Thompson: Tourism improving in GB

Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister in Grand Bahama, Kwasi Thompson, on Monday, touted the government’s efforts to revive the tourism product in the nation’s second city, which he said reflects a marked improvement. Thompson said according to the Central Bank of the Bahamas latest Monthly Economic and Financial Developments for […]

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Gaming operators to collect data on addictive players

As there is little information available about persons who are addicted to gaming, The Bahamas Gaming Operators Association has partnered with government to study the gaming patterns of players, said Chief Executive Officer of the BGOA, Gershan Major. “There has to be a prevalent study that shows the empirical data of those that may have […]

RBC promoting digital banking

Canadian-based Royal Bank of Canada, remains optimistic about a seamless transition into digital banking for its scores of clients around the globe, according to David Hewick, Senior Director of Channels, RBC Caribbean. Digital Banking has been on the banking institution’s agenda for a number of years now and Hewick was recently introduced to the RBC […]

Young Bahamian employed at Google shares knowledge with GB students

As the country moves towards becoming more technologically proficient, Kristie Powell, a young and talented Bahamian employed at Tech giant Google in Silicon Valley, is giving back to The Bahamas by passing her knowledge, passion and experience to other young Bahamians. When the Government’s hosted its first Grand Bahama Tech Summit in 2017, Bahamians working […]

Second Annual GB Technology Summit officially launched

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama — Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Senator Kwasi Thompson, one of the pioneers of the Grand Bahama Technology Summit, said during the second such summit, focus will be on showcasing education programs and highlighting the efforts and achievements of government and the Grand Bahama Technology Hub Steering Committee over the last […]

GIBC to help stir economic growth through digital transformation

GIBC Digital, a global technology firm that is slowly transitioning The Bahamas from archaic ways of record keeping to a more efficient platform. GIBC opened its first office location in Freeport, Grand Bahama back in June to serve as the company’s global training headquarters, which houses its new data and artificial centre. GIBC’s Chief Executive […]

BAIC hosts tech workshop for small businesses

Chairman of the Bahamas Agricultural Industrial Corporation (BAIC) Michael Foulkes announced that the BAIC would be hosting a technology workshop for small businesses in an effort to gear them in the right direction as The Bahamas gears towards becoming a Technology Hub. The BAIC conducted this workshop on Tuesday led by former GOOGLE INC. employee […]