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Bahamas Culinary Team Excels at Regional Competition

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BHA Culinary Team

Making it into the elite of the region’s culinary teams, the Bahamas was recognized as one of the top finalists in the region which competed at the Taste of the Caribbean Culinary Classics held at the Rio Mar Wyndham Grand Resort in Puerto Rico.

The team walked away with a gold medal, yielding only to Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago, which edged them out for the top awards.  Members of the team came away with individual medals, capturing six awards.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 September 2010 07:45 Read more...
 

BHA President Says No Long Term Affect From New Airport Fees

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The Bahamas Hotel Association's (BHA) president yesterday echoed the Government's position on proposed Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) fee increases, saying he did not believe this would have "too great an impact" on Bahamian resort occupancy levels.
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Hurricane Earl to Bypass Bahamas

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Hurricane EarlBHA Eye on the Storm...

Tracking reports as of 7:00am this morning show the powerful Category 4 storm veering east of The Bahamas.

The Bahamas Met Department has issued a Tropical Storm watch for the Southeastern Bahamas in anticipation that the fringes of the storm may generate sustained 40 mph winds in that area by early Wednesday morning when the storm is anticipated to take a more northerly track keeping it a comfortable distance from the central and northwestern Bahamas...

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 August 2010 09:28 Read more...
 

Hotel Industry Is At 60% Of Pre-Recession Revenue Levels

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THE Nassau/Paradise Island resort industry is "60 per cent of the way back" to pre-September 2008 levels on revenue generation and occupancies, the Bahamas Hotel Association's (BHA) president said yesterday, telling Tribune Business he estimated the sector would return to pre-recession numbers by the 2011 second quarter.
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Bahamas Hotels Concerned By Tourism Projections

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THE Bahamian hotel industry is concerned that current business projections for September and October, the low point of the tourism season, "are fairly flat" against 2009 comparatives, Tribune Business was told last night, although the sector was encouraged by July occupancy levels that almost matched pre-recession figures.
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