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GBPC invests $3m on grid resiliency

IMPROVING ELECTRICITY – Grand Bahama Power Company’s (GBPC’s) efforts to strengthen the resiliency of the island’s electricity grid and improve reliability are delivering results for customers. Crews (as pictured) are working in settlements throughout the island. (PHOTO COURTESY OF GBPC)

Grand Bahama Power Company’s (GBPC’s) efforts to strengthen the resiliency of the island’s electricity grid and improve reliability are delivering results for customers. In 2017, GBPC undertook a comprehensive audit of its transmission and distribution assets and developed a plan to correct identified deficiencies. Over the past two years, the company has invested more than…
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Young entrepreneur offering a delightful experience on Sweeting’s Cay

KAYAKING TOUR – Entrepreneur Heather Feaster said that Kayaking Tours is an activity that locals and visitors will have an opportunity to participate in, during visits to Sweeting’s Cay.

Expressing that her love and passion for her home of Sweeting’s Cay runs deep, proprietor of Heady’s Apiary and Tours Heather Feaster said, she is determined to do all in her power to expose the world to the beauty, peace and tranquility that the Cay is known and loved for. In a recent interview with…
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Successful STCG event launches GBPA Small Business Training Initiative

AQUILA TRAINING SET FOR MAY 8 – Next month will be the second in a series of Aquila Workshops slated for Grand Bahama and local businesses in the tourism sector, hosted by the Invest Grand Bahama Small Business Bureau and Facilitated by Aquila Center for Cruise Excellence. Aquila is the exclusive training partner of the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association. Pictured is Derek Newbold, Sr. Manager of Business Development (first left) during Aquila’s Product Development and Packaging Workshop in November 2017. Also pictured is Beth Hatt (third left) Founder of Aquila Tours and Melanie Colpitts, Aquila Lead Coach and Trainer (fourth left).

Over the coming months, Freeport will witness a new era of development that is both transformational and unprecedented. With this, residents can expect to see population growth, significant economic injection, job creation and entrepreneurial opportunities for Bahamians. Carnival’s formal announcement of its new cruise port on Grand Bahama, complemented by Royal Caribbean’s proposed redevelopment of…
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Pelican Bay gives local businesses marketing platform

CREATING EXPERIENCES – The Canal House will once again be transformed into a busy shopping and networking atmosphere. The spacious venue is ideal for businesses to showcase merchandise and interact with customers. Tickets for the Second Annual Sip and Shop Soiree are available at the Reception Desk at Pelican Bay Hotel and Phluid Phactory locations. (Photo courtesy of Pelican Bay Hotel for Barefoot Marketing)

Entrepreneurs and new start-up businesses will be given an opportunity to interact directly with consumers at the Second Annual Spring Sip and Shop Soiree, hosted by ‘The Happiest Hotel,’ Pelican Bay at Lucaya, on Saturday, April 13, from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. They will be showcasing their local products, services and treats to hundreds…
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