Bahamas News

Rosewood Baha Mar set to open in 2018

Rosewood Baha Mar set to open in 2018

4 March 2017 Hotel News

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by the Bahamian subsidiary of Hong Kong-based development company Chow Tai Fook Enterprises to operate and manage Rosewood Baha Mar in Nassau, Bahamas.  

Eleven launches Bahama House in the Bahamas

Eleven launches Bahama House in the Bahamas

16 February 2017 Hotel News

Harbour Island, renowned for its famous pink sand beaches and cool, laid-back vibe is home to Eleven’s latest property – Bahama House, opening in February 2017. The property marks the first island escape for Eleven’s portfolio, setting itself apart with a range of tailor-made guest experiences geared towards water enthusiasts and leisure travellers.

Grand Lucayan to offer new autumnal wellness travel package

Grand Lucayan to offer new autumnal wellness travel package

1 October 2015 Hotel News Spa News

To bid summer adieu, Grand Lucayan, an award-winning, classic Bahamian resort, has developed a new wellness package aimed to help guests transition into a healthy fall routine that will last through the cooler months. The “Feel Grand and Healthy” package includes balcony ocean view rooms, options for leaner meals, spa treatments and complimentary fitness classes and activities.

Grand Lucayan launches Lighthouse Pointe all-inclusive resort

Grand Lucayan launches Lighthouse Pointe all-inclusive resort

14 May 2015 Hotel News

Grand Lucayan has launched of an all-inclusive concept, Lighthouse Pointe at Grand Lucayan. The new 198 room upscale resort will serve as an additional option for guests seeking an all-inclusive vacation experience instead of the traditional à la cart model. Expected to be unveiled late 2015, Lighthouse Pointe at Grand Lucayan is currently undergoing a multimillion dollar enhancement project.

Burke steps up to lead Atlantis, Paradise Island

Burke steps up to lead Atlantis, Paradise Island

16 March 2015 Hotel News

Paul Burke, currently chief operating officer at the resort, has been promoted to the role of president and managing director of Atlantis, Paradise Island resort in The Bahamas. He will assume his new position immediately. Burke, who has been with Atlantis since 2011, has made significant contributions to the operations and functions of the resort, with an emphasis on maintaining Atlantis’ high level of guest satisfaction.

Avis Car Rental celebrates Bahamas anniversary

Avis Car Rental celebrates Bahamas anniversary

28 January 2015 Car Rental News

Avis Car Rental has announced the celebration of more than 50 years in the car rental business in the Bahamas. J.V. ‘Skip’ Roberts opened ‘Skip’s U Drive It’ in 1938, which operated under various names, until signing officially with Avis in 1961.

Bahamas $80 million dollar shark tourism industry grows again

Bahamas $80 million dollar shark tourism industry grows again

9 March 2013 Press Release Tourism News

Safe shark diving is good for tourism; a live shark can be worth “tens of thousands of dollars” compared to the “hundreds” that can be made by selling its fins. With that in mind an enterprising team of industry experts have created the world’s first educational dockside shark diving site on the small island of Bimini, Bahamas to help dispel myths and misconceptions of sharks.

The islands of the Bahamas create new ad campaign

The islands of the Bahamas create new ad campaign

20 January 2013 Press Release Tourism News

The Islands Of The Bahamas will showcase the destination in a new multi-million dollar advertising campaign designed to showcase some of the islands’ most compelling features – turquoise water, stunning beaches, friendly people and the laid-back lifestyle that transports vacationers millions of miles from their everyday cares.

Baleària Bahamas Express links United States to Caribbean

Baleària Bahamas Express links United States to Caribbean

23 April 2012 Cruise News

Baleària Bahamas Express has announced the first ferry service between mainland America and the picturesque shores of the Bahama Islands. The hi-speed vessel, christened ‘Pinar del Rio’, operates daily except Wednesday, between Fort Lauderdale and Grand Bahama Island.