December 8, 2023

CARIBBEAN TOURISM AUTHORITY – Bahamian barrister to lead tourism promotion board

Bahamian attorney-at-law Joy Jibrilu, former Director General of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, has been named Chief Executive Officer of the Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board. Jibrilu, who starts her new role on August 22, replaces the retiring Fred Lounsberry, longtime CEO of the Board. She will be the first woman and Bahamian to head the Promotion Board. “This […]

Caribbean’s largest tourism marketing event on track for the Bahamas

CHTA renews commitment to bring premier Caribbean travel and tourism marketing event to Baha Mar, Bahamas in 2020  MIAMI (October 24, 2019) – Citing the new tourism offerings in The Bahamas and throughout the Caribbean and the opportunity to showcase the nation of islands to the travel world following Hurricane Dorian, the Caribbean Hotel and […]

Caribbean Travel Market Place open for registration

Premier Caribbean travel and tourism marketing event set for Baha Mar, Bahamas in 2020MIAMI (August 22, 2019) – The 2020 Caribbean Travel Marketplace, at Baha Mar in the Bahamas, is now open for registration. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), producers of the Caribbean’s largest and longest-standing tourism marketing event, has started its countdown for […]

Bahamas to host Caribbean Travel Marketplace in 2020

NASSAU, Bahamas (February 22, 2019) – Caribbean Travel Marketplace, the Caribbean’s marquee tourism marketing event, will take place in The Bahamas at Baha Mar, the country’s newest integrated resort destination, in early 2020. Speaking to reporters in The Bahamas yesterday, Frank Comito, CEO and Director General of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), officially […]

Best casino complexes in the Caribbean

Out here in the Caribbean, it’s a gold mine if you’re looking for an amazing casino complex to while away the time. Not only do our islands feature some of the most stunning views in the world, some of our casinos and their hotels, pools, and restaurants do, too. Whether you are after a laid-back […]

Celebrating the 70th anniversary of Higgs & Johnson

By MORGAN ADDERLEY From Tribune242 The reception was held at the Baha Mar convention centre. THE noted law firm Higgs & Johnson is celebrating 70 years as a trailblazing Bahamian law company with the launch of a scholarship at the Eugene Dupuch Law School. Last night, the firm held a reception at the Baha Mar […]

Is Nassau the next Culinary Capital of the Caribbean?

By LANE NIESET From Food & Wine Some of the world’s most celebrated chefs are setting their sights on Nassau’s shores. It’s been a decade since Nobu Matsuhisa opened his namesake eatery at Nassau’s sprawling Atlantis, Paradise Island—and nearly two since Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Dune debuted at The Ocean Club—but it’s not until now that the […]

How China rescued — then ruined — the Caribbean’s largest resort project

By Muhammad Cohen From Forbes As an American living overseas, I often hear gripes about U.S. influence in the world. Over the years I’ve learned that the best response is to acknowledge that U.S. stewardship of the post-World War II global order has been far from perfect. But if you don’t like it, just wait […]

[Bahamas] Govt considers a hurricane tax/Bahamas Opposition party against ‘hurricane tax’

By RASHAD ROLLE From Tribune 242 WHEN it meets today, Cabinet may consider introducing and implementing a special tax to help finance Hurricane Matthew repair and recovery efforts, Prime Minister Perry Christie said yesterday. If implemented, such a tax may be imposed in a way that has a “minimal impact on people,” he added. His […]

Bahamas PM accused of misleading public on megaresort deal

By Royston Jones Jr. Nassau Guardian Staff Reporter From Caribbean News Now NASSAU, Bahamas — Opposition Free National Movement (FNM) leader Dr Hubert Minnis on Thursday accused The Bahamas government of misleading the public to have Bahamians believe that all contractors who worked on the bankrupt Baha Mar megaresort project would receive some, if not all, […]