ICYMI: February Edition

Isn't it amazing that January was 198 days long, yet February flew by so quickly, and now we’re smack dab in the month of March. Wow! Well, if you had any trouble keeping track of the happenings in The Bahamas, as usual, we have you covered.

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Updates:

- The Tourism Today Team has launched a photo of the month competition. February's picture of the month was delicious food photos. March will be Your Best Junkanoo Pictures. Share your pictures using the hashtag. The photo category changes every month, so be sure to add Tourism Today Bahamas as your favorite page to know what's going on.#TTPhotooftheMonth.

Hotels Update:

- SLS Baha Mar was featured on Travel+Leisure's 2018 "It List". The article describes the hotel as anything but your traditional Caribbean hotel. It highlights Katsuyah restaurant as a Japenese take on traditional Bahamian favorite dishes.
- Grand Hyatt Baha Mar received Jetsetter Magazine's 2018 "Best of the Best Hotel Award - Best for Families" award. It beat Kimpton The Rowan, Palm Springs California.

Destination Updates:

- Bahamian Tourism Officials flew to Toronto to update the Canadian media on exciting new product additions in The Bahamas and on what's coming up in 2018.
- Live with Kelly and Ryan was filmed in The Bahamas. Hundreds of resort visitors and locals were in the audience for the highly-rated daytime show featuring The Bahamas. Four million viewers witnessed the unique Bahamian experiences that Kelly and Ryan ventured on.
- Muna Love Affair brought their multi-city experiential wedding show to The Bahamas. About 100 brides and grooms rushed to the Hilton for the one-of-a-kind event.
- Pirates Cove Zipline & Waterpark had its grand opening in Grand Bahama. The attraction features seven towers that are 65 feet tall. There is also a 30-feet-level that takes you into the park and a 50-feet-level that zips around the perimeter of the park.
- Three winning couples from "Say Yes in The Bahamas" social media competition got the opportunity to ask the love of their lives to marry them in The Bahamas. The Bahamas planned the proposals with input from the groom and incorporated authentic Bahamian experiences in some of the Islands’ most exotic places. You can follow their journey on Facebook using the hashtag, #sayyesinTheBahamas
- The Traveling Caribbean Film Showcase graced the shores of Nassau and Grand Bahama. The event was hosted by the Ministry of Tourism's Bahamas Film Commission and featured an informative session where local producers, directors and artists were given the opportunity to learn from movie moguls such as the co-producer of Game of Thrones, Vince Geradis and Marcus Nispel, director of music videos, advertisements, and Conan the Barbarian.