What’s new in The Bahamas this April
The spring break season is in full swing, and visitors seeking warmer weather should head to the Bahamas. The islands are packed with vacation choices that appeal to everyone, from large families and friends to newlyweds, thanks to fresh resort offerings, new tourism investments, and new enterprises opening their doors. Read on to learn more.
Angel Fish Creek Bridge opens in Abaco
Following the restoration and renaming of the Angel Fish Creek Bridge, the longest single-span bridge ever built in The Bahamas, which was destroyed by Hurricane Dorian in 2019, the communities of Great Abaco and Little Abaco have been rejoined.
The Bahamas Distillery Company begins production in Freeport
The Bahamas Distilling Company, based in Freeport, has begun production of two rums: Floating Pig Spiced Rum and Hammered Coconut Rum, and spirits are in high demand on Grand Bahama Island.
Iggy Azalea headlines at Resorts World Bimini
From the 15th to the 17th of April, Resorts World Bimini will host a weekend-long party for fans to see GRAMMY® nominated musician Iggy Azalea perform live. Packages start at $598 per person and include round-trip transportation from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a two-night resort stay, and a free concert ticket.
Carnival Cruise Line marks 50 years visiting The Bahamas
Carnival Cruise Line celebrated 50 years of visiting The Bahamas on 10 March 2022. To honour the long-standing partnership, festivities at Pompey Square, Nassau, featured remarks from the Honourable I. Chester Cooper, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Investments & Aviation and live performances by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force Band.
The Bahamas revered as a top travel destination
For its calm ambiance and vibrant ecosystem, U.S. News & World Report names the Bahamas as “Best Family Spring Break Destination”. The Bahamas has also been nominated for a number of World Travel Awards, including “Caribbean’s Leading Beach Destination” and “Caribbean’s Most Romantic Destination,” among others. The World Travel Awards’ online voting period ends on May 3rd.
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Promotions and offers
For a complete listing of deals and packages for The Bahamas, visit www.bahamas.com/deals-packages
Stay a little longer at Baha Mar
Resort guests at Baha Mar receive the fourth night free when booking a stay at either Grand Hyatt or SLS, or the fifth night free at Rosewood, plus a $100 resort credit, unlimited access to Baha Bay Water Park and a complimentary “Return Home” Rapid Antigen Test.
Travel worry-free with Viva Wyndham Resorts
When staying at the Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach in Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, guests can now take advantage of increased travel benefits such as flexible travel options, superior safety standards, and on-site COVID-19 testing.
$150 fee credit for Out Islands vacationers
Private pilots receive a $150 fee credit for a pre-booked two-night hotel stay at any participating Bahama Out Islands Promotion Board member hotel before 30 June 2022, to be used for travel until 31 October 2022.