Category: Bahamas travel news

The Bahamas, known officially as the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, is a country within the Lucayan Archipelago in the West Indies.

Sandals and Beaches Resorts: Travel Insurance Is On Us
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Sandals and Beaches Resorts: Travel Insurance Is On Us

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 23, 2020

Trust and confidence are increasingly becoming top priorities for consumers as they begin to safely travel to their dream destinations ... Read More

Grand Bahama Island ready to welcome visitors on October 15
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Grand Bahama Island ready to welcome visitors on October 15

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 9, 2020

After a phased opening in July, the Government of The Bahamas closed the islands’ borders in response to a rise ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Announce More Resort Openings This Month
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Sandals Resorts Announce More Resort Openings This Month

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 6, 2020

Signaling the continued strength for Caribbean Tourism, Sandals Resorts International announced that it would usher in four more resort openings ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!
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Sandals Resorts: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 2, 2020

As the weather starts to cool in a lot of places around the world, Sandals Resorts in the Caribbean is ... Read More

Government of The Bahamas Introduces New Travel and Testing Protocols
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Government of The Bahamas Introduces New Travel and Testing Protocols

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 1, 2020

The Islands of The Bahamas remains committed to welcoming visitors to its shores and providing an exceptional tropical vacation coupled ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: We’re Back!
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Sandals Resorts: We’re Back!

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 24, 2020

All Sandals Resorts are reopening, in fact, many are already open with the rest due to open soon. The time ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Wedding: “Virtually Perfect” Solutions
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Sandals Resorts Wedding: “Virtually Perfect” Solutions

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 15, 2020

Over the past few months, one thing has remained truer than ever before – love hasn’t faltered, and neither have ... Read More

Sandals Resorts South Coast Unveils New Design Plans
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Sandals Resorts South Coast Unveils New Design Plans

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 10, 2020

Sandals Resorts International, all-inclusive company, unveiled design plans of a multi-million-dollar renovation at its picturesque Jamaican oasis, Sandals South Coast. ... Read More

Bahamas Minister of Tourism Presents Forward-Looking Tourism Plan
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Bahamas Minister of Tourism Presents Forward-Looking Tourism Plan

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 7, 2020

In a national address today, Monday, September 7, Minister of Tourism & Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar announced additional details of the ... Read More

Sun, Sand and Social Distancing at Sandals Resorts
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Sun, Sand and Social Distancing at Sandals Resorts

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 4, 2020

Yes, Sandals Resorts has taken safety measures to another level. But take a long look and you’ll notice that the qualities travelers ... Read More

Where Every Week is “Shark Week”
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Where Every Week is “Shark Week”

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 1, 2020

The runaway success of The Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week” has led to a newfound love, respect and admiration for these ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation Statement on Updated COVID-19 Measures
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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation Statement on Updated COVID-19 Measures

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 26, 2020

In a continued effort to ensure the safety for all in The Bahamas during the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister, The ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Implements Water Harvesting and Sanitation for Schools
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Sandals Foundation Implements Water Harvesting and Sanitation for Schools

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 18, 2020

Ahead of the start of the 2020/2021 academic year, work is far advanced to improve the drought management strategy and ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism announces Virtual Golf Shootout on YouTube
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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism announces Virtual Golf Shootout on YouTube

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 14, 2020

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism announced Monday, the launch of a first-of-its kind virtual Closest to the Pin golf shootout. ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Invests in Community Youth Center
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Sandals Foundation Invests in Community Youth Center

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 13, 2020

The basketball and multi-purpose playing courts at Buckfield Playfield, located in the heart of Ocho Rios in Jamaica, have received ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Gifts Princess Margaret Hospital Pediatric Ward
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Sandals Foundation Gifts Princess Margaret Hospital Pediatric Ward

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 5, 2020

Patients of the Pediatric Department at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau, Bahamas, will now be examined by and treated ... Read More

LOCALiQ Series Announces Season-ending Event in Bahamas
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LOCALiQ Series Announces Season-ending Event in Bahamas

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 4, 2020

The PGA TOUR announced Tuesday that the Ocean Club Golf Course at Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas will be the host ... Read More

Hurricane Isaias and the islands of The Bahamas
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Hurricane Isaias and the islands of The Bahamas

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 1, 2020

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation continues to track the progress of Hurricane Isaias, a Category 1 hurricane. Hurricane ... Read More

A life or death appeal by the Bahamas PM pleading for Americans to unite
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A life or death appeal by the Bahamas PM pleading for Americans to unite

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 20, 2020

We do not know the long-term effects of this virus.  Do not listen to people who tell you it is ... Read More

The Bahamas is closed to Americans: A brave move!
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The Bahamas is closed to Americans: A brave move!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 20, 2020

The bahamas.com website published the following travel restriction after a moving  National Address by the Bahamas Prime Minister The Most ... Read More

Bahamas PM reinstates Travis Robinson as Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation
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Bahamas PM reinstates Travis Robinson as Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 20, 2020

The Bahamas Prime Minister  Dr. Hubert Minnis is counting on young Travis Robinson to help the essential travel and tourism ... Read More

Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19
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Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 19, 2020

With 3,844,271 Americans were sick with the Coronavirus after 47,5 million were tested out of a total population of 331 ... Read More

The Bahamas is Welcoming Visitors: What Travelers Need to Know Before They Go
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The Bahamas is Welcoming Visitors: What Travelers Need to Know Before They Go

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 16, 2020

The Bahamas is pleased to be welcoming international travelers back to the beautiful island nation. Just a short flight or ... Read More

Sandals Foundation and Sweet Water Providing COVID-19 Counseling
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Sandals Foundation and Sweet Water Providing COVID-19 Counseling

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 15, 2020

Persons struggling to cope with COVID-19 related issues can now seek online help at the Sweet Water Foundation. The helpline ... Read More

The Bahamas Announces Travel Requirements
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The Bahamas Announces Travel Requirements

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 14, 2020

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation has issued clear guidelines for those wishing to visit. Step by step, here ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Health updates Protocol for Incoming Visitors
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Bahamas Ministry of Health updates Protocol for Incoming Visitors

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 9, 2020

The Ministry of Health wishes to advise the public that travelers must complete a Bahamas HealthVisa application and present a ... Read More

Bahamas Tourism Launches “The Islands of The Bahamas” Mobile App
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Bahamas Tourism Launches “The Islands of The Bahamas” Mobile App

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 2, 2020

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation’s new, free mobile app provides an easy to use resource and tool for ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Helping Healthcare Workers Recharge
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Sandals Foundation Helping Healthcare Workers Recharge

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 2, 2020

As public hospitals across the island strengthen their readiness protocol to respond to COVID-19 patients, the St. Ann’s Bay Regional ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation Prepares for Phase 2 Reopening July 1
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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation Prepares for Phase 2 Reopening July 1

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 29, 2020

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is preparing for Phase 2 of the Tourism Readiness and Recovery Plan, which ... Read More

Sandals Resorts and Sandals Foundation: Empowering People
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Sandals Resorts and Sandals Foundation: Empowering People

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 26, 2020

Sandals Resorts International created Sandals Foundation, and it has this philosophy:  We have seen that when we invest in one ... Read More

Campbell applauds “Rock Legend” Kravitz’s donation
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Campbell applauds “Rock Legend” Kravitz’s donation

Matt Maura Matt Maura- June 23, 2020

Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, commended Rock Legend Lenny Kravitz for Mr. Kravitz’s ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation Prepares for Phase 2 Reopening July 1
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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation Prepares for Phase 2 Reopening July 1

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 19, 2020

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is preparing for Phase 2 of the Tourism Readiness and Recovery Plan, which ... Read More

When Sandals Resorts Adopts a School, It Adopts the Community
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When Sandals Resorts Adopts a School, It Adopts the Community

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 18, 2020

When Gordon "Butch" Stewart opened his first Sandals Resort, he had one very important mandate: the resort would be required ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Set for Phase 1 Reopening on June 15
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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Set for Phase 1 Reopening on June 15

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 12, 2020

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation has announced the destination will begin Phase 1 of the Tourism Readiness and ... Read More

World Environment Day: Sandals Resorts EarthCheck Commitment
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World Environment Day: Sandals Resorts EarthCheck Commitment

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2020

World Environment Day, June 5, 2020, is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect the ... Read More

Bahamas re-opens for international tourism on July 1
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Bahamas re-opens for international tourism on July 1

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 2, 2020

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation, along with the Tourism Readiness and Recovery Committee, a group comprised of public ... Read More