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Bowe: Challenges Impacted Hotel Sector In 2012


The hotel sector was impacted by highs and lows in 2012 according to the head of the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA).


Ruth Gardiner Receives BHTA Business-Education Partnership Award


Ruth Gardiner

Recognizing her longstanding support for programs which bring business and education together, Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) President Stuart Bowe, joined by Prime Minister Perry Christie, presented educator Ruth Gardiner with its annual Business-Education Partnership Award.  The award was announced at BHTA’s recent 60th Anniversary Celebration Ball. Ms. Gardiner is currently an Instructor at the College of The Bahamas Culinary and Hospitality Management Institute (CHMI).


BHTA Elects New Team


President And Minister Call For Greater Commitment To Quality Service

2013 BHTA Executive TeamMembers of the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association elected their 2013-14 leadership team at its 60th Annual General Meeting where returning President Stuart Bowe joined with Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe in calling for a greater commitment to elevating the level of service in the country across the board.

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According to BHTA President Stuart Bowe, “The industry turned the corner in 2012.  This year will end with the highest average occupancy since 2007, our benchmark year, with average room rates continuing to improve but still below 2007.  Despite higher operating costs and lower levels of visitor spending, 2012 represents a positive change in our sector of the economy,” he added.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 December 2012 17:59

New BHTA Logo Unveiled


BHTA logoThe Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) unveiled its new logo design at the organization’s 60th Annual General Meeting following its recent announcement of the organization’s name change from the Bahamas Hotel Association.


Bahamas Hotel & Tourism Association Celebrating 60 Years


View the 60th Anniversary Supplement as published in The Tribune (8MB PDF)

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Last Updated on Friday, 07 December 2012 15:12

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