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Caribbean Hotels Unite For Online Travel Auction to Support Bahamas

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CHTA urges travelers to vacation in the Caribbean and help victims of Hurricane Dorian

MIAMI – From Aruba to Jamaica and The Bahamas to Bermuda, hotels and resorts have joined with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) to launch an online action to help support the long-term recovery of the northwestern islands of the Bahamas.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 September 2019 09:34 Read more...
 

Bahamas Welcomes Visitors

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We welcome you to the Islands of The Bahamas!

Yes, you read correctly. Though we are indeed hard at work with restoration and rebuilding efforts for Grand Bahama and Abaco; there are 14 islands ready to show you the splendor of their island.

That means keep your bookings, invite friends and family, plan your vacation with us. Enjoy paradise as you help us rebuild.

[ Source: Tourism Today, Bahamas Ministry of Tourism ]

Last Updated on Monday, 09 September 2019 08:07
 

Hurricane Relief - Please Donate!

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Hurricane Dorian has delivered a devastating blow to two of our major islands – Grand Bahama and Abaco. We are extremely saddened by the loss of life, homes destroyed and landscape damaged. The spirit and resolve of our people remains strong, and we will continue to help everyone impacted.

www.bahamas.com/relief

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 September 2019 08:24
 

Tourist-dependent Bahamas still open for business

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The Bahamas was on track for a record year of tourism before Hurricane Dorian hit. Now, the outlook for that vital sector is uncertain.

Some of the best-known resorts in the 700-island chain, like Atlantis, Paradise Island, were unscathed by the monster storm. So was Nassau, the largest city.

But 100 miles away, on Grand Bahama Island and the Abaco islands, many smaller hotels and vacation rentals were damaged or destroyed. That leaves the Bahamas with a double challenge: convincing tourists to keep coming without trivializing the suffering on the affected islands.

"All of the donations are welcome, but they can also, very much, assist us by still visiting the islands of the Bahamas in the unaffected areas. They are open for business," said Ellison Thompson, the deputy director general of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 September 2019 11:13 Read more...
 

Tourism industry, celebrities offer aid after Hurricane Dorian Aftermath

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The tourism industry, perhaps unsurprisingly, has been quite proactive with Dorian relief activities.

Sandals Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Sandals Resorts International, is working with its international and local Bahamian ground partners, including The Bahamas National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Bahamas Hotel Tourism Association, HeadKnowles, Odyssey Aviation Bahamas, Food for the Poor and Sandals Royal Bahamian, a Sandals representative told ABC News.

Additionally, Sandals Foundation delivered 30,240 bottles of water on Sept. 3 to the northern Bahamian islands in partnership with the Bahamas Hotel Tourism Association, HeadKnowles and Odyssey Aviation Bahamas.

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