SOURCE: Bahamas Ministry of Tourism

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism

October 19, 2016 12:12 ET

Anticipation building for The Bahamas' 16 Weddings Event

NASSAU, BAHAMAS--(Marketwired - October 19, 2016) - With The Bahamas 16 weddings less than a month away, The Islands of The Bahamas are finalizing plans to ensure the weddings in paradise are as timeless and perfect as the 16 lucky Canadian couples imagined it to be.

Due to the impact of Hurricane Matthew the weddings, originally scheduled for Grand Bahama Island, will now take place on Nassau and Paradise Island. Couples will be updated as soon as possible so that the relocation will be a smooth transition.

The 16 Canadian couples will be a part of sixteen weddings held simultaneously, in various locations, on November 16. The weddings will take place on the beautiful islands of Abaco, Andros, Bimini, Cat Island, Eleuthera, Exuma, Harbour Island, Long Island, Nassau and Paradise Island.

The 16 lucky couples that will exchange vows on November 16th in The Bahamas are:

1. Agnes Meldrum and Travis Matubis of Blackfalds, Alberta -- Exuma
2. Lauren Heximer & Nathan Medeiros of Hamilton, Ontario -- Harbour Island
3. Krista Coward & Christopher McMahon of Mitchell, Ontario -- Andros
4. Jessyca Sylvestre & Jason Danyluk of Windsor, Ontario -- Nassau
5. Nicole Vogel & Michael D'Aoust of Sherwood, Alberta -- Abaco
6. Kristen Cormier & Adam Morris of Burlington, Ontario -- Nassau
7. Alycia Park & Ryan Yaremko of Stoney Creek, Ontario -- Cat Island
8. Dawn Saunders & Darryl Flowers of Pickering, Ontario -- Eleuthera
9. Katrine Martyn & Curtis Streeter of Pickering, Ontario -- Nassau
10. Tiffany Jones & Nabil Badre of Edmonton, Alberta -- Abaco
11. Debbie Thompson & Jason Carrington of Toronto, Ontario -- Nassau
12. Lana Newell & Mark Voisin of Bedford, Nova Scotia -- Exuma
13. Tara Noone & Mike Sylvester from Kitchener, Ontario -- Long Island
14. Megan Cull & Curtis McDonald of Cochrane, Alberta -- Nassau
15. Olivia Muc & Robert Surgeoner of Winnipeg, Manitoba -- Bimini
16. Dayna Sawatzky & Tyler Pugh of Edmonton, Alberta -- Paradise Island

Each couple will receive round-trip airfare to The Bahamas, hotel accommodations, meals, wedding ceremony, cake, flowers, champagne, rehearsal dinner, a small reception, a videographer and a personal wedding coordinator to assist with planning the wedding.

Sr. Manager of Romantic Travel, Weddings, and Honeymoons, Vinincia Strachan, said The Bahamas is keenly awaiting the chance to share its country with the world.

"There are a few places in the world as beautiful and romantic as The Islands of The Bahamas. With the celebration of our 16 weddings event, we hope to share the wonder of our country.

"We look forward to welcoming the couples and their guests on November 13 for the welcome reception at Atlantis," Strachan said.

The Islands Of The Bahamas have a place in the sun for everyone. Each island has its own personality and attractions for a variety of vacation styles with some of the world's best 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 preclearance through U.S. customs and immigration, and the Bahamian dollar is on par with the U.S. dollar. Do everything or do nothing, just remember It's Better in The Bahamas. For travel packages, activities and accommodations information, call 1-800-Bahamas or visit Look for The Bahamas on the web on Facebook Twitter and YouTube

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