Caribbean Airlines Expands Trinidad-Nassau Service

 Expansion in flights By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines has increased its flight service between Trinidad and Nassau, the company announced. The Port-of-Spain-Nassau flights will operate three times per week on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays as flight BW 414. ... [ Read More ]


How Nassau Is Going Sustainable

 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 ]


The Baha Mar Battle Continues

 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 ]



 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 ]


 Above: a rendering of the planned SLS Lux Baha Mar By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The SLS LUX Baha Mar hotel has announced the appointment of Xavier Moulin as General Manager and Julian Cable-Treadwell as Director of Sales & Marketing. The ... [ 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 ]


 It’s one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make, and it’s one of the most significant economic contributors to Caribbean tourism: weddings. The Caribbean is the most romantic place in the world, and it’s the dream location for a destination ... [ Read More ]


 Summertime. Yes, the Caribbean is hot, but so is everywhere else. But what the Caribbean offers is a diverse, scintillating collection of islands where you can find your own cool, whether it’s windsurfing in Aruba or traversing a mountain jungle ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Usain Bolt By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt will be competing at the upcoming IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas in May, the local organizing committee said Tuesday. The Jamaican Athletics Administrative Association confirmed that Bolt would be ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Nassau (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas has officially implemented a new Value Added Tax regime, one which will effectively mean a slight reduction in taxes for visitors. Value Added Tax is a consumption tax on ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Paradise Island (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff United Airlines has begun new nonstop flights from Houston’s George Bush International Airport to Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport. The new flights will be operated on United Express via SkyWest ... [ Read More ]


 Above: the Melia Nassau Beach By the Caribbean Journal staff The Melia Nassau Beach hotel is currently in the midst of a $19 million renovation, and the property has now unveiled four new restaurants. Three of the restaurants are located ... [ Read More ]


 Above: the lobby at the British Colonial Hilton in Nassau (CJ Photo) By Guy Britton NASSAU — A good hotel lobby should communicate personality, feeling and vibe. First impressions set the stage, create an impression and initiate the experience. A ... [ Read More ]


 Above: the Crystal Palace By the Caribbean Journal staff Baha Mar is converting Nassau’s Crystal Palace hotel into a training facility, the company announced Friday. The facility will be used to train Baha Mar employees, effective Friday. With the closure ... [ Read More ]


 By Guy Britton NASSAU – For such a well-known destination, there are still secret spots and new places to dine off the beaten path in Nassau.  Few destinations have  a better  range o f culinary experiences. We had just three days ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Ocean Atlas (All photos by Jason deCaires Taylor) By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the largest underwater sculpture in the world, and it’s now just below Nassau in the Bahamas. The 18-foot-tall, 60-ton female sculpture is located off Nassau’s ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Cable Beach (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell NASSAU — It was the same time each night. The waves would slow, and the sky would turn bright orange to the west. The beach, lively during the afternoon, would ... [ Read More ]


 Editor’s Note: Our new Airporter column explores the best of the Caribbean’s airports, from secret shopping tips to the coolest airport bars. By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor A last-minute airport-bought gift needn’t necessarily be a bad gift. At least not ... [ Read More ]