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The Grand Lucayan in Grand Bahama.

A New All-Inclusive Resort Is Coming to the Bahamas

 Expansion for the Grand Lucayan By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grand Bahama’s Lighthouse Pointe all-inclusive resort is set to open in late 2015, marking the brand’s entry into the rapidly-growing all-inclusive market in the region. The resort will be a standalone ... [ Read More ]

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The Must-Visit Shop in the Abacos

 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 ]

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New $250 Million Hotel Project Breaks Ground in Nassau

 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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 The Cove, Eleuthera changes hands By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the Bahamas’ leading resorts has been sold. The Cove, a beachfront property on the island of Eleuthera, recently was acquired by the Enchantment Group. “Eleuthera offers the appeal of ... [ Read More ]

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 Finding one swine day in the Bahamas By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor EXUMA — We’re in the Exuma Cays, a 365-island chain within the Bahamas’ archipelago that draws snorkelers, divers and fishermen. Our captain Ray Lightbourn, is leading our group ... [ Read More ]

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 Finding Tahiti in the Bahamas By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor We’re in the Bahamas. So why are we headed for Tahiti? I was perfectly happy on the beach at my hotel, Abaco Beach Resort, where a sandy sweep just beyond ... [ 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 ]

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 The fight over the Baha Mar heats up By the Caribbean Journal staff The Battle for the $3.5 billion Baha Mar is getting hotter. It’s been a little more than three weeks since Baha Mar Ltd filed for Chapter 11 ... [ Read More ]

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 Our latest Private Island report heads to the Abacos chain of the Bahamas, home to a 220-acre island called Cave Cay. This North Abaco private island has white sand beaches, lagoons and two natural harbours. It’s listed with HG Christie ... [ Read More ]

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 Bahamas’ Christie gains fans after recent speech on tourism By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie’s recent speech underscoring the importance of tourism to the regional economy is finding support from the region’s hotel industry. The Caribbean Hotel & ... [ Read More ]

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 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 ]

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 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 ]

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new $40 million luxury residences project has broken ground in Nassau. The ONE Cable Beach project is the brainchild of developer ARISTO Development. The 69-unit project has a 20-24 month timeframe for completion once ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Majesty of the Seas By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Royal Caribbean will be retaining its Majesty of the Seas ship in its fleet, changing course after an announcement in 2014 that it would be transferring the ship. Royal Caribbean’s Majesty ... [ Read More ]

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean youth unemployment is the “greatest scourge of our time,” according to Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie. But there’s a way to help solve the problem, Christie says, by focusing on the region’s biggest economic ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Bimini (CJ Photo) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Tropic Ocean Airways has announced the launch of new flight service between Bimini and Fort Lauderdale. Bimini will be the airline’s second scheduled service destination in the Bahamas, in addition to its Friday ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: the Bahamas (CJ Photo) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Bahamas says it is welcoming the announcement made this week that Cuba and the United States will re-engage with full diplomatic ties by July 20. “It is good for the hemisphere. ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: a bonefish at Deep Water Cay By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Catch a fish and stay for free at Deep Water Cay private-island resort in the Bahamas, where in July or August guests will earn a free night ... [ Read More ]