The Bahamas’ Biggest Cruise Port Is Being Transformed

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By the Caribbean Journal staff

What’s being billed as a “game-changing” project is coming to Nassau in The Bahamas.

Global Ports Holding, a leading global cruise port operator, has been selected as the winning bidder for a massive transformation of Nassau’s Prince George Wharf cruise port.

The $250 million Port Nassau project would dramatically redevelop a port that receives almost 4 million passengers every year.

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“This project marks the beginning of a new Bahamian success story,” said Mehmet Kutman, Chairman of Global Ports Holding, which operates ports around the world handling 20,000 cruise passengers every day. “The Government of the Bahamas is opening doors to create the kinds of opportunities that will make life better for all Bahamians. As the successful bidder for the cruise port project, we are extremely pleased and honored to have been selected as the Government’s partners in this transformational process.”

The vision, Kutman said, is to turn the port and downtown Nassau “Nassau into a popular, world-class waterfront destination for visitors and Bahamians to enjoy.”

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The project would include an amphitheater for events.

The $250 million proposal includes plans to transform the port into a “state of the art port and waterfront destination” managed by Nassau Cruise Port Ltd, a specialty purpose vehicle created for the project.

The proposal calls a completely transformed port and welcome center, additional “mega berths” to accommodate some of the world’s largest cruise ships, and a “state-of-the-art entertainment pavilion” for local and international acts and even a Bahamian Junkanoo Museum, among other amenities.

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A “park” setting would be an integral part of the destination project.

It will also feature a centerpiece waterfront that would rival “any, anywhere,” the company said.

The plan is also for striking architectural features to turn the port in an “iconic” destination.

It will be the third major port for Global Ports Holding, which also operates ports in Havana, Cuba and in Antigua.

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“We want to make Nassau a port where people really want to come to again,” said Colin Murphy, GPH Head of Business Development for the Americas.

That includes getting cruise lines to stay in port longer — and to draw ships on longer itineraries beyond traditional three and four-night cruises.

What it all means is a another major step for what has already been a renaissance in downtown Nassau, from the rebirth of the historic quarter, led by the Graycliff Heritage Village, to the new Pointe development, headlined by a Margaritaville Resort and the One Particular Harbour residential resort.

“This will let Nassau take its place on the map of the world’s major waterfront destinations,” GPH said.

— CJ

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Caribbean Journal: The Bahamas’ Biggest Cruise Port Is Being Transformed

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By the Caribbean Journal staff

What’s being billed as a “game-changing” project is coming to Nassau in The Bahamas.

Global Ports Holding, a leading global cruise port operator, has been selected as the winning bidder for a massive transformation of Nassau’s Prince George Wharf cruise port.

The $250 million Port Nassau project would dramatically redevelop a port that receives almost 4 million passengers every year.

bahamas cruise port

“This project marks the beginning of a new Bahamian success story,” said Mehmet Kutman, Chairman of Global Ports Holding, which operates ports around the world handling 20,000 cruise passengers every day. “The Government of the Bahamas is opening doors to create the kinds of opportunities that will make life better for all Bahamians. As the successful bidder for the cruise port project, we are extremely pleased and honored to have been selected as the Government’s partners in this transformational process.”

The vision, Kutman said, is to turn the port and downtown Nassau “Nassau into a popular, world-class waterfront destination for visitors and Bahamians to enjoy.”

bahamas cruise port

The project would include an amphitheater for events.

The $250 million proposal includes plans to transform the port into a “state of the art port and waterfront destination” managed by Nassau Cruise Port Ltd, a specialty purpose vehicle created for the project.

The proposal calls a completely transformed port and welcome center, additional “mega berths” to accommodate some of the world’s largest cruise ships, and a “state-of-the-art entertainment pavilion” for local and international acts and even a Bahamian Junkanoo Museum, among other amenities.

bahamas cruise port

A “park” setting would be an integral part of the destination project.

It will also feature a centerpiece waterfront that would rival “any, anywhere,” the company said.

The plan is also for striking architectural features to turn the port in an “iconic” destination.

It will be the third major port for Global Ports Holding, which also operates ports in Havana, Cuba and in Antigua.

bahamas cruise port

“We want to make Nassau a port where people really want to come to again,” said Colin Murphy, GPH Head of Business Development for the Americas.

That includes getting cruise lines to stay in port longer — and to draw ships on longer itineraries beyond traditional three and four-night cruises.

What it all means is a another major step for what has already been a renaissance in downtown Nassau, from the rebirth of the historic quarter, led by the Graycliff Heritage Village, to the new Pointe development, headlined by a Margaritaville Resort and the One Particular Harbour residential resort.

“This will let Nassau take its place on the map of the world’s major waterfront destinations,” GPH said.

— CJ

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“puerto rico business” – Google News: -$0.02 Earnings Per Share Expected for Sprint Corp (S) This Quarter – Fairfield Current

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Twitter Search / ricardorossello: 102 years ago today, the law was signed conferring U.S. citizenship on residents of Puerto Rico. Since then, the people of Puerto Rico have made enormous contributions to this country in times of war and peace. They deser

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102 years ago today, the law was signed conferring U.S. citizenship on residents of Puerto Rico. Since then, the people of Puerto Rico have made enormous contributions to this country in times of war and peace. They deserve—and have more than earned—full equality under the law.

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Twitter Search / ricardorossello: Hoy nuestra juventud progresista ha expresado su compromiso con Puerto Rico, con el @pnp_pr y con nuestro presidente y gobernador @ricardorossellopic.twitter.com/ficqZ5gle5

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Hoy nuestra juventud progresista ha expresado su compromiso con Puerto Rico, con el y con nuestro presidente y gobernador

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Archon Capital Management Has Trimmed Its Bovie Medical (BVX) Stake by $1.69 Million; Stock Price Rose; Covey Capital Advisors Stake in Mohawk Industries (MHK) Has Decreased by $1.23 Million  Lives Advice

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mikenov on Twitter: Trump Investigations: 6:51 AM 3/2/2019 – So many questions about Trump a… trumpinvestigations.blogspot.com/2019/03/651-am…

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Saved Stories – Puerto Rico News: Trump’s net worth may be ‘less than zero’ which is why he is hiding his tax returns: Trump biographer

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Puerto Rico Topics and Daily News Review from Michael_Novakhov (11 sites): “New Energy PR” – Google News: Auto Rechargeable Battery Market to See Stunning Growth with Key Players Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Toshiba, EnerDel – Press Release – Digital Journal

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Auto Rechargeable Battery Market to See Stunning Growth with Key Players Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Toshiba, EnerDel – Press Release  Digital Journal

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“puerto rico” – Google Noticias: Congreso pide documentos sobre permiso a Kushner – Telemundo Puerto Rico

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Congreso pide documentos sobre permiso a Kushner  Telemundo Puerto Rico

El presidente Trump habría presionado para dar acceso a su yerno a información confidencial.

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How to Live at One of the Caribbean’s Greatest Hotels

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By the Caribbean Journal staff

Since its debut in 2011, Dominica’s Secret Bay has been one of the Caribbean’s bucket-list hotels: a stunning, cliffside eco-luxe retreat comprised of jaw-dropping villas.

And now you can actually live there.

The boutique Secret Bay has embarked on a major expansion that will mean a new real estate component called the Residences at Secret Bay.

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The portfolio will include 42 five-star villas set across 33 clifftop acres in the north of Dominica.

Several of the villas have already completed at Secret Bay, which made its triumphant return from Hurricane Maria in December.

Each villa, ranging from “Hillside Villas” to “Clifftop Villa Estates,” will be set within its own secluded enclave, featuring the dramatic designs that made Secret Bay famous.

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And yes, that includes everything from indoor-outdoor designs, hammocks and daybeds, outdoor showers, gourmet chef’s kitchens and private plunge pools.

Layouts range from between 1,356 and 5,182 square feet of indoor and outdoor space to lots from 3,557 to 32,290 square feet.

The Residences are ideal for couples, families and investors seeking a Caribbean coastal eco-retreat every season of the year,” developers said in a statement.

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The property will also be part of Dominica’s Citizenship by Investment program, meaning purchasers who buy even fractional ownership shares will meet the minimum threshold for obtaining Dominican citizenship.

“We will see one of the best, if not the best, resort in the Western Hemisphere here in Dominica,” Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said following the agreement to include the project in the CBI Program.

The new development only adds to what it is a burgeoning luxury pipeline on the island, from the soon-to-debut Kempinski by Range Developments to the reborn Jungle Bay.

For more, visit The Residences.

— CJ

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Caribbean Journal: How to Live at One of the Caribbean’s Greatest Hotels

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By the Caribbean Journal staff

Since its debut in 2011, Dominica’s Secret Bay has been one of the Caribbean’s bucket-list hotels: a stunning, cliffside eco-luxe retreat comprised of jaw-dropping villas.

And now you can actually live there.

The boutique Secret Bay has embarked on a major expansion that will mean a new real estate component called the Residences at Secret Bay.

caribbean hotels live

The portfolio will include 42 five-star villas set across 33 clifftop acres in the north of Dominica.

Several of the villas have already completed at Secret Bay, which made its triumphant return from Hurricane Maria in December.

Each villa, ranging from “Hillside Villas” to “Clifftop Villa Estates,” will be set within its own secluded enclave, featuring the dramatic designs that made Secret Bay famous.

caribbean hotels live

And yes, that includes everything from indoor-outdoor designs, hammocks and daybeds, outdoor showers, gourmet chef’s kitchens and private plunge pools.

Layouts range from between 1,356 and 5,182 square feet of indoor and outdoor space to lots from 3,557 to 32,290 square feet.

The Residences are ideal for couples, families and investors seeking a Caribbean coastal eco-retreat every season of the year,” developers said in a statement.

caribbean hotels live

The property will also be part of Dominica’s Citizenship by Investment program, meaning purchasers who buy even fractional ownership shares will meet the minimum threshold for obtaining Dominican citizenship.

“We will see one of the best, if not the best, resort in the Western Hemisphere here in Dominica,” Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said following the agreement to include the project in the CBI Program.

The new development only adds to what it is a burgeoning luxury pipeline on the island, from the soon-to-debut Kempinski by Range Developments to the reborn Jungle Bay.

For more, visit The Residences.

— CJ

The post How to Live at One of the Caribbean’s Greatest Hotels appeared first on Caribbean Journal.

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St Maarten’s Divi Little Bay Completes Upgrades

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By the Caribbean Journal staff

St Maarten’s Divi Little Bay Beach Resort has completed a series of upgrade projects.

The new additions range from the new “pureocean” poolscape and bar to the completion of propertywide renovations in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

The new pool complex has multiple pools that spill into one another, all with an ocean view, including waterfalls, a central fire pit and a large hot tub, among other amenities.

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“Our new pool area is like nothing you’ve ever seen before. It’s truly a spectacular spot to soak up the sun and enjoy the terrific turquoise sea in the background,” said Anne-Marie, Divi Little Bay Beach Resort’s General Manager. “Plus, in the evening, the pools illuminate in a magnificent display of color, making it the perfect place to relax day or night.”

Divi Little Bay has also debuted two new eateries: “pureroc,” featuring proteins and vegetables cooked on a steaming hot lava rock; and The Shack, a “grab-and-go” eatery.

St Maarten’s Divi Little Bay first reopened over the summer.

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Caribbean Journal: St Maarten’s Divi Little Bay Completes Upgrades

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By the Caribbean Journal staff

St Maarten’s Divi Little Bay Beach Resort has completed a series of upgrade projects.

The new additions range from the new “pureocean” poolscape and bar to the completion of propertywide renovations in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

The new pool complex has multiple pools that spill into one another, all with an ocean view, including waterfalls, a central fire pit and a large hot tub, among other amenities.

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“Our new pool area is like nothing you’ve ever seen before. It’s truly a spectacular spot to soak up the sun and enjoy the terrific turquoise sea in the background,” said Anne-Marie, Divi Little Bay Beach Resort’s General Manager. “Plus, in the evening, the pools illuminate in a magnificent display of color, making it the perfect place to relax day or night.”

Divi Little Bay has also debuted two new eateries: “pureroc,” featuring proteins and vegetables cooked on a steaming hot lava rock; and The Shack, a “grab-and-go” eatery.

St Maarten’s Divi Little Bay first reopened over the summer.

The post St Maarten’s Divi Little Bay Completes Upgrades appeared first on Caribbean Journal.

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