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Could tar balls hit western Bahamas Beaches?

10 June 2010 Press Release Tourism News

AccuWeather.com reports pieces of the Gulf oil slick are breaking off and beginning to enter the loop current, possibly propelling tar balls towards beaches in the Bahamas and South Florida over the next several weeks.

Baha Mar Bahamas back on track with Chinese funding

Baha Mar Bahamas back on track with Chinese funding

6 April 2010 Tourism News

Tourism in the Bahamas has received a double boost after news that the Baha Mar Resort mega-project is back in business following new funding from China. Meanwhile airlift to the islands has been boosted to cope with a surge in demand for Sandal’s new Great Exuma resort.

Sandals raises the luxury factor with new Bahamas resort

Sandals raises the luxury factor with new Bahamas resort

5 February 2010 Hotel News

The luxury stakes in the Bahamas have been raised several notches following the grand opening of the Sandals Emerald Bay, Great Exuma. Set on one of the Bahamas’ most beautiful Out Islands, it becomes the 14th Sandals resort in the Caribbean, and the first to offer a Greg Norman-designed golf course, plus a host of other world-class facilities.

Former tourism minister questioned over Travolta blackmail plot

27 January 2009 Press Release Tourism News

A former Bahamas tourism minister Obie Wilchcombe has denounced accusations that he blackmailed John Travolta over photographs of his late son as “ridiculous and absurd”.Travolta, 54, reportedly complained to police that blackmailers threatened to publish camera phone photos of sixteen-year-old Jett as he was being taken to hospital unless they were paid “millions of dollars”.