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The Ultimate Caribbean Scuba Diving Destination

 First there was Christopher Columbus, met by the waters of Guanahani in 1492.  And then, 530 years later, there was SpongeBob.  SpongeBob is a 25-pound Nassau Grouper that calls Long Bay home, the most famous current resident of a bay …

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Club Med’s Bahamas All-Inclusive Resort Reopens This Week 

 For years it was arguably the signature all-inclusive resort in The Bahamas: the Club Med Columbus, the beach resort on the remote island of San Salvador.  And now, for the first time since the onset of the pandemic, the property …

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The Best All-Inclusive Hotels in The Bahamas 

 The Bahamas doesn’t have an overwhelming number of all-inclusive hotel options, but what the archipelago nation lacks in quantity it more than makes up in variety. Basic to high-end, intimate to extravagant, the Bahamas has an all-inclusive to match almost …

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  A boutique villa community on the island of San Salvador in The Bahamas has hit the market, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The Guanahani Beach Villas, a collection of four beachfront bungalows (with a total of four bathrooms) on …

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  The Bahamas is looking for a private partner to update, operate and maintain a portfolio of eight airports across the country.  The country is set to launch a Request for Pre-Qualifications for The Bahamas Airport PPP Program.  This story …

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  Crystal Cruises is adding three more cruises to its popular Bahamas-focused itineraries, Caribbean Journal has learned.  This fall and winter, the luxury cruise line will kick off three new itineraries, beginning with a cruise from New York City to …

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  Crystal Cruises’ ground-breaking Bahamas cruises have expanded, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-Bahamas itineraries, which includes stops in ports like San Salvador, Great Exuma and Long Island, are now operating from three homeports: Nassau, Bimini and Miami.  The “Bahamas …

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  Club Med helped pioneer the concept of all-inclusive vacations in the 1960s and 1970s, and people of a certain age doubtless remember the hotel chain’s jingle from the time: “The Club Med vacation/The antidote for civilization.” Originally a no-frills …

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  A new boutique Caribbean beach resort has hit the market, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  Snow Bay, a four-unit luxury beach resort built on the Bahamian island of San Salvador in 2019, has been listed for $2.95 million with …

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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 …

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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, …

caribbean demand travel rise

  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 …

bahamas six senses resort

  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 …

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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 …

bahamas rum

  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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

 

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