The islands of the Bahamas are kicking off the New Year with new offerings as they attempt to recover from the economic fallout caused by COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation says new hotels are opening and re-opening, increased airlift from major international markets and a new and improved Bahamas.com.
Margaritaville Beach Resort Opens to Visitors – The highly anticipated resort, located near Junkanoo Beach and downtown Nassau, held a soft opening in late December and is now accepting reservations. During this time, guests can enjoy the One Particular Harbor building and its amenities, including Joe Merchant’s Bakery, JWB Prime Steak and Seafood, luxurious infinity pool and more. Margaritaville Beach Resort plans to open the main building and all other amenities this spring.
Hotel Re-openings Across The Bahamas – A number of hotels across The Bahamas have reopened in time to ring in the New Year. Currently, Atlantis Paradise Island, Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, Grand Isle Resort & Spa, Resort World Bimini and more have reopened and are accepting guests while Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort will reopen Jan. 28 and Sandals Emerald Bay will reopen Feb. 1. Additionally, The Cove at Atlantis will reopen Feb. 11.
Increased Airlift to The Out Islands – For those eager for a more secluded vacation, a number of international carriers have resumed service to the Out Islands. Delta Airlines is operating daily flights between Atlanta and North Eleuthera and Atlanta and George Town, Exuma. American Airlines is also operating daily flights between Charlotte, NC and North Eleuthera and George Town, Exuma. Additionally, American Airlines offers daily flights between Miami, Freeport and Grand Bahama Island.
Ministry of Tourism Relaunches Bahamas.com – The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation has relaunched Bahamas.com with new features and functionalities allowing consumers to easily plan their next vacation. The new interface includes tools to promote key passion points for travelers and ensure the ease of planning with the new Itinerary Planner, Experiences and “Discover Your Next Adventure” features.
Learn more about promotions and offers in the Bahamas at bahamas.com/deals-packages.