Breaking Travel News

Bahamas Ministry Of Tourism News

Carnival commits US$180m to two new Bahamas developments

Carnival commits US$180m to two new Bahamas developments

26 September 2019 Cruise News

Under the agreement, Carnival Corporation will develop a new cruise port destination primarily for Carnival Cruise Line on Grand Bahama, and construction of a new addition, including a pier, on the Bahamian island of Little San Salvador, home to Holland America Line’s Half Moon Cay port.

Dionisio D’Aguilar, minister of tourism, Bahamas

Dionisio D’Aguilar, minister of tourism, Bahamas

30 November 2017 Videos

Breaking Travel News talks to Dionisio D’Aguilar, minister of tourism and aviation in Bahamas about the pivotal role inter-region connectivity will play in the development of the Caribbean hospitality sector. He also tells us about the tremendous potential of the tourism sector to develop the human capital of the destination.

Bahamas to head Caribbean Tourism Organisation

Bahamas to head Caribbean Tourism Organisation

The Bahamas has been elected chair of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation, with the election of minister of tourism Obie Wilchcombe. Following his election Wilchcombe stated: “I intend to build upon what my predecessor Richard Sealy of Barbados began and I also intend to build on the relationship with the private sector.

MSC Cruises to launch exclusive marine reserve in Bahamas

MSC Cruises to launch exclusive marine reserve in Bahamas

MSC Cruises, the Geneva-based global cruise line, has unveiled ambitious plans to create an unprecedented exclusive marine reserve island experience in the Bahamas. The visionary project was officially launched in the Bahamian capital Nassau, where prime minister Perry Christie and MSC Cruises executive chairman Pierfrancesco Vago signed a 100-year lease agreement that will enable MSC Cruises to occupy and develop the island, to be called Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Swimming with pigs in the Bahamas

Breaking Travel News investigates: Swimming with pigs in the Bahamas

16 November 2015 Focus

The Bahamas is the ‘Official Home’ of swimming pigs, according to the local tourist board – although, it’s not immediately apparent how many rivals the destination has for the prestigious title. Visitors embrace the unique porcine swimming opportunity, greeting the pigs on the uninhabited island of Big Major Cay, affectionately called ‘Pig Beach’. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole takes a dip with local tour operator Coastline Adventures.

Bahamas set to welcome World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2015

Bahamas set to welcome World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2015

World Travel Awards has landed in the Bahamas ahead of the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2015. The ceremony is scheduled for this Saturday, October 17th, with hundreds of industry leaders expected to attend the event at Sandals Emerald Bay. Final preparations are now underway at the resort, with hosts Andrew Kennedy and Anastagia Pierre set to star.