Hotel News

No Silver Bullet For Hotel Sector Recovery

Increased competition and demand for 'value deals' has prevented major Bahamian hotels from increasing their average daily room rate (ADR) to pre-recession levels, the Bahamas Hotel Association (BHA) president yesterday saying they were down on average by $15-$16, as he warned: "There's no silver bullet."

BHA Committed To Benefitting From EPA Opportunities

A new "layman's" manual on the implications of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) for the Caribbean tourism industry has suggested the trade deal "will not have the beneficial effect which was hoped for" in the area of import duty reductions, as 75 per cent of all goods commonly imported by the industry will see no tariff reductions.

Atlantis Watchful Of Jamaica Casino Activity

Atlantis has taken notice of Jamaica’s plans to become a major player in casino gaming.

President and Managing Director of Kerzner International Bahamas George Markantonis said Jamaica’s increased activi ty in the gaming realm is something to keep an eye on, given that the jurisdiction is planning to introduce three new casinos as early as 2012.

Cacique Awards Tickets On Sale

14th Cacique Awards

Friday, January 28, 2011
At 8:00pm
Rainforest Theatre,
Wyndham Nassau Resort

Tickets on sale now: $50
Contact: Bonnie Rolle 356-6941


Got Time?


Time Management for the Globally Minded Professional
Thursday, January 20, 2011 from 9:00am to 4:00pm at the British Colonial Hilton
Registration deadline extended
Registration: $175
BHA Members Discount: $150

As a signature event, "Time Management for the Globally-Minded Professional" featuring internationally renown Francis Wade of Framework Consulting promises to tighten executives and managers' ability to meet deadlines, increase productivity and achieve work/life balance.

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