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Excursion operators call for end to unlicensed operators

The Bahamas Excursion Operators Association (BEOA) is calling on the government to equalize the tax regime for Bahamians and foreign tour operators, by requiring foreign vessels that operate locally to become value-added tax registrants and hold temporary business licenses, the association noted in a press statement. The BEOA is also calling on the government to […]

Visitors to the Bahamas Won’t Have to Quarantine Upon Arrival Starting Nov. 1

Travelers to the Bahamas will be allowed to skip the islands’ mandatory quarantine starting Nov. 1 if they continually prove they are negative for COVID-19, the Ministry of Tourism & Aviation confirmed to Travel + Leisure on Friday. The new protocols will allow visitors to freely roam the islands if they obtain a negative PCR […]