Cast Vote Today for The Bahamas 'My Miss Universe' Contest

Miss Universe 2009 Host Country To Award Bahamas Vacations to Winners of 'My Miss Universe'

Aug 21, 2009, 12:58 ET from Bahamas Ministry of Tourism

NASSAU, Bahamas, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Friends and relatives from across the country have logged on to over that last month to show their gratitude for that special someone, sharing stories and photos to profess their appreciation for the person they believe should be named the winner of the "My Miss Universe" contest.

As the host destination for the 58th Annual Miss Universe Pageant, The Islands Of The Bahamas set out on a search for deserving ladies who have had a positive impact on the lives of others. Through Sept. 2, 2009, the general public can log on to and cast their vote for the winner.

More than 250 have entered to win, with the largest number of entries from states including Florida, California, New York, North Carolina and Ohio. The three lucky winners will receive a splendid getaway to The Islands Of The Bahamas.

The winner of the Grand Prize Package* will receive:

  • roundtrip air transportation for two and one seven-day/six-night island-hop for two to Nassau Paradise Island and Grand Bahama Island
  • accommodations at the oceanfront Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort and luxurious Old Bahama Bay at Ginn Sur Mer on Grand Bahama Island
  • one complimentary dinner, snorkeling trip and round of golf for two
  • airport transfers

*Components of prize package may vary with hotel/location

Runner-up prizes will be awarded for getaways to Grand Bahama Island, the soft-adventure capital of The Bahamas, and The Abacos, a haven for boating, snorkeling and sunbathing. The second place winner will receive a four-day/three-night Club Grand Bahama vacation -- first island inclusive vacation experience. With an automatic upgrade to Club Grand Bahama's Gold package, the second place winner will enjoy: roundtrip air transportation for two to Grand Bahama Island; accommodations at the charming, harbourside Pelican Bay at Lucaya hotel; breakfast, and dinner daily; and activities daily.

The third place winner will be rewarded with a four-day/three-night trip to Green Turtle Club and Marina in The Abacos, resting on a picturesque harbor surrounded by spectacular beaches. The package also includes daily breakfast and dinner for two and two complimentary activities.

Life in the 700 Islands Of The Bahamas just keeps getting better. And it's easy to see why. With world-class diving and fishing, miles of picture perfect beaches, and gorgeous turquoise water, visitors have the opportunity to do everything or nothing at all. From Exuma, Eleuthera and Abaco to exciting Nassau/Paradise Island and Grand Bahama Island, this tropical paradise is as culturally diverse as it is vibrantly beautiful. For more information on travel packages, activities and accommodations, call 1-800-Bahamas or visit To purchase one-of-a-kind items and mementos from The Bahamas, visit

    Media Contacts:

    Judith HoSang                Anita Johnson-Patty
    Weber Shandwick              Bahamas Ministry of Tourism
    (212) 445-8122               (954) 236-9292

SOURCE Bahamas Ministry of Tourism