Hotel News

Suzanne Pattusch Welcomes New CHTA President


Emil Lee, general manager of Princess Heights Hotel, St. Maarten, took over the reigns as president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) for the next two years and was welcomed in his new role by Suzanne Pattusch, executive vice president, Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association.


National Culinary Team Shines at Taste of the Caribbean


Taste of The Caribbean

Months of preparation, culminated in the Bahamas National Culinary Team competing against top chefs throughout the region this week at the prestigious Taste of the Caribbean Competition 2014 in Miami and bringing home a number of top honors, including the team silver medal and two individual gold and six individual silver medals.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014 12:49

Bahamas May Host Taste Test


Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe says that he is determined to attract the prestigious culinary competition “Taste of the Caribbean” to the Bahamas. The 2014 competition, which opened in front of thousands of food lovers in Miami over the weekend, features the Bahamas team and finishes today.


Panel: Country ‘Desperate’ For Driven Professionals


A panel of industry leaders claimed that The Bahamas is “desperate” for bright, driven young professionals, while highlighting opportunities within underdeveloped sectors.

“The country has the right to expect more from you,” stated businessman Franklyn Wilson of young Bahamians, while encouraging them to take advantage of entrepreneurship and overlapping opportunities within the tourism, services, and agriculture industries.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014 13:36

Stakeholders Plan To ‘Overhaul’ Tourism Model


Key tourism stakeholders have been meeting with professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) to help define what the prime minister has described as a plan to “overhaul” how this country promotes and develops its tourism product, in light of “changing dynamics” in the industry.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014 13:35

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