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July 01, 2019
Airbnb and the Tourism Development Corporation of The Bahamas host a series of events to promote Experiences to local entrepreneurs

Airbnb and the Tourism Development Corporation of The Bahamas partnered to host a series of events aimed at empowering local entrepreneurs to grow their business by leveraging Airbnb’s Experiences platform which is now available to Bahamian hosts.

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August 03, 2016
Run for Pompey set for October

The event that transformed distance running in the out islands last year, adding popularity and prestige, is back, and once again, set for the National Heroes Day holiday weekend in Exuma.

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February 29, 2016
Green Earth Festival by the numbers

21% of people making New Year’s Resolutions claim they’ll lose weight. 14% say they’ll exercise. 7 percent want to eat healthier, while 5 percent want to manage stress better. Though 3% of people want to stop procrastinating, 1 in 3 people would have ditched their resolutions by the end of January.

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'MASTER PLAN' FOR FAMILY ISLANDS
August 05, 2013
'MASTER PLAN' FOR FAMILY ISLANDS

THE Government has a “master plan” for the economic development of the Family Islands, according to Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe.

Speaking at an Out Island Promotion Board event, Mr Wilchcombe suggested that “plan” is similar to the multi-million dollar Resorts World investment in Bimini, which is constructing two hotels and has already started daily cruises from Miami...

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February 05, 2015
Cat Island Regatta legacy continues under Strachan

During the 1970s, the culture of major regattas for a select number of the Family Islands was strengthened. Cat Island was in that group of islands that presented social/sports sailing extravaganzas that complimented quite well the annual premier sailing event in Exuma.

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Bahamas Out Island Students Salutes
April 14, 2011
Bahamas Out Island Students Salutes

The presence and participation of The Islands Of The Bahamas at the recent Sun ‘n Fun aviation show, Lakeland,, FL, was highlighted by personal, individual presentations made to aviation greats by winners of The Bahamas Out Island Student Artistic Chocks competition.

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April 15, 2011
Out-island student presentations at Sun 'n Fun, takes Bahamas aviation initiatives to new heights

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida -- The presence and participation of The Islands Of The Bahamas at the recent Sun 'n Fun aviation show, Lakeland,, FL, was highlighted by personal, individual presentations made to aviation greats  by  winners of The Bahamas Out Island Student Artistic Chocks competition.

Presentations of, unique, hand painted,  general aviation chocks were made to official...

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March 14, 2014
Transforming Spaces tickets now on sale

Tickets are now on sale for Nassau's most exciting event in contemporary visual art, the Transforming Spaces art tour. Taking place April 3--6, it will include artwork by almost 100 artists in seven gallery spaces, all responding to the theme of "Water".
This year's tour echoes the first thematic tour in Transforming Spaces 2012, which called for artists to respond to the theme "Fibre" by using in...

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February 17, 2014
Crowds expected at Abaco food and wine festival

With the islands of Abaco growing by "leaps and bounds" as a tourism destination, the quaint community of Green Turtle Cay is looking to attract hundreds when it hosts a unique food and wine festival next month.Green Turtle Club Resort & Marina will host Devour! The Beach, a three-day event. The hotel's sales and assistant general manager, Molly McIntosh, admitted that despite occupancy numbers lo...

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December 18, 2013
Billfish tourney announces new date and format

ABACO -- The Treasure Cay Billfish Tournament (TCBT) recently announced a new date and format for its 31st annual competition.
The tournament is now scheduled for June 25-29, 2014 and will be held at Treasure Cay Beach Marina & Golf Resort in Abaco. The tournament will offer three fishing days - Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with an optional 'Family Fun Day', Kettle of Fish Tournament and 'Rock ...

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