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01/12/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/13/2021 09:01

What’s New In The Islands Of The Bahamas In 2021

NASSAU, Bahamas, January 12, 2021 - The Islands of The Bahamas are kicking off the New Year with new hotel opening, continued reopenings and increased airlift from major international markets, giving travelers plenty of reasons to add the destination to their 2021 bucket lists. With the new and improved Bahamas.com, future travelers can explore all that the islands have to offer while planning their next Bahamian getaway.

NEWS

The Bahamas Invites Santa to Defrost on Stocking Island - After a busy holiday season, The Bahamas has invited Santa to hang up his suit and hat and spend the next year defrosting on Stocking Island. By extending Santa and Mrs. Clause complimentary BEATS visas (Bahamas Extended Access Travel Stay), they will be able to unwind and enjoy the seclusion of the Out Islands and The Bahamas' most merry offerings until it's time to prepare for next Christmas.

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 BeachResort plans to open the main building and all other amenities this spring.

Hotel Reopenings 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 BahamianResort will reopen January 28 and Sandals Emerald Bay < /a>will reopen February 1. Additionally, The Cove atAtlantis will reopen February 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, GA and North Eleuthera and Atlanta, GA 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, Florida and Freeport, Grand Bahama Island.

Ministry of Tourism Relaunches Bahamas.com - The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation has relaunched Bahamas.co m with new features and functionalities allowing consumers to easily plan their next vacation. The new, user-friendly 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.

PROMOTIONS AND OFFERS

For a complete, up-to-date listing of deals and packages for The Bahamas, visit www.bahamas.com/deals-packages.

Caerula Mar Romantic Retreat - The South Andros resort is offering a free romantic ameni ty valued at $195 for couples staying over Valentine's Day. Situated on Andros' white-sand beaches, the recently opened resort is an ideal destination for a romantic escape.

21% Off in 2021 at Atlantis - Atlantis Paradise Island is ensuring 2021 treats guests well and is offering 21% off when staying four nights or more through November 30, 2021. Travel must be booked by January 21, 2021.

ABOUT THE BAHAMAS

With over 700 islands and cays and 16 unique island destinations, The Bahamas lies just 50 miles off the coast of Florida, offering an easy fly away escape that transports travelers away from their everyday. The Islands of The Bahamas have world-class fishing, diving, boating and thousands of miles of the earth's most spectacular water and beaches waiting for families, couples and adventurers. Explore all the islands have to offer at www.bahamas. com or on Facebook, You Tube or Inst agram to see why It's Better in The Bahamas.