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Major firms partner Bahamas on wedding promotion

MasterCard, Mon Cheri and 1888mytuxes.com have announced that are partnering with The Bahamas on its "16 Weddings, 16 Islands, One Priceless Day" destination wedding promotion. 

Bahamas MOT
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

NEW YORK, NY. April, 2014–(Marketwired) – Wedding specialists and a Fortune 500 company have joined The Bahamas for a marriage made in paradise that will result in 16 couples winning weddings in The Islands Of The Bahamas through the 16 Weddings, 16 Islands, One Priceless Day sweepstakes.

The Bahamas promotion was launched in New York City on February 14. Organizers expect to draw the winners from thousands of entries. The promotion culminates January 16, 2015 with 16 lucky couples being wed in 16 unique ceremonies on 16 different Islands in The Bahamas.

Mon Cheri is one of the major sponsors that have lined up behind The Islands Of The Bahamas for the remarkable offer. David Tutera for Mon Cheri will provide the bridal gowns from a glamorous collection that captures the personality of every bride on her wedding day.

“The most exciting part is getting to see those brides walking down the aisle,” said Joyce Gill-Pannone of 1888mytuxes.com, the sponsor for the bridegrooms’ tuxedos and the source for tuxedos with a large variety of brand names that include Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and Joseph Abboud.

Meanwhile, MasterCard is expanding its Priceless Bahamas destinations program as it partners with The Bahamas in 16 Weddings, 16 Islands, One Priceless Day. MasterCard was also recently designated the official card of The Bahamas.

16 Weddings, 16 Islands, One Priceless Day will allow each of the 16 winning couples to include two come-along guests in their destination wedding, They will all be provided with air travel, accommodations, meals, the wedding rings, bridal gown, tuxedo, wedding ceremony, wedding cake and a reception. The lucky couples selected will be given the opportunity to experience all The Bahamas has to offer on one of the most unforgettable days of their lives, on the Island of their choice. Couples are able to enter win the destination wedding at www.Bahamas16islandsWeddings.com.

About The Islands Of The Bahamas
The Islands Of The Bahamas have a place in the sun for everyone from Nassau and Paradise Island to Grand Bahama to The Abaco Islands, The Exuma Islands, Harbour Island, Long Island and others. Each island has its own personality and attractions for a variety of vacation styles with some of the world’s best golf, scuba diving, fishing, sailing, boating, as well as, shopping and dining. The destination offers an easily accessible tropical getaway and provides convenience for travelers with pre-clearance through U.S. customs and immigration, and the Bahamian dollar at par with the U.S. dollar. Do everything or do nothing, just remember It’s Better in The Bahamas. For more information on travel packages, activities and accommodations, call 1-800-Bahamas or visit www.Bahamas.com. Look for The Bahamas on the web on FacebookTwitter and YouTube.

Bahamian entrepreneurs need to be more proactive in seeing their businesses come to fruition and take advantage of access to funding and support networks, according to the Chairman of The Bahamas Entrepreneurial Venture Fund (BEVF).

During a recent country visit, Scotiabank’s senior vice president and head of the Caribbean region, Bruce Bowen, along with Scotiabank Bahamas’ managing director, Sean Albert, paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Perry Christie.

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