Archive for month: September, 2011

Bahamas@Sunrise Dream Wedding 2 Winners Announced

Bahamas@sunrise Dream Wedding 2

Courtesy Bahamas@sunrise Dream Wedding 2

The winners of Bahamas@sunrise Dream Wedding 2 have been announced and the winning couple is Donaliquea Francis and Wence Martin.

The couple will now get an all expense paid wedding broadcast live on Bahamian television and you get to decide the look and feel of their wedding by participating in the Bahamas@sunrise promotion.

Donaliquea and Wence combined the power of the internet and word of mouth to propel them into the winner circle with some 8,500 votes.

They will now become the second Bahamian couple to have their wedding broadcast live on television in the Bahamas. The wedding will be broadcast by Bahamas@sunrise on Friday, September 16, 2011 live from the British Colonial Hotel during its 6:30 am  program on ZNS Televison.

In winning the promotion Donaliquea and Wence won themselves an all expense paid dream wedding package with every aspect of the wedding’s elements including rings, invitations, bridal gown, groom attire, wedding venue, wedding theme and reception menu being decided by the voting of the Bahamas @ Sunrises television viewers.

And we have got a sneak preview of the three choices for wedding venue and wedding reception menu courtesy of Bahamas@sunrise

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Two thing are certain, there will be an ocean view and breakfast will be served.  Now the choice is up to you whether the wedding venue will be on the beach or in the garden and which of the breakfast menus will be served.

So, head on over to bahamas@sunrise and join the voting as time is rapidly running out.  And then tune into ZNS Television at 6:30 am on Friday, September 16, 2011 and watch Donaliquea and Wence’s Bahamas@sunrise Dream Wedding 2.

Atlantis Bahamas

Now is the Best Time for an Atlantis Bahamas Vacation

 

Atlantis Bahamas

There is absolutely nothing like an Atlantis Bahamas vacation and there is no better time for an Atlantis Bahamas Vacation than now.

While the uncertainties caused in the global economy and the current recession have kept may persons from traveling, this same recession has made it the best time to take an Atlantis Bahamas vacation as it has resulted in room rates being the lowest.

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Aquarium Video-Sharks at Atlantis Hotel Bahamas

Resorts like Atlantis Bahamas have been forced to reduce room rates to level that are substantially below what they have been in the pass. And these discounts means that you can now have your dream Bahamas vacation at a fraction of the cost.

Atlantis Bahamas Amazing Fall Special

And with Atlantis Bahamas Amazing Fall Special thats could represent a 65 percent saving for you on accommodations if you book by August 31, 2011 for travel through December 21,2011.

Here’s a sampling of what you would be saving with the fall special:

  • $129/night at the Beach Tower (regular price $389),
  • $199 for Royal Towers (regular price $449),
  • $329 for the Cove Atlantis (regular price $699)

You would need to add another $98 per night for taxes, fees, service charges and mandatory gratuities.

But wait there is more, you can can also get “Air Credit” towards your airfare:

  • stay four nights and receive an airfare credit of $250;
  • stay 6 nights or more and your air credit rises to $400.

“Air credits are valid one per room” and two-bedroom suites are considered as one room.

You also get the 4th Night Free and Kids under age 11 stay and eat free.

And of you have teenagers they would be thrilled with Atlantis new $11 million teen club, Crush which is equipped with an Internet lounge, game room, gaming consoles and a dance club.

But you must admit that at some point, prices will have to go up and you may never get the amazing discounts being offered today.

That is why,  now is the best time for an Atlantis Bahamas vacation.

So check out the Specials at Atlantis Bahamas  and make hotel booking today.

And if you have question about planning your Atlantis Bahamas wedding just give us a call at 1-242-327-2453 or email: glenn@www.bahamas-destination-wedding.com

Bahamas Returns to Normal After Hurricane Irene

Bahamas Beach After Hurricane Iren

Bahamas Beach After Hurricane Irene

The Bahamas has returned to normal after Hurricane Irene with most hotel and resort properties in the primary tourism areas of Nassau and Grand Bahama are now open for business.

However, Sandals Resorts Royal Bahamian and Breezes Bahamas All Inclusive Resort both located on Cable Beach in Nassau have been closed for repairs following Irene.

Sandals has transferred all of its booking to its other resort property in the Bahamas, Sandals Emerald Bay, Exuma and Breezes Bahamas to adjacent hotel properties on Cable Beach, the Sheraton and Wyndham resorts.

As for the other hotels and resorts properties on Nassau, Paradise Island and Grand Bahama Island including Atlantis Bahamas, experienced only limited landscaping damage, power loss and flooding from Hurricane Irene.

Bahamas Beach After Irene

Bahamas Beach After Irene

The world famous Nassau Straw Market was not as fortunate as the markets temporarily house in    makeshift tented facility was completely destroyed. The good news for vendors is that they  scheduled to move into a newly constructed Nassau Straw Market in downtown Nassau’s Bay Street in September.

Operations at both the Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau and the cruise port Prince George Wharf have also resumed operation with minimal delays expected for departing passengers at LPIA.

These pictures  are evident that the Bahamas weather is back to normal and the beaches are as pristine and crystal clear as ever. So Come on down and experience why “its better in the Bahamas!”

Breezes Bahamas All Inclusive Updates Reservations Policies After Irene

Breezes Bahamas All Inclusive Resort

Breezes Bahamas All Inclusive Resort

Breezes Bahamas All Inclusive Resort announced updated booking policies after closing as a result of damage sustained from Hurricane Irene.

The reservation changes are as follows:

  • All guest scheduled to arrive at the all inclusive resort in the Bahamas now through October 31 may revise their booking to a new date between November 1 and December 23;
  • All guests will also receive a one-category upgrade.
  • Alternatively, guest booked at the Breezes Bahamas All Inclusive have the option of changing their reservations to a Breezes Resort in Jamaica at the same room rate. However, they would have to handle any changes in travel arrangements directly with their respective airlines.
  • Guests may also cancel hotel reservations without penalty up to September 6, 2011.

Breezes Bahamas All Inclusive Resort will re-open November 1, 2011 and if you require more information or which to speak directly with the hotel you can contact them directly by calling 877-467-8737.

Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort Closed By Hurricane Irene

Sandals Royal Bahamian

Sandals Royal Bahamian, Cable Beach Resort

Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort has been closed for one month as a result of Hurricane Irene.

The Sandals all inclusive resort located on Cable Beach, Nassau Bahamas announced that it will close it door to guest this coming Saturday to carry out repairs damages to the resort caused by Hurricane Irene.

While not disclosing the extent of the repairs, Sandals has indicated that its intent is to ensure that the is property structurally sound and the closure is a precautionary measure. With the overall concern being that their guest will be able to experience all the services and amenities  promised in the Sandals Resorts brand “Luxury Included.”

Sandals has given no indication of the estimated cost of the repair that will be undertaken or the revenue that will be lost as a direct result of the Sandals Royal Bahamian All inclusive property closure. However, the good news is that the resort closure is taking place during the usually “slow tourist  period” in the Bahamas.

While the all inclusive resort is closed its book guest will be facilitated at its Sandals Bahamas other property Sandals Emerald Bay Resort located on Exuma Island, Bahamas.

Sandals Royal Bahamian will reopen September 28, 2011 just in time to take advantage of the start of the brisk winter tourist period in the Bahamas.

And if you have booked your Sandals love story destination wedding at the resort during the months of September there is no need for concern.  As the Sandals has confirmed that all weddings will also be transferred to Sandals Emerald Bay.

We encourage you to contact your wedding coordinator at Sandals Royal Bahamian All Inclusive Resort with any questions you may have or simply call us with any questions you may have about wedding in the Bahamas at 1-242-327-2453.