August 15, 2022

CARIBBEAN TOURISM AUTHORITY – Bahamian barrister to lead tourism promotion board

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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 […]

Bahamas: Director General of Tourism states importance of ‘Collective Efforts’ in Mitigating Caribbean Regional Threats

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From The Bahamas Weekly NASSAU, The Bahamas – Losses as a result of damage caused by recent super storms, Hurricanes Irma and Maria, estimated at more than US$5 Billion highlight the importance of the region’s allocation of resources to disaster risk mitigation and preparedness “in order to ensure that the respective destinations rebound as quickly […]

Decline in tourist arrivals expected

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By Azad Ali From Caribbean Life The Barbados- based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is predicting a slowdown in the growth of tourist arrivals for the remainder of the year as the region comes to grip with the destruction caused by three Hurricanes to several Eastern Caribbean islands. CTO chairman, Joy Jibrilu said that the Caribbean […]

Bahamas wins new business aviation award

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From South Florida Caribbean News NASSAU, Bahamas —The Bahamas was presented the 2016 Caribbean Sapphire Pegasus Business Aviation Award for Outstanding Country Promotion, the first award of its kind for the region. The Sapphire Pegasus Award is a symbol of gratitude for the superb performance in an industry segment where mediocrity is unacceptable. The award […]