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Jul 20, 2020, 10:40 ET Bahamas Ministry Of Tourism & Aviation Statement On Border Closure To The United States Due To COVID-19

Due to the continued increase in COVID-19 cases in the United States, as well as an uptick in cases in The Bahamas, Prime Minister, The Most Hon. Dr. ...


Jul 17, 2020, 07:53 ET The Bahamas Is Welcoming Visitors: What Travellers Need To Know Before They Go

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


Jun 19, 2020, 12:16 ET Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation Prepares For Phase 2 Reopening July 1

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is preparing for Phase 2 of the Tourism Readiness and Recovery Plan, which will begin on Wednesday, July 1 ...


Jun 12, 2020, 13:56 ET Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation Prepares For Phase 1 Reopening June 15

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation has announced the destination will begin Phase 1 of the Tourism Readiness and Recovery Plan on Monday,...


Jun 10, 2020, 11:11 ET The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation Hosts Virtual Sales Programs Around the World to Attract Tourism

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation has been hosting a series of virtual sales missions in the U.S. and Canada during the entire time of...


Mar 24, 2020, 15:39 ET Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation's Update on COVID-19

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is following guidance from The Bahamas Ministry of Health and other government agencies pertaining to the...


Mar 20, 2020, 17:16 ET Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation Statement on COVID-19

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is following guidance from the Bahamas Ministry of Health and other government agencies pertaining to the...


Mar 16, 2020, 13:57 ET Bahamas Ministry Of Tourism & Aviation Statement On COVID-19

The Bahamas Ministry of Health is working closely with all pertinent government agencies throughout the destination to execute the Bahamas National...


Mar 04, 2020, 12:26 ET Grand Lucayan Sold!

The Government of The Bahamas sold the Grand Lucayan on Monday, March 2, 2020 to a partnership between Royal Caribbean International and ITM (Bahamas ...


Feb 12, 2020, 12:00 ET Bahamas Ministry Of Tourism Visits Denver To Celebrate Launch Of United Airlines Nonstop Airlift To Nassau

Representatives of The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (BMOTA) traveled to Denver, Colorado to host events for over 20 media and influencers ...


Jan 23, 2020, 16:00 ET The Bahamas Celebrates Highest Visitor Arrival Numbers In History

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation has exceeded a record-breaking seven million visitors in 2019. The Ministry attributes this historic...


Jan 08, 2020, 17:18 ET What's New In The Islands Of The Bahamas This January

The Islands Of The Bahamas are kicking off the New Year with increased airlift, exciting events and major award nominations. Additional airlift...


Dec 03, 2019, 15:36 ET What's New In The Islands Of The Bahamas This December

The weather may be cooling down in the U.S., but The Bahamas is heating up this winter. With numerous awards under its belt, The Bahamas is...


Nov 12, 2019, 15:17 ET What's New In The Islands Of The Bahamas For November

Grand Bahama Island has already rebounded from Hurricane Dorian with a handful of reopenings this month. Many of its hotels and attractions have...


Sep 09, 2019, 19:26 ET 14 Islands Of The Bahamas Are Ready To Welcome Visitors With Open Arms

The Islands Of The Bahamas is an archipelago with more than 700 islands and thousands of cays spread out over 100,000 square miles of ocean, starting ...


Sep 05, 2019, 18:51 ET Hurricane Dorian And The Islands Of The Bahamas

Bahamian officials continue to assess the damage in The Abacos and Grand Bahama Island, the two islands in the Northwest Bahamas that were devastated ...


Sep 04, 2019, 16:33 ET Hurricane Dorian And The Islands Of The Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian has moved out of The Islands Of The Bahamas and an all clear from hurricane effects has been issued for the country. Relief teams...


Sep 03, 2019, 15:47 ET Hurricane Dorian And The Islands Of The Bahamas

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation (BMOTA) continues to track the progress of the slow-moving Hurricane Dorian. The storm has been downgraded ...


Sep 01, 2019, 14:48 ET Hurricane Dorian And The Islands Of The Bahamas

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation (BMOTA) continues to track the progress of Hurricane Dorian, which has been upgraded to a Category 5...


Aug 31, 2019, 17:45 ET Hurricane Dorian And The Islands Of The Bahamas

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation (BMOTA) continues to track the progress of Hurricane Dorian, which is now a Category 4 hurricane that is...


Aug 30, 2019, 15:01 ET Hurricane Dorian And The Islands Of The Bahamas

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation (BMOTA) continues to track the progress of Hurricane Dorian which is expected to become a major hurricane...


Aug 26, 2019, 14:05 ET The Bahamas Announces 2020 Boating Fling Schedule And Cruising Permit Fees

The Islands Of The Bahamas begin just 50 miles off the east coast of Florida and sprawl across 100,000 sq. miles of the most beautiful water on the...


Aug 23, 2019, 16:06 ET Bahamian Artists Shine At The World Arts Celebration Festival

Top Bahamian artists will heat up the stage at this year's World Arts Celebration Festival taking place on August 24, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM in...


Aug 06, 2019, 15:44 ET What's New In The Bahamas For August

The Islands Of The Bahamas have once again proved to be a favorite destination for all types of travelers. The Bahamas was included in Travel +...


Mar 22, 2019, 12:51 ET Canadians Say Yes in The Bahamas!

The month of February was certainly the month of love for three lucky couples in Canada, who won an incredible opportunity to propose to their...