Country Nominated for World’s Best Cruise and Wedding Destination

The Islands Of The Bahamas are looking to claim two top spots in the exciting 25th World Travel Awards, which will take place on Saturday, December 1st, 2018 at Pátio da Galé, Lisbon, Portugal before industry leaders, luminaries and the international media. 

Officials of the renowned travel awards have announced that the destination is in the running for the World’s Leading Cruise Destination and the World’s Leading Wedding Destination Awards.

This comes in on the heels of the destination with the out-of-this-world blue waters being nominated for nine different awards, namely Caribbean’s Leading Beach Destination; Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Destination; Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Port 2018; Caribbean’s Leading Destination; Caribbean’s Leading Dive Destination; Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination; Caribbean’s Leading Luxury Island Destination 2018; Caribbean’s Leading Tourist Board 2018 and Caribbean’s Most Romantic Destination.

The Bahamas, a country of more than 700 islands and keys, attracts all of the major cruise lines, many of which operate port of calls to private islands in The Bahamas.  Among them are: Carnival, Disney, Holland America, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise and Princess Cruises.  Additionally, The Bahamas, which has held the position of leading cruise destination in the Caribbean region for sometime now, welcomes in excess of 4.6 million cruise visitors annually.  The Caribbean also continues to hold the greatest percentage of shared cruise business, worldwide.  

The Bahamas is also one of the most sought after destinations for romance worldwide.  Its multiple islands destination, rich and diverse culture, pristine natural beauty, coupled with its skilled and certified wedding professionals who provide a plethora of hassle-free, customized romance services ranging from proposals, weddings, honeymoon, vow renewals, anniversary and baby-moon nuptials, are enviably unmatched and world renown.

It is the world, however, that will get to decide if The Islands Of The Bahamas will get the top spots and you can help by submitting your vote!

Voting is open at www.worldtravelawards.com.

Search for The Bahamas and click the vote for us button.

Voting is open for Africa, Asia, Australia, Caribbean, Central America, Indian Ocean, North America and South America.

The deadline for voting is October 24th.

Both travel professionals and consumers cast votes, ensuring that only the most deserving organizations walk away with one of these prestigious accolades.

The subsequent winners will be invited to attend the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony, which will take place on Saturday, December 1st, 2018 at Pátio da Galé, Lisbon, Portugal - with industry leaders, luminaries and international media in attendance.

The Gala ceremony will also mark World Travel Awards’ 25th anniversary of rewarding travel excellence and promises to be a truly spectacular occasion.

The World Travel Awards is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.

Media Contact: Kendea Smith | ksmith@bahamas.com | 242-397-2786