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Doug Williams and Legends Weekend Coming to The Bahamas
By Nikia H Deveaux, Bahamas Ministry of Tourism
Apr 11, 2017 - 1:45:33 PM

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LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – The Washington Redskins and the Islands of the Bahamas will host their inaugural Doug Williams and Legends Weekend June 8 through June 11 at the Melia Hotel in Nassau, Bahamas. The extended weekend will feature Redskins alumni and cheerleaders in an exciting lineup of events at this premier sports and relaxation destination.

“I’m thrilled to be hosting the Redskins Celebrity Weekend series,” said Doug Williams, Redskins Super Bowl XXII MVP. “Getting the chance to spend time with Redskins fans in the Bahamas is unprecedented, and I can’t wait to see what the Islands have to offer.”

The Doug Williams and Legends Celebrity Weekend will become an annual event to bring innovative connectivity to the world. It will serve as an intimate setting for interaction with professional athletes, political leaders, entrepreneurs, media and fans.

“We have the wonderful opportunity to host our first ever Weekend in the Bahamas with Doug Williams and his former teammates,” said Terry Bateman, Washington Redskins Executive Vice President. “We hope our fans will join us in this fun-filled weekend, and experience the relaxing and beautiful Islands of the Bahamas.”

“The Bahamas are a mecca for sports tourism and we are excited about this partnership,” said Obie H. Wilchcombe, Minister of Tourism for The Islands of the Bahamas. “We look forward to sharing our nation's turquoise waters,rich cuisine,culture and the warm hospitality of our people with fans of the Washington Redskins.”

Special events include golf on a world-class course, local tours, beach parties, water sports, football and cheer leading clinics, a sunset cruise and more. Packages for the weekend include round-trip airfare from the Washington area airports, 4 days and 3 nights of hotel accommodations, ground transportation and admission to all events.

For more information about the Doug Williams and Legends Celebrity Weekend, visit www.dwbahamasweekend.com.


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