Pelican Bay leads the charge in promoting GB

Highlights newly renovated hotel at CHTA 2019 Marketplace   FREEPORT, BAHAMAS – With more than $4 million invested in room renovations last year, Pelican Bay seized the opportunity to promote their new décor and upgraded facilities at the recent 2019 Caribbean Hotel Tourism Association’s (CHTA) Caribbean Travel Marketplace held in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Known as […]

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Revitalization of Downtown Nassau underway, says PM

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis has confirmed that plans for the revitalization of historic downtown Nassau are underway and will realize jobs and business opportunities for Bahamians. He was contributing to the debate in the House of Assembly Wednesday on the Resolution to Convey Property and Land from the Government of The […]

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TripAdvisor Award Winner boosts ad budget amidst new Lenny Kravitz ad

CAT ISLAND, BAHAMAS – Seeking to boost occupancy by 10 per cent, one Cat-Island based 2019 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award winner has ramped up advertising to maximize exposure from the newest Ministry of Tourism ad featuring rock star Lenny Kravitz. Rollezz Villas Beach Resort proprietor Carl Rolle said the ad’s highlights of the family islands […]

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Lenny Kravitz stars in new tourism campaign

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism (MOT) has teamed up with Rock ‘n Roll, Grammy Award-Winning star Lenny Kravitz for its new multi-million-dollar brand campaign, ‘Fly Away.’ Fly Away, a mirrored name of Kravitz’s 1998 hit, was released in New York City (NYC) on Thursday at the eccentric Public Hotels to an audience […]

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Four years after fire, BAMSI to get new dorms this Fall

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Four years after an act of arson devastated the dormitories at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) in North Andros, the compound is expected to rise from the ashes with the introduction of its newly-built dormitories in Fall 2019, according to Dr. Rovenia Hanna Executive Director of BAMSI. Dr. Hanna […]

BCA shares views on govt.’s affordable housing programme

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  As members of the Bahamian Contractors’ Association (BCA) met on Wednesday to discuss the government’s newly-announced housing scheme proposed for Fox Hill, one member expressed that the venture will greatly benefit small business owners and prospective homeowners. “That [housing programme] should be a good thing for smaller contractors. The small contractors now […]

Russell Miller named executive VP of Hotel Operations at Atlantis

PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS – Atlantis, Paradise Island on Thursday announced the promotion of Russell Miller to the position of Executive Vice President of Hotel Operations. Well known in the hospitality industry both locally and abroad, Miller previously served as Senior Vice President & General Manager with responsibility for the Cove and Reef Atlantis properties. In […]

PM: No taxpayer dollars for Prince George Wharf transformation

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – As the government proceeds with its request for proposals (RF) for an entity to develop and operate the Port of Nassau, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said during a national address last night the while the ongoing redevelopment of downtown Nassau is tied into the major cruise port project, no taxpayer dollars […]

D’Aguilar: Nearly two dozen vying to own Grand Lucayan

Says bidding process will close in less than three weeks   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Government will soon begin narrowing down a list of nearly two dozen who are vying for the chance to own and operate the Grand Lucayan Resort on Grand Bahama, according to tourism minister Dionisio D’Aguilar. The government purchased the embattled property […]

Proposed $250M Sterling Hurricane Hole project to boost economy

3,000 construction jobs and 500 full and part-time jobs upon completion   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Sterling Global Financial, a multi-faceted financial services firm, broke ground for a multimillion-dollar development on Paradise Island on Friday morning. Both Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis and Dionisio D’Aguilar, Minister of Tourism and Aviation have touted the project as a […]

Govt. housing program offers land for sale in Fox Hill

Land comprises of 10 service lots, each sold for under $30,000   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A little over one acre of land in the Fox Hill community is now available for purchase under the government’s new affordable housing program. The initiative, according to Minister of Housing Romauld Ferreira, gives Bahamians who could not ordinarily afford […]

In-house insurance on the horizon for Bahamian contractors

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Once an official contractors board has been established, contractors will be able to take advantage of in-house insurance. The announcement came Wednesday from Ministry of Works Registrar Omar Archer, who was present at The Bahamas Contractors Association’s monthly meeting at the west location of the Poop Deck Restaurant. “I was in confirmation last […]

28th Bahamas Business Outlook to address critical national issues

Conference set for Jan. 17 at Baha Mar   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamas Business Outlook (BBO), the country’s premier economic conference, will feature an impressive list of speakers addressing issues which have dominated national headlines in recent months. Organizers say that the goal of each presenter is to move these national conversations forward, revealing solutions […]

Sterling Bahamas Realty guides second-home owners through renovations

Wealthy second homeowners are increasingly turning to realtors to oversee the fortunes they pour into upgrading and customizing new home purchases once their real estate transaction is completed. “Whether its remodeling, maintenance or hurricane preparedness, luxury home buyers want customized, worry-free, time-saving solutions,” said Lamond Davis, president of Sterling Bahamas Realty, a firm that helps […]