The Authentically Bahamian Vendors Marketplace was officially opened Friday, March 18, giving three Bahamian vendors another avenue through which to have their authentic Bahamian products showcased.
The store was opened Friday at the Grand Bahama International Airport, assuring the vendors direct access to tourists as they touch down on the island.
Lorraine Gibson, who will be displaying her products as Lorraine’s Jams and Jellies said, she is pleased with the exposure her products will get now that they are available at the airport.
Gibson said that this opportunity is something that the vendors needed.
Cynthia McKenzie said that she would be displaying her specialty, sand jewelry and other products ranging from vases and other products made with sand.
Sophia Rolle, proprietor of Jubilee Bath and Body said that products ranging from body lotions, shower gels, bath salts, perfume oils, handmade soap, clutches, bags and jewelry would be among the products that she would be making available to the public.
Philip Carey, airport director shared that the new store would give the vendors maximum visibility and virtually no cost.