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GB Tourism Officials Keep Efforts Focused on Environmental Protection

COASTAL AWARENESS MONTH – Pictured from left are Elaine Smith, Coordinator, Product Department; Jeffrey Pinder, Senior Executive Sustainable Tourism; Betty Bethel, Director, Ministry of Tourism, Grand Bahama; Sanique Culmer, Manager, Groups and Events; and Tiffany Lewis, Manager, Guest Services. (BIS Photo: Lisa Davis)

Recognizing the importance of coastal protection, Ministry of Tourism officials in Grand Bahama brought to the forefront initiatives taken in April, Coastal Awareness Month, that highlighted the importance of protecting the island's coastline. In a press conference on Tuesday at Xanadu Beach, Betty Bethel, Director of the Ministry of Tourism, Grand Bahama, noted “The month…
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Entrepreneur expresses confidence in island’s economy, moving from employee to employer

NEW BUSINESS – Marcia Weir said that after more than two decades of working at Jiffy Cleaners, she wanted to move from employee to employer and as a result she is expecting to open the doors of her new business on Friday, April 28. (PHOTO: SHARELL LOCKHART)

After more than two decades at Jiffy Cleaners, entrepreneur Marcia Weir is set to open the doors of Quality Wash and Press this Friday, April 28 in the West Mall Plaza. In an interview with The Freeport News yesterday (Wed-nesday, April 26) proprietor of the island’s newest laundry service said that she is excited about…
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Creating an operating rhythm is vital to business, says CEO

Ormand Saunders

The Rotary Club of Lucaya’s weekly meeting on Tuesday gave Rotarians present the opportunity to hear of the importance of creating an operating rhythm irrespective of business size. Ormand Saunders, who was Chief Operating Officer at Conet Bahamas was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Lucaya’s meeting at Ruby Swiss Restaurant on Tuesday…
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Deep Water Cay owners working toward adding five star flag partner hotel

Managing Partner President of Deep Water Cay, Paul R. Vahldiek Jr. stated that he and his partners are working hard to add a five star flag partner hotel and special amenities to the resort. Vahldiek Jr. made the disclosure, during a recent interview with this daily. Vahldiek Jr. said that Deep Water Cay executives are…
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