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
Team GBITB - Meshell Britton, Marco Gobbi, Chrisanne Aston, and Carmel Churchill, presenting Team Battle Ground Bahamas Committee Members first stock of 'Keeping you safe' Hand Sanitizers for Tournament participants
The Grand Bahama Island Tourism/Promotion Board Funds Local Production Efforts
FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA– On Friday, June 18, 2021, the Grand Bahama Island Tourism/Promotion Board (GBITB) distributed 50 locally made “Keeping You Safe” hand sanitizers and branded gear to its partners during a sponsorship announcement for the upcoming Battle Ground Bahamas Fishing Tournament, set for June 24-26, 2021, at the Grand Bahama Yacht Club.
While doors to many of the island’s leading hotels, resorts, restaurants, and tour companies remained closed, due to COVID-19 protocols in 2020, the Grand Bahama Island Tourism/Promotion Board opened an opportunity to the