Doug Williams, Senior Personnel Executive for the Washington Redskins and first African American quarterback to play in the Super Bowl, along with the legends and fans of the Redskins will visit the Melia Resort in Nassau, June 8-11, 2017, for a Bahamas weekend getaway.  The visit is the first for the Redskins and part of its new, five-year partnership with the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism (MOT).

Williams will be joined by Redskins alumni Ricky Sanders, Timmy Smith, Dexter Manley, Jeff Bostic, Doc Walker, Clarence Vaughn, Ravin Caldwell, Vernon Dean and Reggie Branch along with Redskins cheerleaders and the voice of the Redskins, Larry Michael.

“The MOT is excited and pleased to welcome this prestigious group to Nassau,” says Jeff Rodgers, Sr. Manager for Sports Tourism, at the MOT.

“We are especially pleased to showoff the warm hospitality of our people, share with them via multiple opportunities the vibrant, authentic and diverse culture of our country while showcasing the beautiful sports tourism product (like the golf course at Baha Mar and Thomas A. Robinson Stadium) we possess,” he said.

Among some of the planned activities are a welcome reception and Junkanoo social on Thursday, June 8, a celebrity golf tournament at Baha Mar on June 9, a youth football and cheerleading clinic with Doug Williams and Redskins alumni at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium at 11 am on June 10 as well as other destination experiences including a sunset cruise, island tours and more.

Youth between the ages of 6-17 years interested in attending the football and cheerleading clinic or for more information about the Doug Williams and Legends Celebrity weekend visit, www.dwbahamasweekend.com.

Media Contact: D. Earnestine Moxyz | Bahamas Ministry of Tourism | (954) 236-9292, emoxyz@bahamas.com