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Tru Tru Bahamian Festival - Feb 8 & 9


Nassau, The Bahamas - The Ministry of Tourism and Aviation, the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA), and vendors of the Tru Tru Bahamian Festival are gearing up for the popular event, which takes place February 8-9, 2020 at John Watling's Distillery on Buena Vista Estate.  They are pictured at the recent press conference.  Director General of Tourism Joy Jibrilu is pictured third left, and BHTA President Carlton Russell, fourth left.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 February 2020 16:46

Tru Tru Bahamian Festival Vendors & Schedule


On Saturday and Sunday,  February 8th  and 9th;  join us for a Tru Tru Bahamian Good Time at the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Associations Tru Tru Bahamian Festival to be held on the historic grounds of John Watlings Distillery.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 February 2020 09:44

The Guestbook Contributes to Caribbean Travel Marketplace Bahamas Relief Effort Fund During Caribbean Travel Marketplace 2020


The Guestbook joins Bay Gardens Resort and other industry partners in donating to ongoing hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas

The Guestbook, the world's largest rewards program for independent and boutique hotels, presented a donation to the Caribbean Travel Marketplace and Bahamas Relief Effort Fund last week, during a special ceremony at the opening of Caribbean Marketplace 2020.


BHTA President and Executive Committee Meet with BPL


Representatives from The Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association’s (BHTA) Executive Committee including President of the BHTA, Carlton Russell, Senior Vice President Robert “Sandy” Sands, Treasurer Jamal Glover, Nassau Paradise Island Vice President, Jermaine Wright, Bahamas Out Islands Promotion Board Executive Director Kerry Fountain, and BHTA Member Robert Meister met with the Chairman of Bahamas Power and Light (BPL), Donovan Moxey, CEO Whitney Heastie and Robynlee Ogilvie, BPL Board member to glean further clarity on the impact of the recently passed Rate Reduction Bond Bill;  the soon to be implemented subsequent charge to consumers, and BPL’s plans to improve the supply of electricity to The Bahamas.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 January 2020 17:23

D’Aguilar: 2019 another record year for tourism arrivals


‘Off the chart year’ were it not for Hurricane Dorian

The Bahamas recorded another ‘record year’ for tourism arrivals in 2019, according to Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar, who noted that it would have been an ‘off the chart year’ had it not been for Hurricane Dorian.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 January 2020 17:54

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