HEAT To Hold Training Camp In The Bahamas

by Couper Moorhead

MIAMI, September 24 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they will hold their 2013 Training Camp at The Atlantis Paradise Island Resort, Bahamas, from Tuesday, October 1 through Friday, October 4, 2013.

Following Media Day on Monday, September 30, the HEAT will travel to Paradise Island and will conduct two-a-day practice sessions in the Imperial Ballroom at the Atlantis Conference Center beginning on Tuesday. They will conclude the practice sessions and return to Miami on Friday afternoon. Media availability will take place following the first session only, with a viewing time to be updated daily. A media workroom will be set up within the conference center, in Adonis rooms I-IV. Media should enter the conference center through the main entrance.

For those media members requiring hotel accommodations, the Atlantis Resort has a small block of rooms in the Royal Towers available at a media rate of $175 per night. Media needing room reservations should contact Megan Herrity or John Blazek at Sports Travel Plus at 301-770-7587 before Friday, September 27 at 3PM.

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism is happy to assist media members with any questions they may have (including ground transportation, logistics, etc.). Members of the media can contact Jeannie Gibson by calling 954-801-5326 or 242-322-4374 or by emailing jgibson@bahamas.com.

The HEAT would like to thank the Prime Minister of the Bahamas, the Honorable Perry Christie, and the Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe for their assistance.