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If you want to keep up with the latest news, happenings and events taking place at your destination of choice, this is a space entirely dedicated to bringing our holidaymakers with the freshest information on hotel renovations, special attractions, seasonal events and special offers, activities and incentives at some of our resorts, as well as airline news and travel updates.

In this section we keep you posted about the latest goings on this destination travel and tourism industry, from hotel and airline news to cultural events that may be of interest to you, the travelling visitor.

The Bahamas named Leading Luxury Destination of the Caribbean at World Travel Awards 2016

The Bahamas was awarded the title of "Leading Luxury Destination of the Caribbean” at the prestigious World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2016. The tropical archipelago nation scooped the award for the second year in a row at the glamorous regional ceremony which was held last month at the Sandals Ochi Beach Resort in Jamaica.

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Two Sandals Resorts in Bahamas close following damage from Hurricane Matthew

Following the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, Sandals Resorts International has announced that the re-opening of Sandals Royal Bahamian will be postponed until 25th October, 2016. The hotel in Nassau was scheduled to open on 14th October, but damage from the hurricane has added extra work. Sandals Emerald Bay in Exuma was also damaged and will remain closed until 15th December, 2016.

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New plans for Baha Mar mega resort in Bahamas

The failed Baha Bar mega resort in the Bahamas has been given a new lease of life after the Bahamas government and the Export-Import Bank of China recently signed an agreement. The contract states that construction of the resort will be completed and then sold to a "world-class" hotel group. Construction is scheduled to start in September and the new resort could open before the end of the 2016/2017 high season.

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Bahamas to host 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup for first time

More than 300 soccer athletes, coaches and sports officials will be heading to the Bahamas next year, when the island nation hosts the 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup for the first time. The influx of visitors will provide a welcome boost to the Caribbean country's economy, with 15 visiting teams, their support teams and fans staying for the two-week event.

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Warwick Paradise Island Bahamas launches early bird promotion ahead of October opening

The Warwick Paradise Island Bahamas has released details about its introductory room rates ahead of its opening in October, 2016. The all-inclusive adults-only resort on Paradise Island will have 250 guest room, and holidaymakers will be able to enjoy a 30 per cent discount on rooms with an Early Bird Savings promotion for booking made before 31 July, 2016.

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Wildlife, carnivals and swimming pigs: welcome to the Bahamas

The Bahamas is one of the most tropical destinations in the Caribbean, but there's more to this island nation than sun, sea and beaches. The archipelago is fantastic for travellers seeking adventure, and the islands offer a variety of experiences, from wildlife encounters and underwater activities, to vibrant carnivals and a historic journey back in time.

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$1.5 million expansion project at Bahamas airport nearly complete

An airport in the Bahamas could soon receive a huge boost in tourism after it was hit by Hurricane Joaquin in 2015. San Salvador International Airport in the Out Islands is undergoing a $1.5 million expansion and upgrade project that will include a check-in counter, an expanded waiting area, and a more "user-friendly" immigration and customs venue.

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Bahamas launches "From Bahamas with Love" romance promotion

Officials from the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism have launched the new "From Bahamas with Love" in a bid to attract more couples to the tropical island nation throughout the year. The promotion comes after the Caribbean Hotel Tourism Association announced that 2016 is "A Year of Love in the Caribbean".

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MSC Cruises to create Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve Island in Bahamas

MSC Cruises is planning to create an exclusive marine reserve in the Bahamas. The global cruise line executive chairman has signed a 100-year lease agreement with the Prime Minister of the Bahamas to occupy and develop the island over the next two years with the help of ecologists and the nation's government.

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AMG tells us all about Calabash Cove and Nassau's Paradise Island

A representative from AMG came down to The Holiday Place yesterday to train The Holiday Place's team on the exclusive Calabash Cove resort in St Lucia and give us an update and refreshing overview on one of the Bahamas' most popular destinations: Nassau, and more particularly, Paradise Island, home to the amazing Atlantis resort complex. On behalf of the Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board, Alison Murphy took us through the many things holidaymakers could look forward to in this stunning part of the world.

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The Bahamas named Leading Luxury Destination of the Caribbean at World Travel Awards 2016

The Bahamas was awarded the title of "Leading Luxury Destination of the Caribbean” at the prestigious World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2016. The tropical archipelago nation scooped the award for the second year in a row at the glamorous regional ceremony which was held last month at the Sandals Ochi Beach Resort in Jamaica.

Two Sandals Resorts in Bahamas close following damage from Hurricane Matthew

Following the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, Sandals Resorts International has announced that the re-opening of Sandals Royal Bahamian will be postponed until 25th October, 2016. The hotel in Nassau was scheduled to open on 14th October, but damage from the hurricane has added extra work. Sandals Emerald Bay in Exuma was also damaged and will remain closed until 15th December, 2016.

New plans for Baha Mar mega resort in Bahamas

The failed Baha Bar mega resort in the Bahamas has been given a new lease of life after the Bahamas government and the Export-Import Bank of China recently signed an agreement. The contract states that construction of the resort will be completed and then sold to a "world-class" hotel group. Construction is scheduled to start in September and the new resort could open before the end of the 2016/2017 high season.