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October 29, 2013
Freeport timeshare sector 'providing stability'

MIAMI, Florida - Freeport's timeshare industry has been "vital" and provided much economic stability for that island.
Neil Kolton, director of Caribbean and Florida for Interval International, a timeshare vacation provider, said in The Bahamas, Freeport has been the island that has continued to have a very robust sales program, running very high occupancies on an annual basis. Island Seas has been...

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October 08, 2013
60 lose jobs at timeshare company

Approximately 60 employees of the Royal Holiday Club were left without a job yesterday after the company closed its Bahamian operations after 30 years, The Nassau Guardian learned...

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September 16, 2015
Freeport resort suffering a decline in timeshare visitors

JACK Grobowsky, president of the Freeport Resort & Club, says the timeshare property is empty and has suffered significant decline in returning vacationers over the past 15 years, from 1,800 unit weeks to just 500.

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October 26, 2014
Govt considering timeshare legislation, but not priority

The footprint of the shared ownership industry is increasing in the Caribbean - more than $2.2 billion in economic output in the region in 2010 alone - and the industry is ever more committed to the region. while the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) continues to urge member states like The Bahamas to increase the shared ownership component of their tourism mix, Bahamian lawmakers say it's not ...

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November 01, 2013
Bahamas' timeshare potential 'very good'

A leading U.S. marketing and public relations executive has called The Bahamas' outlook for timeshare development "very good", given a combination of underdevelopment of the sector and high demand from timeshare clients for vacations in this destination.
A recent study has indicated that The Bahamas is the most highly preferred individual destination in The Caribbean for would-be timeshare vacatio...

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October 31, 2013
No timeshare plans for Baha Mar for now

MIAMI, Florida - A top executive at Baha Mar has denied any plans to add a timeshare component to the first phase of the multi billion-dollar project set to open next December.
In an interview with Guardian Business, the company's Senior Vice President of External Affairs Robert 'Sandy' Sands said phase one will not include timeshare and no position with the Hyatt arose.
"It was always an option f...

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October 30, 2013
U.S. resort advocacy group calls for timeshare legislation update

MIAMI, Florida - A top U.S. resort industry advocate has thrown his weight behind the need for The Bahamas to consider modernizing its timeshare legislation in order for the destination to remain competitive...

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July 20, 2012
Wanted Director of Timeshare Sales & Marketing

Position requires an MBA or equivalent exprience in timeshare sales & marketing, and an extensive knowledge of both Bahamian and American time share policies/practices. A strong background in advertising background in advertising, telemarketing, statistical analysis and strategic planning is a must.

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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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October 05, 2010
Timeshare's Bahamian ownership opportunity

By CHESTER ROBARDS

Business Reporter

crobards@tribunemedia.net

ORLANDO, Florida - Bahamian resort developers could benefit greatly from the timeshare resort model, the Ministry of Tourism's senior director of research told Tribune Business yesterday.

And another tourism expert, who spoke on condition of anonymity, suggested Bahamian investment in timeshares on the Family Islands could be a cat...

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