New Orleans Pelicans fans to get a taste of The Bahamas on March 14

NASSAU, Bahamas: The Islands of The Bahamas, which boasts of having the clearest waters in the world, is now the preferred destination partner of the New Orleans Pelicans, and fans will get a chance to win a free trip for two during Tuesday night’s game.

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism will host its signature Bahamas Theme Night during the anticipated matchup between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Portland Trail Blazers at the Smoothie King Center on March 14. The first 8,000 fans attendance will receive a Pelicans t-shirt and sunglasses courtesy of Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and also one lucky fan will have a chance to shoot a half-court shot to win a trip to the Bahamas.

The event will see Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival dancers in brightly colored costumes take center court with New Orleans Pelicans dancers during a special half-time performance. Digital ads and videos depicting the beauty of The Bahamas will be shown to thousands of fans in the arena.

During the game, Pelicans fans can visit the Bahamas Tourism Table at the Concourse 121 Grill to take advantage of affordable travel packages, and enter to win a trip for two to the beautiful Hilton at Resorts World Bimini in The Bahamas.

There are great deals for Pelicans fans year round, including affordable vacation packages to The Islands of The Bahamas as low as $439 per person. These one-stop packages from New Orleans include airfare and hotel.

“We are so pleased that The Bahamas signed a multi-year partnership with this great NBA team. This increases our reach and positions The Bahamas as the premiere vacation destination throughout Louisiana, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas and Texas. We welcome all Pelicans fans to our beautiful islands,” said Bahamas Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe.

“We are excited to be hosting a Bahamas theme night at the Pelicans game against the Portland Trail Blazers,” said New Orleans Pelicans President Dennis Lauscha.  “This will provide our fans an opportunity to learn more about the beauty of The Bahamas and how easy and convenient it is for people to get to there and enjoy all of the amazing things there are to do.  It will be a fun and entertaining evening.”

About The Islands Of The Bahamas
The Islands Of The Bahamas have a place in the sun for everyone from Nassau and Paradise Island to Grand Bahama to The Abaco Islands, The Exuma Islands, Harbour Island, Long Island and others. 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 more information on travel packages, activities and accommodations, call 1-800-Bahamas or visit www.Bahamas.com. Look for The Bahamas on the web on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.