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Tourism Projected To Decline 4.1%

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The Bahamian travel and tourism industry is projected to contract by 4.1 per cent during 2010, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has projected, but its long-term projections for the sector's 3.4 per cent annualised growth over the next decade have been backed by leading industry figures.
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Hotel Energy Consumption Can Be Reduced Significantly

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Important Energy Savings Information Shared with Hoteliers

The results are in from a first round of energy audits recently conducted on hotels in The Bahamas and Jamaica and they reveal that many hotels can save 25-30 percent of their energy costs by putting in place practical short and long-term improvements and efficiencies to their operations according to global energy efficiency experts who conducted the audits.

The audits were conducted in cooperation with the Bahamas Hotel Association (BHA) as part of a regional project supported by the Inter-American Development Bank's Greenpyme program.  The program is funded by the IDB Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) and headed by Carlos Serrano who was recently in The Bahamas for a workshop with participating hoteliers.
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Bahamas Hotels Anticipate Small Improvements

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The Bahamian hotel industry is targeting "small baby steps" of 2-3 per cent monthly improvements in business levels to carry it back towards pre-recession status, Tribune Business has been told, and the sector would have been "further ahead" but for the negative impact February's bad weather had on US airlift.
Last Updated on Sunday, 21 March 2010 14:49 Read more...
 

Golf Tourism Below Par

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A new KPMG survey is revealing The Bahamas has lost ground to competing destinations in the Caribbean as they aggressively move to better appeal to the pocketbooks of a growing number of travel golfers.
Last Updated on Sunday, 21 March 2010 14:49 Read more...
 

Bahamas Air Arrivals Drop In December 2009

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Visitor air arrivals throughout The Bahamas declined by 10 percent during the normally busy month of December, even as total visitors to the country improved by 5 percent.
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