Grand Bahama Island sunset with Palm Trees

Posted by: carmel | February 19th, 2020

 

[caption id="attachment_2945" align="aligncenter" width="788"] Carmel Churchill, Marketing Consultant GBITB, Ian Rolle, Acting Chairman, GBITB & President, Grand Bahama Port Authority, Chief Pilot Ashlie Gomez, Robert Lee (pink shirt) Caroline Hollingsworth (American Airlines Country Manager for The Bahamas) Tamara Johnson (Envoy Air General Manager) Thomas Hart (First Officer) Steven Johnson, BMOT, Jorge Ramirez (Envoy Air VP International Operations)[/caption]

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, February 13, 2020….The Grand Bahama Island Tourism Board (GBITB) is pleased and excited to announce the return of service to Freeport,  Grand Bahama by American Airlines.  American Airlines will resume its daily service from Miami as of Thursday, February 13, 2020.

 This much-needed service will go a long way towards facilitating the recovery of our destination and the return

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Posted by: carmel | February 13th, 2020

[caption id="attachment_2920" align="alignnone" width="764"] Photo #1 Ann and Sidney Maddock with Ed Gates; Photo #2 Martha Cartwright, Heather and Steve Oxley and Melanie Darville; Photo #3 Arlene Kerber, Gail and Candice Woon, Dr. Woody Bracey and Gena Granger[/caption]

Hope for our island's birds their habitat and food sources
Grand Bahama Birders and visiting participants worried about the outcome of the recent counts which took place in the West End area on January 4th and covered Central Grand Bahama on January 5th of this year. We did not know what species and bird numbers we could expect after the habitat and environment had only experienced 4 months of recovery, following the devastating damage of Dorian.

We had assessed bird life in the Eastern part of our island a month after the storm and sadly witnessed the catastrophic damage that the storm and surge had done there to humans and

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Posted by: carmel | February 5th, 2020

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, February 3, 2020……The Grand Bahama Island Tourism Board’s (GBITB) representation of Freeport, Grand Bahama Island included partnership with the Office of the Prime Minister, Grand Bahama (OPM), The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) and several Island stakeholders.  The group’s message focused on their stories of recovery and readiness to receive visitors to Grand Bahama Island.

Representatives from the Office of the Prime Minister - Grand Bahama, UNEXSO’s Diving and Dolphin facilities, First Class Travel & Tours, H. Forbes Charter Services, Lighthouse Pointe at Grand Lucayan, Viva Wyndham Fortuna Resort and Pelican Bay Hotel were among the delegates.  Additionally, Bootleg chocolates were among the exhibitors, with Tru Tru Bahamian Arts and

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