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OUR STORY

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OUR STORY

Island Destination Services Ltd. (IDS) is an award-winning destination management and events company that is 100% Bahamian owned and based in Nassau, Bahamas. IDS was first endorsed by the Four Seasons brand as a preferred partner because we strive for perfection in every aspect of the events we organize, to deliver the absolute best in terms of quality, luxury and unrivaled Caribbean flair for our clients. Today, we are a preferred vendor at Atlantis Paradise Island, Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, SLS Baha Mar, Rosewood Baha Mar, and numerous well-known resorts.

Island Destination Services is The Bahamas’ leading destination management and special events company. We have the creativity, reputation, diverse skill set and attention to detail to ensure the success of your event.

With the Bahamas and the Caribbean being blessed with so much natural beauty, it’s only natural we want to welcome people to come and experience them firsthand. The Bahamas takes you further away from all troubles of life and lets you revisit old times of unique simplicity. Events are inclined towards non-traditional styles and this is exactly where we thrive – going beyond the norm and thinking outside the box. That’s why we see this as a perfect opportunity to deliver the absolute best in terms of quality, luxury and unrivaled event & destination management services.

Island Destination Services Ltd. was founded in 2005 by a Bahamian family with deep roots in the hospitality industry as full-service destination management and special events company dedicated to creating authentically Bahamian and Caribbean experiences.

We service your Island Destinations

“We invite you to discover the Caribbean we call home.”

IDS has its beginnings in Nassau, Bahamas. The Bahamas and Caribbean offer countless islands and cays that provide an amazing atmosphere for events and meetings. We combine imagination and 3 decades of experience of creating award-winning, extraordinary live events, and destinations for local and global clients. From small meetings to grand weddings, we can cater for every budget and scale. With a flair for style and aesthetics, we create beautiful and personalized events your attendees will talk about for weeks.

Our goal is to take what inspires you and make you fall in love with our services. Whether it is minimalist, vintage, classic, couture or modern, we style your event to capture all essential details. We will personally collaborate with you to breathe life into your events.

Quality Assurance

As a 2016, 2017, and 2018 World Travel Awards recipient and the force behind many high-profile events, you can expect to experience the true “difference” that makes The Islands of the Bahamas and Caribbean, the perfect destination that has a rich culture that defies imitation. Experience a taste of Bahamian culture at its peak with IDS.

Partnerships

IDS was first endorsed by the Four Seasons brand as a preferred partner because we strive for perfection in everything we do. In 2006, Atlantis Paradise Island embraced IDS as a preferred partner and today, continues to recommend our service driven award-winning company to both their corporate and social affairs clients. The SLS, Grand Hyatt, and Rosewood Baha Mar properties also recognize IDS as a preferred partner for destination management and special event services.

Our Islands – The Islands of The Bahamas

We were born here and delight in sharing the unknown wonders of The Bahamas with first-time guests, repeat visitors, and native Bahamians alike. With more than 700 islands scattered across 200,000 square kilometres of ocean, The Bahamas is many destinations in one. Yet, regardless of which island you travel to, the warmth of the Bahamian people always outshines the bright Caribbean sun.

NASSAU AND PARADISE ISLAND

New Providence Island offers the temptations of the capital city of Nassau and the appeal of Baha Mar. To the north, Paradise Island offers the excitement of the fabled city of Atlantis. Together, they provide a blend of history, gambling, golf and recreation along with some of the best beaches in the world.

GRAND BAHAMA

A nonstop mix of music, casino gambling, and nightlife will keep you entertained and endless beaches will keep you serene. Few places offer such a paradoxical combination of sophistication and unspoiled charm. Attractions include a massive underwater cave system, wreck diving, and the oceanfront Lucaya district of Freeport.

ANDROS

Pristine and undeveloped, Andros has the third-largest barrier reef on the planet and is the world’s bonefishing capital. Its deep, blue holes are the hiding place for the secretive sea creature, Lusca, but you will easily catch sight of thousands of species of wildlife on its deserted beaches.

BIMINI

Just 80 kilometres from the coast of Florida, Bimini is known for its significance as a rum-running port during Prohibition and as Ernest Hemingway’s favourite escape. Notable guests have included Jimmy Buffet and Martin Luther King, Jr., who wrote his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech here.

THE EXUMAS

The stunning turquoise waters of the exotic Exumas beckon you to visit posh resorts and undiscovered coastlines. When you arrive, pigs swim out to greet you along with a dolphin or two. Kick off your shoes, because the vibe is easy going and the mood is relaxed.

THE ABACOS

This is a boater’s paradise whether you are under sail or under power. Step back in history at quaint colonial towns, step up to the challenges of a championship golf course, or step onto the one of the world’s top beaches. Or simply get in step with one of the many festivals, including the Guy Hawkes Competition on Green Turtle Cay.

ELEUTHERA AND HARBOUR ISLAND

The pink sands, Loyalist architecture, and serenity are quintessentially Bahamian. Ranked as “the Best Island in the Caribbean” by Travel and Leisure magazine, Eleuthera offers the sincere friendliness that is the hallmark of the Bahamian people.