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Is a Major Economic Boom Coming to Eleuthera?

May 26, 2015 | 1:27 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie at the recent Eleuthera Business Outlook By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamian island of Eleuthera is on track for a “major economic boom,” according to Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie. Christie said the “impending” boom could be tied to the island’s burgeoning second-home market. “In terms more...

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Caribbean Home: How to Own a Private Island in the Berry Islands

May 22, 2015 | 3:26 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Sand Dollar Cay By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Home heads to the Bahamian archipelago, which just might be the region’s private island capital. This listing is called Sand Dollar Cay, a 24-acre private island in the Berry Islands region of the Bahamas. It’s listed with Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty for $7.2 more...

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The Best Hotels in Nassau

May 20, 2015 | 12:37 pm | 0 Comment

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By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Easily accessible but far enough away to make you feel as if you’ve actually gone somewhere, Nassau and neighboring Paradise Island are two of our favorite destinations for a quick Caribbean getaway. And when we get to the Bahamian tourist hub, here are some of our favorite places to check in and chill out. These are the more...

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New Four Seasons Resort Planned for Eleuthera

May 18, 2015 | 5:13 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the signing ceremony in Eleuthera (Bahamas Information Service photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new Four Seasons resort coming to the region. The government of the Bahamas, Cotton Bay Holdings and Mine Holdings have signed a “Heads of Agreement” for a Four Seasons resort on the island of Eleuthera. The five-star, $100 million more...

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Caribbean Home: A Private Island for Less Than $2 Million

May 15, 2015 | 4:41 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Finley Cay near Eleuthera By the Caribbean Journal Caribbean Home continues our tour across the region’s private island listings for a property near Eleuthera in the Bahamas. It’s called Finley Cay, and it’s about an hour by boat from Nassau. The 13-acre island is about seven miles away from its nearest neighbour, and it’s home to some more...

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The Island House, The Bahamas’ Newest Hotel, Is Now Open

May 12, 2015 | 6:45 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: The Island House in Lyford Cay By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas’ newest boutique hotel has opened its doors just outside the Lyford Cay enclave of New Providence. The Island House, a 30-room boutique property, is officially open. The property is the product of a $40 million investment by the Holowesko family, according to the Bahamian more...

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A New All-Inclusive Resort is Coming to Grand Bahama

May 11, 2015 | 5:39 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the Grand Lucayan resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Grand Bahama is getting a new all-inclusive resort. It’s called Lighthouse Point at Grand Lucayan, and it’s a resort to be located within the Grand Lucayan resort. The property is opening later this year after a multimillion-dollar renovation. The 198-unit enclave, slated for a “late more...

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Caribbean Home: A $15 Million Listing on Paradise Island

April 22, 2015 | 12:32 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Casa DeLeon on Paradise Island The latest Caribbean Home heads to Paradise Island in the Bahamas. This five-bedroom, 5.5-bathroom beachfront home is called Casa DeLeon, and it’s located at the exclusive Ocean Club Estates community. It’s listed right now for $14.955 million with Mario Carey Realty. The property includes everything from more...

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Hilton at Resorts World Bimini Opens

April 21, 2015 | 5:59 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: a room at Hilton Resorts World Bimini By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton at Resorts World Bimini has officially opened its first phase, the company said Thursday. The hotel is located at Genting’s Bimini property, which includes a 10,000-square-foot casino that opened in 2013. The hotel includes 200 rooms and suites, all of which include Wi-Fi, more...

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Bahamas Leads Caribbean Hotel Construction Pipeline

April 15, 2015 | 2:26 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the Baha Mar By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas leads the Caribbean region with a total of 2,670 rooms in five hotels under construction, while Mexico has the most rooms under construction in the wider region with 39 hotels totaling 6,291 rooms, according to the latest STR Construction Pipeline Report. The region reported a total of 10,148 rooms in more...

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