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MOT host 2017 AOPA Bahamas Fly-In

WELCOME – Pictured from left are Nuvolari Chotoosingh, Manager, Niche Markets, MOTA; George William Farr Jr. , Elaine Smith, Coordinator, Product Development, MOTA; Steve McGargle, Stacey Gerrity, Valerie Carey and John Meehan.

On Monday, October 30, a total of five private pilots flew from Ft. Pierce, Florida into Grand Bahama Island as participants in the 2017 AOPA Bahamas Fly-In. The Fly-In, hosted by the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (MOTA), has proven to be a successful initiative where participating pilots learn and experience the ease in flying…
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Renewed alliance to rebuild GB’s tourism sector

“Grand Bahama is open for business and rolling out the ‘red carpet’ to receive guests” was the message heralded by the island’s key tourism stakeholders, at the 24th Annual Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), conference and trade show, in Merida, Mexico. Pictured from left to right: Glenda Johnson, Director of Cruise and Maritime Development, Bahamas Ministry of Tourism; Orlando Forbes Director of Freeport Harbour Company; Betty Bethel, Director at Ministry of Tourism on Grand Bahama Island and Derek Newbold, Sr. Manager of Business Development at GBPA and Invest Grand Bahama.

“Grand Bahama is open for business and rolling out the ‘red carpet’ to receive guests!” This was the resounding message heralded by the island’s key tourism stakeholders, at the 24th Annual Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), conference and trade show, in Merida, Mexico last week. A four member team from Grand Bahama attended the FCCA…
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GB Tech Summit expected to be providing opportunities and resources of knowledge

Grand Bahama Technology Summit is expected to present opportunities and resources of knowledge not just for Grand Bahama, but for the world. Sponsors of the two-day (November 9-10) event shared their excitement over being involved, during the recent initiative launch at the Pelican Bay Resort. Richard Stanton, General Manger Aliv agreed that the summit will…
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DPM Peter Turnquest focuses on Investment Incentives Act

K. Peter Turnquest

Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest in giving the opening address at The Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers (BACO) Annual Northern Conference on Wednesday (October 25) at the Pelican Bay Hotel, focused on the Grand Bahama Investment Incentive Act. “We also committed to repeal and replace the Grand Bahama (Port Area) Investment Incentives Act, 2016…
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