Abaco’s Chief Councilor today labelled as “heartbreaking” the destruction of acres of wetlands, slashed by heavy equipment on a site being developed under expansion plans by a resort known as Treasure Sands despite a cease and desist order by government.
The United States Embassy has again warned Americans that The Bahamas is an unsafe destination, also revealing an attempted armour car robbery on Cable Breach that the Bahamas police “forgot” to report to the media.
While most Bahamians appreciate the essential role that tourism plays in our economy, lives and livelihoods; there is a need to further clarify the tax and revenue contributions to our economy. The goal is to dispel any myths about this industry. We all stand to pay a hefty price if rhetoric drives public taxation policies.
Two Americans were arrested and granted bail for the murder of Carl Yerger, who is also an American and was in Bimini on a fishing trip with his friend.
For the second time this year, the Bahamas Sport Fishing Network (BSFN) is featured in a slide show on the USA Today website.
Sandyport Beaches Resort and Hotel recently hosted the local TV show, ‘Bahamas at Sunrise’ entirely from their Lagoon Beach as a part of the celebratory events for their RCI Gold Crown tourism award.
Over the past nine years 104 hotel industry scholarships valued at $428,000 have been awarded to Bahamian students, thanks to the collaborative efforts of the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA), the Bahamas Hotel Employers Association (BHEA) and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Education Foundation (CHTAEF).
Follow the dollar multiplier and it’s clear that ‘Tourism is everybody’s business’. More than 50 cents out of each dollar in every Bahamian’s pocket came from a tourist.
One of the most popular shark diving destinations in the world is Nassau, Bahamas.