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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.
Abaco, Bahamas: Festival time is here again for residents of Green Turtle Cay, Abaco as they prepare to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Island Roots Heritage Festival May 4 - 6.
The Islands Of The Bahamas continue to reach pinnacles and are going head to head with several destinations for top spots in the 25th World Travel Awards.
 Has Visited The Bahamas For Nearly 40 YearsMillions of people travel all over the world looking for a place to fall in love with. This was no issue for Canadian visitor Shirley Bond who fell head over heels in love with The Islands Of The Bahamas nearly 40 years ago. After close to four decades of visiting The Bahamas, Ms. Bond has been bestowed with the prestigious title of “Tourism Ambassador” for the destination.
 Domestic tourism got a much-needed boost with the 14th anniversary of the Bahamian Music & Heritage Festival (BMHF) held in George Town, Exuma MArch 8-10, 2018.
On Monday, April 2nd, all roads in Grand Bahama led east, to Pelican Point, where the 20th Annual Pelican Point Coconut Festival attracted over 3,500 guests to the settlement’s designated festival
Located in the quaint and rustic settlement of Pelican Point, the Pelican Point Coconut Festival has become one of the biggest cultural events held on Grand Bahama Island to date.
After a bumper year in 2017, Bahamas marinas have been experiencing boom times. Members of the Association of Bahamas marinas are reporting increased arrivals for the first quarter of as much as 60 percent.
After an intense competition, Khalea Richard of Forest Heights Academy in Abaco is this year’s Junior Minister of Tourism, having beaten 13 other students from around the country.
Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD), the management company responsible for The Bahamas’ busiest airport, reported today that air arrivals at Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport during December 2017 and January 2018 were the highest in the company’s 11-year history and for the first time in a decade exceeded pre-recession travel levels.
Religious tourism got a major boost this week as over 700 Pentecostal Assembly of the World delegates are in The Bahamas for its Spring Bishop Board meeting at the Grand Hyatt, Baha Mar.

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