FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 8, 2018 /CNW/ -- Autumn has proven to be an exciting time for The Bahamas. When visiting throughout the fall and winter months, travelers can expect to see enticing travel deals, rich local and cultural events and new offerings across the islands.
NEWS AND EVENTS
Five-star Resort Planned for Long Island The mixed-used Port St. George will span 2.25 miles of Long Island shorefront, with 4,200 feet of shoreline on the Exuma Sound and 2,000 feet of Atlantic frontage, for a total of 882 acres. It will feature a five-star hotel and spa, 515 luxury residences, a 640-berth full-service marina & yacht club, a beach club and a golf course among other amenities. The real estate offerings will include 500 condominiums, townhomes and 15 luxury villas. The project will have an eco-focus, with plans to operate entirely off the grid through solar tiles and storage batteries.
Old Bahama Bay Resort & Yacht Harbour Expansion has received approval to move forward with plans for a new development, Grande Harbour at Old Bahama Bay Resort. Current plans include 460 luxury condos, infinity pools, a lavish spa, two restaurants, athletic courts, a convention hall, a 78-slip Dockaminium with extended dockage for mega yachts and much more.
Hero World Golf Challenge Tiger Woods will return to The Bahamas Nov. 29-Dec. 2 to host the 2018 Hero World Challenge at Albany, Bahamas. The tournament combines the best of luxury hospitality with 18 of the world's top ranked golfers. www.pgatour.com/tournaments/hero-world-challenge
Grand Bahama Tech Summit - Freeport will host the second annual Grand Bahama Technology Summit November 14-16, 2018 at the Grand Lucayan Resort. Speakers include John Padgett of the Carnival Corporation, Eugen Winschel of SAP CoPilot and executives from CISCO Systems and CompTIA.
PROMOTIONS AND OFFERS
Baha Mar Casino and Hotel Deals – Baha Mar hotels are incentivizing travelers to upgrade their beach vacations with a variety of new hotel offerings and value-driven packages.
- SLS Baha Mar Taste of SBE
- SLS Baha Mar Sisterhood's Latest Sin
- SLS Baha Mar Smart Little Savings
- Rosewood Baha Mar Stay and Play
- Grand Hyatt Baha Mar The Grand Escape
- Details at www.bahamas.com/deals-packages
Bahama Out Islands Promotion Board's Air/Cruise Credit Offer Travelers from the United States and Canada can pre-book an air/cruise ferry-inclusive vacation for 4 consecutive nights or longer at a participating Bahama Out Islands Promotion Board member hotel and get up to a $250 Air/Cruise Ferry Credit. Book between Oct.15 & Nov. 12, 2018, travel before June 30, 2019. Blackout dates apply.
ABOUT THE BAHAMAS
The Islands Of The Bahamas have a place in the sun for everyone. Do everything or do nothing, just remember It's Better in The Bahamas. Call 1-800-Bahamas or visit www.Bahamas.com, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.
Anita Johnson-Patty, General Manager, Global Communications
Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation
Weber Shandwick, Public Relations
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SOURCE Bahamas Ministry of Tourism