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Bahamas Can Be 'Atlantic Air Hub'

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The Bahamas has the potential to become an "Atlantic transshipment hub" between Latin America and Europe, a senior KPMG executive believes, adding that this nation's "60 per cent GDP" tourism dependency meant it was bound to suffer more than other nations during the recession.
Last Updated on Monday, 21 May 2012 10:00 Read more...
 

BHA Chief Says Much Work To Be Done

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The Green Files asked Stuart Bowe, the president of the Bahamas Hotel Association, on his views about the country’s tourism sector going green.

Sonia: Are you generally satisfied with the progress of hotels in The Bahamas to improve energy efficiency, conservation and to incorporate sustainable practices?

Stuart: Many hotels have put in various energy efficiency measures in recent years, but certainly much more can and must be done. This was confirmed in a 2010 detailed energy audit program by the BHA and the government conducted with 18 hotels. The study revealed tremendous opportunity exists to realize greater efficiencies and savings of between 40 percent and 60 percent for many of the hotels.
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Customer Care Workshops for Long Island Tourism Sector

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Customer Care Workshops for Long Island Tourism Sector

The Bahamas Hotel Association of Human Resources Professionals (BHAHRP) in collaboration with the Bahamas Hotel Association and the Ministry of Tourism recently hosted the A.R.T. of Customer C.A.R.E. Workshops for 43 small hotel and tourism industry professionals on Long Island.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 May 2012 08:16 Read more...
 

Baha Mar Awards $2M In Demo Contacts

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Wyndham to meet wrecking ball in June and Bahamas Marine given $2.5M contract for beach restoration
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Energy Cost Rise 'Achilles Heel' For Private Sector

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WITH Bahamian hotels suffering a 24 per cent year-over-year increase in electricity costs for January 2012, a senior industry executive yesterday warned that energy prices were the "Achilles heel" for the sector and wider business community, urging this nation to press "the priority button" in tackling the issue.
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