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BHTA’s Tru Tru Bahamian Festival a Celebration of All Things Bahamian


The Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association held it’s 5th Annual Tru Tru Bahamian Festival on February 8th and 9th, 2020 at John Watlings Distillery. In spite of temperamental weather on Saturday and a somewhat blustery Sunday, the festival welcomed a record number of visitors on its first day.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 February 2020 09:35

A tru celebration of ‘tings’ Bahamian


It wasn’t weird at all to see an adult showing a youngster the game of hopscotch over the weekend at John Watling’s Distillery, or the plaiting of the maypole, or children engaging in play that did not entail the use of an electronic device – because, after all, it was the Tru Tru Bahamian Festival at which all things Bahamian took center stage.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2020 07:18

Tru Tru Bahamian Festival 2020 - Gallery


The Tru Tru Bahamian Festival was held Saturday and Sunday, February 8th and 9th on the historic grounds of John Watlings Distillery. It was a tru tru Bahamian good time with something for everyone!

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Last Updated on Thursday, 13 February 2020 20:56

Tourism: No Impact Yet From Coronavirus


A senior Bahamian tourism executive yesterday said the industry has suffered no impact "to-date" from the global novel coronavirus outbreak as it heads into the peak winter season.


Tru Tru Bahamian Festival - Feb 8 & 9


Nassau, The Bahamas - The Ministry of Tourism and Aviation, the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA), and vendors of the Tru Tru Bahamian Festival are gearing up for the popular event, which takes place February 8-9, 2020 at John Watling's Distillery on Buena Vista Estate.  They are pictured at the recent press conference.  Director General of Tourism Joy Jibrilu is pictured third left, and BHTA President Carlton Russell, fourth left.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 February 2020 16:46

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