the first-ever Caribbean Journal Bahamas Travel Awards have been revealed.  The inaugural CJBTA celebrated the best of the destination, from hotels and marinas to taxi drivers and chefs, with the awardees receiving their trophies in a ceremony …

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 The ultra-luxe Ocean Club, a Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas has unveiled a pair of new villas. The Paradise Island signature has converted a pair of garden cottages into the resort’s new Two-Bedroom Plunge Pool Villas, Caribbean Journal has learned. The …

jack nicklaus bahamas

 Legendary golfer and course designer Jack Nicklaus has launched a new residence club, and its first phase will include several locations in The Bahamas.  Nicklaus, who designed Nassau’s Royal Blue golf club at the Baha Mar, will have two locations …

caribbean travel advisors

 NASSAU — A group of leading travel advisors from across the United States have arrived in Nassau for the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace event.  The team of top-selling agents is on island as part of a new …

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 It’s still common to think of the Atlantis Paradise Island resort in the Bahamas as a single entity, with its iconic twin towers connected by a soaring arch and surrounded by a sprawling, lost-world themed waterpark, Aquaventure, complete with waterslides …

all-inclusive resorts

 All-inclusive resorts are the hottest thing in Caribbean travel right now.  There’s a reason, after all, why the biggest resort companies in the world, from Marriott to Hilton to Hyatt, are either (in the case of Marriott) launching their first-true …

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 The Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line has launched its newest destination in The Bahamas: Nassau.  Bahamas Paradise, which already relaunched its popular cruises to Grand Bahama last month, has begun operating Nassau cruises out of West Palm Beach.  The company is …

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 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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Silver Airways has relaunched flight services to six different destinations in The Bahamas, the carrier said. The airports include Nassau, George Town in Exuma; Governor’s Harbour in Eleuthera; Bimini and North Eleuthera. (The latter is …

 Whether you’re on your honeymoon or just want a tranquil getaway for you and yours, the Caribbean is filled with terrific adults-only resorts, many of them of the all-inclusive variety. That combination has proven to be particularly popular with travelers, …

bahamas james bond

 By Tim CotroneoCJ Contributor Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig had one thing in common when starring in the legendary James Bond movie series. They all preferred their martinis shaken, not stirred. The lobby bar at The …

bahamas resorts

 With 700 islands and cays and some of the most spectacular scenery anywhere on the planet, it’s not surprising that the Bahamas is filled with terrific resorts. But while the destination is perhaps best known for larger hotspots on the …

caribbean travelers choice

 There’s no more discerning audience of frequent travelers than subscribers to Caribbean Journal, the world’s largest website covering Caribbean travel. And with your help, we our proud to present the 2019 edition of the Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards, celebrating …

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 By Alexander Britell 007 is coming back to Jamaica. The next James Bond film, the 25th in the iconic film franchise, will include a stop in Jamaica. The news was revealed Thursday at a launch event by Bond producers and …