Airline Pricing Causes Tourist ‘Deterrent’ Fear

The Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association’s (BHTA) president yesterday voiced concerns that high airline ticket prices, especially at peak weekends and holidays, “could be a deterrent” for travel to this nation. Robert Sands told Tribune Business that tourism demand outstripping airlift capacity was “a good problem to have” as The Bahamas seeks to rebuild its major industry […]

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BREEF’s Online Auction Goes Live Today

The entire team at BREEF can’t hide our excitement as, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea our first ever online auction goes live TODAY on World Oceans Day! Tuesday, June 8th 2021 Through the auction, we aim to raise funding enabling us to continue our ongoing education and research programmes. Funds raised will go towards supporting present and future […]

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Randol Fawkes Labour Day

Happy Labour Day Bahamas! The first Friday in June is known as Randol Fawkes Labour Day in the Bahamas. This public holiday was established in 1961 in honour of, you guessed it, Sir Randol Fawkes. Sir Randol Fawkes is often referred to as “the father of Labour” in the Bahamas because of the work he […]

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Roughly 1,400 Baha Mar Employees Vaccinated

Roughly 1,400 of Baha Mar’s 4,000 employees have already received the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the resort’s Senior Vice President of Administration and External Relations Robert Sands. “We are certainly encouraged at Baha Mar by the number of Baha Mar associates that have participated in the (vaccination) program; and as the minister [of health] mentioned, we […]

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U.S. Embassy Flies Pride Flag for Month of June

On the morning of June 1, 2021, the United States Embassy in Nassau raised the rainbow Pride Flag to honor the human rights of LGBTQI+ persons in The Bahamas and around the world. During the month of June—which is celebrated as LGBTQI+ Pride Month in the United States—the widely recognized rainbow flag will fly from […]

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