Where To Eat The Best Conch Salad in the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos

 The best conch salads in the Caribbean By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Got conch? If you’re in the Bahamas or the Turks and Caicos Islands you definitely should! The scrumptious sea snail, which thrives in the archipelagos’ warm, shallow waters, ... [ Read More ]


A Bucket-List Caribbean Hotel

 Why you need to visit Fowl Cay By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor As Caribbean resorts go, Fowl Cay is ne plus ultra. What better way to describe this 50-acre private-island resort where everything – and we mean everything – is ... [ Read More ]


Four Ways to Stay in Nassau and Paradise Island Right Now

 Four deals to the Bahamian capital By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The bad news: Summer’s over. The good news: The Caribbean’s shoulder season is here, bringing big savings between now and the start of high season in December. And to ... [ Read More ]



 Another regional city goes sustainable By the Caribbean Journal staff Nassau is now an “emerging sustainable city,” following designation by the Inter-American Development Bank. The designation is part of the IDB’s regional Emerging Sustainable Cities Initiative, which launched locally in Nassau in ... [ Read More ]


 What’s next for troubled megaresort  By the Caribbean Journal staff The Baha Mar saga has taken a major step forward with the appointment of a provisional liquidator by the Supreme Court of the Bahamas. The ruling by the court means ... [ Read More ]


 Exclusive casino coming to landmark Bahamas hotel By the Caribbean Journal staff There will soon be a new kind of casino at Paradise Island’s Atlantis resort. It’s called Salon Privé, and it will be targeted at the “elite casino customer,” ... [ Read More ]

Above: Snake Cay, East Abaco Creeks National Park. Photo by Nancy Albury

 Major expansion of protected areas By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is launching a major expansion of its marine protected areas. As part of its commitment under the Caribbean Challenge Initiative, the country has announced the creation of 15 ... [ Read More ]


 Another private island on the block By the Caribbean Journal staff Our journey through the region’s private island listings now takes us to Gumelemi Cay, a private island in Abaco now on the market for $17.9 million. The 8-acre island ... [ Read More ]


 A haven for shoppers By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor MAN-O-WAR CAY — I never met a bag I didn’t like. Beach totes, hobos, box clutches, backpacks … I’ve got somewhere around 40, in leather, fabric, even straw, and in just ... [ Read More ]


 Another big new project in New Providence By the Caribbean Journal staff A new $250 million dollar development has broken ground in Nassau. Pointe, as it is known, is slated to include 200 guest rooms, world-class shopping, fine dining options, ... [ Read More ]

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 It is the most expensive private island on the Bahamian market By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the ultimate dream of ultimate dreams: your own private Caribbean mega-island. And Cave Cay is it. The 222-acre island just might be the ... [ Read More ]


 Snag for Baha Mar’s US bankruptcy filing By the Caribbean Journal staff Baha Mar, Ltd’s US bankruptcy just hit a snag. A Bahamian Judge denied Baha Mar’s request for recognition of its bankrtupcy filing in Delaware Federal Court. The ruling ... [ Read More ]


 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $20 million loan to aid in reducing crime and violence in The Bahamas. The loan will be particularly targeting at-risk youths and improving the institutional functions of the ... [ Read More ]


 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Goombay Summer Festival kicked off in Grand Bahama at the beginning of this month, and will continue for the next month. Bahamas Director General of Tourism Joy Jibrilu officially launched the festival and invited both ... [ Read More ]


 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 ... [ Read More ]


 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 ... [ Read More ]


 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 ... [ Read More ]


 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, ... [ Read More ]