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Laroda: Economic transformation takes a collective effort

CHAMBER UPDATE – Gregory Laroda, President of the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce was one of several speakers at the 21st GB Business Outlook 2019 yesterday, Thursday, February 21. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Serving as a speaker during the 21st Annual Grand Bahama Business Outlook on February 21, Gregory Laroda Sr., president of the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce expressed that it is incumbent on the entire community of Grand Bahama to work collaboratively to transform the economic landscape of this northern island. Laroda shared with attendees, ways…
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Celebration Cruise Director stresses the importance of promotion

Promotion of any business or destination is “very important,” said Grand Celebration Cruise Director, Simon Heath. Heath, in a one-on-one interview with this daily’s reporter recently added, “I think economic development is a work in progress between everyone – the local people, the members of tourism and the government.” The Cruise Director, who spoke candidly…
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Pelican Bay leads the charge in promoting Grand Bahama

TEAMWORK — The Pelican Bay Team had the opportunity to showcase the new room decor to longtime clients and new potential buyers like TradeFirst, a membership exchange programme. Pictured are Operations Manager Della Bridgewater and Reservation Supervisor Dominique Smith with Peter Rose, TradeFirst Director of Hospitality and Steve Schroeder, TradeFirst Director of Advertising and Media Operations. (Photo credit Pelican Bay Hotel for Barefoot Marketing)

With more than $4 million invested in room renovations last year, Pelican Bay seized the opportunity to promote their new décor and upgraded facilities at the recent 2019 Caribbean Hotel Tourism Association’s (CHTA) Caribbean Travel Marketplace held in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Known as the ‘Happiest Hotel’ on Grand Bahama, Pelican Bay was represented at CHTA…
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ALIV, DHL team up for joint service

Partnership – DHL Express Country Manager Loukishia Cooper (Left) is pictured with ALIV New Providence General Manager Patrice Thompson (Right)

Nassau, The Bahamas – ALIV continues to solidify its presence in the corporate arena by providing innovative experiences and the latest in technology. In this vein, the telecommunications company most recently partnered with DHL Express to provide the courier service with additional export outlets. The first service offering of its kind in The Bahamas, customers…
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