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Third generation Sands moves up bahamian brewery ladder

MAKING HISTORY –Three generations of Sands men including recently appointed GM of Jimmy’s Wines & Spirits and the Bahamian Brewery and Beverage Company’s Gary Sands (Far Left), pictured above is Sands family Patriarch Everette Sands (second from left) and BBB CEO James ‘Jimmy’ Sands (Far Right) pose along with Bonefish Ebbie during a recent trip to Bimini. (Photo courtesy of BBB for Barefoot Marketing)

Gary Sands is making history in the beverage industry worldwide. He is one of the youngest persons ever to take the helm of a major beverage company. At the age of 27, Gary has recently been promoted to General Manager of Bahamian Brewery & Beverage Co. Ltd with a staff of 60 under his management.…
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PM set to attend official opening of Pirates Cove

PARTNERS – Pirates Cove proprietor, David Wallace, left, said that the Ministry of Tourism, GB is partnering with the island’s latest attraction for its grand opening this weekend. Pictured at right is Betty Bethel, Executive Director of the Ministry of Tourism, Grand Bahama. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Pirates Cove Zip Line and Water Park will host the official opening of the island’s newest attraction on Saturday, February 3 beginning at 12 noon. During a press conference on Wednesday (January 24) at Pirates Cove, proprietor David Wallace said that the Zip Line would finally be opened, officially, after two years of construction and…
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DPM to headline 20th Grand Bahama Business Outlook

GB BUSINESS OUTLOOK – The TCL Group will host its Business Outlook in Grand Bahama for the 20th year. Under the theme, “Creating a World Class Grand Bahama,” the Outlook will take place on Thursday, February 22, at the Grand Lucayan Resort. Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for East Grand Bahama, will give the keynote address. Other members of the Grand Bahama business community will also speak at the event. (PHOTO COURTESY OF TCL)

Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance is set to be the featured speaker at the 20th Annual Grand Bahama Business Outlook scheduled for Thursday, February 22 at the Grand Lucayan Resort. Making the announcement was Joan Albury, president of TCL Group and founder of the Seven-island Business Outlook Series. In addition to the…
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MS Independence of the Seas makes inaugural voyage to GB

WELCOME – Representatives from the Freeport Harbour Company, MS Independence of the Seas, and the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation. (PHOTO COURTESY OF MOT)

Tuesday, January 23, the Royal Caribbean’s MS Independence of the Seas made an unexpected call on Grand Bahama Island at the Freeport Harbour. With over 4,000 guests aboard, the 340-metre-long vessel, initially scheduled to make its way to Miami, Florida, diverted to Grand Bahama Island at the request of the Christian based contemporary radio station…
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