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NASSAU, Bahamas, June 20, 2016 – Nassau Paradise Island is welcoming summer travelers with an array of new services and experiences designed to enhance visitors’ vacations. Known for its close proximity to the east coast, powder white sand beaches and clear turquoise waters, the island is upping the ante with a new hotel opening, new nonstop flights, local authentic cooking classes, kid-friendly events and more.

Please see below for a listing of new offerings and experiences in Nassau Paradise Island this summer:


Tru Bahamian Food Tours Launches Cooking Class with the Graycliff Hotel
Tru Bahamian Food Tours has partnered with the Graycliff Hotel to launch the new “Authentic Bahamian Cooking Class & Lunch Experience.” The class offers chef- guided, behind-the-scenes food preparation followed by an authentic Bahamian feast at the 5-star Graycliff Hotel & Restaurant in downtown Nassau. Included with the cooking course is a welcome treat and refreshment, a three-course meal featuring local delicacies including conch chowder and snapper, wine, a private tour of Graycliff’s legendary wine cellar, signature recipes and an “Insider’s Guide to Eating in Nassau” to take home. The class runs on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for $136/person. Private classes are available during the week. For more information, please visit


Atlantis, Paradise Island Partners with Cartoon Network; Launches New Mobile Application; Opens New Restaurant 
New Partnership: Atlantis Resort and Cartoon Network have launched a new partnership to provide activities and programming for families, including a new land-based, Cartoon Network-themed inflatable obstacle course, where guests can experience a We Bare Bears climbing wall and zip line course, a Powerpuff Girls-themed zig-zag maze and slide, a Nerf Super Soaker Flood Zone and more. Children can also take part in themed activities and culinary programs at Atlantis Kids Adventure (AKA) and attend Splash Screenings of their favorite Cartoon Network shows in the evenings. Cartoon Network at Atlantis kicks off June 20, 2016 and runs through August 21, 2016. More information available at

New Mobile App: Also new for summer is a dedicated mobile application, Atlantis. The mobile app is designed to provide travelers with the ability to navigate their booking details easily and provide relevant information throughout all stages of the trip, serving as a mobile concierge. The free Atlantis app is available for download through the iTunes App Store and Android Marketplace. More information at, Apple’s App Store or Android Marketplace.

New Restaurant: The Village Burger Shack located in Marina Village opened June 6 and is a family-friendly, casual dining experience with indoor and alfresco seating. The menu offers a selection of gourmet burgers, fresh fish, vegetarian dishes and salads, an extensive list of sides, and unique shake combinations. More information at


New Non-Stop JetBlue Flights To Nassau Paradise Island
Beginning August 1, 2016, JetBlue Airlines will expand its nonstop flights from FLL to NAS from three to five flights per day. The increased airlift allows travelers to maximize their time in the destination, with the first flight of the day departing FLL at 7:52 a.m., having guests on the ground before 9:00 a.m. The last flight of the day will depart FLL at 4:25 p.m., getting passengers to the island with time to relax before experiencing dinner and the famed Bahamian sunsets. Once in Nassau, flights depart back to FLL throughout the day with the last flight departing at 6:30 p.m., allowing for a full “final” vacation day in the sun. In addition, other airlines offering non-stop service include American Eagle, AirTran, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Bahamasair, JetBlue, Silver Airways, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and U.S. Airways.



About Nassau Paradise Island: Nassau Paradise Island, Bahamas is known for having some of the most beautiful white sand beaches in the world, turquoise blue water, the Caribbean's best entertainment and a spectrum of resorts from ultra-exclusive to family-friendly. This convenient destination is serviced by several non-stop flights from most major U.S. cities. Less than an hour from South Florida and less than three hours from New York City, Nassau Paradise Island is so close, yet feels like it's a world away. Additional information about where to stay and incredible value-added packages may be found at