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Posted on 23 June 2017 | 12:22 pm

Customer Think

Doused Fyer: Does Our Obsession with Audacious Innovation Make Us Suckers for Scams?
Customer Think
At this time, we are working tirelessly to get flights scheduled and get everyone off of Great Exuma and home safely as quickly as we can. We ask that guests currently on-island do not make their own arrangements to get to the airport as we are ...

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Posted on 16 June 2017 | 7:59 pm

TravelPulse (blog)

There's Something for Everyone in The Bahamas
TravelPulse (blog)
And speaking of Exuma, you have to make the trek out to go swim with the pigs. These pigs basically have their own island, and they gladly welcome humans here to feed them. Just be smart and feed them good stuff, no junk and no alcohol, please!

Posted on 15 June 2017 | 2:30 pm


'Stunned' Rolle receives Pompey Scholarship By Diane Philips & Associates Jun 15, 2017 - 3:30:38 PM
Scholarship recipient Demi Rolle collected more than her diploma when she attended graduation ceremonies for LN Coakley High in Exuma this week. She learned she was the 2017 winner of a $5,000 scholarship, proceeds from the 2nd Run for Pompey ...

Posted on 12 June 2017 | 4:13 pm

Emails Show Fyre Festival Organisers Knew Of Challenges
Bahamas Tribune
#The Tribune has received anecdotal reports from Exuma residents that several containers being held by the Department of Customs for nonpayment in connection with the festival had been released on Friday. #However, officials contacted yesterday could ...

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Posted on 7 June 2017 | 2:18 pm


A Tale of Two Festivals: Success at Negril's Tmrw.Tday and Ongoing Angst at Exuma's Fyre
Two recent inaugural island festivals are a study in how to organize a successful gathering. The Tmrw.Tday festival in Jamaica's Negril was a resounding success. A few weeks earlier, the Fyre festival in the Bahamas has left a wake of lawsuits. Between ...

Posted on 6 June 2017 | 9:40 am

GlobeNewswire (press release)

American Airlines Begins New Nonstop Service from North Carolina to Exuma
GlobeNewswire (press release)
NASSAU, Bahamas, June 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Airlines has added yet another new flight to The Islands of The Bahamas with nonstop service from Charlotte, North Carolina to Georgetown, Exuma. The inaugural flight took place on ...

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Posted on 26 May 2017 | 2:03 pm

Fyre Festival Organisers Wanted Free Crown Land
Bahamas Tribune
And Pedro Rolle, the Exuma Chamber of Commerce's president and a realtor by profession, told this newspaper that there was "no way" the eventual Fyre Festival site could have been worth that amount, saying "a hell of a lot" of land and beach was needed ...

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Posted on 26 May 2017 | 6:03 am


Councillor on Fyre Festival island criticises Bahamas tourism agency
Complete Music Update
Now the Chief Councillor of Exuma, Brian Strachan, has insisted that, while his body did give the necessary permission for the Fyre Festival to go ahead, it was the Bahamas' Ministry Of Tourism which led on all the dealings and conversations with the ...
'I'M Still Owed $70000 By Organisers' Claims ContractorBahamas Tribune

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Posted on 25 May 2017 | 8:48 am

Daily Star

Fearless bikini model learns the hard way that sharks are predators in shock attack
Daily Star
While posing alongside the creatures in Compass Cay, Exuma, one of them decided it was dinnertime. On her blog, the German model wrote: "It was very fun until one [shark] got a little hungry and decided to bite me. "I cannot tell you the second of ...

Posted on 24 May 2017 | 4:37 pm

Bahamas Tribune

Fyre Festival Organisers 'Wasted Money And Acted Like Spoilt Kids'
Bahamas Tribune
#US organisers Billy McFarland, rapper Ja Rule and Fyre Media Inc are facing multi-million dollar lawsuits filed in the wake of the fiasco on Exuma in late April when inadequate planning and facilities led performers to bow out and organisers to cancel ...
Pants on Fyre? Festival Workers Left With Empty PocketsBloomberg BNA
A $100 Million Class-Action Lawsuit For Fraud Filed By Fyre Festival VictimsTravelersToday

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Adventures In Exuma -- Jacqui blogs and photographs her adventures on Exuma. She and husband Bill settle in to their new home on the island with their dogs and cats in tow -- Abbey, Cooper, Macy and Mercury...

This Old Boat -- Follow the travels of George and Jane as they make their colorful pilgrimage to Georgetown , Exuma on their boat Galena with various stops along the way such as Warderick Wells Cay, Staniel Cay and Black Point...

Trip Report from Sue and Mike - Some excellent photos and travel notes from Warderick Wells in the Exuma Land and Sea Park...

Seeing Exuma From Offshore - Trip report from the Nita K...

Exuma Salt - In 1788, Exuma produced more than 100,000 bushels of salt...

Kalik, Kalik - Chet Ramo from the Boston Globe provides a glimpse of what Junkanoo is like on Exuma Island...

Exquisite Exuma - Everyone knows about Nassau, Grand Bahama, Eleuthera and the rest of the archipelago 250 miles out in the Atlantic (not the Caribbean) east of Miami. But thankfully few of you have ever heard of this unspoiled little island...

Exuma, the Bahamas - The New York Time reviews Exuma. “On its unspoiled beaches, the only footprints are probably your own...”

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