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NASSAU, Bahamas – February 3, 2020 – Just four months after Hurricane Dorian left a devastating impact on the northern islands in The Bahamas, The Abacos – a 120-mile chain of islands and cays –are already witnessing a wave of progress.

Many hotels, ferry services, airlines, tour operators and attractions resumed business in The Abacos, a destination beloved for its natural beauty, white sand beaches and world-class sailing. While Marsh Harbour, Central and Northern Abaco and several cays throughout the destination are in the midst of rebuilding, several businesses are already welcoming guests with open arms.

“Though the road to recovery has been challenging, we are confident that The Abacos will be back stronger and better than ever before,” said Minister of Tourism & Aviation, Dionisio D’Aguilar.

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation recently optimized to accurately inform travelers on what is open for business including status updates of hotel and resort re-openings, airport updates, operational ferries and a user-friendly map that will help visitors plan their trips to areas of the island that are welcoming guests.

ACCOMMODATIONS Hotels and resorts that are back to business and welcoming guests include:

· South Abaco: The Abaco Club on Winding Bay, The Sandpiper Inn, The Delphi Club, The Black Fly Bonefish Lodges, Abaco Breeze, Oeisha’sResort, Pete & Gay’s Guest House, Moore’s Island Bonefish Lodge and R&S Motel

· Central Abaco: Abaco Hillside Plaza, Calypso Hills Hideaways and Abaco Inn on Elbow Cay. Abaco Beach Resort and Marina in Marsh Harbour is also open for business, however resort services are limited.

· North Abaco: James Inn, M&M Hotel, Millie’s Guest House, Linton’s Cottages, Cay’s Resort LTD, Cooper’s Cove Motel, Island Bay Front Hotel, Joleeka’s Motel, Josey Wales and Sassy Cassie Motel

The Abacos are also seeing tremendous progress from a handful of popular hotels and resorts as they have set re-opening dates for Spring 2020 including Firefly Sunset Resort, Green Turtle Club Resort and Marina and others.


Leonard Thompson International Airport, formerly known as The Marsh Harbour International Airport (MHH), is presently offering international and domestic flight services.

· Bahamasair is offering regular flights from Nassau to Marsh Harbour daily and to Treasure Cay four times a week. The airline also has direct flights from West Palm Beach, Florida to Marsh Harbour on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

· Silver Airways resumed service between Fort Lauderdale and Marsh Harbour, offering five flights per week.

For further information and updates from The Abacos, please visit If you are planning a vacation to The Abacos, please contact your hotel directly for additional information on your trip.

To help fund the recovery and rebuilding efforts taking place in The Abacos, visit


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Anita Johnson-Patty

General Manager, Global Communications

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation

Weber Shandwick

Public Relations

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