Emil Lee, general manager of Princess Heights Hotel, St. Maarten, took over the reigns as president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) for the next two years and was welcomed in his new role by Suzanne Pattusch, executive vice president, Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association.
On June 30th, the annual trade summit of the Chinese outbound tourism market, IFCOT2014 was successfully held in Beijing.
Months of preparation, culminated in the Bahamas National Culinary Team competing against top chefs throughout the region this week at the prestigious Taste of the Caribbean Competition 2014 in Miami and bringing home a number of top honors, including the team silver medal and two individual gold and six individual silver medals.
The Bahamas Consulate Office, Florida, The National Association Of The Bahamas (NAB), and key influencers within The Bahamian Community of South Florida, have teamed up to organize month long activities to celebrate the country’s 41st Anniversary of Independence.
As has become the ‘way to win a BBC tournament’, Marlin Darlin’s three Blue Marlin, one White Marlin and a Sailfish earned them the victory in the Treasure Cay Championship.
Atlantis President George Markantonis said the resort’s owners have expressed concern about the level of crime in the country and the impact various crime warnings could have on the industry.
The US Department of State’s annual Crime and Safety Report on the Bahamas has again warned Americans of the level of criminal activity against locals and tourists in this country.
I don’t care how much money Genting has, the odds of making Resorts World Bimini successful stand about the same chance as making a Super Wal-Mart successful in Mayaguana. The business model just doesn’t work.
Despite concerns regarding Morgans Hotel Group Management’s move to terminate its hotel management agreement with Baha Mar, resort officials insist the opening of the multibillion-dollar facility will not be delayed.