Local Business

GBPA commits to supporting licensees

DEANN SEYMOUR Chief Financial Officer and Licensing Chairman, GBPA

As local businesses begin recovery and restoration plans following the impact of Hurricane Dorian, the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA), Limited seeks to engage with licensees to assess their needs.   Deann Seymour, Chief Financial Officer and Licensing Chairman of the GBPA, says, “We recognize that many of our licensees face the daunting task of…
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Deep Water Cay closing operations

DEEP WATER CAY CLOSING – Over the past 10 years, the owner of the DWC property has invested over $44 million to create an environment that visitors have come to know and love; therefore, it was with a heavy heart that they announced that operations will cease as a result of the damages from Hurricane Dorian. (PHOTO COURTESY OF DWC for Barefoot Marketing)

The owner of Deep Water Cay (DWC), the country’s first and oldest bonefishing lodge, has announced plans to cease operations immediately.  The difficult but necessary decision comes following the passage of Hurricane Dorian, which caused widespread damage across parts of the Northern Bahamas.  For the past month, the team at DWC has been providing emergency…
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GBPA’s Employment Programme empowers local youth

GBPA SUMMER STUDENTS – The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) ensures that the highest number of Grand Bahamian students are employed for the annual summer programme by offering three, four-week long sessions, from May to August, every year. Posing right after orientation are a group of GBPA summer students from left in the front row are Zaneko Jones, Kaleel Solomon, Ariyanne Kelly, Abigail Simms, Tara Neily, David Major Jr. and Daz Bright. Pictured from left in the back row are Arianna Cooper, Dacacia Russell, Ariah Rolle and Jemonique Barnabie. (PHOTO COURTESY OF GBPA)

The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) has conducted an ongoing Summer Student Employment Programme for many years which provides Grand Bahamian high school and university students with the opportunity to experience real, hands-on work within the corporate world. GBPA began this programme with the intent to create a structured environment where young people are able…
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BB expands into new three acre warehouse with retail location to open soon

THE WAREHOUSE TEAM – Members of the Brewery’s warehouse team work diligently to prepare customer orders at the new warehouse facility in the Airport Industrial Park. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF RONNIE ARCHER FOR BAREFOOT MARKETING)

For more than a decade, the Bahamian Brewery and Beverage Company Limited (BBB) has redefined the beer business in The Bahamas. Since launching in 2008, the company has become known throughout the islands for its signature products brewed in Grand Bahama like Sands, Sands Light, and Sands Pink Radler along with their Bush Crack, High…
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