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The Bahamas, known officially as the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, is a country within the Lucayan Archipelago in the West Indies.

The Bahamas poised to seamlessly integrate new CDC order into existing protocols

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 14, 2021 00:09

Yesterday, the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that all air passengers flying to the U.S. from a foreign country will be required to show proof of ... Read More

What’s new in the Islands of The Bahamas in 2021

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 12, 2021 21:07

The Islands of The Bahamas are kicking off the New Year with new hotel opening, continued reopenings and increased airlift from major international markets, giving travelers plenty of reasons to ... Read More

Santa Arrives in The Bahamas for an Extended Stay on Stocking Island

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 30, 2020 20:51

This year has been long and taxing for everyone — even the world’s jolliest. As an essential worker, Santa’s annual duties this year came with the added pressure of spreading ... Read More

Sandals Foundation and Hasbro Spread Holiday Cheer to Caribbean Children

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 28, 2020 21:18

More than 10,000 children experienced a little more joy this holiday season with brand-new toys and games donated by the Sandals Foundation in their annual Christmas Toy Drive. As the ... Read More

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation Reflects on Difficult Year and Brighter Days

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 21, 2020 21:15

As 2020 comes to an end, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is once again reflecting on a remarkably historic and challenging year. After celebrating a record-breaking seven million ... Read More

The Islands of The Bahamas Swept the 2020 Travel Award Circuit

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 21, 2020 20:43

Despite an unprecedented year, The Bahamas continues to position itself as a leading Caribbean travel destination and received top accolades from consumer, trade and niche vertical award shows. With its ... Read More

Bahamas Resorts World Bimini re-opening on December 26

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 5, 2020 16:03

Resorts World Bimini, located in the Bahamas just 50 nautical miles from Miami, will re-open on Saturday, December 26th, 2020. Thanks to the resort’s comprehensive “Safe in the Sun!” health ... Read More

Sandals Royal Bahamian: Most Luxurious Adults Only All-Inclusive Destination

Sandals Sandals- November 26, 2020 02:02

It’s no secret that Nassau in The Bahamas is one of the best places in the world to go on a worry-free all-inclusive vacation. This is because of all the ... Read More

What’s New in the Islands of The Bahamas this Winter

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 24, 2020 20:21

It’s Better in The Bahamas this winter as the country welcomes international visitors to enjoy the sun, sand and sea. From hotel reopenings with exciting deals to the Bahama Out ... Read More

The Islands Of The Bahamas announces updated travel and entry protocols

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 31, 2020 18:44

The Islands of The Bahamas today announced streamlined entry protocols that will enable visitors to better and more seamlessly enjoy The Bahamas vacation experience. Effective 1 November 2020, The Bahamas ... Read More

Nothing Beats The Bahamas

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 30, 2020 19:18

The days of daydreaming of paradise from your makeshift home office or classroom are over. The Islands of The Bahamas announced its new Bahamas Extended Access Travel Stay (BEATS) program, ... Read More

Sandals Beaches and Resorts Halloween Sale

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 29, 2020 01:01

As it’s spooktacular gift for resort guests, Sandals Beaches and Resorts Halloween Sale offers a free romantic private candlelight dinner for two. Couples will be seated at a table specially ... Read More

Sandals and Beaches Resorts: Travel Insurance Is On Us

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 23, 2020 21:12

Trust and confidence are increasingly becoming top priorities for consumers as they begin to safely travel to their dream destinations once again. This is why Sandals® Resorts and Beaches® Resorts are giving guests sun, ... Read More

Grand Bahama Island ready to welcome visitors on October 15

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 9, 2020 12:02

After a phased opening in July, the Government of The Bahamas closed the islands’ borders in response to a rise in COVID-19 cases, to bring the infection rate under control ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Announce More Resort Openings This Month

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 6, 2020 16:16

Signaling the continued strength for Caribbean Tourism, Sandals Resorts International announced that it would usher in four more resort openings throughout October. Beginning this week, Sandals Grenada and Sandals South ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 2, 2020 10:55

As the weather starts to cool in a lot of places around the world, Sandals Resorts in the Caribbean is welcoming fall with special offers. For a limited time, guests ... Read More

Government of The Bahamas Introduces New Travel and Testing Protocols

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 1, 2020 13:10

The Islands of The Bahamas remains committed to welcoming visitors to its shores and providing an exceptional tropical vacation coupled with our world famous warm and friendly hospitality, while, responsibly ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: We’re Back!

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 24, 2020 16:04

All Sandals Resorts are reopening, in fact, many are already open with the rest due to open soon. The time is right for so many reasons to make travel plans ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Wedding: “Virtually Perfect” Solutions

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 15, 2020 17:12

Over the past few months, one thing has remained truer than ever before – love hasn’t faltered, and neither have couples’ dreams of getting married. According to a recent survey from ... Read More

Sandals Resorts South Coast Unveils New Design Plans

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 10, 2020 00:42

Sandals Resorts International, all-inclusive company, unveiled design plans of a multi-million-dollar renovation at its picturesque Jamaican oasis, Sandals South Coast. Set to debut this December, guests can expect a new ... Read More

Bahamas Minister of Tourism Presents Forward-Looking Tourism Plan

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 7, 2020 19:57

In a national address today, Monday, September 7, Minister of Tourism & Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar announced additional details of the forward-looking recovery and reopening plan for The Islands of The ... Read More

Sun, Sand and Social Distancing at Sandals Resorts

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 4, 2020 20:27

Yes, Sandals Resorts has taken safety measures to another level. But take a long look and you’ll notice that the qualities travelers crave more than ever have actually been at these resorts ... Read More

Where Every Week is “Shark Week”

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 1, 2020 21:11

The runaway success of The Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week” has led to a newfound love, respect and admiration for these majestic creatures of the deep blue.  “Shark Week” has been ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation Statement on Updated COVID-19 Measures

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 26, 2020 22:27

In a continued effort to ensure the safety for all in The Bahamas during the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister, The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis issued updated measures and protocols ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Implements Water Harvesting and Sanitation for Schools

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 18, 2020 01:44

Ahead of the start of the 2020/2021 academic year, work is far advanced to improve the drought management strategy and enhance the sanitation systems within seven infant and primary schools ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism announces Virtual Golf Shootout on YouTube

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 14, 2020 00:54

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism announced Monday, the launch of a first-of-its kind virtual Closest to the Pin golf shootout. This unique competition will feature LPGA Tour professionals and golf ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Invests in Community Youth Center

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 13, 2020 02:23

The basketball and multi-purpose playing courts at Buckfield Playfield, located in the heart of Ocho Rios in Jamaica, have received a major facelift and renovations to better serve residents across ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Gifts Princess Margaret Hospital Pediatric Ward

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 5, 2020 23:43

Patients of the Pediatric Department at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau, Bahamas, will now be examined by and treated with state-of-the-art equipment thanks to a sizable donation from the ... Read More

LOCALiQ Series Announces Season-ending Event in Bahamas

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 4, 2020 19:55

The PGA TOUR announced Tuesday that the Ocean Club Golf Course at Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas will be the host site of the LOCALiQ Series Championship, the season-ending event of ... Read More

Hurricane Isaias and the islands of The Bahamas

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 1, 2020 18:20

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation continues to track the progress of Hurricane Isaias, a Category 1 hurricane. Hurricane warnings have been discontinued for the Central and Southeast Bahamas, ... Read More

A life or death appeal by the Bahamas PM pleading for Americans to unite

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 20, 2020 04:17

We do not know the long-term effects of this virus.  Do not listen to people who tell you it is like the mild flu and that you will be fine. ... Read More

The Bahamas is closed to Americans: A brave move!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 20, 2020 03:02

The bahamas.com website published the following travel restriction after a moving  National Address by the Bahamas Prime Minister The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis on Sunday. International commercial flights and ... Read More

Bahamas PM reinstates Travis Robinson as Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 20, 2020 02:59

The Bahamas Prime Minister  Dr. Hubert Minnis is counting on young Travis Robinson to help the essential travel and tourism industry out of the enormous challenges the country is facing. ... Read More

Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 19, 2020 04:20

With 3,844,271 Americans were sick with the Coronavirus after 47,5 million were tested out of a total population of 331 Million. The undetected number of COVID-19 sick may be significantly ... Read More

The Bahamas is Welcoming Visitors: What Travelers Need to Know Before They Go

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 16, 2020 22:04

The Bahamas is pleased to be welcoming international travelers back to the beautiful island nation. Just a short flight or boat ride from the U.S., The Islands of The Bahamas ... Read More

Sandals Foundation and Sweet Water Providing COVID-19 Counseling

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 15, 2020 02:17

Persons struggling to cope with COVID-19 related issues can now seek online help at the Sweet Water Foundation. The helpline which was launched in 2018 by the Sandals Foundation and ... Read More