Grand Bahama Island sunset with Palm Trees

Posted by: carmel | August 2nd, 2021

The Office of the Prime Minister wishes to advise that, effective Friday 6 August 2021, those persons applying for a travel health visa to enter The Bahamas or travel within The Bahamas will be subjected to the following new testing requirements:

Entering The Bahamas

Vaccinated Travelers

All fully vaccinated travelers wishing to enter The Bahamas will now be required to obtain a COVID-19 test (Rapid Antigen Test or PCR), with a negative result, within five days of arrival in The Bahamas.

Unvaccinated Travelers

There are no changes to the testing requirements for unvaccinated persons wishing to enter The Bahamas.  All persons, who are 12 years and older and who are unvaccinated, will still be required to obtain a PCR test taken within five days of arrival in The Bahamas.

Children and Infants

All children, between the ages of 2 and 11, wishing to enter The

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Posted by: carmel | July 5th, 2021

The Grand Bahama Island Tourism/Promotion Board Sponsors New Signature Offshore Fishing Event

 

FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA– The inaugural BattleGround Bahamas Yellowfin Tuna Fishing Tournament took place June 24-26, 2021, at the Grand Bahama Yacht Club.

The two-day tournament attracted 16 participating teams, including four international entrants.  Alex Saunders, Tournament Director said, “The tournament was a good way to put Freeport back on the map and to make sure that everyone remembers us”.

Saunders added that “Although only four American boats entered, this is one of the most Bahamian/American mixed tournaments that has happened in the recent history of GB”.

One of the main goals of the tournament was to bring together members of the offshore fishing community by promoting comradery through competition and based on the feedback of

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