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Eco tour operators say they are open for business

BACK IN BUSINESS – Members of the National Eco-Tour Operators Cooperative Ltd. (NETO Co-op) announced that their businesses are open and ready to offer environmental and cultural tours post-Hurricane Dorian. Pictured from left are NETO Co-op Secretary, Keith G. Cooper, Marine Conservationist and Eco-Tour Guide, West End Ecology Tours; NETO Co-op’s Co-Chairman H. Rudy Sawyer, Proprietor of Blue Green Outdoors; Barry Smith, Proprietor of Paradise Cove and Donald Duncombe of Grum Ma’s House. (PHOTO: ABRIA COOPER)

Members of the National Eco-Tour Operators Cooperative Ltd. (NETO Co-op) announced that their businesses are open and ready to offer environmental and cultural tours post-Hurricane Dorian.  Representatives from member companies – Blue Green Outdoors, West End Ecology Tours, Grum Ma’s House and Paradise Cove which – held a press conference Tuesday (October 22) morning at…
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‘We are making significant strides in the island’s recovery,’ says Rolle

Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) President, Ian Rolle

“We have made significant strides in the recovery efforts of our tourism sector and I am happy to report that,” said Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) President, Ian Rolle, during a recent press conference, at GBPA’s Headquarters, focusing on recovery efforts throughout the island, six weeks following Hurricane Dorian. Rolle, together with representatives from several…
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GBPA licensees’ survey reveals businesses status post-Dorian

DEANN SEYMOUR Chief Financial Officer and Licensing Chairman, GBPA

Department Chairperson shared the last official tally of results for the company’s ongoing post-Dorian licensee survey, during a recent press conference at the GBPA Headquarters.   “As of today, we have reached out to over 1,000 licensees through the means of on the ground interviews, online surveys, telephone calls and by posting notices on their…
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GBPC committed to safe restoration following Hurricane Dorian

HARD AT WORK ENERGIZING CUSTOMERS – GBPC crew working to restore power to residents in the South Bahamia area following the passing of Hurricane Dorian.

Grand Bahama Power Company has safely restored 90 percent of customers following the passing of Hurricane Dorian in early September.  With 80 linemen from GBPC, Tampa Electric – our Emera affiliate and a compliment of local and off island contractors the first wave of customers was restored less than a week following the passing of…
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