Team Bahamas received a rousing welcome at the Lynden Pindling
International Airport, on March 22, 2019, full of cheers, hugs and
Junkanoo music upon their return from the 2019 Special Olympics World
Summer Games. The 24 athletes scored 14 medals, including six gold
medals at the Games, held in Abu Dhabi. Acting Permanent Secretary at
the MInistry of Youth, Sports and Culture Rhoda Jackson, Director of
Sports Timothy Munnings and Ambassador of the Commonwealth of The
Bahamas to the State of Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) His
Excellency Tony S. Joudi...
The Department of Cooperative Development of the Ministry of Agriculture
and Marine Resources launched CO-OP 2019 National Youth Forum Friday,
March 22, at All Saints on Calvary Hill Church Hall, Joan's Heights,
under the theme "Building Your Future Through Cooperatives." New
Providence and Family Island students across the country who are
co-operative members at their schools participated. Each cooperative
has raised funds, thereby exhibiting to the students how the cooperative
works and developing and holding their interest...
Scores of vendors, tour operators and government agencies who operate
at the Prince George Wharf got the opportunity to sharpen their customer
service skills recently, during a two-day Aquila Customer Service
Based in Canada, Aquila is a leading international tour
operator, which, through its Center for Cruise Excellence, assists with
enhancing the shoreline experience for cruise lines and their
A Saint Lucian taxi firm has become the first tourism taxi company in
the Caribbean to be Hospitality Assured (HA) certified, an international
certification programme for service excellence.
Limited is among a number of tourism enterprises in member countries of
the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) that recently completely the
rigorous qualifying process towards certification...
Today, Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) officials revealed the
top Airport Service Quality (ASQ) performers at Lynden Pindling
International Airport (LPIA). During the final quarter of 2018, airline
partners Bahamasair (Domestic Sector), Air Canada (International Sector)
and United Airlines (US Sector) earned high marks on passenger survey
Every quarter, passengers score airlines operating
commercial service out of LPIA on key performance indicators relating to
the overall check-in process...
VANCOUVER, Canada – Lindsay Braynen, better known in Vancouver as
burlesque showgirl Androsia Wilde, will be making history as she becomes
the first Bahamian-born performer to take part in the 14th Annual
Vancouver International Burlesque Festival. “The Bahama Mama of
Burlesque” will bring a taste of The Bahamas to the stage of the
Vancouver Playhouse Theatre at ‘The Glamorama Gala’ on Saturday, April
Vancouver International Burlesque Festival [or VIBF] is Canada’s
longest-running and most prestigious burlesque festival, showcasing the
talents of both Vancouver-based and international performers...
Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Lanisha T. Rolle (at
microphone) officially opened the 2019 San Salvador Junior Junkanoo
Parade, in Cockburn Town, on March 22, 2019. Among those present were
representatives from New Providence: Executive Director of Culture
Rowena Sutherland, Junior Junkanoo National Coordinator Henry Higgins,
and -- representing Co-Chairpersons of the National Junkanoo Committee
Kishlane O'Brien and Dr. Dwight Marshall -- and senior NJC member
Alexstine "Tennie" Daxon. Platform guests also included Family Island
Administrator Jolton Johnson, Superintendent of Police Kenrid Neely,
Senior Executive Manager for the Ministry of Tourism Jermaine Johnson,
Chief Councilor Rennard Storr,
Enter the Picture Productions is very excited to be back on the islands casting another season of the hit series
you for your viewership, support, and wonderful response! This popular
HGTV series is looking for people who have fallen in love with the
Bahamian lifestyle and are ready to make their island dream a reality!
We are casting
married/partnered couples, parents/children, siblings or friends from
the U.S.A. Canada, England, Australia New Zealand and more!
Prime Minister of The Bahamas the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis discussed
upon his return to The Bahamas on March 23, 2019, the multilateral
meeting held the day before between Caribbean Heads of State and United
States President Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago, Palm Beach, Florida.
a press conference held in the Lynden Pindling International Airport
VIP Lounge -- Prime Minister Minnis said that he discussed security
issues with the US President...
Participants of the the Play Tennis Course (PTC) are in session this
weekend at the National Tennis Center. The participants are receiving
technical and instructional knowledge; moving from the classroom setting
to the courts.
is an introductory level tennis qualification. This course is being
delivered through the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Associationion by the
International Tennis Federation(ITF)...
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Sundays are the perfect times to enjoy the outside ocean breezes at Portobellos while you dine on a sumptuous brunch with champagne and listen to live music.
12 noon - 4 pm
For more information please call 373-1333
About Grand Lucayan, Bahamas
Situated on the sparkling coastline of Grand Bahama Island, Lighthouse Pointe at Grand Lucayan overlooks a 7.5-acre white-sand beach and sprawling acres of pristine property, mere feet from the calming waters of the Atlantic. The resort is home to an 18-hole championship golf course ‘The Reef Course’, 90,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor spaces fit for any ‘I-do’ or meeting, two serene swimming pools, tennis...
On the first Thursday of every month during the school year, the Lyford
Cay International School (LCIS) community observes “Carpool, Bike and
Walk Day.” Students, parents, teachers and staff are encouraged to
carpool, bike or walk to and from school in fulfillment of its
Eco-Schools’ Healthy Living and Climate Change goals. Since 2012, LCIS
students have been keeping their commitment to protecting the
environment and their health through various initiatives in the
Eco-Schools Bahamas Programme..
Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis today took part in a
multilateral meeting between Caribbean Heads of State and Government,
and United States President Donald J. Trump at Mar-a-Lago, Palm Beach,
Prime Minister Minnis was one of five Caribbean
leaders invited by President Trump to discuss matters of mutual interest
between the region and the United States of America...
Bahamas Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis and Caribbean
leaders from the Dominican Republic, the Republic of Haiti, Jamaica, and
St. Lucia are pictured in multilateral meetings today with US President
Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago, Palm Beach, Florida. Prime Minister
Minnis is also pictured with President Trump, and First Lady Melania
Trump. The Prime Minister is expected to return to The Bahamas on
H.E. Ellison E. Greenslade QPM, Non-Resident Ambassador Extraordinary
and Plenipotentiary of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to Ireland,
Presented his Letters of Credence and Letters of Recall for his
Predecessor H.E. Eldred E. Bethel, Former Ambassador of The Bahamas to
Ireland, to H.E. Michael Higgins, President of Ireland on 21st March,
2019, at Áras an Uachtaráin. The Ambassadors of Greece and Zimbabwe also
presented their letters to the President. Also, present for the
Presentation of Credentials was Minister Kevin “Boxer” Moran, TD,
Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
with Special Responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood
Reports are that on Friday 22nd March 2019, shortly after 2:00pm,
officers of the Flying Squad in Grand Bahama, acting on information,
proceeded to Grays Avenue, Seagrape, Eight Mile Rock, where they
uncovered in bushes, (5) plastic bags containing 12 lbs. of suspected
marijuana, with a street value of $12,000.00 and a silver and black
pistol containing (4) hollowed tip .380 ammunition.
There were no arrest made in this matter, investigation is continuing...
A Community Walkabout was held in Freetown -- St. James Road -- on
Friday morning, March 22, as a collaboration of the Urban Renewal
Commission, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development, the Royal
Bahamas Police Force (officers attached to Urban Renewal), and the
Department of Environmental Health. Representative for the area, the
Hon. Dionisio D'Aguilar, pictured, joined in the effort.
Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling bought remarks and
inspected the guards during the Royal Bahamas Defence Force Governor
General's Divisions Ceremony at HMBS Coral Harbour on Thursday, March
21, 2019. Minister of National Security, the Hon. Marvin Dames
(pictured chatting with the Governor General) was in attendance. The
occasion is a military tradition that allows the Governor General as the
Commander-in-Chief to meet, inspect and address her troops on parade in
Minister of Tourism and Aviation, the Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar,
Wednesday challenged members of Team Tourism to “continuously up its
“In our tourism endeavour, we are guided by a powerful
mantra: ‘It’s Better in The Bahamas.’ More so than describing a current
state of reality, this mantra, is aspirational, urging, propelling, each
of us ever onward, to improve the tourism product so that it indeed
becomes better in The Bahamas...