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Bahamas Tourism Faces Grim Economic Outlook

Bahamas' Ambassador Cornelius A. Smith is worried that the "twin pillars" of his country's economy - tourism and offshore banking - are cracking under the global economic crisis and U.S. efforts to close foreign tax shelters.

Gov't Yet to Empower New Hotel Legislation

It's unclear what if any new resources the Ministry of Tourism will throw at its Hotel Licensing Unit in an effort to bring as many as 1,000 second homeowners — now treating their properties like hotels — into compliance with the new law. In fact, the department's head tells Guardian Business the government will be largely dependent on the honesty of those proprietors to win what could be millions of dollars in revenue.

Downtown Tourism Ambassadors Cater To Visitors

Downtown Nassau visitors are getting personal attention in identifying attractions and having their questions addressed through the corps of Tourism Ambassadors recently organized by the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation.
Last Updated on Friday, 17 July 2009 07:10

Nettie Symonette's Art Exhibition


Fellow Tourism Industry Professionals...

You are invited to attend the opening exhibition of paintings by Nettica Symonette at the Central Bank this Friday.  Nettie is a Lifetime Director of BHA and the first recipient of the Hotelier of the Year Award.

Friday July 17 at 6pm
for the exhibition opening of
Ms. Nettie Symonette's first solo show of paintings at
The Central Bank of The Bahamas Art Gallery, Market Street.

Exhibition runs: July 7 - August 7, 2009. Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Please call 327-8154 or 327-7922 for more information.


New Approach to Tourism For Pelican Bay Resort

As the tourism sector on the island continues to dwindle, one resort is repositioning itself to cater to visitors rather than tourists.

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