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Crystal Cruises Breaks Single-Day Record With Bahamas Launch

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Crystal Cruises set a new single-day record for bookings with the launch last week of its new cruises in The Bahamas.  The company said almost 4,000 guests reserved staterooms or suites for one of its new seven-night voyages that cruise […]


Crystal Is Relaunching Cruises in The Bahamas This Summer

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Luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises will soon become the first cruise line to return to the Caribbean since the pandemic, with a new Bahamas-only itinerary exclusively for vaccinated travelers. The program, which launches this summer, is called Bahamas Escapes, and […]


The Bahamas Launches "BEATS" Extended-Stay Program

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More and more Caribbean destinations are launching extended stay programs for those able to work remotely — in other words, offering the chance to live on an island for a year. But the newest remote work program in the region has […]

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New Six Senses Resort Planned in The Bahamas

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A Six Senses-branded resort is being planned for the island of San Salvador in The Bahamas, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The project by Caribbean Luxury Real Estate Development Group would be set on a 1,500-acre site in San Salvador.  […]

Club Med to Reopen All-Inclusive Caribbean Resorts

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All-inclusive brand Club Med will be reopening four of its resorts in the wider Caribbean region in October, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company’s regional relaunch will include the reopening of the Club Med Cancun, Club Med Punta Cana and […]

A Very Strong, Very Good Rum From The Bahamas

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The history of rum is intertwined with the history of the Caribbean — particularly that infamous (and somehow lastingly romantic) age of rum-fueled pirates.  But for all the stories of Caribbean pirates and treasure-seekers, a surprisingly small number of pirates […]


Carnival Is Planning Two Major New Cruise Projects in The Bahamas

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Corporation is undertaking a major investment in The Bahamas, with plans for two major new cruise developments in the country that could mean $180 million in new investment. The company has signed an agreement […]

Editor’s Note: Abaco, Grand Bahama and the Comeback to Come

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By Alexander Britell On Sept. 8, 1932, the biggest storm ever recorded in Abaco pummeled the island, destroying hundreds of homes and killing 10 people, just enough to land it on page 22 of the Sept. 9 edition of the […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: San Salvador, The Bahamas

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Ken McCallum, who sent in this lovely shot from the Club Med Columbus Isle on San Salvador in The Bahamas. Have you taken a great photo […]


A New Way to Get to This Island in The Bahamas

By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s best known as the island where Christopher Columbus made his first landfall in the New World. But the beach-filled island of San Salvador in The Bahamas has long been under the radar of even […]

VIDEO: A Moment on the Beach in San Salvador

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor They call it Bahama blue. But really, is should be Bahama blues, because the sapphire seas that wash this corner of the Caribbean can’t be described in a single word – simply because they […]

7 Reasons to Visit Club Med Columbus Isle

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By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor The French pioneers of the all-inclusive vacation, Club Méditerranée (Club Med) has 70 resorts all over the world, including half a dozen in the Caribbean (in Cancun, Mexico; the Turks and Caicos Islands; the […]


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