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Moody’s now expects lower economic rebound for The Bahamas in 2021

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Moody’s Investors Service said it now expects the country’s economic rebound to be lower this year and... read more »

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34 approvals under BEATS program to-date

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government has received just over 100 applications thus far for its Bahamas Extended Access Travel Stay... read more »

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Exuma Chamber of Commerce fears Scotia’s exit will impact half the banking population

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Exuma Chamber of Commerce president said yesterday that half of the island’s banking population will be... read more »

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IMF: Debt target delay “appropriate” as government’s near-term priority is to “save lives and livelihoods”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government’s near-term priority is to “save lives and livelihoods” according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF),... read more »

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Miya Bahamas executes water efficiency strategies despite COVID impact

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Despite the challenges of the last year, Miya Bahamas is pleased to announce that they have successfully... read more »

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Former Sky Bahamas financier seeks default judgement against Butler

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Sky Bahamas financier Fred Kaiser is seeking a default judgement against the airline’s former chief executive,... read more »

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Union chief: Extension of state of emergency raises “economic and social concerns”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A prominent trade union leader yesterday blasted as “unacceptable and a total disrespect to the labor movement”... read more »

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Baha Mar to complete final phase of reopening on March 4 with SLS and Rosewood

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Following the December opening of the Grand Hyatt, Baha Mar is completing the final phase of its... read more »

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Hotel union president concerned about challenges to tourism rebound

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union (BHCAWU) President Darrin Woods yesterday expressed his concern over the... read more »

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Concepts Marketing Solutions leans into charitable causes

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Early on in what we now call the global pandemic of 2020, Leah Davis, a 20-year marketing... read more »

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Royal Caribbean Group to become Silver Sponsor, Global Leadership Summit Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Global Leadership Summit (GLS) Bahamas announced yesterday that Royal Caribbean Group will be a silver sponsor... read more »

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BPC chief slams “half-baked” insurance policy allegations

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Petroleum Company (BPC) yesterday again fired back at what it called “a series of half-baked allegations”... read more »

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Bahamas “ahead of the curve” to meet new US cross-border testing requirements

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) President Robert “Sandy” Sands has expressed his confidence in the destination’s... read more »

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Sky Bahamas chief pushes back against “swindling” claims

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Sky Bahamas’ former chief executive, Captain Randy Butler, has refuted claims by the airline’s former financier that... read more »

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Out Island resorts saw 77 percent drop in room nights sold in 2020

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Out Island resorts saw a 77 percent drop in room nights sold (RNS) between January and November... read more »

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Sandals confirms reopening dates for Bahamas properties amid rise in booking levels

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Sandals’ top executive said the resort has seen booking levels increase “day by day” in light of... read more »

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New Caves Corporate Center now fully leased by NAI Bahamas Realty Commercial

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — NAI Bahamas Realty Commercial, a full-service independent commercial real estate firm, announced today that Caves Corporate Center... read more »

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BTC unions reject company’s early retirement program offer

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Telecommunications Company’s (BTC) line staff and managers union representatives have taken issue with the company’s... read more »

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Pharmacies, gas stations welcome Sunday opening

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Pharmacy and gas station operators said yesterday they were “thankful” and “overjoyed” after it was announced that... read more »

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PM: Govt. committed to establishing The Bahamas as leading regional ADR center

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday underscored the government’s commitment to maximizing this jurisdiction’s potential in dispute... read more »