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100 athletes take part in inaugural Grand Bahama X-Treme 13.2 Intracoastal Challenge - Dec 6, 2016 - 12:39:30 PM

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FREEPORT, Grand Bahama Island- On Saturday, December 3rd, a total of one hundred athletes gathered on Taino Beach at Pirates Cove for the inaugural G.B. X-TREME 13.2 Intracoastal Challenge.

The half marathon, organized by the Grand Bahama Amateur Athletic Association, began at 7:30 a.m. and took in views of the beaches and scenic landscapes of Grand Bahama Island...
News : Ministry of Tourism Updates
Grand Bahama Island Product Update: “Optimism for Grand Bahama’s Tourism Sector” - Nov 16, 2016 - 3:02:22 PM

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FREEPORT, Bahamas - Amidst the many reports of devastation and hopelessness on the island of Grand Bahama, there is a measure of optimism and resiliency among stakeholders within the island’s tourism sector.

On Monday, November 7th, 2016, a press conference was held by the Ministry of Tourism, to provide the media and tourism stakeholders with an update on the Grand Bahama tourism product.

Leading the charge was Betty Bethel, Director for the Ministry of Tourism, Grand Bahama Island who said that...
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Conchman Triathlon Rejuvenates Sports Tourism on Grand Bahama - Nov 10, 2016 - 4:50:04 PM

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FREEPORT, Grand Bahama Island- The month of November rolled in with a wave of excitement as triathlon enthusiasts from near and far converged for a time of high-spirited competition in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Conchman Triathlon, held on Saturday, November 5th, 2016.

With sun-kissed ocean views and tropical weather conditions, the stage was set for the start of the early morning sporting event.

The initial fear of organizers and participants towards the event’s continuation, in light of the environmental damage due to the passage of Hurricane Matthew...
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Grand Bahama X-Treme 13.2 Intracoastal Challenge set for December 3rd - Nov 8, 2016 - 1:44:36 PM

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On Friday, November 4th, 2016, Iram Lewis, President of the Grand Bahama Athletic Amateur Association, along with representatives from the Ministry of Tourism and other supporting partners, met at Pirates Cove to discuss the status of the Grand Bahama X-treme 13.2 Intracoastal Challenge post Hurricane Matthew.

Wishing to capitalize on the extreme conditions created in the aftermath of the storm, coordinators of the G.B. X-treme 13.2 Intracoastal Challenge announced that the first half marathon of its kind will continue as scheduled on December 3rd...
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