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Bahamasair Launching New Orlando Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair has officially announced the launch of its new service to and from Florida. Beginning June 19, Bahamasair will be launching new nonstop service between Grand Bahama and Orlando. The service will ... [ Read More ]

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Choice Hotels Expands in the Bahamas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Choice Hotels International is expanding its portfolio in the region. The company’s Ascent Hotel Collection has announced the addition of the Hope Town Harbour Lodge in the Abacos archipelago of the Bahamas. The lodge is ... [ Read More ]

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Major New Project in Exuma Moving Forward

 A major new project in the Exuma chain of the Bahamas is moving forward. The $200 million Children’s Cay project is the brainchild of Dona Bertarelli, of one of the world’s wealthiest families, and is the result of a heads ... [ Read More ]

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 By Felicity BurrowsCJ Contributor When you think of The Bahamas, you may think of stunning coral reefs, white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. This island chain is popular for snorkeling and scuba diving, with many visitors coming from near ... [ Read More ]

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 We’ve made no secret of our affection for the water in the Bahamian mini-archipelago of Bimini. It’s turquoise, crystal clear and filled with remarkable sea life, from rays to sharks. It doesn’t hurt that it’s just a 30-minute flight from ... [ Read More ]

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 It’s one of the easiest places to get to in the region: Nassau, the always-popular destination in the Bahamas, a beach-filled paradise with something for everyone. Whether you’re sunning on Cable Beach, jetting off on a day trip to the ... [ Read More ]

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 There will soon be a new way to get to the Bahamas from Orlando. Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair has announced the impending launch of new flight service from Orlando to Freeport, Grand Bahama. Flight UP 219 will officially launch on ... [ Read More ]

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 By Alexander Britell Sandals has been upping its offering all over the Caribbean in the last few years, with upgrades and renovations at a host of properties. And now the company has even more new rooms to debut: new Love ... [ Read More ]

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 It’s close to the US, it’s got a great tax infrastructure and, well, then there’s that water. It’s no surprise that the Bahamas is a popular vacation home market — but what about actually moving there? We continue our How ... [ Read More ]

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 There will soon be a new way to live on one of the region’s best beaches. A major real estate project is making progress on Cable Beach in Nassau. And the $70 million ONE Cable Beach project is on track ... [ Read More ]

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from CJ reader Monica Stuve, who sent in this beautiful photograph on an uninhabited island in the Exumas. “We were staying on Great Exuma and took a boat to these small out islands,” Stuve writes. ... [ Read More ]

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 We all dream of the Crusoe life, the castaway fantasy, the true escape from the real world. In the Caribbean, that means owning your own private island. And while there aren’t multitudes of private islands on the block in the ... [ Read More ]

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 The Bahamas: there isn’t really anywhere like it. The 700-island archipelago is one of the most beautiful places on earth, and that’s in large part due to its impossibly clear, turquoise water. And just 50 miles off the coast of Miami ... [ Read More ]

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 Paradise Beach is a seemingly endless stretch of perfect white-sand beach in North Bimini, home to Hilton at Resorts World Bimini. It’s got waves with just enough energy to keep things interesting, and innumerable shells dotting its shores. Here’s what ... [ Read More ]

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 Bimini is a small island with a big heart. And what it lacks in hustle and bustle it more than makes up for with the charms of island living. Here’s a quick tour down the main road in North Bimini. ... [ Read More ]

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 It was called Hog Island. But in 1960 this oasis just offshore from Nassau was re-named the far more fitting Paradise Island. What better way to describe this four-mile-long Bahamian retreat that’s fringed by a swath of ivory sand and ... [ Read More ]

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 By Alexander Britell JetBlue Airways is expanding its flight service to the Bahamas. The carrier announced that it would be adding two additional daily flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Nassau. The flights, which will launch Aug. 1, will mean JetBlue ... [ Read More ]

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 Enjoying the view at The Cove on Paradise Island By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor I’ve come to the conclusion that this view, from my room at The Cove at Atlantis in the Bahamas, is the reason why balconies were invented. ... [ Read More ]