Latest Districts of the Bahamas Stories

2011-07-18 11:00:00

The GOES-13 satellite that monitors weather over the eastern U.S. recorded a movie of the birth and strengthening of the Atlantic Ocean season's second tropical storm. Tropical Storm Bret was born in the northwestern Bahamas and continues to strengthen. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite called GOES-13 provides continuous visible and infrared imagery of the eastern U.S. and Atlantic Ocean basin from its position in space. GOES satellites are operated by NOAA, and the NASA...

2011-05-05 00:00:31

Seatrax marine tracking device facilitates boat rescue in 2 hours Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 Guardian Mobility enabled the rapid recovery of a stolen boat in The Bahamas. The boat, a 27 ft. Key West Sport Fisherman with twin Yamaha outboards, was stolen from the owner's beach house at Treasure Cay on the island of Abaco in The Bahamas on Friday, April 8, 2011 at two o'clock in the morning. The boat was recovered later that same day within two hours of the discovery that it was...

2011-04-13 00:00:27

NFL Hall of Famer Warren Moon recently acquired prime oceanview property in Paradise Is Mine of Rum Cay, Bahamas. Apparently the allure of untouched natural beauty, world class fishing, peace and quiet are sufficient bait for NFL players to target The Bahamas and Rum Cay during the recent players strike. Miami, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) April 12, 2011 NFL Hall of Famer Warren Moon recently acquired prime oceanview property in Paradise Is Mine of Rum Cay, Bahamas. Numerous NFL players have recently...

2010-09-30 12:12:00

NASSAU, Bahamas, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- When falling leaves and cooling degrees spawn an itch for the sunny side of the street, the Islands Of The Bahamas offer up the season's hottest antidotes. Back by popular demand, The Bahamas' most successful promotion of all time offers travelers booking by Dec. 1, 2010 the opportunity to receive free companion airfare or an instant air credit up to $300 for bookings of four or more nights, allowing for an affordable way to still the winter...

2010-04-01 08:00:00

NASSAU, Bahamas, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 29, U.S. media descended on Nassau to cover the international premiere of director/producer Tyler Perry's new film "Why Did I Get Married Too?," which was filmed in The Islands Of The Bahamas and hits U.S. theatres on April 2. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100401/LA80036) U.S. journalists represented such media outlets as Ebony, Jet, Rolling Out, Sister 2 Sister, Deco Drive, "The Tom Joyner Morning Show," and...

2010-03-11 10:00:00

DODGEVILLE, Wis., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- From the pink sand beaches and crystal blue water to the feeling that life is standing still, Harbour Island in The Islands Of The Bahamas is truly a magical destination. The Lands' End team discovered this tropical locale on a recent photo shoot for the 2010 Spring and Summer collections and is now offering a chance to win an unforgettable adventure to this pristine paradise. The company has partnered with the Valentines Resort & Marina and...

2008-10-30 09:00:21

NASSAU, Bahamas, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, the longer vacationers stay in paradise, the more they save. Now through Nov. 30, when guests book an air-inclusive vacation package to The Islands Of The Bahamas they receive a $250 rebate with a three to six consecutive night stay. Or better yet, sun-seekers staying seven consecutive nights or longer receive a $500 rebate. The turquoise waters and white sandy beaches of The Bahamas are just a short flight from the U.S. and serve as the...

2007-03-07 12:01:36

HOUSTON, March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The secluded uninhabited island of Crab Cay -- just off the Bahamas' Great Exuma Island -- will be transformed into an exclusive 200+ acre old-world style ecological oasis for private luxury living, vacationing and yacht harboring. A rare tropical sanctuary, Crab Cay will embody the island's rich history and exemplify the splendor of famous European ports-of-call in a naturally secluded setting. Crab Cay will be developed in three phases, built with strict...

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