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BHA Marks Milestone, Changes Name

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BHA Officially Changes Name This Week, Marking Sixty Years

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Sixty years of history gives meaning to the private sector industry association known as the Bahamas Hotel Association which this week mark’s its anniversary culminating in a celebration ball on Friday at Atlantis where industry leaders will be joined by the Prime Minister, Minister of Tourism, and other members and dignitaries.

Its accomplishments over the past six decades have made it a respected and influential voice in the tourism sector.   Moving forward; the BHA is taking on a new name. Not to disassociate itself from the past; rather, to embrace a new vision of the future.

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 November 2012 10:23 Read more...
 

BHA And Partners Launch Literacy Program

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The Bahamas Hotel Association has teamed up with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, IBM, Project Read, and the Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas to bring IBM’s internationally acclaimed Companion Reading program to the country.  Minister of Education, Science and Technology, The Honourable Jerome Fitzgerald brought remarks at the launch of the IBM Program on Monday, 12th November, 2012 at Luciano’s. The goal of the international web-based program is “to help children and adults around the world gain essential English Language literacy skills using IBM’s web-based literacy technology in collaboration with schools and not-for-profit organizations”.

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BHA 60th Anniversary Ball

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BHA 60 Anniversary

The Bahamas Hotel Association is celebrating 60 years of service to the industry.

Friday, November 30, 2012
The Grand Ballroom at Atlantis
Cocktails: 7:00pm / Dinnner: 8:00pm
Keynote speaker: Prime Minister Perry Christie

Get tickets...(266 PDF)

Last Updated on Monday, 12 November 2012 11:01
 

BHA 60th Annual General Meeting

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#1. The Bahamas Hotel Association 60th Annual General Meeting and Elections will be held on:

Friday, November 30th, 2012
9:00 a.m. to 12 Noon
Atlantis, Paradise Island
Adonis Room (in Convention Center)


Among business to be conducted at the meeting shall be:

Last Updated on Monday, 05 November 2012 10:03 Read more...
 

Tax Reform, Tourism and VAT…

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While the recent tax symposium was cancelled, organizers took advantage of the presence of numerous local and international tax experts who were in The Bahamas during Hurricane Sandy to record their presentations and facilitate a round-table discussion. 

BHA, working closely with Allied Member KPMG, was able to bring a tourism perspective into the mix, bringing in tax expert Wayne Lovell from the KPMG Barbados office. 

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