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Hotels Ready For ‘Strong’ July 4

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SEVERAL major Nassau-based hotel properties told Tribune Business yesterday they were seeing strong occupancy levels for this week’s July 4  US Independence Day holiday.
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Government Concerned On Trained Labour

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THE Government is concerned there are not enough trained persons to capitalise on the 8,000 jobs expected to be created in the next two years, when the $2.6 billion Baha Mar project is completed, the Minister of Education, Science and Technology Jerome Fitzgerald has said.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 July 2012 10:33 Read more...
 

87% Of Hotels Not Accepting Online Card Payments

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SOME 87 per cent of small Bahamian hotels in the Family Islands are not realising their potential because they do not accept credit card booking payments online, Bahamas Hotel Association (BHA) president, Stuart Bowe, said yesterday.
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The Marina Operators Of The Bahamas Builds On Success, Charts Future

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mobThe Marina Operators of the Bahamas (MOB) will hold its 3rd Annual General Meeting and Workshop under the theme “Charting A Steady Course Through Strengthened Partnerships” this coming Thursday June 28, 2012 at the British Colonial Hilton Hotel, Nassau Bahamas.
 
As stated by Immediate Past President Steve Kappeler “Our theme this year is a testament to our ongoing success; it is only through the continued collaboration of effort, and ongoing partnerships with both private sector stakeholders and our government, we are able to accomplish goals that are beneficial to our sustained growth.”
 
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BHA Calls For Elimination Of Market Value Investment

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The Bahamas Hotel Association (BHA) is calling for the elimination of the 25 per cent market value investment required under the Hotels Encouragement Act for the renewal of investment incentives.

Its President Stuart Bowe told Tribune Business many small hotels were unable to come up with that much capital to invest in tough economic times.
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