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BHTA: ‘Far More Focus’ Needed On Customer Satisfaction ‘Metrics’

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Tourism-based businesses must place much greater focus on tools which can allow them to measure customer satisfaction as a means of "training and motivation," according to the President of the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association Stuart Bowe.

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Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

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Thank you to BHTA members who supported our recent fundraising activities.  Thanks to you there are presently 12 Bahamian students receiving scholarships valued at $67,000!

Now we need to set our sights on assisting another group of promising Bahamians with pursuing a career in tourism.

Applications are now being accepted for scholarships thru the Industry Partners Patrick S. Bain Scholarship Fund (to COB), the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation, and the Caribbean Tourism Organization Scholarship Foundation. 

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Poll Shows Over Half Of Hotels Unprofitable In 2013

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More hotels failed to turn a profit in 2013 than were able to do so, with slipping profitability last year reversing a four-year trend of improving income in the Bahamian tourism industry, according to the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism    Association, whose president yesterday expressed “great concern” about the decline in hotel performance.

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REPORT: BHTA 2013 Industry Performance and 2014 Outlook Survey Results

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The results of the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association’s 2013 Industry Performance and 2014 Outlook Survey confirm that 2013 was a year of mixed performance for the hotel industry while a higher level of business confidence exists for 2014.

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BHTA Receives International Award of Excellence for Education and Training Initiatives

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The International Society of Hotel Association Executives (ISHAE) has awarded its 2013 Award of Excellence in Education and Training to the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association. The ISHAE Awards of Excellence were given out recently at the 27th annual ISHAE Winter Conference in Boston, Massachusetts.  BHTA joined six other associations who were recognized by ISHAE for their work in various areas.

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