Find Tourism and Travel partners in Bahamas, The

Overview

Commonly labelled as one of the most popular destinations among the Caribbean islands, the tourist industry is a backbone of the economy of The Bahamas. According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) tourism accounted for BSD3,514.0m of the economy in 2011, and supported 90,500 jobs, including those indirectly supported, representing 53.8% of total employment. This finds it placed 9th in the world (out of 181 countries) in terms of the relative contribution of the tourism industry to the economy, with a 46.2% share of GDP, far above the world average of 14% (WTTC 2011). In 2010 the country saw 1,370,000 tourist visitors, with the source market dominated by the United States, accounting for 79% of arrivals. The number of Canadians visiting the islands reached their highest ever recorded number in 2010, reaching 9% share of visitors. The islands also continue to see a great number of cruise passenger arrivals, 3,803,122 in 2010. In 2011 visitor exports generated BSD2,213.2m, constituting 64.5% of total exports. The country’s tourism promotion, led by the Ministry of Tourism, sees Bahamas Tourist Offices located throughout the United States, as well as in the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Italy.

Tourism and Travel organisations in Bahamas, The
Amtrak
Bahamas Air Holdings Limited
Bahamas Taxi Union Bus Transportion
Bimini Sands Resort and Marina
British Colonial Hilton
Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort & Villas
Club Med Columbus Isle
Cocodimama Eleuthera
Commonwealth Secretariat
Compass Point Beach Resort
Cove Atlantis, The
Cove Eleuthera, The
Emerald Palms by the Sea
Executive Transport Experts Ltd
Fernandez Bay Village
Grand Bahama Port Authority Ltd
Greenwood Beach Resort
Hotel Corporation of The Bahamas
Island Pride Transportation
Kamalame Cay
Ministry of Tourism and Aviation
Palm Bay Beach Club
Pelican Bay at Lucaya
Pineapple Fields
Powell Pointe Resort
Reef Atlantis, The
Right Choice Transportation, The
Runaway Hill Club
Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island
Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort
Small Hope Bay Lodge
St Francis Resort
Staniel Cay Yacht Club
Stella Maris Resort Club
Sunrise Beach Clubs and Villas
Tiamo
Wyndham Nassau Resort & Crystal Palace Casino