Bahamasair to go cashless at all Florida stations as of July 1

Fee for second checked piece of luggage to also increase from $35 to $45. NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The national flag carrier, Bahamasair, will be making a number of policy changes which will take effect on Monday, July 1, 2019. In a statement released Wednesday, company officials announced that all Florida stations, including Miami, Fort Lauderdale, […]

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Grand Bahama marketing agency launches talent recruitment arm

GRAND BAHAMA– If you’ve turned on the television, listened to the radio or even walked through the airport, then you’ve probably seen their work. With a well-established reputation for providing creative and innovative marketing concepts, the team at Barefoot Marketing has had more than two decades of experience in sourcing the best and brightest talents […]

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Govt. signs contract to give Crooked Islanders potable water

CROOKED ISLAND, BAHAMAS – Residents of Crooked Island clapped their hands gleefully and burst forth exclamations of praise during the contract signing ceremony to supply potable water for the first time in several settlements on this remote island. Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) Executive Chairman and MP for Long Island, Adrian Gibson led a small […]

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Global Ports Holding gains support from downtown and festival place stakeholder groups

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Executives of Global Ports Holding (GPH) hosted a series of government-endorsed stakeholder meetings recently to discuss the Nassau cruise port redevelopment project with key stakeholder groups. These meetings are a part of a series of outreach activities that Global Ports Holding will undertake in partnership with the Bahamas Investment Authority and the […]

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Tourism’s DG leads delegation at Caribbean Tourism Organization week in NYC

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Director General of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation, Joy Jibrilu, led the Bahamas contingent at the recent Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Week 2019, in New York City. The Bahamas team, under the leadership of the Director General, included the local staff of the Bahamas Tourist Office, New York, as well […]

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Investar Securities Limited offers Titan Funds in Grand Bahama

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Having launched two Titan Funds in the capital on June 3, Investar Securities Limited on Monday extended investment opportunities to residents in the nation’s second city. On June 3, Investar Securities introduced the Titan Balanced Fund at a minimum initial investment of $500 and the Titan Fixed Income Fund. While the Titan […]

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FOCOL is embracing changes in the energy sector

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – At a recent annual general meeting for ordinary shareholders, held under the theme “Embracing Change”, executives from FOCOL Holdings Limited said that the company is poised to meet changes occurring in the energy sector while evolving to meet global advancements in climate change. According to Anthony Robinson, FOCOL President and CEO, the […]

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Defence Force personnel complete business development program at BAIC

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Warrant Officers, and Non-commissioned Officers from the Royal Bahamas Defence Force are better equipped for future careers after successfully completing a one-week Transitional Entrepreneurial Training Workshop program. Held at the Bahamas Agricultural & Industrial Corporation (BAIC) Training Center, the Senior Enlisted participated in the program designed to assist them with transitioning back […]

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Andros Business Outlook 2019 set for June 20th

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – With“Connecting Resources, Maximizing Opportunities and Transforming Andros”as its theme, the 7th Annual Andros Business Outlook is set for Thursday, June 20th at Island Comfort Bed and Breakfast in North Andros. The focus will be on the significant economic potential and domestic investment opportunities of Andros and neighbouring the Berry Islands that are largely untapped […]

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MICE exchange conference yields positive results

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – During the first week of June, thirty international incentive travel partners received the opportunity to experience The Bahamas firsthand as they participated in the inaugural destination Bahamas Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events Conference, commonly referred to as MICE. The conference was held at Baha Mar and was hosted by the Bahamas Ministry […]

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Lewis Foundation offers “full ride” to Orlando’s UCF

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – All is not lost for those 2019 graduates and young adults still in hot pursuit of financial aid and a college to call home as the Lewis Foundation, a charitable organization promoting tertiary education, is still accepting applications. Its generous scholarships offer “a full ride” to students pursuing careers in hospitality. The […]

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TDC launch to allow ‘more ordinary Bahamians’ to benefit from larger economic roles in tourism sector

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The launch of the Tourism Development Corporation (TDC) of The Bahamas Ltd. — whose purpose is to create linkages between the country’s growing Tourism market and its domestic economy – is expected to allow more, ordinary Bahamians to benefit from larger, economic roles in the Tourism sector. Specifically, the TDC has been […]

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AML Officially opens the Frank J. Crothers Learning and Development Center in Nassau

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –On Wednesday, June 12, 2019, AML Foods Limited officially opened the new Frank J. Crothers Learning and Development Center in Nassau. The 3,400 square-foot facility is located adjacent to Solomon’s Yamacraw on Yamacraw Hill Road. The company invested a total of $600,000 to complete the learning and development center that can accommodate up […]

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Hundreds of travel agents visit Freeport as part of world’s largest seminar at sea

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA – A group of over 200 travel agents converged on Freeport, Grand Bahama over the weekend as part of what The Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line (BPCL) dubbed “The World’s largest Seminar at Sea and Fam.” The travel agent take-over on the Island was jointly sponsored and hosted by BPCL  and the Sales […]

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NAD & Vantage Airport Group host successful operations workshop in Nassau

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Vantage Airport Group, a leading global airport investor, developer and manager, has marked the successful delivery of its second biennial operations workshop, held this year in Nassau, The Bahamas with support from Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD), operators of Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA). Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) is a Bahamian company […]

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