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November 16, 2011
Expedia Executive Urges Cheaper Airlift

A leading Internet travel website says "it has not been an easy year for The Bahamas", revealing that the high cost of airlift played a pivotal role in lackluster booking numbers.

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September 28, 2011
Baha Mar goes renewable for AC

Baha Mar has signed on with a renewable energy company to provide air conditioning for the resort - a move that will save it up to 85 percent on its power bill.
Ocean Thermal Engineering (OTE) plans to build the plant and pumping station on Long Cay, part of Baha Mar property, and will cover all of the construction and maintenance costs.
Baha Mar becomes the second resort in the world to use this ...

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September 01, 2011
If you build it, they will come

The Bahamas' "risky" move to significantly increase its room supply ahead of visitor demand is getting nods of approval by global tourism officials, Guardian Business can confirm, with the growth seen as necessary to progress.
According to Carlos Vogeler of the World Tourism Organization, the country has done "its homework" on the best way to ensure tourism in the country remains strong.
He points...

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August 17, 2011
Tourism and decision making

Trying to conduct a debate through the media on an issue of technical complexity is not wise.
The recent brief public spat between the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and Guyana's president, Bharrat Jagdeo, on whether the problems faced by tourism were caused by the taxes imposed by regional governments or by the industry's charging policies and cost structures, was striking for the...

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July 07, 2011
Hoteliers take issue with statements by Guyana's president

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has firmly rejected comments by Guyana's President Bharrat Jagdeo, who described as "absolute nonsense" claims that governments are taxing hotels out of existence.

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Hotels buying more Bahamian produce
June 01, 2011
Hotels buying more Bahamian produce

Having seen a significant increase in the uptake of Bahamian agricultural produce after a new promotional exercise was launched earlier this year, the Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC) is focusing much of its efforts now on "intercepting" hotel food supply chains to ensure even greater linkages between the two industries.

Amanda Wells, agricultural marketing officer at BAIC...

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Remarks by The Right Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham at Bahamas Business Outlook 2011
January 14, 2011
Remarks by The Right Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham at Bahamas Business Outlook 2011

Remarks by The Right Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Commonwealth of The Bahamas at Bahamas Business Outlook 2011

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Bahamian Cooperatives in ‘Strategic Position’, says Minister
June 17, 2010

Cooperatives in The Bahamas are in a strategic position to utilise the opportunities of a more open Bahamian economy to the advantage of its membership, Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources the Hon. Lawrence Cartwright said, on June 17, 2010

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Biodiesel plant revving up for production
June 15, 2010
Biodiesel plant revving up for production

Bahamas Waste's $750,000 biodiesel plant will be in full swing by the end of summer, with its managing director confirming the first gallon is expected to be produced in July.

"I'm hoping that we will have our first gallon sometime by no later than the end of the summer," Francisco de Cardenas told Guardian Business. "The tank farm is almost finished [and] we should be pouring some floors over ...

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