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June 11, 2019

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February 20, 2012
20-30M INVESTMENT AT LAST HOTEL CORP HOTEL

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

AN ILLINOIS-based investor is eyeing a $20-$30 million investment during the first two phases of its plans to transform the last Hotel Corporation-owned property into an upscale boutique resort, with talks aiming to reach an 'agreement in principle' set to be held as early as this week.

Michael Scott, the Hotel Corporation's chairman, told Tribune Busine...

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Minister: Lower hotel VAT necessary for competitiveness
September 19, 2013
Minister: Lower hotel VAT necessary for competitiveness

The minister of state for finance yesterday defended plans to apply a 10 percent valued-added tax (VAT) on hotel rooms and hotel-based food and beverage offerings, suggesting that it is necessary to apply a lower rate so as not to make Bahamian hotel prices uncompetitive with their regional and U.S. counterparts...

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Increased bookings for hotel sector post Dorian
December 10, 2019
Increased bookings for hotel sector post Dorian

Despite the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian, the hotel industry is expected to end the year on a positive note, particularly after successful sales on Cyber Monday, according to Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association President Carlton Russell...

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December 09, 2019
Hotels and union hearing postponed

Darrin Woods.An inter partes hearing between Island Hotel Company Limited, which operates the Atlantis, Paradise Island resort, and the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union (BHCAWU) has been postponed until March 10, 2020, BHCAWU President Darrin Woods confirmed on Saturday. The hearing had been scheduled [...]
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December 03, 2019
Hotel union and Atlantis heading to court

THE BAHAMAS Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union and Atlantis are set to go to court this Friday, after last week's protest by workers was called "unlawful" by the Paradise Island resort.

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November 19, 2019
The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation join forces with VIP Hotel and Tour Operator delegation for largest media blitz in BTO Canada history

Efforts to strengthen relationship between Bahamas and Canada expected to yield positive results with media blitz in Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto..

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November 13, 2019
D'Aguilar concerned over hotel union strike threat

Dionisio D'Aguilar. Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D'Aguilar said yesterday he was concerned by threats of industrial action by the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union (BHCAWU) and warned that nothing must be done to impede the country's number one industry. He called on calmer [...]
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September 19, 2019
Jobs up, wages down in hotel sector men paid more

Although the number of people employed in the hotel and hospitality industry on New Providence increased substantially in 2018, the average wages for people employed in that sector saw a marginal decrease. The number of workers in the accommodation and food services activities industry increased [...]
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