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... Kevin Seymour, CFO at Pharmachem Technologies (Grand Bahama )Ltd, Derek Newbold, Business Development Manager at GB Port Authority, Thomas Dean of Dupuch and Turnquest, Vik Nair, Urniversity of the Bahamas Dean of Graduates Studies, Michelle McLeod, Center for Hotel and Tourism, ...
“Haiti has 14 sister city relationships with cities in the United States that provide wonderful opportunities for economic and community development through business, cultural, tourism, educational, and humanitarian exchanges.” said Ginger M. Moxey, the Caribbean Representative of Sister Cities ...
#The Government was yesterday "adamant" that Nassau Flight Services (NFS) will be privatised by selling it to a 100 per cent Bahamian group not previously involved "in the big deals". #Dionisio D'Aguilar, minister of tourism, told Tribune Business there was "no way" a privatised NFS could be acquired ...
#With the economy's 'twin pillars' of tourism and financial services "under attack", Mr Winder said the Bahamas had little choice but to diversify and restructure its economy through WTO and other initiatives. #He argued that the country had wasted the past decade "fighting" over how to redistribute ...
While Barbuda, Antigua, St. Maarten, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands were severely impacted, other locations are still able to welcome tourists seeking a getaway. Learn more about the travel opportunities in Jamaica, the Bahamas, Barbados, the Dominican Republic, and Grand Cayman.
Buoyed by their recent success as hosts of the 33rd Carifta Swimming Championships, president of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) Martin Lyn stressed the importance of exploiting sports as a springboard to further boost tourism. Jamaica hosted the recently concluded four-day ...
#THE Bahamas will become ever-more reliant on tourism to the point where it generates almost 60 per cent of GDP within a decade, a global industry body has forecast. #The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), in its annual assessment of the sector's economic impact, predicted that the sector's ...
#"It opens the door for Bahamian businesses to benefit much more from the tourism industry than they have ever done before," Mr Leonard told Tribune Business. Citing the example of an organic egg farmer, he added: "It's unlikely a lot of hotels and food stores will buy it until the product is validated and ...
A second cruise ship will begin sailing from the Port of Palm Beach today, an addition Palm Beach County tourism officials estimate could bring more than 250,000 passengers a year to the area. The 1,680-passenger Grand Classica joins its sister ship Grand Celebration at the port in Riviera Beach, with ...
Palm Beach County leaders on Friday heralded the arrival of Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line's newest ship at the Port of Palm Beach, saying that the addition would be a boon for both businesses in Riviera Beach and the local tourism industry. The Grand Classica, a 1,680-passenger ship, docked at the ...
Between 10 percent and 15 percent of the cruise line's passengers are international tourists, Khosa said. And large numbers are expected to travel to the port from outside Palm Beach County, according to Discover the Palm Beaches, the county's tourism promotion agency. “We're certain that the ship's ...
Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line has grown its capacity by nearly 100 percent with Friday's official introduction of the Grand Classica at the Port of ... be the only cruise line to offer daily departures to Grand Bahama Island from the Port of Palm Beach becoming the largest provider of tourism to the Island, ...
And while this gives exciting reasons to explore the island, there needs to be more room inventory along with an expanded airport to accommodate an increase in visitor traffic. Bimini being the gateway of the Bahamas, it deserves more attention from investors and those in charge to truly tap into its ...
#“It will give us the opportunity to expand off of what it is we have in Grand Bahama and to rebrand ourselves as a truly exciting destination, not just tourism destination but a vibrant destination. I look forward to what is to come in that regard because not only will it bring traffic, excitement and energy and ...
#It was the second time the MP for East Grand Bahama has commented publicly on continuing environmental fears over the proposed $5.5 billion facility in East End, Grand Bahama - an area known for its natural pristine beaches and eco-tourism sites. #"We understand the necessity of the environment ...
THE Government plans to "replicate" the New Providence landfill solution across the Bahamas, with a Cabinet Minister urging: "We must stop this 'dumping in the .... For they also disrupt commerce for nearby businesses, and impact the Bahamas' tourism product if fumes are blown towards Cable Beach.
K. Peter Turnquest said while Grand Bahama has much to offer in terms of tourism, and while there are a number of talented, hard-working individuals within the Ministry of Tourism working diligently to make the product work, there is a constant challenge of access – getting people to the island in an ...
The Bahamas government plans to crack down on unlicensed commercial flights throughout The Bahamas. Minister of Tourism and Aviation, Dionisio D'Aguilar in making the announcement said that the government will implement a license control system. He said regulations would be put in place for ...
The Bahamian economy was largely integrated into the global economy; driven largely by its tourism and financial services sectors with their global reach. The Bahamas was trading with its major partners who largely operate on global trading rules that apply to them as WTO members but not to The ...
Joy Jibrilu, Chairperson, Chairman, Board of Directors, Caribbean Tourism Organization and Director General, Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, commented: “The events of last fall were tragic for so many across our Caribbean region, and our thoughts are still very much with the countries, businesses and ...
#While environmental activists and others are opposed to oil exploration in Bahamian waters, due to the potentially negative impacts on the environment, tourism and economy should a spill occur, the potential benefits for a Government struggling with a $7.5 billion-plus national debt are likely to be too ...
#The fight over the alleged unauthorised use of Khiara Sherman's song, Fly Away With Me, has intensified over the past fortnight with the ex-Miss Bahamas Universe suggesting that the Ministry was not taking seriously its "obligation to preserve evidence". #But the Ministry of Tourism, in its legal filings, ...
But why is a regional marketing budget necessary if individual destinations like the Bahamas, Cayman Islands, and Jamaica have the resources to promote themselves? Jibrilu and other tourism officials argue many travelers don't separate storm-ravaged islands from the overall region due to media ...
(Statement) Save The Bays was shocked and alarmed to learn of the government's apparent plan to stretch the country's already overburdened marine resources to breaking point and perhaps beyond – the group calling recent statements by Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Renward Wells ...
Long Island MacArthur Airport is partnering with tourism bureau Discover Long Island in a joint marketing campaign in Baltimore as part of a new effort ... has never before partnered with Discover Long Island, nor has it done marketing in regions beyond Suffolk and Nassau counties and New York City.
The Tourism Minister is in the newspapers today vowing to "aggressively" pursue the air space management agreement negotiated by the PLP government, an agreement the FNM declared impossible to achieve. The PLP will not go away and be quiet. We will have our say. Bookmark and Share
The founder of Oceanic Global Foundation, Lea d'Auriol, said, “Royal Caribbean's renovation plan is promoting an influx of tourism without taking proper measures to ensure sustainability and responsible consumption on the island.” She believes the expansion plan could be “catastrophic” for the ...
Tracy Cooper, Managing Director, Bahamasair Holdings Ltd says of the new service, “The addition of Bimini to our list of destinations underscores Bahamasair's unwavering commitment to expanding and supporting our tourism product.” Bimini is known as the gateway to The Bahamas, and although ...
The winner of the local leg of the contest will become the new Youth Junior Minister of Tourism on Nevis, and will form part of a team representing the island at the 2018 Caribbean Tourism Youth Congress later this year, during the CTO's annual State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC) in The Bahamas.
#BAHAMASAIR will launch four weekly flights between Miami and Bimini on May 3, in a bid to generate extra airlift that will expand the tourism industry. ... #The Island, which is a seven-and-a-half miles long, and covers nine square miles, boasts some of the most beautiful waters in the Bahamas.
Perry G. Christie outlined the status of the sale of these hotels during his campaign stops in Grand Bahama in the run up to the 2017 general elections. Mr. Christie said that his government was close to signing off on a deal for the purchase and the former Tourism Minister along with Tourism officials and ...
By the Caribbean Journal staff. One of the region's most important tourism gatherings is coming to The Bahamas. The Caribbean Tourism Organization's State of the Industry Conference is holding its 2018 edition in The Bahamas this October. SOTIC, as it's known in the industry, will be held from Oct. 1-5 ...
#"It's been extremely strong," he told this newspaper. "We've done very well except for the usual problems in October, which is always a slow month in Grand Bahama for tourism and corporate business. #"We're running on a yearly basis close to 80 per cent occupancies. Before that we were doing in the ...
#The Abaco Fly Fishing Association, in a statement yesterday, said the entire Bahamas was now “feeling the pinch” due to the significant loss of tourism revenue in the Family Islands. #It blamed the Fisheries Resources (Jurisdiction and Conservation) (Flats Fishing) Regulations 2017, introduced by the ...
#"Other items that have caused Baha Mar to succeed and exceed its expectations were the exceptionally harsh winter in the northwest (US) and the effects of Hurricane Irma and Maria on the southern Caribbean that caused visitors that would naturally go to those destinations to come to The Bahamas.
According to the Ministry, the Plastic Task Force includes members such as the Ministries of the Environment and Housing, Tourism, Finance, and Health; the Customs Department; the Attorney General's Office; the Bahamas Plastic Movement; The Nature Conservancy; Atlantis and Baha Mar Resorts; ...
#THE Bahamas' official website has earned the destination the highest honour in the Interactive Media Awards. #Bahamas.com, which is the official Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (BMOTA) website, has won the 'Best In Class' award for the category of travel and tourism. #Ministry officials rely ...
Frenderick Tucker from Ultimate Tours Bahamas leads tours with tourists a few times a week. “We have a lot of tourists and locals who come here to kayak,” he said during a recent tour. “Most people are wowed by the tour because they know very little about the importance of the mangroves in The ...
#Speaking at a press conference held at the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce, Mr Ferreira said the first round of public consultations on the ban is ... #According to Bahamas Plastic Movement, if the rate of plastic pollution on beaches increases, it could cost up to $8.5m annually in tourism losses for the ...
In its initial months of introduction to the market, the business captured the interest and endorsement of many, including the Bahamas' Ministry of Tourism. #In 2015, Ms Campbell established a strategic partnership with the local Christie's International affiliate, H G Christie, to offer clients the best in real ...
NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — The Bahamas government says it will ban plastics such as shopping bags, food utensils, straws and styrofoam food ... will inherit unwanted marine debris as a result of ocean currents and wave patterns, adding a compounding impact to our tourism and fishing industries.
(CMC) – The Bahamas government says it will ban plastics such as shopping bags, food utensils, straws and styrofoam food containers by 2020. ... we will inherit unwanted marine debris as a result of ocean currents and wave patterns, adding a compounding impact to our tourism and fishing industries.
At a meeting with the Bahamas Minister of Tourism and Aviation, the Honorable, Dionisio D'Aguilar, Mr. Graves outlined a number of significant events that his organization has the potential of hosting in The Bahamas over the next two years. The groups include the organizations' multi-million dollar ...
#NEW Providence's Bonefish Pond National Park generates around $1 million in tourist spending, and 1,100 annual visitor days, for the Bahamian economy. #The south-west New Providence parks' economic impact was detailed in the 'Economic Valuation of Ecosystem Services in Bahamian Marine ...
Also, as an outgrowth of The Bahamas' association, participation and sponsorship of Black Enterprise events in The United States over the past year, they ... Linville Johnson, The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism's Director for the Multicultural Market, hosted the BE group during their Bahamas visit and said ...
On the north side of the shark-shaped Great Exuma island in the Bahamas, in the immaculately aquamarine water off Coco Plum Beach, stands a wooden swing set. It has two swings, and when the tide rolls in, tourists take photos of each other pumping in and out of the water, set against a sky that is ...
... Tourism Office; Victoria Isley, chief sales and marketing officer at the Bermuda Tourism Authority; Perla George, business development director for North America at the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board; Mikala Moss, area manager for New York for the Bahamas Tourist Office; Christine Noel-Horsford, ...
#“This may be he best growth since the Great Recession of 2008,” Prime Minister Dr Hubert A Minnis said while addressing the CEO Network Conference last night at Melia Nassau Beach resort. #“Tourism is doing very well. Both Atlantis, Paradise Island, and Baha Mar, are doing exceptionally well.
#With confusion over whether the Fisheries Resources (Jurisdiction and Conservation) (Flats Fishing) Regulations 2017 have been suspended only adding to industry uncertainty, Mr Kemp said The Bahamas was in danger of driving "prime tourists" to rival destinations such as Belize and Mexico.
#“It is time for Minister of Tourism and Aviation, Dionisio D'Aguilar, to insist that the flats fishing portfolio be returned to his Ministry at once, because the once-valuable and thriving tourism sector is in rapid decline in the southern Bahamas since the ill-advised... regulations went into effect just over 15 ...
Owners of Exumas restaurants and bars report tourism is up, and continues to rise regardless of the fame the islands received from the festival. In fact, visitor numbers have increased from 21,000 in 2000 to 51,000 in 2016. Joy Jibrilu, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism director general, said in a 2017 ...
#The newest results were based on early estimates from major data sources such as the Central Bank, Ministry of Tourism, the Foreign Trade Section of the Department of Statistics and many others. #“The preliminary 2017 results revealed an increase of 2.7 percent in GDP at current market prices and ...
The parrots loud squawking, the damp heat of the forest, the quick glimpse of a buzzing Bahama Woodstar (hummingbird) passing are some of my better memories from the Bahamas. Learning to use Technu soap to wash poison wood sap off, early hours and the loss of hot water in the house were just ...
Due to our location, it is also expected that we will inherit unwanted marine debris as a result of ocean currents and wave patterns, adding a compounding impact to our tourism and fishing industries,” Minister Romauld Ferreira said. The official explained his department is currently developing a strategy ...
#The Bahamas will host the Caribbean's largest aviation conference this June, bringing together major players from the sector and tourism industries for three days of discussions. #The third annual Caribbean Aviation Meet-up is scheduled for June 12-14 in Nassau, with its main goal to find new ways to ...
#SPEAKING at the CEO Network conference at the Melia Nassau Beach hotel last week, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis told his audience that the Bahamian economy had grown by about 2.5 percent in the past year, which, he said, could possibly signal its best growth in ten years. #“Tourism is doing ...
It has been estimated that for each skilled job created, another 2.5 jobs will result in the local non-tradable, service, and tourism sectors, which would mean a projected economic impact of over $10 million in the first year alone. It is GIBC Digital's plan to expand its Bahamas operations to over 150 ...
“A survey done by the Ministry of Tourism found that 70 percent of visitors come to The Bahamas for its beaches. However, the Bahamas Plastic Movement estimates that if the rate of plastic pollution on beaches increases, it could cause up to $8.5 million in tourism losses annually for the country. Thus ...
Carnival Elation will continue offering year-round sailing to the Bahamas from JAXPORT's North Jacksonville Cruise Terminal. The contract extends the ... Travel Industry Exchange is the leading one-to-one event featuring a product-focused conference, networking and entertainment. Top agents vie for ...
The Bahamas, the Atlantic Ocean archipelago of over 700 islands, has announced its plan to ban all disposable plastics and flying of balloons by 2020 ... The Bahamas attracts over a million tourists annually and if the pollution continues, the country can lose up to $8.5 million in tourism losses annually, ...
#The Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association's (BHTA) executive administrator, Charlotte Knowles Thompson, has received The Distinguished Administrative Professional Award. #She was awarded the honour at the 'Administrative Professionals Conference', which was hosted by Island Human ...
The islands in the Bahamas are the closest landfall from the United States mainland and, of these, Bimini Island is the closest from Miami — about 50 miles. ... was designed to expand and support the air carrier's tourism product, Tracy Cooper, managing director of Bahamasair Holdings told Bahamas.
“We are excited to partner with Worldmedia Interactive in developing and executing strategies as we continue to grow our brand,” said Maria Miller, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line's Chief Marketing Officer. “In addition to Worldmedia's deep understanding of the travel industry, they bring us a unique ...
#And the Abaco Fly Fishing Association is also expressing alarm that the 1:2 guide/angler ratio requirement "will have the unintended consequence of further destroying the Bahamas flats fishing tourism sector, as anglers who don't want to hire a guide will travel to tourist-friendly destinations instead".
#GRAND Bahama is expecting an increase in tourist arrivals this year by sea and air, intensifying pressure for additional room inventory on the island, according to a tourism executive. #Karen Seymour, director of the Ministry of Tourism in Grand Bahama, said officials are excited about the addition of ...
Freeport is a common stop for cruise ships not only as a tourist destination but because its harbor doubles up as a ship repair, restocking, and maintenance port due to its dry-docking ability featuring the Grand Bahama Shipyard. Therefore, expect to dock right at the Lucayan harbor, no tendering is ...
#"Growth in the tourism sector reflected sustained global growth, increased activity at Baha Mar, the addition of new ... There were some 449 active Airbnb 'hosts' in Nassau, and the Central Bank said: "Most hosts are professional, ...
#THE fifth annual Bahamas Bowl has been set for Friday, December 21, ... Thanks to the assistance of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Atlantis, ...
#Recent events are somewhat discouraging which I can only conclude will bring about the termination of the Bahamas as an Offshore Financial Centre and place even more emphasis on Tourism as the main and only driver of the Bahamas Economy. #For many years The Bahamas has promoted itself ...
Yet in the same edition, the editor of the Tribune lamented that “Recent events are somewhat discouraging which I can only conclude will bring about the termination of the Bahamas as an offshore financial centre and place even more emphasis on tourism as the main and only driver of the Bahamas' ...
“GIBC anticipates that for each skilled job created, another 2.5 jobs will result in our local service, and tourism sectors, resulting in an estimated ...
... Transport and Local Government & Acting Minister of Tourism, the Hon. Frankie Campbell; MP for West Grand Bahama & Bimini and Office of the Prime Minister Parliamentary Secretary Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe; and Resorts World Bimini President, Patricia Lawrence. (BIS Photos/Kemuel Stubbs) ...
From Chicago O'Hare, the airline has added four new routes to Aruba, Grand Cayman, Nassau and Turks and Caicos, while from Miami, it has added seven additional daily frequencies to Barbados, Curacao, Freeport, Puerto Plata, Trinidad and Tobago, Santo Domingo and Saint Lucia, as well as a new ...
For those who do want to explore, every evening a shuttle takes visitors to historic downtown Fernandina Beach. And if you happen to be a Tesla driver, you can charge your vehicle at a special charging station in the parking garage. This resort celebrates the island's history with daily pirate toasts that ...
“The launch of this route to Bimini is an opportunity to create more reciprocal opportunities for both of our respective communities in Miami and in The Bahamas,” Bahamasair Chairman Tommy Turnquest said. “Our continuing aim as a key tourism partner is to continue to bring as many visitors as we can ...
The weekly flights will bring a total of 141 new seats to The Bahamas. Bahamas Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D'Aguilar is confident that the new flights will help fill the higher inventory of rooms added by new hotel developments throughout the Islands of The Bahamas. The new air service ...
The Bahamas is highly reliant on tourism, financial services and foreign direct investment to drive our economy. These sectors have traditionally played significant roles in the economic growth and development of our archipelagic nation state. However, our high dependence on these traditional drivers ...
Acting as The Bahamas Minister of Tourism, The Honorable, Frankie Campbell, Minister of Transport and Local Government, led a number of speakers making remarks at the ribbon cutting at Miami airport. Lester Sola, Director of Miami Dade Aviation Department welcomed the new service and ...
The weekly flights will bring a total of 141 new seats to The Bahamas. #Dionisio D'Aguilar, minister of tourism and aviation, said the new flights will ...
A building boom, a spike in visitors and the destination's very first winery mark a busy season of developments in Nassau and Paradise Island in the ...
#Khiara Sherman, the former Miss Bahamas Universe, and her record ... contract but the Ministry of Tourism refused to accept'," the ruling continued.
... guide/angler ratio requirement "will have the unintended consequence of further destroying the Bahamas flats fishing tourism sector, as anglers who ...
Kathleen Rice of Nassau County, faces potential violations of federal campaign finance rules. [Crain's New York Business]. Plus: Gov. Andrew Cuomo has appointed Nassau District Attorney Madeline Singas as special prosecutor to investigate the allegations against Schneiderman. [Daily News] ...
#"The Grand Lucayan strip generates tourists for the entire marketplace, and it is the lifeline of Port Lucaya; Port Lucaya needs to be back up and running - it feels like a nightmare," she said. #"I think Grand Bahama is not headed in a positive direction and is in dire need of help from the government.
Travel Industry Exchange is the leading one-to-one event featuring a ... in Nassau departing December 14, 2019, and January 11, February 8 and 22, ...
For too long the (previous) government had forsaken Grand Bahama. ... Tourism is our number one industry, and we need to start developing and ...
... Tommy Bahama location in downtown Palm Springs Thursday morning. ... We welcome the tourism they're bringing to Palm Springs and everything ...
Thousands of Bahamians around the Bahamas are engaged in exercises to assess the ... “I look at Tourism, its starting to make a difference.
Turning his attention to the tourism market, Minister Thompson said there is an added cruise ship from Bahamas Paradise Cruises coming to Grand ...
But the Caribbean Tourism Organization is trying to change that in naming 2018 the “Year of Wellness and Rejuvenation”. “For those who focus on ...
Countries such as the Bahamas, Grenada, St. Lucia, Cayman Islands, Martinique, and Trinidad and Tobago have contributed to the new tourism ...
“The Bahamas is headed in a promising direction. ... “Tourism is on the rebound, but there is still much work to be done to ensure that our tourism ...
However, air tourist arrivals declined 4 percent in 2017, reflecting the impact of Hurricane Matthew on hotel infrastructure in the Grand Bahama Island.
Negative News Continues to Impact Mexico Tourism Plans ... (5.8 percent, up from 4.2 percent in 2017) and Nassau, the Bahamas (up to 4.3 percent ...
Both are noticeably far more corrupt than The Bahamas, as the CPI ... A respected professional with a Ministry of Tourism name tag, he and the vast ...
Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Bahamas is heating up in May with more ... Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation
Teams from Cayman Islands, Bermuda, Nassau and Key Biscayne will travel to play in the two-day tournament that will take place at the rugby club ...
"This is why The Bahamas Nightlife was created. ... Mr Johnson said he had approached the Ministry of Tourism, and other businesses, seeking ...
The debut of Bahamas Ride, a ride-hailing app, has made exploring the capital of Nassau more convenient ... Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation
While, to some extent, diversifying the economy and broadening its base is feasible, the geography of the Bahamas implies that tourism will continue ...
Bahamas Development Corporation provides consulting and business recruiting services that gets manufacturing, agricultural, medical tourism, and ...
Tourism Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar yesterday stressed the over-flight fees ... regarding the management of the sovereign airspace of The Bahamas.
The event is hosted by the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation of the Bahamas. The conference concept is different and unique. Last year it was named ...
Both of Mr Major's parents are still employed in The Bahamas's aviation sector. Mr Major Sr presently serves as manager of the Bahamas Air Navigation ... as director of the aviation policy unit in the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation.
NASSAU, The Bahamas - Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis announced the establishment of a National Endowment Fund to help preserve ...
... of a National Endowment Fund to help preserve the heritage and culture of The Bahamas, among other things. ... green technology, responsible tourism, sustainable tourism, financial services, migration/diaspora studies, waste ...
NASSAU, The Bahamas - Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism Travis Robinson (centre) welcomed to The Bahamas a group of travel ...
BAHAMAS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (OTCMKTS:BDCI) reported an increase of 3400% in short interest. ... Bahamas Development Corporation provides consulting and business recruiting services that gets manufacturing, agricultural, medical tourism, and other opportunities to the Bahamas.
It's not a line item in the Grand Bahama Children's Home budget – the cost associated ... As a part of its eighth anniversary Bahamas Striping will donate 80 ... into the tourism sector with the launch of Bahamas Themed Photography, ...
Their goal is to bring The Bahamas to life with these top social travel influencers who have their own independent audiences as well as leveraging ...
The Government of The Bahamas (GOB) was blindsided by this news and deeply ... A. The travel from The Bahamas to China is 20-24hours. On each ...
The former Senior Policy Advisor to the government, Sir Baltron Bethel says the Bahamas must develop a national development plan to ensure the ...
Top Caribbean Aviation Conference Heads to Bahamas ... The event, hosted by the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation, focuses on solutions to ...
Dionisio D'Aguilar, Minister of Tourism & Aviation, announced a scholarship endowment fund on behalf of the D'Aguilar family to benefit the Bahamas ...
... now depends on whether the Bahamian purchaser of its last property "is still interested". ... sign-off on plans to transition into a Tourism Development Corporation - a change that has been "in the works" for almost two decades.
When asked how marketing has increased tourism in the country, Ms Estrada said: "At this time last year, we saw a year over year demand in growth ...
The 39-year-old woman was dumped on the roadside in Bangkok 13 days after she was kidnapped in the city's airport by a gang who brazenly walked ...
From left to right are BTVI's Chairman, Kevin Basden; Minister of Education, the Honourable, Jeffrey Lloyd; Minister of Tourism, the Honourable ...
#Speaking at the event, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis praised Baha Mar for its contribution to The Bahamas' exceptional tourism market, adding the ...
Mr Alexander will also travel to the Bahamas where he will serve as Chair of the regional competition. The 2018 National Tourism Public Speaking ...
... marked Rosewood's Bahamian debut, and Mr Arora said "pent up demand" for its Baha Mar property was such that it indicated travellers had been ...
#Graeme Davis reiterated to Tribune Business that the hotel industry has "a very good opportunity" to grow the Nassau/Paradise Island tourism market ...
“The services these tugs provide are vital to the Bahamian economy as it relates to tourism – one of our key sectors – and the marine/shipping industry ...
NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Scenes from the official opening of Rosewood Baha Mar on May 22, 2018. Shown enjoying ambience of the beautiful resort ...
Tobago Hotel and Tourism Association president told Business Day, “Now ... The Bahamas, he said, “only retains 15 cents, we retain over 70 cents.”.
Still, Sir Baltron Bethel, the country's first Director General of Tourism and more ... “And then there's a matter of competition, if The Bahamas doesn't do ...
The country continues to make efforts to take over its airspace according to Minister of Tourism Dionisio D'Aguilar yesterday. The former PLP ...
Leading up to the last general elections, Minister of Tourism, Mr. Dionisio ... “But now I am the Minister of Tourism and I am looking out for all Bahamians. ... that the project was delayed and costed the Bahamian economy drastically.
With this being the ship's first call to Grand Bahama Island, Jay Philippe, Assistant Manager, Ministry of Tourism & Aviation (MOTA), GBI, said, “Seeing ...
Tourism Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar took delight on how thing have shaped up ... and I have said it often and I've said it on the political trail that the Bahamas is ... but I'm projecting a significant growth in our stopover visitors,” he said.
... effectively deprived Grand Bahama of a 'mass market' stopover tourism industry. Around 1,000 direct jobs were lost, while 1,100 rooms that amount ...
So many deals should be happening in Freeport, with its amazing tourism industry infrastructure, and instead we have Nassau keep stealing the show.
#THE Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (BMOTA) has partnered with a Florida-based multimedia broadcast company to create, produce and ...
And we all know how well we Bahamian's keep secrets. ... #“The government is committed to the revitalisation of tourism in Grand Bahama. #“We must ...
#The South Florida event, which is held twice per year, in April and August, was organised by Alpha Media Network, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism ...
The featured chef at the Caribbean Tourism Industry Awards Dinner on 7 ... Islands of the Bahamas, Barbados, Bloomingdales, Caribbean Airlines, ...
#Mr D'Aguilar said he was focused on driving stopover visitor growth because they represented the higher-yielding segment of The Bahamas' tourism ...
#The Ministry of Tourism is seeking private sector bids to take over management of Junkanoo Beach and improve a key component of Nassau's cruise ...
The Baha Mar casino resort is being credited for driving a nearly one-fifth rise in tourist traffic to the Bahamas. On Monday, the Bahamas Tribune ...
People reports Becca and crew were spotted in April fiiming at Baha Mar Resort in Nassau, Bahamas, where they stayed. ... the season, which gets them major publicity and boost in tourism, according to Town & Country magazine.
#The Ministry of Tourism's desire to "get the biggest bank for its buck" will determine whether a major golf tournament returns to The Bahamas for a ...
... eye” on the private destination islands owned by cruise ship companies to make sure they don't suck all the tourism away from Nassau and Freeport ...
While the two resorts are less than 10 miles away from each other, local authorities and tourism experts believe that they would be both profitable ...
... by strengthening performance of the US economy (which drives both tourism flows and remittances to the region, ... Bahamas: Market Fundamentals
Pictured are (left to right): Jason Larrimore; Sandra Laing, Special Projects Ministry of Tourism; Denyse Ferguson Rolle, Bahamas Air representative; ...
In an invited comment, Tourism Director Sharon Flax-Brutus described the report as a 'tremendous' recognition ... Four Bahamian islands were listed.
... Bahamas High Commissioner to London, and his wife Kimberly Greenslade, Senior Manager of The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism in London, were ...
NASSAU, The Bahamas – Construction of bridges and roadworks, repairs to major government buildings and causeways and upgrades of major ...
Mrs Hanna-Martin saw The Bahamas' airline future as being able within ten years to build ... After that, The Bahamas would have done the impossible. .... FAA representatives flew in to meet with Tourism Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar.
FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – Grand Bahama taxi drivers will have the opportunity to earn up to an additional $40,000 monthly based on an ...
#The report's production coincided with yesterday's meeting between the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) and K P Turnquest, Deputy ...
#The Minister of Tourism and Aviation will lead the Bahamian delegation to the Caribbean Tourism Organisation's (CTO) Caribbean Week event in ...
Minister Thompson said that he is very optimistic about the future of tourism in Grand Bahama, particularly as the Government moves closer to closing ...
At centre/front is Minister of Tourism and Aviation the Hon. ... centre front/second left, Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism & Aviation ...
In an effort to maintain The Bahamas' reputation as a sports tourism destination, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, along with three other Cabinet ...
The Government's bid to privatise Nassau Flight Services (NSF) is ... Dionisio D'Aguilar, minister of tourism and aviation, said the potential sale of the ...
#The VAT rate hike will force 30-40 percent of Bahamian contractors out of ... That's what we're going to be staring at; a tourism-only economy.”.
... minister of tourism and aviation, said the potential sale of the government-owned ground handling provider will be open to Bahamian investors only.
In addition to some Consulate staff members, the committee also includes representatives from The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Florida; Bahamasair ...
Tourists, especially cruise passengers, will have the opportunity to take a fast ferry able to travel at 48 knots per hour and still make it back to Nassau ...
Cox embraced the opportunity to showcase the Bahamian narrative through art. Cox said that like many countries with a tourism-dependent economy, ...
#Suzanne Pattusch, the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association's (BHTA) executive vice-president, said the magnitude of the 60 per cent VAT rate ...
The Bahamas reported a whopping 18 percent surge in stopover visitors in ... That was announced by Bahamas Tourism Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar ...
Britell is joined by Director General in the Ministry of Tourism in The Bahamas, Joy Jibrilu, far left; Hugh Riley, Secretary General of the Caribbean ...
Plantation, FL, June 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Last night during the Caribbean Tourism Industry Awards Dinner and Fashion Show, part of the ...
Jibrilu became the first Bahamian member of the Caribbean Tourism Organization to receive the Allied Award for sustainable development at ...
Plantation, FL, June 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (BMOTA) was recognized by The Caribbean ...
Mp: Grand Bahama 'Dying A Slow Death' ... chairman of the Hotel Corporation Board – now the Tourism Development Corporation – he ... There are so many from (Grand Bahama) anticipating returning home to the island they love.
#Rev McAlpine said the money came from the Bahamas Hotel Corporation Funds, and not the Consolidated Funds of the Bahamas Treasury.
There are so many from (Grand Bahama) anticipating returning home to the island ... This is the path that Grand Bahama must take in order to re-invent, ... too expensive and tedious for these persons to travel to Nassau for treatment.
Mrs Jibrilu is the first Bahamian member of the Caribbean Tourism ... the Caribbean Tourism Organisation's Allied Award this year," said Mrs Jibrilu.
#I conducted a Google search with the key words Lesbian, Tourism and Bahamas, and I was surprised to find the following article “Gay Bahamas”[1], ...
Caribbean tourism officials unveiled details of the long talked-about ... from St. Lucia, the Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, Grenada, Trinidad & Tobago, ...
The Washington Redskins, in conjunction with the Ministry of Tourism (MOT), hosted its second annual Redskins Bahamas Football Camp on ...
... CTO Chairman and Bahamas Tourism Minister Dinosio D'Aguilar, speaking ... The region received 8.2 million international tourists' visits during this ...
#Tourism and aviation officials from 28 countries attended yesterday's ... The airlift customer to The Bahamas spends 20 times' more, and so this is the ...
A report released by the state showed that Nassau IDA had given out ... to close the “tourism loophole,” which gave tax exemptions to storage facilities ...
The Bahamian Culinary team emerged as victors at the recent Annual Caribbean Tourism Week New York's Rum and Rhythm event. The Rum and ...
The Bahamian Tourism Industry's will be making plans to primarily focus on providing top notch customer service to ensure that guests appreciate ...
#AIRPORT development "has not kept up" with the pace of tourism growth, ... level that is reasonable and doesn't in any way impede tourism growth." ... are in The Bahamas for the third annual Caribbean Aviation Meet-up, which is ...
NASSAU (Reuters) - The Caribbean lost more than $1 billion in tourism revenue after hurricanes deterred visitors during the costliest storm season on ...
Hurricanes cost Caribbean $1-billion in tourism, industry group says ... Tourism Organization, at the Caribbean Aviation Meetup in the Bahamas.
... from left -- Bahamas Civil Aviation Authority Director General Captain Charles Beneby; Ministry of Tourism & Aviation Permanent Secretary Charles ...
Baha Mar represents a 2,400 room increase to the Bahamian tourism inventory, and now with the Rosewood's opening only a few days ago, all the ...
By the Caribbean Journal staff. The Bahamas' tourism sector has been having a banner year so far in 2018, and it's getting another lift. American ...
NASSAU, The Bahamas - At a recent Washington Redskins welcome reception at SLS Baha Mar, Deputy Director General of Tourism E. 'Tommy' ...
The chair of the CTO says that over one billion US dollars in tourism ... the disclosure at the 2018 annual Caribbean Aviation Meetup in the Bahamas.
D'Aguilar said The Bahamas' latest Tourism Exit Study indicates that the average expenditure of a cruise visitor is $70, compared to the average ...
Correspondent Sarah Peters is in Nassau.>> The Caribbean lost more than $1 billion in tourism revenue in the wake of the 2017 hurricane season.
In 2011 the Bahamas shark sanctuary was established and a study released in 2017 found that shark and ray tourism generates nearly 114 million US ...
It “will reduce confusion for our visitors coming to the island,” Cornelius de ... said CTO Chairman and Bahamas Tourism Minister Dinosio D'Aguilar.
I am a Bahamian citizen and as guilty as every one of us who stands by and ... and the airline that gave birth to the tourism industry in The Bahamas.
NASSAU, The Bahamas - 'Afar' experiential travel magazine and guide executives and staff paid a courtesy call on Governor General Her Excellency ...
#THE Bahamas has attracted more than $700m in foreign capital ... in Grand Bahama are heavily concentrated in tourism and the digital economy.
In Grand Bahama, hundreds showed up at the Freeport International Airport to greet the MP for Pineridge, Mr. McApline who flew into Grand Bahama ...
The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism hosts the trips, which visit Bimini, Abaco, Harbour Island and Eleuthera, in order to teach boaters how to safely travel ...
Bahamas Development Corporation provides consulting and business recruiting services that gets manufacturing, agricultural, medical tourism, and ...
... Bahamas and former CEO of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation, who is a ... Guess, who will be the winners with growing numbers of visitors and ...