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Bahamas Shows Highest Vacation Rental Growth

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The popularity of vacation rentals in the Bahamas surged by 79 per cent last year, the greatest increase for any destination, with this trend expected to continue through 2010, a leading rental firm told Tribune Business yesterday.

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Appeal To Hotels & Businesses To Help Haiti

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Bahamas Hotels and Businesses Requested to Support Haiti Relief...

We are encouraged that several Bahamas hotels have already committed support, despite the difficult times our industry is experiencing. The Bahamas Red Cross is launching its appeal for funds and non-perishables items.  Specifically, hotels are being asked to donate cash or the following items: Mattresses, Bedding material: blankets, sheets, comforters, pillows and cases, Towels.

Items can be delivered to the attention of Mrs. Carolyn Turnquest, Director General or Viola Heastie-Knowles, Secretary and should specify that they are for Haiti relief.

The contacts are:
242-323-7370, or e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 

Bahamas Hotels and Businesses Requested to Support Haiti Relief...

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We are encouraged that several Bahamas hotels have already committed support, despite the difficult times our industry is experiencing. The Bahamas Red Cross is launching its appeal for funds and non-perishables items.  Specifically, hotels are being asked to donate cash or the following items:

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March Tourism Arrivals Promising

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Minister of Tourism Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace announced air arrivals to The Bahamas were increasing on a month-to-month basis during the last quarter of 2009, with forecasts for March 2010 "looking good".
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Bahamas Hotel Rate Cuts Lowest in Region

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The Bahamas was unable to cut hotel room rates as deeply as other Caribbean destinations in response to the recession because to have done so would have left the industry mired in "deeper unprofitability" due to high operating costs, the minister of tourism and aviation said yesterday.
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