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BHA Offers Online Foreign Language Training

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livemochaAs part of its initiatives to assist businesses with tapping into more international markets, the Bahamas Hotel Association and the Bahamas Hotel Association of Human Resource Professionals (BHAHRP), in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism, is offering a low-cost, easy to use foreign language speaking program for front line, supervisory and management staff.

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Bahamas Speed Week Revival

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2nd Annual Bahamas Speed Week Revival Crosses The Start Line!

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Yesterday in the British Colonial Hilton Hotel Obediah Wilchcombe, Minister of Toursim, fully endorsed the Speed Week Revival and announced unprecedented support for the Event.

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Follow-Up to BHA Board Meeting

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boardmeetMinister of Tourism Outlines Areas of Focus, Provides Members with Comprehensive Vision, Fields Questions

Obie Wilchcombe, MP, spent an hour with members last Thursday providing an overview of his primary areas of focus as he again takes the helm at the Ministry.  He applauded the work of BHA and the Promotion Boards and stressed the importance of building on their public-private partnerships to improve the industry.  Primary areas of focus which he elaborated upon include...
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Hotels Report Occupancy Gains; Struggle With Room Rates

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According to preliminary statistics released by the Bahamas Hotel Association and The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, the 14-major New Providence hotels recorded a 77.7% occupancy rate for June 2012 compared to 68.7% in June 2011. Room revenue increased by 8.3% on the strength of a 12.6% increase in room nights sold.  However, the June 2012 Average Daily Rate (ADR) was $228.04 compared to $237.05 in June 2011.
 

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Board of Directors and Membership Meeting

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Aug2 Board meet

Bahamas Hotel Association
Board of Directors and Membership Meeting
Thursday, August 2, 2012
at 9:30am at the British Colonial Hilton, Governor's Ballroom C

Special roundtable with Minister of Tourism, Obediah Wilchcombe

 


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