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Cruise lines, US Coast Guard hold emergency exercise in Freeport

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – Members of the U.S.

The Bahamas to host Premier League soccer exhibition in May

NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Bahamas is set to make history on May 23, 2013 as its new $30 million Thomas A.

Bahamas unveiled next phase of integrated marketing program

NASSAU, The Bahamas – A newly designed, more intuitive Bahamas.com officially launched today as the next phase of an integrated marketing program that is revamping the Islands Of The Bahamas brand.

Caribbean tourism players convene in in the Bahamas

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Many of the biggest players in the Caribbean tourism industry have gathered here for the annual Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace co

New international arrivals terminal opens a Nassau airport

NASSAU, Bahamas - Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) in Nassau opened its new international arrivals terminal today.

US tourist dies aboard Carnival cruise ship in Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas — Bahamian officials say a 26-year-old American tourist has died aboard a cruise ship and the cruise has been delayed pending the investigation.

Bahamas says tourism business is improving

At the World Travel Market, Johnson Johnrose, Communications Specialist for the Caribbean Tourism Organization, had the chance to talk with David Johnson, Director General of Tourism in the Bahamas.

Air service decision makers to meet at annual Routes Americas

Routes Americas, now in its 5th year, is the annual gathering of air service decision makers for all of the Americas, and sales for the event officially opened today.

JetBlue to offer the only international service from Westchester County Airport

NEW YORK - JetBlue Airways, in partnership with the Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board (NPIPB), today is pleased to announce plans to further expand its successful Caribbean network with the addit

Bahamas tourist numbers on the rise

The Bahamas will record a 3 to 4 percent increase in tourist arrivals for all of 2011 despite a 4.4 percent decline in the first four months of the year, said Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace, the Bahamas

Bahamas bans all commercial shark fishing

NASSAU, Bahamas - Sharks in The Bahamas can breathe more easily after the nation's government announced today that all commercial shark fishing in the approximately 630,000 square kilometers (243,244

Survey: Bahamas visitor satisfaction at all time high

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Arrivals to The Islands Of The Bahamas in 2010 soared past five million visitors – only the second time the islands-nation has achieved this milestone – and now exit survey

Bahamas goes after Latin American market

Nassau, The Bahamas -- In a bid to strengthen the country’s position in the Latin American market, several initiatives are being implemented to support service to Latin American travellers.

The Islands of the Bahamas unveils new US Departures Terminal

NASSAU, Bahamas - Today, The Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) in partnership the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is proud to announce the grand opening of the newly built U.S.

Baha Mar marks birth of a new generation of destination resorts

NASSAU, Bahamas - Baha Mar, the largest single-phase resort development in the history of the Caribbean, celebrated the commencement of construction with its official groundbreaking ceremony on Feb.

Bahamas visitor arrivals soar in 2010

NASSAU, The Bahamas - – Propelled by the most successful promotion in its history, arrivals in 2010 to The Islands Of The Bahamas jumped nearly 15 percent above 2009 figures, landing just north of f

Predicting next big things in 2011 luxury travel

MONTREAL, Canada - The recession appears to be petering off, for the luxury villa industry at least, and there has never been a better time to head south, according to 2011 travel predictions made by

Statement by Caribbean Tourism Organization on Bahamas plane crash

NASSAU, Bahamas - Twin-engine Cessna aircraft, registered to the air charter Acklins Blue Company, crashed in the Bahamas shortly after taking off yesterday.

The Bahamas bring the heat to winter with free companion airfare

NASSAU, Bahamas - When falling leaves and cooling degrees spawn an itch for the sunny side of the street, the Islands Of The Bahamas offer up the season's hottest antidotes.

Global tourism slump hits Canadian banks

Toronto, Ontario, Canada - The slump in global tourism has hit Canadian banks which has substantial investments in countries such as Jamaica and the Bahamas that thrive on visitors.

Small plane crashes off Bahamas, 6 rescued

NASSAU, Bahamas – Rescuers in boats saved six people, including two children and a pregnant woman, who were found clinging to the wreckage of a small plane that crash landed Monday in waters off the

Routes still not straightened out for Air Jamaica

While the top brass of Air Jamaica and representatives of Caribbean Airlines Limited (CAL) were meeting with Jamaican media on Wednesday, April 28, here in Kingston, a similar meeting was being held i

Director General of Tourism defends leasing of cays to cruise lines

A top tourism official yesterday defended the government's decision to lease nearly half a dozen cays that have been transformed into private island paradises by major cruise liners.

Travel Professionals of Color meet in the Bahamas

The Travel Professionals of Color (TPOC) National Association is moving forward with exciting plans for its 8th annual Conference and trade show to be held in Nassau, Bahamas, April 22 – 25, 2010.

Beating the winter blahs in the Bahamas

As we start to head into the bleakest months of the year, our natural instinct is to look to places where the sun shines more constantly, and where you don't need three layers of clothing to stave off

Bahamas increase damage control efforts to save country’s image

Ministry of Tourism officials have increased their damage control efforts in order to minimise the fallout to the country's number one industry after the recent robbery of 18 cruise passengers in Nass

Royal Palm Resorts & Suites closes amid struggling tourism

A Bahamian hotel operator has closed one of his resort properties as the recession slashes occupancy rates across the vast archipelago.