Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas, September 9, 2020….. The runaway success of The Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week” has led to a newfound love, respect, and admiration for these majestic creatures of the deep blue. “Shark Week” has been described as “Discovery’s Super Bowl” since it brings in an expansive audience globally, and it is one of the highest-rated weeks for the Discovery Channel and for the industry. Now in its 32nd edition, the season premiere “Tyson vs Jaws: Rumble on the Reef” garnered almost 2 Million US viewers, according to Nielsen ratings, and featured the boxer diving with sharks near Grand Bahama Island (GBI) in order to overcome his fears.
The resonant image of sharks stems from the man-eater portrayal that was perpetuated by the iconic movie “Jaws”. However, along with the advent of technology
The Bahamas Prepares for Phase 3 of Tourism Readiness & Recovery Plan on October 15
NASSAU, Bahamas – September 7, 2020 – In a national address today, Monday, September 7, Minister of Tourism & Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar announced additional details of the forward-looking recovery and reopening plan for The Islands of The Bahamas. D’Aguilar reiterated the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism’s commitment to revitalizing the country’s tourism industry while emphasizing that the health and wellbeing of citizens, residents and visitors of The Bahamas remain paramount.
Beginning October 15, The Bahamas will enter Phase 3 of the Tourism Readiness & Recovery Plan ahead of the busy holiday season, which will include the reopening of beaches and major hotels. See Full Release
NASSAU, Bahamas, September 1, 2020 – As residents, businesses and visitors throughout The Islands of The Bahamas continue to follow stringent orders and guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19, Prime Minister, The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, has issued updated measures and protocols allowing for the reopening of additional businesses and services.
The following measures are applicable to Nassau & Paradise Island and Grand Bahama Island, as well as Family Islands including Abaco, Acklins, Andros, Berry Islands, Bimini, Cat Island, Crooked Island, Eleuthera,Exuma, Inagua and Mayaguana. Click to See details