Local Business

ZORBAS maintaining vibrancy

FULL HOUSE—Zorbas Restaurant was a buzz of activity as customers flocked to that popular eatery after it reopened its doors. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Grand Bahama’s very own Zorbas Greek Cuisine maintains its status as a favourite spot in the Port Lucaya Marketplace. Its flavourful Bahamian cooked food and tasty pastries have continued to attract locals and visitors despite the economic shift, since the passing of Hurricane Dorian which made landfall on the island, September 1. Owner Nick Vikatos…
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CB staff converge on East End with hurricane relief aid

CB STAFF – An excited group of Commonwealth Bank staff members deliver good to residents of East End. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF CB)

It did not take much convincing for Commonwealth Bank (CB) employees of the Freeport and Lucaya Branches to come together to give back to their brothers and sisters, in East End, that were severely impacted by Hurricane Dorian in early September. Dorian made landfall September 1 and basically sat over the island for almost 48-hours,…
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Balearia executives optimistic about GB’s economy bouncing back

MARION OTERO, Balearia, Managing Director and J. T. Taylor Guest Services’ Director

Increasing its support to post-hurricane efforts, Balearia executives shared plans to assist with Grand Bahama’s restoration after the historic Dorian made landfall September 1.  Managing Director, Mario Otero along with Guest Services’ Director, J. T. Taylor spoke with media recently – Tuesday, October 22 – announcing that not only are they optimistic about the island’s…
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Govt’s $10 million SMSEs relief assistance expected to change how business is done

BUSINESS ASSISTANCE – The process for acquiring and accessing the $10 million funding provided by the government to assist business owners with restoration efforts post-Hurricane Dorian, will undoubtedly change the trajectory in which businesses operate and prepare for natural disasters moving forward. (PHOTO: JUELANDA THOMPSON)

The process for acquiring and accessing the $10 million funding provided by the government to assist business owners, particularly those with small to medium sized Enterprises (SMSE’s) with restoration efforts post-Hurricane Dorian, will undoubtedly change the trajectory in which businesses operate and prepare for natural disasters moving forward, said Executive Director, Small Business Development Centre…
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