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BHTA Collaborates With Ministries To Educate On VAT


Tourism related businesses throughout Grand Bahama gathered at the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association’s (BHTA) facilitated VAT workshop in Freeport, Grand Bahama on Monday October 20th 2014.

The workshop in Grand Bahama was one of a number of workshops planned for Tourism Sector Specific businesses throughout the Commonwealth as part of a private/public sector collaborative effort to engage and educate businesses and individuals re the imminent arrival of Value Added Tax.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 17:58

16th Annual 'Trick or Tee' Golf Tournament A Success


Sunday, October 5th 2014; The Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association saw approximately 100 fers Tee Off at the prestigious Ocean Club Golf Course at the BHTA’s 16th Annual Golf Tournament. Over twenty (20)  Corporate Sponsors donated almost $ 50,000 in cash and prizes in of support BHTA’s Workforce Development initiatives and Scholarship Programs. The scholarships help to prepare and educate young Bahamians on the many options in the dynamic Bahamian Tourism Industry.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014 12:01

VAT Workshop



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Tourism Stakeholders Prepare For VAT


·         Attendees at Oct 2 BHTA Meeting Briefed on VAT Basics, Readiness, and Pre-Registration
·         Financial Secretary John Rolle Addresses Key Tourism Industry Concerns; Later Clarifies How VAT Pricing Can Work for Marketing Purposes
·         BHTA Steps Up Readiness Activities along with Ministry of Finance and Bahamas Chamber

With the implementation of Value Added Tax less than three months away, tourism industry businesses are stepping up their readiness activities as the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association works closely with the Ministry of Finance and industry stakeholders to prepare businesses for the transition.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 October 2014 09:52

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