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Slow US Economy May Affect Hirig In Bahamas Hotel Sector

The slowing growth rate of the United States economy could have an effect on hiring in the hotel sector in The Bahamas, according to President of the Bahamas Hotel Association (BHA) Robert Sands.
Last Updated on Monday, 24 January 2011 10:02

Board of Directors & Membership Meeting


BHA members have been expressing concern about a number of matters in recent months. BEC, tax increases, hotel licensing matters, overall state of the industry.  These and others will be discussed at Thursday's membership meeting.  We will also be joined by the recently selected recipients of a record 13 annual tourism scholarships for a brief presentation.  Many members have supported our fundraising events to make these education opportunities possible for our 'future employees'.  We trust you will be delighted to meet them and hope you can join us for this meeting where your input will be encouraged.

Board of Directors and Membership Meeting
Thursday, August 5, 2010 at 9:30am
Luciano's of Chicago
East Bay Street
Continental breakfast will be served
RSVP/Regrets 322-8381

Renewable Energy Training Plan For The Bahamas

The winner of an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) funded contract to install alternative energy technologies in several Bahamian homes has pledged to employ "a fully Bahamian workforce" and train others to work in the sector, unveiling plans to for launching an "accredited renewable energy school" accessible from this nation.

Baha Mar Eyeing Multiple Hotel Brands

BAHA Mar is vetting four different hotel brands after axing its plan to include four Starwood-branded resortsin its $2.6 billion Cable Beach redevelopment, its president saying they could know in a matter of weeks which brands will be chosen.

Baha Mar Construction To Start 'Before Year End'

BAHA Mar yesterday expressed hope the Bahamian government would provide the necessary approvals "as expeditiously as possible" to allow construction on the $2.6 billion Cable Beach redevelopment to begin later this year, as it continues negotiations with Scotiabank over the latter's $170-$180 million bridging loan.

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