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Sales Mission Promotes Airlift To Grand Bahama

Sales Mission Promotes Airlift To Grand Bahama

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism along with representatives from the Grand Bahama Island Tourism sector recently teamed up to conduct an aggressive Public Relations and Sales mission throughout the cities of Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and met with key influencers in the private and public sectors, travel agents and media houses to promote [...]

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Frontier Airlines Introduces Flights To Nassau

Frontier Airlines Introduces Flights To Nassau

Frontier Airlines has announced that it will be introducing flights to Nassau, Bahamas from Trenton-Mercer starting in November – an initiative that tourism officials are lauding. Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes announced the move this week in a press statement noting that it is the first time a commercial airline from Trenton-Mercer Airport would be [...]

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REVOICE Snags 27,000 Subscribers

REVOICE telephone services offered by Cable Bahamas have performed “extremely well,” according to the company’s head of marketing David Burrows who told Journal Business recently that so far the phone service has already has 27,000 customers with the numbers increasing daily. “Those 27,000 subscribers represent nearly 27 per cent of the market which if we [...]

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Gov’t To Build $10M Motorsports Complex

Gov’t To Build $10M Motorsports Complex

Three years after the first revival of Bahamas Speed Week re-awakened the nation’s appetite for vintage auto racing, the government announced plans to build a major motorsports complex to be completed by 2016. Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Dr. Daniel Johnson used the first ever meeting of the FIA (Federation Internationale de l’Automobile) in [...]

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BTC Going Green

The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) is hoping to lower its carbon footprint and looking to resort to alternative sources of energy in the future, this according to BTC’s Chief Executive Officer Leon Williams who announced recently that the company is going green. “BTC at present as part of its cost out and for the environment, [...]

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Sandyport Hotel Enjoys Year-Long Record-Breaking Occupancy Levels

The Sandyport Beaches Resort and Hotel is reportedly “doing well” following its record breaking year that saw weekend occupancy levels often at 100 per cent for the sea-side and Sandyport Marina Village hotel. According to General Manager of the West Nassau Sandyport Beaches Resort and Hotel Vernon Moss, year over year, occupancy levels are higher [...]

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REVOICE Gets Upgrade

Cable Bahamas has invested more than $3 million over the last year in a new Metaswitch phone switch and software that will enable new features for the more than 26,000 REVOICE subscribers and pave the way for cellular services. “We’ve seen tremendous success with REVOICE,” Cable Bahamas Head of Marketing David Burrows said in a [...]

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China Harbour Engineering Company Awards Scholarships

China Harbour Engineering Company Awards Scholarships

China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) has awarded six engineering scholarships to students in Jamaica as it completes a $730 highway project— with similar plans underway to impact the North Abaco community. Regional Director of CHEC Americas, Mr. Zhongdong Tang said his company wanted to show, in a concrete way, just how much faith CHEC has [...]

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Breitling Launches New Watch Line

Breitling Launches New Watch Line

Breitling Boutique on Thursday launched a new watch line at its grand re-opening for its Bay Street store. The luxury watch retailer had a grand celebration planned for its customers at the flagship store. The store is introduced its Runway 14 Collection showcasing the new, exclusive models just launched at the Basel World watch fair [...]

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No Reduction In Smart Phone Duty, Says Williams

Despite a push from the Caribbean Association of National Telecommunication Organisations (CANTO) to it member states to reduce tariffs on smart phones, Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) CEO Leon Williams recently said that this reduction is unlikely to happen here in The Bahamas until there is a major tax reform. The reason, Mr. Williams said, is [...]

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