The Bahamas, one of the world’s leading destinations for weddings and honeymoons, is gearing up to launch its newest romance competition “Say Yes in The Bahamas Wedding Proposal.

The unique social media competition, which commences on October 30, 2017 and ends on December 15, 2017 is a joint initiative created by the Romance Department of The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (MOTA) in conjunction with Paparazzi Proposal, to showcase the ultimate wedding proposals offered in the destination.

The six weeks, interactive social media contest is opened to couples, who, are already in a relationship and reside within the United States of America.  Entrants will be required to upload on www.Bahamas.com or Facebook, one photo or image of the couple along with a 100 words story on why they should be selected to have their surprise- wedding proposal take place in the pristine islands of The Bahamas.  On-line registration for #sayyesinthebahamas commences on October 30, 2017 and ends on December 15, 2017.

Four lucky couples will be selected by a panel of qualified judges and flown into The Bahamas to experience their dream wedding proposal in any of four amazing Islands in The Bahamas:  Abaco, Exuma, Nassau and Paradise Island.

Winning couples will be announced just in time for Christmas, and couples will be expected to travel to The Bahamas in January 2018, where they will be enjoy luxurious accommodations for four days three nights, in one of the top resorts in The Bahamas.  Each couple will also receive an intimate, romantic dinner for two, all compliments of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation.

Freda Malcolm, Director of Romance at MOTA, said the “Say Yes in The Bahamas” wedding proposal would truly be a remarkable and unforgettable experience for our participants.  We are excited about the opportunity of sharing our romantic destination with these couples while highlighting the wide array of wedding programs available within our diverse and beautiful country”.  

The Islands of The Bahamas have received numerous nominations and awards from the Romance sector and was, in 2015 awarded the World’s Leading Wedding Destination.

In 2014, 2015 and 2016 the MOTA also held three successful social media competitions respectively in England, the USA and Canada, for its “16 Weddings, 16 Islands, One Priceless Day” event.  The contest, which attracted thousands of applicants vying to win a wedding ceremony in The Bahamas resulted in 16 couples getting married on 16 different islands in the Bahamas, at precisely on the same day at precisely the same time.    

For more information on #sayyesinthebahamas visit: www.bahamas.com .

Contact:  D. Earnestine Moxyz | Ph:  954-236-9292 | emoxyz@bahamas.com