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June 21, 2012
Caribbean governments killing the hotel sector 'golden goose'

Each of the Caribbean hotel investment conferences held in April and May this year included sessions to encourage closer cooperation between the public and private sector but, immediately prior to the Caribbean Tourism Summit in mid-June, the governments of Jamaica and of Antigua and Barbuda announced significant new airport arrival taxes, with a new hotel occupancy tax also added in Jamaica. The...

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Bahamian Prime Minister to attend Hotel Conference in Miami
July 23, 2012
Bahamian Prime Minister to attend Hotel Conference in Miami

Fort Lauderdale, FL óBahamian Prime Minister Perry Christie will be the luncheon keynote speaker at the 16th Annual International African American Hotel Ownership & Investment Summit & Trade Show on July 25-28 at the Doral Golf Resort & Spa.

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April 25, 2012
Purchase program saves small hotels up to 20

Modest hotels throughout the country will now be able to take advantage of volume purchase discounts afforded to larger resorts, courtesy of a new discount program.
The new discount program called the "American Independent Advantage Program" by American Hotel Register, was announced during a recent Bahamas Hotel Association (BHA) membership meeting.
Marcus Guara, Director of Sales for the Caribbea...

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March 23, 2012
FNM candidate reveals his plans for the Cat Island, Rum Cay, San Salvador constituency

The creation of a series of cottage industries on Cat Island, Rum Cay and San Salvador, the diversification of the tourism product on those islands, and the embracing of each island's unique culture and characteristics, are just some of the immediate areas of focus that the Free National Movement's (FNM) candidate for Rum Cay, Cat Island and San Salvador Michael Pintard said could assist in boosti...

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March 02, 2012
Caribbean hotel rivals beatBahamas' 5 RevPAR rise

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

THE BAHAMIAN hotel industry's 5 per cent revenue per room (RevPAR) increase for the first nine months in 2011 was overshadowed by greater rises in many Caribbean competitors, as an industry consultant yesterday told the sector: "It's in your hands to aggressively push rates in 2012."

Parris Jordan, managing director of HVS Global Hospitality Services' Ba...

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February 14, 2012
Chinese developer spends millions on local materials

Bahamian workers and businesses continue to benefit from the rise of Baha Mar, with at least 200 still on-site working hand-in-hand with Chinese counterparts.
China Construction America, the firm spearheading construction of the $2.6 billion resort, has spent millions purchasing materials from in and around the country to help bring the project to fruition.
"We actually procured quite a lot of mat...

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December 09, 2011
Marching Band For Mackey Street

Mark this down in your calendar. On Saturday, December 10, Mackey Street will "come alive" with the sizzling smell of steak and the amazing sounds of the popular Bahamas Youth Alive Marching Band.

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Water Barging Ends
December 03, 2011
Water Barging Ends

Beginning a new era of water production for New Providence, Titas, the vessel commissioned back in 1989, which has had the responsibility of barging nearly three million gallons of water daily from North Andros to the capital, was officially decommissioned by Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham yesterday .

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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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