Prime Minister Perry Christie recently voiced concerns that officials at the mega-resort Baha Mar have not yet identified a partner for its planned casino.
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Labour Minister Shane Gibson said that the termination of 140 Wyndham Nassau Resort workers should not have happened the way it did and accused resort officials of “arrogance”, adding that Bahamians “cannot believe anything they say”.
Baha Mar has recently terminated 140 workers from its Wyndham Nassau Resort, saying that decreased business volume was the driving factor.
The Baha Mar resort project, the largest in the Caribbean, is progressing steadily towards its planned December 2014 completion date.
The Baha Mar project will include four hotels totaling 2,200 rooms surrounding a 100,000 sq-foot casino, restaurants, retail, entertainment and an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus.
The beauty of our beaches is one of our most valuable assets. Cable Beach is the jewel of New Providence. It is this island’s most beautiful beach, and its most valuable asset. We must protect it.
Baha Mar will match donations dollar-for-dollar up to $10,000 to the Salvation Army. The Challenge supports Baha Mar’s ongoing initiative to help enhance the quality of life for Bahamians.
Legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus recently visited Baha Mar — the 1,000-acre resort enclave currently under development on the Bahamian Riviera — to review progress on his 18-hole, par-72 Signature Golf Course.
The 40th anniversary celebration of the Bahamas’ independence will be the focus of the tourism industry next year, highlighting unique aspects of the country, while seeking more tourism outside North America.