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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.

Graycliff takes top prize at World Travel Awards

Graycliff takes top prize at World Travel Awards

7 April 2012 Hotel News

Graycliff Hotel, Restaurant & Cigar Company has been recognised as the Bahamas’ Leading Hotel by the prestigious World Travel Awards for the second year in succession. Taking the 2011 title, the Nassau, Bahamas-based estate fought off competition from across the Caribbean island to emerge victorious.