August 31, 2015
Old Bahama Bay Resort & Yacht Harbour has been nominated in  The Bahamas's Leading Resort 2015 award category in the 2015 World Travel Awards.  The resort is one of only two resorts on Grand Bahama Island nominated for this award and one of nine resorts total. The Wall Street Journal is among the many media that have heralded WTA as “the Oscar’s of the travel industry”.
Voting will be open on-line until August 23, 2015 at

And has been nominated for 13 World Travel awards from 2007-2015. All of the details can be found on their website at

The country awards reflect the range of products and service offerings of an individual country’s travel and tourism industry.  The annual final shortlist of nominees for each country award is reached via the following criteria:

  • The previous year's country award winner and two runners-up
  • Vetted and approved self-nominations
  • Vetted and approved WTA commendations

The winner’s will be names at the World Travel Award’s Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony for 2015 will be held on October 17, 2015 in Turks & Caicos.

World Travel Awards (WTA) was established in 1993 by Graham E. Cooke to seek out and reward the very best travel organizations in the world – those brands pushing the boundaries of excellence and implementing ground-breaking ideas. WTA has developed into the most prestigious and comprehensive awards program in travel and tourism, and is recognized worldwide as the hallmark of industry excellence.

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