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The Domestic Tourist goes on island adventure with BTC
June 18, 2014
The Domestic Tourist goes on island adventure with BTC

Iconic Long Island attractions take centre stage in a new television commercial thanks to a partnership between the leading island hopping travel blog, The Domestic Tourist, and the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC). BTC signed Noelle Khalila, the Domestic Tourist as the newest brand talent for promoting its Internet service last week...

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January 07, 2015
Study notes hidden potential in Junkanoo

Junkanoo must receive a substantial overhaul to its marketing strategies if it is to realize its full potential for attracting tourists and contributing to economic growth, according to a research group from a leading American university .
Stuart Levy, associate teaching professor of management at The George Washington University (GWU) School of Business, told Guardian Business there is significan...

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February 06, 2015
American changes on Cuba: Bad news or good news

President Barack Obama has just now opened up channels for future dialogue with the Communist Republic of Cuba.

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Remarks by The Hon. Fred Mitchell, Bahamas Press Club Meeting
February 09, 2015
Remarks by The Hon. Fred Mitchell, Bahamas Press Club Meeting

I wish to congratulate all of you who are journalists or work in the media for getting the Press Club going again...

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 HBO Producing Exclusive Content At The St. Lucia Jazz Arts Festival For The Second Year
May 07, 2015
HBO Producing Exclusive Content At The St. Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival For The Second Year

HBO has teamed up with the St. Lucia Tourist Board to showcase the best of the 2015 St. Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival, where a production crew is live on-site to capture interviews and exclusive footage of musical performances, tourist attractions and fashion events. This marks the second HBO-produced special in St. Lucia...

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New Tax Free Shopping Scheme takes effect for Tourist in August
July 14, 2015
New Tax Free Shopping Scheme takes effect for Tourist in August

The Value Added Tax (VAT) Department has announced that the VAT Free Shopping Scheme will take effect on August 15th , 2015. As a result, the VAT and Customs Departments are partnering with Global Blue, an international operator of tax refund systems...

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November 06, 2015
Converting cruise passengers to overnight visitors

According to research by the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) - a not-for-profit trade organization comprised of 19 member lines operating in Floridian, Caribbean and Latin American waters - "80 percent of cruise passengers think that cruising is an important vehicle for sampling destination areas to which they may return for a holiday", that is, for an overnight stay.

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January 03, 2016
120M Chinese tourists traveled in 2015, most ever

Even as the Baha Mar development continues in limbo, while rumors and whispers abound, it is considered a fait accompli that a major market for the property is China.

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January 24, 2016
Politicizing a wedding

Motivational speaker Dale Carnegie said, "Any fool can condemn, criticize and complain, and most do".

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March 28, 2016
Bahamas Brings Down The House in Texas

Travel Agents, clapped, shimmied, twisted and joined the congo line in Houston TX, as they enjoyed the singing and the pulsating sounds of Carnival entertainment at a, "Bahamas Affair," sponsored by The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, at the Sheraton Houston, TX, Wednesday night, March 23rd.

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