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On Monday, November 5th, the National Association of Black Scuba Divers (NABS) made their way to Grand Bahama Island to participate in a week-long dive experience and several community service initiatives.
Tourism officials are planning to visit a number of Family Islands to hold the workshop ‘Tourist Money Never Done’ after the inaugural event at the British Colonial Hilton on September 13 -14 was oversubscribed.
ALBANY, Bahamas – TGR Live and Tavistock Group announced India-based Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of two-wheelers, has extended its title sponsorship of the Hero World Challenge. The 2018 Hero World Challenge will be played at Albany, Bahamas, Nov. 29 – Dec. 2, and will feature tournament host Tiger Woods and an invitation-only field comprised of the top ranked golfers in the world. 
The Bahamas garnered massive exposure over the weekend at a Ministry of Tourism and Aviation sponsored Party in da Backyard at the pool of the Gaylord Palms Resort, Orlando, Florida, as part of the sponsorship of the Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion (ATJFR) Expo and Convention.  
Months after its editors, writers and guests experienced The Islands Of The Bahamas, the renowned AFAR magazine has once again placed the destination at the forefront of readers’ minds as a finalist in its Travel Awards for the Best Caribbean and Family Destination.
The Ministry of Tourism, its staff and officers, join with the Minister of Tourism, The Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar; Permanent Secretary, Mr. Charles Albury and Director General, Mrs. Joy Jibrilu, in extending sincere condolences to the family of the late David L. Johnson, former Director General of Tourism.
The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (BMOTA) recently held a joint dinner and mini tradeshow for sixty members of the Travel Industry Association (TIA) of South Florida.  The event, which was held at La Jolla in Coral Gables, marked the BMOTA’s return to TIA, the largest association of travel agents in South Florida.
With the recent success of Shark Week’s 30thseason on Discovery Channel, The Islands Of The Bahamas received tremendous exposure globally. In the process, the Bahamas National Trust (BNT) was awarded more than $250,000 toward its efforts for shark and marine conservation.
Much to the delight of Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation officials,Junkanoo Summer Festival 2018 has shattered international visitor attendance records.
Grand Bahama Island's signature summer festival came to a close with a culmination of electric performances on Thursday, July 27th on Taino Beach.

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