After reviewing the national policies and practices of developing countries, editors at Ethical Traveler selected the destinations they feel are doing the best job of promoting human rights, preserving the environment and supporting social welfare. The Bahamas was dropped from the list.
The Bahamas: Travel
Long Island’s economy is “dying a slow death” due to a lack of airlift and the absence of an international airport, according to a local attorney.
Wynsome Davis, Manager of The Bahamas Tourist Office, Abaco, recently expressed high praise for IJet Charters who has announced plans to offer scheduled charter service to Abaco Island and four other Bahamas destinations from Fort Lauderdale as well as flights to Abaco from New York, Spring of 2015.
Announced today is “Ascot, Grand Bahama,” a new development that has been quietly in the works for the past year.
The Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association saw approximately 100 golfers Tee Off at the prestigious Ocean Club Golf Course at the BHTA’s 16th Annual Golf Tournament. Over twenty (20) Corporate Sponsors donated almost $ 50,000 in cash and prizes in of support BHTA’s Workforce Development initiatives and Scholarship Programs.
Sandyport Beaches Resort and Hotel in the Sandyport Marina has given a chic Bahamian-style upgrade to their 72 rooms and suites.
Conde Nast Traveler magazine’s annual Readers’ Choice Survey placed Nassau, Bahamas on a top ten list of the world’s “unfriendliest cities”.
Bahamian authorities have confirmed the country’s first case of the mosquito-borne disease, Chikungunya, warning that the progression of the sickness in the region is occurring at the rate of one country every seven to 14 days.
The Bahamas Consulate Office, Florida, The National Association Of The Bahamas (NAB), and key influencers within The Bahamian Community of South Florida, have teamed up to organize month long activities to celebrate the country’s 41st Anniversary of Independence.