NASSAU, BAHAMAS — After 53,000 votes were solid by experts on Caribbean travel, namely, Caribbean Journal readers, and deliberations were made, the attractive Islands of The Bahamas secured 2 wins out of 20 nominations for this 12 months’s Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Alternative Awards.
The Bahamas won Best Caribbean Golf Destination and Best Caribbean Meetings Destination. The Bahamas also takes great pride within the incontrovertible fact that Atlantis Paradise Island received Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Alternative Award for Best Family Resort within the Caribbean.
The Atlantis resort is a big complex, with every little thing from luxury accommodations to cost-conscious room rates. Over time, Atlantis has catered to the spectrum of experiences guests are searching for. Atlantis Paradise Island is actually a paradise for families, with a mess of family-friendly facilities comparable to Aquaventure water park, beaches, swimming pools, and open-air marine habitat.
Programs crafted for teenagers and teenagers aged 1-17, comparable to the 3-day introductory fishy fun swimming lessons for teenagers, junior ultimate trainer for a day program, and gamers reef shows the resort’s passion for making a fun and unforgettable experience for families.
“That is an especially proud moment for The Bahamas and our tourism sector, as we proceed to supply travelers with the perfect at school in hospitality, facilities, and relaxing environments,” said Deputy Prime Minister Chester Cooper, Minister of Tourism, Investments & Aviation.
Cooper added: “The award of those two prestigious destination accolades and resort distinction is a real testament to the exertions and stellar service delivery by our tourism professionals.”
Having been chosen because the host venue for high-caliber international events starting from sporting tournaments to conferences, The Bahamas, undoubtedly, has been one of the vital sought-after host destinations for events in 2021.
Golf tournament bookings this 12 months have garnered favorable promotion for The Islands of The Bahamas. The return of the White Sands NCAA Golf Invitational brought 19 collegiate teams, from across america, to the capital alone. The Bahamas can be the host destination for the highly anticipated return of the Tiger Woods’ Hero World Challenge, which is able to field 15 of the world’s top 20 golf players and might be held at Albany December 2 – 5.
The Bahamas is thought for its beautifully constructed golf courses, across the islands, from Abaco Club on Winding Bay, Abaco to Sandals Emerald Bay Golf Course in Exuma, and the golf courses of Nassau and Paradise Island. The tourist hub of Nassau and Paradise Island boasts three world-class golf courses: the Ocean Club Golf Course, on Paradise Island, where White Sands NCAA Invitational was recently held, is an 18-hole par 72 championship course that extends over 7,100 yards.
At Albany, on the southwestern end of New Windfall, the par-72, 7,309-yard Ernie Els designed championship golf course is where the Hero World Challenge is hosted annually. The Royal Blue Golf Club at Baha Mar in Cable Beach features an 18- hole, 72 par Jack Nicklaus designed Signature Golf Course that’s suitable for recreational or championship play with a novel “two courses in a single” design. The Bahamas continues to be certainly one of the highest spots for major golfing events.
The Bahamas has not only been a serious host destination for golf but in addition certainly one of the highest spots for meetings. The Bahamas’ win of Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Alternative Award for Best Meetings Destination within the Caribbean was based on a wide range of criteria, including the standard of hotels, the number, and quality of meeting spaces, restaurant offerings, local activities, and more.
It isn’t any surprise that The Bahamas made the highest of the list with hotels comparable to Atlantis being probably the most renowned meeting venue within the region. The Paradise Island resort features 21 outdoor venues measuring 500,000 sq. ft. These venues provide meeting opportunities, pairing business with pleasure for all potential guests. Furthermore, major sporting events comparable to the famous Battle 4 Atlantis College Basketball Tournaments, which have been held at Atlantis on Paradise Island since 2011, are indicative of The Bahamas’ continued standard of host excellence.
Baha Mar Resort has also made a reputation for itself, particularly this 12 months, hosting a serious celebrity chef experience with a live performance by international music artist, John Legend, and this 12 months’s Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit (CHICOS).
The Ministry of Tourism, Investment & Aviation, and the destination’s key tourism stakeholders will proceed to work diligently to make sure The Bahamas maintains its fame as a number one vacation destination within the region.
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