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OBB Resort Severs Ties With Condo Owners
December 19, 2011
OBB Resort Severs Ties With Condo Owners

Old Bahama Bay Resort (OBB) will not renew its rental management agreement with 73 condominium owners and plans to focus all attention on future development. The move by OBB Resort, owner of 225 acres of resort and commercial property in Grand Bahama, is consistent with the developer's long-term plan.es to this end."

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Bahamian Shervin Penn Appointed Resort Manager, Grand Isle Resort Spa
December 11, 2009
Bahamian Shervin Penn Appointed Resort Manager, Grand Isle Resort & Spa

Grand Isle Resort & Spa this week announced the appointment of Bahamian Shervin Penn as Resort Manager of its $100 million, luxurious 78 condo villa resort at the peak of Emerald Bay on Great Exuma.
“We are pleased to announce the promotion of Assistant Manager Shervin Penn to the post of Resort Manager,” said James Clabaugh, President of EGI Ltd., developers of the luxury property t...

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September 08, 2011
Atlantis undergoes 5 million upgrade

Millions of dollars are being spent to upgrade the bathroom tiles at Atlantis on Paradise Island, with remodelling starting on the already luxurious Cove.
Senior VP of Public Affairs, Ed Fields, confirmed that work is already underway, and approximately $5 million is being spent to refurbish the showers in the tower.
"We are changing glass tiles in showers to marble," he told Guardian Business.
"W...

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Resort chain affirms commitment to the environment through Earthguard Programme
May 22, 2012
Resort chain affirms commitment to the environment through Earthguard Programme ~

One year after launching Sandals Earthguard powered by EarthCheck, Sandals Resorts International has begun to realise a reduction in the company’s environmental footprint, improved operational efficiencies and increased benefits to the company’s host communities. Sandals’ flagship property in the Bahamas, Sandals Royal Bahamian has just been awarded a silver rating by EarthCheck, benefiting from t...

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July 17, 2012
Former Island Palm Resort symbolic of what has gone wrong with Freeport

Dear Editor,

In the weeks leading up to the May 7 general election, the former Free National Movement (FNM) government purchased the old Island Palm Resort for $1.9 million to facilitate the expansion of the Rand Memorial Hospital. The former Ingraham administration had already spent some $12 million in upgrading the accident and emergency theater and the reconstruction of the theaters at the lo...

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November 09, 2010
Resort projects: Local engineers 'can easily do 75-plus work'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

Bahamian engineers could "easily do 75 per cent plus" of the work on standard land development/resort projects in this nation, the Bahamas Society of Engineers (BSE) president told Tribune Business yesterday, but warned that it would take time to eradicate the "ad-hoc outsourcing" of engineering services to foreign professionals.

Speaking ahead of the De...

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August 03, 2013
Baha Mar rising

Driving west on New Providence it is hard not to be amazed by the giant of a resort rising to the sky. Baha Mar, which is being financed and built by the Chinese, is getting closer and closer to completion. The scheduled finish date is December 2014.

There was much debate over the funding of the resort and the wisdom of allowing a large number of Chinese to enter The Bahamas and build it when t...

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Stirring Things Up
August 17, 2012
Stirring Things Up

What better place to stir something up than at the resort named after the man who sang "Stir It Up" -- Bob Marley. Actually, the principals in T.O.T. Entertainment couldn't think of a better place to host Climax 2 Stir it Up!

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March 18, 2011
Sheraton Beach Resort to host offshore RIB rally

The Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort is welcoming locals and boat racing enthusiasts for the Offshore Rib Rally 785, scheduled for March 23, 2011. Regarded as the ideal location to enjoy this speed boat racing spectacular, the resort is offering special discounted rates in support of the event. Spectators taking advantage of the resort’s prime location will be able to view the boats in an exhila...

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October 18, 2010
Baha Mar signs letter of intent with Hyatt Hotels Corporation to operate and manage Baha Mar Resort Convention Hotel and serve as timeshare partner

NASSAU, Bahamas Oct. 18 -- (PRNewswire) -- Baha Mar Ltd. announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent with Hyatt Hotels Corporation to operate and manage the planned 700-room Grand Hyatt to be included as part the destination resort metropolis,

Baha Mar Resort.
   Baha Mar Ltd. also selected Hyatt as its timeshare partner in the
project, which will initially include 50 units ...

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