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Oct 25, 2013, 16:11 ET Lynden Pindling International Airport Completes Multi-Year, $409 Million Redevelopment In Nassau, Bahamas

 Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) in Nassau officially opened its new terminal for domestic flights and international departures on...


Oct 03, 2013, 11:54 ET Instant Savings Make Travel To The Bahamas Easy And Carefree This Season

 As the days get shorter and sweaters come out of storage, there's no better time to escape to warmer climates in The Islands Of The Bahamas,...


Mar 11, 2013, 12:20 ET Silver Airways Makes Travel To The Islands Of The Bahamas Easier For Florida Travelers

 The perfect mix of relaxation and adventure await in The Islands Of The Bahamas. Travelers can now can take advantage of The...


Feb 12, 2013, 09:29 ET Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2013 On Location In Great Exuma, The Bahamas

 The pristine beaches of The Bahamas attracted more than your average share of visitors in 2012. In December, The Exumas served as one of the...


Feb 07, 2013, 09:07 ET The Bahamas to Host Tottenham Hotspur vs. Jamaican National Team Exhibition Football Match as Part of 40th Anniversary of Independence Celebrations

The Bahamas will make history on May 23, 2013 as its new $30 million Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium will serve as host to an exhibition match...


Jan 17, 2013, 17:52 ET The Islands Of The Bahamas Create New Advertising Campaign

 The Islands Of The Bahamas will showcase the destination in a new multi-million dollar advertising campaign designed to showcase some of the...


Jan 03, 2013, 09:50 ET Five Reasons Why the Newly Engaged Should Consider a Destination Wedding

The holiday season has come to a close, which means that wedding planning season is just heating up. After saying "yes" in December, the newly...


Nov 02, 2012, 16:20 ET Celebration Of 40th Anniversary Of Independence Kicks Off With Tribute To Hollywood Legend Sir Sidney Poitier

The Islands Of The Bahamas are kicking off the year-long celebration of the 40th anniversary of independence with a tribute to an accomplished...


Oct 27, 2012, 12:25 ET Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau, Bahamas Open

 Hurricane Sandy continues its exit from Bahamian waters. In Nassau/Paradise Island the Lynden Pindling International Airport opened Thursday...


Oct 23, 2012, 14:35 ET $100 Million Worth of Vintage Racing Cars and Iconic DeLorean Traveling to the Caribbean for 2012 Bahamas Speed Week

Classic racing cars that once made the circuit at Le Mans or Sebring will make their way through the streets of Nassau Paradise Island for Bahamas...


Oct 18, 2012, 11:42 ET Special Events In Nassau, The Bahamas: NCAA Men's Basketball, Vintage Car Racing, And Tribute To Sir Sidney Poitier

 Travelers can create a vacation package inclusive of all their favorite activities and take advantage of attractive discounts for bookings...


Oct 16, 2012, 15:13 ET New International Arrivals Terminal Opens At Lynden Pindling International Airport in The Islands Of The Bahamas

Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) in Nassau opened its new international arrivals terminal today. This is the second stage of the...


Oct 04, 2012, 10:04 ET Members of the Gaming Board for the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and The Bahamas Hotel Association Casino Committee Conduct Fact-finding Mission at the Global Gaming Expo 2012

 Members of the Gaming Board for the Commonwealth of The Bahamas (GBB) and The Bahamas Hotel Association Casino Committee on a fact-finding...


Apr 09, 2012, 14:57 ET Bahamasair Gets Travelers to the Beach in Three Hours with Nonstop Flights Between Grand Bahama Island and Four U.S. Cities

 Starting today, travelers can book nonstop flights* between Grand Bahama Island and four U.S. cities including Richmond, Virginia; Louisville,...


Dec 20, 2011, 10:41 ET The Islands Of The Bahamas Make Wedding Planning Easy With Director of Romance

 For many couples, the most important question after "will you marry me?" is "how do we plan a destination wedding?" Now, Freda Madrisotti,...


Sep 29, 2011, 16:48 ET $1* and $29* Each Way Fares to The Islands Of The Bahamas: Escape to Grand Bahama Island with Vision Airlines

In celebration of its new, non-stop service to Grand Bahama Island, Vision Airlines, the nation's newest big jet, low-cost carrier is offering...


Aug 26, 2011, 15:00 ET Planes, Ships and Guests Return to The Islands of The Bahamas Immediately Following Hurricane Irene

Hurricane Irene made its way out of Bahamian waters Thursday evening, Aug. 25. The major tourism areas in Nassau and Grand Bahama Island, as...


Aug 05, 2011, 10:46 ET Find the Lighthouse, Find the Best of The Bahamas

Sailors prized them. Pirates hated them. Today they are romantic symbols of adventure, travel and solitude. Lighthouses still stand watch...


Feb 03, 2011, 11:50 ET The Bahamas Bring the Heat to Winter with Free Companion Airfare

When falling snow and black ice spawn an itch for the sunny side of the street, The Islands Of The Bahamas offer up the season's hottest...


Sep 30, 2010, 13:12 ET The Bahamas Bring the Heat to Winter With Free Companion Airfare

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...


Jan 08, 2010, 09:00 ET The Islands Of The Bahamas Offer Free Companion Airfare

With the winter chill in full swing and cabin fever setting in, what could be better than a free ticket for a sun-drenched escape? The...


Aug 21, 2009, 12:58 ET Cast Vote Today for The Bahamas 'My Miss Universe' Contest

Friends and relatives from across the country have logged on to Bahamas.com over that last month to show their gratitude for that special...


Aug 14, 2009, 17:41 ET 58th Miss Universe Pageant Tours The Islands Of The Bahamas

Official activities for the 58th Miss Universe pageant are underway in The Islands Of The Bahamas. Contestants from 85 countries will compete...


Jul 28, 2009, 15:18 ET The Islands Of The Bahamas Launch Search For Center Of The Universe

The Islands Of The Bahamas have launched an exploration of epic proportion - a search for the center of the universe, according to you. While not...


Apr 16, 2009, 17:07 ET 2009 Bahamas Weather Conference Begins in Nassau

Ministry of Tourism Launches Bahamas Weather Conference Web Channel The 13th annual Bahamas Weather Conference began this morning at the Sheraton...