Posts Tagged ‘Ministry of Tourism Updates’


New Bahamas Consul General Miami visits with Bahamas Tourist Office South Florida

Friday, December 1st, 2017

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The newly appointed Bahamas Consul General to Florida and the Southern States, Mrs. Linda Mackey, recently visited the offices of The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Florida and pledged that, "as a partner from the Consulate I will work closely with you to ensure that all of our visitors to The Bahamas have a great experience."

The new Consul General who was posted to Florida a few months ago, and is based in Miami, expressed great pleasure at meeting the some 35 Bahamians employed there with The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism...

First Bimini Wahoo Meat Mayhem – A smashing success

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

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More than $141,000 was awarded this weekend in Bimini at the First Bimini Wahoo Meat Mayhem Fishing Tournament, held November 16-18, at Resorts World Bimini.

Organized by Captain Jimmy Wickett, President of Meat Mayhem Tournaments, some 24 boats, from across the USA including Florida, Alabama, Texas, South Carolina and Maryland as well as Grand Bahama Island and as far as Germany, and each paying a registration fee of $3,000, participated in the two-day fishing event...

Bahamas Aviation Council assemble to proactively plan industry’s future

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

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Earlier this month The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (MOTA) in conjunction with several aviation industry partners that makes up the Bahamas Aviation Council, convened at the Nassau Airport Development Company’s office (NAD) to collectively unify its body, strengthen cohesiveness and proactively strategize for the future.

The Council, led by Charles Albury, Permanent Secretary, MOTA included representatives of the MOTA’s (Nassau and USA offices), NAD, Bahamas Departments of Customs, Immigration and Civil Aviation, Royal Bahamas Police Force...

Florida’s Leading Travel Agents pleased with visit to Grand Bahama Oct 27-28,

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (MOTA) Plantation’s office recently hosted several travel agents from West Palm Beach, Broward and Miami Dade Counties, to Grand Bahama Island, October 27-28, 2017 via Balearia Caribbean. The visit, which was part of the MOTA ongoing campaign, “The Bahamas is Open For Business, Come See For Yourself,” gave the agents an opportunity to experience first hand, the island’s major hotels, marinas and tourist attractions...

The Bahamas Ministry Of Tourism and Aviation makes headway in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (MOTA) representatives traveled to Halifax, Nova Scotia during a recent Bahamas Tourist Office (BTO) Canada sales mission in an effort to promote The Islands Of The Bahamas and attract Canadian visitors to the destination.

High Commissioner Roselyn Horton joined Paul Strachan, Senior Director of MOTA- Canada, as they met with key travel trade media, local travel agents, the Federation of International Basketball Association Group (FIBA), and students of Arcadia University, Dalhousie University, St. Vincent University, and St. Mary's University...

The Bahamas Ministry Of Tourism and Aviation makes headway in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (MOTA) representatives traveled to Halifax, Nova Scotia during a recent Bahamas Tourist Office (BTO) Canada sales mission in an effort to promote The Islands Of The Bahamas and attract Canadian visitors to the destination.

High Commissioner Roselyn Horton joined Paul Strachan, Senior Director of MOTA- Canada, as they met with key travel trade media, local travel agents, the Federation of International Basketball Association Group (FIBA), and students of Arcadia University, Dalhousie University, St. Vincent University, and St. Mary's University...

Say ‘Yes’ In The Bahamas Tourism Social Media Wedding Proposal Competition

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

The Bahamas, one of the world’s leading destinations for weddings and honeymoons, is gearing up to launch its newest romance competition “Say Yes in The Bahamas Wedding Proposal.

The unique social media competition, which commences on October 30, 2017 and ends on December 15, 2017 is a joint initiative created by the Romance Department of The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (MOTA) in conjunction with Paparazzi Proposal, to showcase the ultimate wedding proposals offered in the destination...

Second Place for Bahamas Jr. Minister of Tourism

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

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Bahamas Jr. Minister of Tourism 2017 Michael Wallace secured a second-place finish at the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Youth Congress in Grenada, on Friday.
 
Wallace, a student of St. Anne’s School in New Providence, presented on the topic, “Signature Tourism Products – Strengthening the image of your destination”. Wallace presented the idea of The Island Hop, a proposed mini-cruise experience throughout The Islands of The Bahamas. It’s an idea that the 17-year-old thought would bring young travelers to The Bahamas for new fun and exciting experiences...

Second Place for Bahamas Jr. Minister of Tourism

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

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Bahamas Jr. Minister of Tourism 2017 Michael Wallace secured a second-place finish at the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Youth Congress in Grenada, on Friday.
 
Wallace, a student of St. Anne’s School in New Providence, presented on the topic, “Signature Tourism Products – Strengthening the image of your destination”. Wallace presented the idea of The Island Hop, a proposed mini-cruise experience throughout The Islands of The Bahamas. It’s an idea that the 17-year-old thought would bring young travelers to The Bahamas for new fun and exciting experiences...

45th Annual McLean’s Town Conch Cracking Festival “Building Tradition”

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

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Hundreds of residents and visitors flocked to the East End Primary School to celebrate the 45th Annual McLean's Town Conch Cracking Festival on Grand Bahama Island on National Heroes Day.

The festival, which has been a staple homecoming event on Grand Bahama Island, began in 1972 under the inspiration of English teacher Jeffery Morgan and has since grown into a homecoming festival dedicated solely to the conching industry...