Sandals Royal Bahamian Participates in Women's Dive Day

Sandals Royal Bahamian Participates in Women's Dive Day Sandals Resorts recently participated in PADI’s women’s dive day, giving women the chance to get certified to dive at a fraction of the cost. Sandals, which was recently recognized as having one of the premier dive centres in the world...

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Sandals Royal Bahamian Participates in Women's Dive Day
Sandals Royal Bahamian Participates in Women's Dive Day Sandals Resorts recently participated in PADI’s women’s dive day, giving women the chance to get certified to dive at a fraction of the cost. Sandals, which was recently recognized as having one of the premier dive centres in the world...

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The Hon Fred Mitchell at 'the' United Nations Security Council Meeting
The Hon Fred Mitchell at 'the' United Nations Security Council Meeting At the outset, I would like to thank the Government of New Zealand, the President of the Security Council for the month of July, for convening this timely debate on the Peace and Security Challenges of Small Island Developing States (SIDS), and for the opportunity to highlight the specific vulnerabilities of SIDS in this forum...

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NIB Funds New Bimini Government Complex & Improvements to Grand Bahama's C.A. Smith Building
A $10.3 million contract for the Bimini Government Complex and a $1.3M contract for a storage facility at the C.A. Smith Building were signed on Tuesday at the Grand Lucayan.
Following the historic Cabinet Meeting held at the Ministry for Grand Bahama, the Prime Minister...

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Contract Signed for Repair to Grand Bahama's Produce Exchange
The Government of the Bahamas on Tuesday signed a contract with SRA Construction Company for repairs to the Grand Bahama Produce Exchange. Situated adjacent to the local farmers market, the Produce Exchange has been in poor condition for some time now...

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Remarks by Prime Minister Christie Signing of Agreement Corporation between OUC and Bamsi
Remarks by Prime Minister Christie Signing of Agreement Corporation between OUC and Bamsi Last January 9th, 2015 when I led a delegation to The People’s Republic of China, the Minister of Foreign Affairs signed on behalf of my government a Memorandum of Understanding between Ocean University of China (OUC) and the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute, known as BAMSI...

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Opening Ceremony hits all the right notes as 128th IOC Session open in Kuala Lumpur
Opening Ceremony hits all the right notes as 128th IOC Session open in Kuala Lumpur The 128th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) officially got under way tonight with a music-themed Opening Ceremony at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia...

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Bahamas a hit at 2015 Oshkosh EAA AirVenture Show
Bahamas a hit at 2015 Oshkosh EAA AirVenture Show The Islands of The Bahamas was once again a smashing hit at the 2015 Oshkosh Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture show, held at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin...

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36 New Homes for Grand Bahama's 'Bahamia West Replat'
While in Grand Bahama for a historic cabinet meeting on Tuesday, Minister of the Environment and Housing the Hon. Kenred Dorsett, made the announcement that the Government Housing Project would be advanced on the island. His announcement was at a press conference held at the Grand Lucayan on Tuesday...

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College of The Bahamas establishes Scholarship Fund with Commonwealth Brewery Limited
As The College of The Bahamas (COB) transitions into university status, the institution will benefit from a half-million-dollar endowment fund thanks to the generosity of Commonwealth Brewery’s Endowed Educational Fund...

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Business License Goes Online
Business License Goes Online Say goodbye to standing in lines and completing Business Licence applications manually. Effective 4th August, 2015 the Business Licence process will be computerized on the Online Tax Administration System (OTAS)...

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GB Shipyard Employees attend Sage Summit 2015 in New Orleans
Grand Bahama Shipyard's Finance and Human Resources Department are currently attending a four day Sage Summit 2015 conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Acting President and COO Reuben Byrd noted that “the shipyard is committed to...

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Bahamas Government reports 'considerable progress' in Baha Mar negotiations
Bahamas Government reports 'considerable progress' in Baha Mar negotiations The Government of The Bahamas announced today that 4 party talks, held from 26 to 28 July, between Baha Mar Ltd (“the Developer”) (led by Mr. Greg Djerejian – BML Vice President Asia-Pacific); the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (“the Contractor”) (led by Mr. Chen Guocai – Vice President); the China Export Import Bank...

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Hawsbill Creek Grand Bahama Amendment Bill, 2015
Hawsbill Creek Grand Bahama Amendment Bill, 2015 In a communication to Parliament on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, I announced the extension of the Hawksbill Creek Grand Bahama (Deep Water Harbour and Industrial Area) (Extension of Tax Exemption Period) Act 1993 for a further period of six (6) months...

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IOC awards 2018-2024 broadcast rights in Asia
IOC awards 2018-2024 broadcast rights in Asia The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that Dentsu Inc. (Dentsu) has been awarded the exclusive broadcast rights in 22 countries in Asia for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, and the Games of the XXXII Olympiad Tokyo 2020...

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Junkanoo Carnival creates Economic Empowerment for Bahamians
Junkanoo Carnival creates Economic Empowerment for Bahamians High ratings across the board from consumers
Lessons learned for 2016 staging. Following the success of the inaugural Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival, the Bahamas National Festival Commission...

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Sandals Foundation & Dairy Queen Share The Cake
Sandals Foundation Dairy Queen Share The Cake Teenage mothers in the Bahamas get a second chance at education through successful Sandals Foundation and Dairy Queen Limited Partnership. A partnership between the Sandals Foundation and Dairy Queen Limited has been using education as the driving force to empower...

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PM Delivers Key Note Address at CANTO in Miami, Fl
The Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie delivered the keynote address at the Opening Ceremony of The Caribbean Association of National Telecoms Operators (CANTO) 31st Conference in Miami at the Hyatt Regency, June 26th...

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Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality Mobilizes to Improve Labeling of Goods and Products
As the Minister of Financial Services with responsibility for the recently established Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality, Minister of Financial Services the Hon. Hope Strachan announced that the Bureau’s work will begin on improvement of labeling of goods and products...

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Sandals Employs Two Rolls Royce Ghosts to Enhance its Luxury-Included Package
Sandals Employs Two Rolls Royce Ghosts to Enhance its Luxury-Included Package Sandals’ luxury included offer has gotten a lot more luxurious with the addition of two Rolls Royce Ghosts to the resorts’ fleet of vehicles. Guests who reserve the Butler Category at Sandals Royal Bahamian are met at Lynden Pindling International Airport...

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Eco Camp continues to be a hit with Bahamian Youth
Last week forty young students from twelve islands returned from an eco-immersion experience on the island of Andros. During the week-long experience the campers swam in blue holes, hiked in the pine forest, explored Jungle Pond, snorkeled the Andros barrier...

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