Tourism minister meets with Turkish Airlines and Nassau Flight Services

Turkish Airlines and Nassau Flight Services held a meeting with Minister of Tourism Dionisio D’Aguilar on Thursday, August 30, at the Ministry’s offices. Pictured from left are: Bradley Strachan, Air Transport Licensing board member; Ricardo Adderley, deputy chairman, Nassau Flight Services; Ricky Mackey, chairman, Nassau Flight Services; Michael Allen, chairman, Air Transport Licensing Board; Mustafa […]

Entrepreneurs introduce advance mobile proximity rewards app

Three young Bahamian entrepreneurs hope to help local businesses gain new customers, retain their customer base, and grow repeat business through a digital loyalty and rewards mobile application called Bahama Beacon. Bahama Beacon eliminates the need for merchants to physically hand out redeemable stamps or rewards cards as a marketing or promotional ploy.  Instead, it […]

BAIC launches ProNet business training for entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs, managers and small business owners participated in a two-day workshop sponsored by the Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC). The workshop is a ProNet business strategy training programme with the objective of capacity building of small and medium enterprises. ProNet comprises ten training modules and features an experiential learning model, incorporating essentials of profitability, […]

URCA concerned over new BPL powerplant

The Utilities Regulations and Competition Authority (URCA) on Tuesday demanded Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) executives provide relevant documentation surrounding the procurement of additional generation in relation to the proposed liquified natural gas (LNG) power plant to be constructed at Clifton Pier. The demands come on the heels of concerns also expressed by the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce […]

ALIV backs backyard farming initiative

In an effort to reduce the country’s billion-dollar food bill, telecoms provider ALIV has sponsored the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources backyard Farming Bahamas Initiative. The announcement came Monday at a press conference held at the Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC) centre. Chief ALIV Officer Damien Blackburn said that through this new partnership, the backyard farming initiative – […]

Maynard: LNG plant could be the answer to BPL woes

With rolling blackouts expected in New Providence this summer, President of the Bahamas Electrical Workers Union (BEWU) Paul Maynard said, the new liquified natural gas (LNG) power plant would bring much needed relief to consumers and stabilize an aged generation system. He noted that he shared this advice with senior government officials, even though concerns […]

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Solomon’s to host 5th Annual Back-To-School Trade Show Featuring Afterschool Club Options For Students

Afterschool club options for students As Summer comes to a close, parents are preparing thousands of students to head back to the classroom. This Saturday, August 25, Solomon’s Super Center on Old Trail Road will host its 5th Annual Back-To-School Trade Show for parents seeking savings on school items and solutions for afterschool activities. Beginning at […]

SBDC offers business council through future advocacy programme

In an effort to improve business relations in The Bahamas, the Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) announced Tuesday that it has partnered with the government, Chamber of Commerce and the University of The Bahamas to facilitate a centre to help entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs with troubleshooting matters. Offering a myriad of services, the SBDC is […]

Bahamaren shows Bahamians a more sustainable way of living

A new agriculture-based Bahamian company Bahamaren is teaching people a more sustainable and healthier lifestyle through growing their own food. Through Bahamas Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Bahamaren said its goal for the country is to provide an economical agriculture greenhouse for people to facilitate. “Our ultimate plan is to modernize and stimulate […]

UNIONS: BPL Mismanaged

“Shady” hiring of foreign consultants a “conflict of interest” Possible strike action looms at Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) as unions representing line and managerial staff claim the state-owned power company is being mismanaged and “run like someone’s personal business”, and alleged the company has engaged in suspicious hirings following the recent voluntary separation (VSEP) […]

AML recognizes Grand Bahama employees during annual retreat

AML Foods Limited officials recognized employees from its northern Bahamas division for years of hard work and dedication, as the company wrapped up another successful year recently. During the annual staff retreat held on Grand Bahama Island, company President & CEO Gavin Watchorn, awarded long-serving employees from three retail outlets for their years of service […]