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Tourist Air Arrivals Increase By Three Per Cent

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The Bahamas saw air arrivals increase by 3 per cent year-over-year in the last four months of 2009, indicating a recovery in the high-spending stopover market may be starting, although the figures were up against weak 2008 comparatives.
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Airlines Skeptical On MOT's Free Airfare Promotion

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Bahamian-owned private airlines yesterday responded to news of the Government's plan to offer free airfare to the Family Islands through their services by saying they "know nothing about the deal".
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Regional Tourism Scholarships Available

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The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Education Foundation is Accepting Scholarship Applications for Students, Employees and Educators for their 2010 Awards.  

Thanks to BHA Member support we presently have two Bahamians attending Johnson and Wales and FIU under this scholarship program. 

Details for securing applications and criteria can be found at...

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Bahamasair Plans To Increase Tourist Load 30%

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Bahamasair is hoping it will be able to implement a strategic plan for its "renaissance" by end-June 2010, its chairman told Tribune Business yesterday, with one component involving an increase in the percentage of tourist passengers it carried from 5/10 per cent to 30 per cent.
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Balmoral Development Moves Forward

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Developers of the $100 million Balmoral community are gearing up to launch its $15 million phase two component, with 100 percent of units already sold in the first stage — bucking trends currently being registered in the real estate market.

The project is now readying to welcome its first residents into their home, following the near two-year construction period that saw around 150 workers working on site daily.

"We're moving full steam ahead [and] right now we're just getting ready to close on the first phase of the town homes and condominiums," Jason Kinsale, one of the primary developers, told Guardian Business.

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