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GBPA: Local businesses ready to embrace e-Commerce

Pictured are Sen. Kwasi Thompson, Minister of State for Grand Bahama, in the Office of the Prime Minister (first left) and President of GBPA Ian Rolle (second left). Minister Thompson brought the Keynote address, opening the Business Innovation Boot Camp.

The question as to whether Grand Bahama businesses are ready to embrace e-commerce was answered with a resounding yes on Thursday, June 8, when scores of Licensees and aspiring entrepreneurs attended the Business Innovation and e-Commerce Boot Camp. The one day event hosted by the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA), and its Invest Grand…
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BTC salutes Governor’s Harbour Primary Teachers

Teachers at Governor’s Harbour Primary are pictured. BTC hosted the group to a luncheon during Teachers Appreciation Week.

Last week, BTC continued its longstanding relationship of support and contribution with its adopted school, Governor’s Harbour Primary during their Teacher’s Appreciation Week, which was celebrated in grand style. Tanya McPhee-Pinder, Principal at Governor’s Harbour Primary expressed how thankful she and her team were for the partnership, which she said was initiated in 2009. In…
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Deep Water Cay keeping Grand Bahama featured in tourism

‘Bonefish rule the flats at Deep Water Cay, Grand Bahama Island.’ was the caption of this picture taken at Deep Water Cay for a feature on the island in May’s Saltwater Sportsman. (Photo credit: Bill Doster)

Deep Water Cay has developed a reputation for its exceptional fishing flats, peaceful setting, mouthwatering cuisine and friendly island service. That reputation has earned the hidden gem on East End Grand Bahama not one, not two but three significant feature stories showcasing its beauty to millions of possible vacationers this month alone! This tranquil resort…
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GB Port Authority/iTEL BPO partnership strengthening Freeport’s ICT Sector

Pictured is Sr. Manager of Business Development and Invest Grand Bahama, Derek Newbold, with Sebastian Tickle, VP of Business Development for iTel BPO Solutions, sharing the benefits of Freeport with a conference participant. (PHOTO COURTESY OF GBPA)

The Call Center industry on Grand Bahama continues to make significant strides as a new sector for growth in the island’s economy. This however, has not come without a strategic and concerted effort by key stakeholders, itelBPO Solutions (Island Outsourcers) and The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited, (GBPA). The duo paired up for the ICMI…
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