Baha Mar Resort Project Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

June 29, 2015 | 5:58 pm | 0 Comment


Above: the Baha Mar in Nassau By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s largest resort project has hit a major hurdle. The $3.5 billion Nassau megaresort, which had already delayed its scheduled openings in December and March, has voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection in US Bankruptcy Court in Delaware. Baha Mar, Ltd will be filing an more...

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A New Restaurant in Nassau

June 11, 2015 | 4:36 pm | 0 Comment


Above: the Blue Sail restaurant in the Sandy Port area of New Providence By the Caribbean Journal staff Nassau’s newest restaurant has opened its doors. Blue Sail, located on the beach in the Sandy Port area of New Providence, officially debuted this week. The oceanfront restaurant serves a mix of wood-oven pizza, barbecue and Mediterranean food. It also more...

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Bahamas, China Sign Memorandum on Air Services

June 2, 2015 | 3:15 pm | 0 Comment


Above: the signing ceremony By the Caribbean Journal staff In what could be a major step for Bahamian tourism, the Bahamas and China have signed a memorandum of understanding for air service between the two countries. The move comes months after initial talks led by Prime Minister Perry Christie on the idea. The agreement was signed by Transport Minister more...

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How You Can Own a Caribbean Hotel For Under $3 Million

June 1, 2015 | 2:05 pm | 0 Comment


Above: A Stone’s Throw Away By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the great Caribbean fantasies: to pack up everything and go own an island hotel. Well, it’s not quite as impossible as you might think. A Stone’s Throw Away, one of CJ’s Best Hotels in Nassau, was recently placed on the block for $2.88 million with Damianos Sotheby’s more...

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Rum Journal: In the Bahamas, Making Rum a L’Orange

May 30, 2015 | 11:12 pm | 0 Comment


By Joshua Martinez Rum Journal Contributor Rum is best on its own. However, it's no secret that rum also goes well with just about everything, from coke and lime to cream of coconut to certain iced teas… On a recent visit to Grand Bahama’s Flying Fish Modern Seafood, I was stunned to hear that some of Chef Tim Tibbit’s and his wife Sommelier Rebecca more...

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Caribbean Home: Your Own Private Island Off San Salvador

May 30, 2015 | 9:25 pm | 0 Comment


Above: High Cay By the Caribbean Journal staff You might call it Columbus’ private island. The cliffs of High Cay, near the Bahamian island of San Salvador, were quite possibly the first thing Columbus saw when he reached the New World. Now it can be yours — for $3.2 million. Nassau’s HG Christie has the listing on the private island of High Cay, more...

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Is a Major Economic Boom Coming to Eleuthera?

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


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


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


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


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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