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2013-10-25 16:21:04

Expanded and Improved Airport Accommodates 50 Percent More Passengers, Jumbo Aircraft NASSAU, The Bahamas, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) in Nassau officially opened its new terminal for domestic flights and international departures on Wednesday, Oct. 23, marking the completion of a four-year, $409 million redevelopment of The Bahamas' largest airport. The new 606,000 sq. ft. LPIA is capable of accommodating 50 percent more passengers (more...

2013-10-03 23:33:03

Dr. Howard Walpole Presents The Science Of Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy And Discusses The Needs From Local Businesses For Running The Cath Lab Freeport, The Bahamas (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Okyanos Heart Institute, whose mission is to bring a new standard of care and better quality of life to patients with coronary artery disease using cardiac stem cell therapy, has announced that they will be hosting a free educational seminar for the business community and all other interested individuals...

2013-10-03 12:20:53

New Flights Starting at $59 Each Way and Up to $250 off Travel Packages NASSAU, The Bahamas, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the days get shorter and sweaters come out of storage, there's no better time to escape to warmer climates in The Islands Of The Bahamas, especially since travelers can now get more bang for their buck with The Bahamas Instant Savings promotion. Through Nov. 4, 2013, travelers who purchase air-inclusive packages of four nights or longer at participating hotels...

2013-02-12 12:22:21

NASSAU, The Bahamas, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The pristine beaches of The Bahamas attracted more than your average share of visitors in 2012. In December, The Exumas served as one of the key locations for the highly anticipated Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2013, which hit newsstands today, February 12(th) and will launch online at www.si.com/swimsuit. The Islands Of The Bahamas have served as a backdrop to many national and international film and photo shoots, and this marks the...

2013-01-17 20:21:48

NASSAU, Bahamas, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Islands Of The Bahamas will showcase the destination in a new multi-million dollar advertising campaign designed to showcase some of the islands' most compelling features - turquoise water, stunning beaches, friendly people and the laid-back lifestyle that transports vacationers millions of miles from their everyday cares. The ad, the first in a series, will feature several celebrities associated with The Bahamas including former NBA star...

2013-01-07 08:20:07

MIAMI, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- South Florida businessman Joshua Kerrigan is pleased to announce that he and his business, Yacht Management, Inc., will be opening a new administrative office in the Bahamas over the course of this winter season. This is just one business move in a long line of recent successes for Joshua Kerrigan. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130107/CG37547LOGO) "I love the Bahamas, personally, and there's a really vibrant yachting community there...

2012-09-17 06:25:34

NASSAU, The Bahamas, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) is making a stop at Grand Bahama Island this fall, at The Canal House of Pelican Bay Hotel from October 25 - October 28, 2012. Guests of the festival will have the opportunity to attend film screenings of movies made in The Bahamas, student and independent films from around the world and an 'Underwater Cinematography Workshop' by award-winning cinematographer Paul Mockler. In addition,...

2012-07-17 02:24:57

MIAMI, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach Resort, located in Freeport on Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas, is offering a special rate to locals and visitors attending a line-up of community and international events this fall taking place on the island. The events will take place from September through November. The Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach all-inclusive rate is $104 per person, per night, double occupancy. The line-up includes: The Annual Junior Regatta at Crabbing...

2012-06-11 02:22:21

MIAMI, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach Resort, located in Freeport on Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas, is offering locals and visitors a special rate for FLIFF on Location 2012 Take Two. The film festival will take place October 25 - 28 at the Canal House, Pelican Bay Hotel. The Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach all-inclusive rate is $127 per person, per night, double occupancy. This marks the second year that the Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival, or FLIFF, will...

2012-04-09 10:20:11

GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND, Bahamas, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, travelers can book nonstop flights* between Grand Bahama Island and four U.S. cities including Richmond, Virginia; Louisville, Kentucky; Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina and Baltimore, Maryland. The flights start May 1, 2012 in place of Vision Airlines' previously operated service. Located just 55 miles east of South Florida, Grand Bahama Island is home to a variety of resorts that fit every budget, nestled among...