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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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April 15, 2015
No opening date set for Baha Mar

Nearly three weeks after Baha Mar delayed its grand opening, Baha Mar Senior Vice President of Administration and External Affairs Robert Sands was unable to say when exactly the $3.5 billion resort will open.
Baha Mar was set to open on March 27.
In a statement on March 24, officials said the property will open in the first week of May.
When asked about the new date for the mega resort to open, S...

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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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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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June 24, 2015
Double Win! Sandyport Beaches Resort Wins TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and Hospitality Gold

TripAdvisor and RCI have each awarded Nassau’s leading boutique hotel, Sandyport Beaches Resort and Hotel, with a top hospitality award based on consistently achieving outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor and RCI...

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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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August 15, 2013
Bimini resort rebates plane fee to attract business

Faced with an increased cost for pilots flying into the island as a result of a new processing fee for private pilots, one Out Island resort has determined it will offset the impact by offering private pilots a rebate if they visit their property.

Bimini Sands Resort & Marina CEO Frank Cooney said that the rebate takes into account the fact that pilots had become used to the lower cost of flyin...

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January 20, 2014
1,200 affected as resort not yet up to 'standards'

As 1,200 passengers are set to be reaccommodated in Grand Bahama due to the delayed opening of the Memories Grand Bahama Resort, management company Blue Diamond Hotels and Resorts has stated that it "will not accept delivery of the hotel" until it is completed to their specifications.
Todd Kirlik, director of sales and marketing for Blue Diamond, said Hutchison was provided with a very detailed sp...

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