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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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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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Atlantis executive denies financing challenge
August 08, 2013
Atlantis executive denies financing challenge

Faced with concerns raised by international analysts that Baha Mar's opening will challenge Atlantis' ability to meet its debt obligations, an Atlantis executive has asserted that it is Baha Mar - not Atlantis - that may be challenged once the Cable Beach resort opens...

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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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Musicians Making Sweet Music at Firefly Sunset Resort
February 26, 2013
Musicians Making Sweet Music at Firefly Sunset Resort

Hope Town, Abaco, Bahamas (February 25, 2013) – Escape to Hope Town on Elbow Cay, Abaco, for the inaugural Patrick Davis Firefly Sunset Resort and Abaco Inn Songwriters Festival from February 28 through March 2, 2013. For three consecutive nights, this Bahamian beach village will be alive with music from some of Nashville’s greatest talent. All of the weekend’s free events are open to the public a...

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June 10, 2014
Memories resort workers 'are getting crumbs'

KIRK Russell, vice-president of the Bahamas Hotel Managerial Association, claims that workers at the newly-opened Memories Resort in Grand Bahama are being paid salaries that are below hotel industry standards.

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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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