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Alpitour World arrives!

MORE GUESTS – Over 100 passengers arrived at the Grand Ba- hama International Airport on the inaugural ight arrival of the Alpitour World newest Dreamliner. Ministry of Tourism and government officials were on had to greet and welcome the guests to the island. (Photos: Courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism)

Alpitour World’s newest Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight arrived in Grand Bahama for the first time on Thursday (June 21) with over 100 passengers in tow. Ellison “Tommy” Thompson, Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Tourism, expressed pleasure in the new airlift. “It’s the newest airline working for Alpitour. That’s the only tour operator we…
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KGBC joins forces with AML Foods on ‘Brown Bag’ Campaign

KGBCC TEAMS UP WITH AML FOODS – Joining forces with AML Foods (Solomons) and more than 15 other local operations, the Keep Grand Bahama Clean Committee took its message of conservation to shoppers on Grand Bahama Island where they assisted with the distribution of reusable grocery bags to customers in hopes of reducing the number of single-use plastic bags impacting the local environment. Reusable Solomon’s branded bags were distributed over the course of two days at the company’s Sea Horse plaza location. Pictured are members of the Keep Grand Bahama Clean Committee, reminding everyone to use reusable shopping bags. (Photo courtesy of KGBC for Barefoot Marketing)

While seemingly harmless, the use of single-use disposable plastic bags is suffocating our planet. In the U.S. alone, it is estimated that up to 60,000 plastic bags are consumed every five seconds, making plastic bags one of the most common types of litter worldwide and prompting governments around the world to ban their use. The…
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Blockchain industry professionals make the rounds on radio as countdown continues to GB Cryptocurrency Conference

FEATURED GUEST – Dr. Donovan Moxey appeared as the featured guest on Issues of the Day with noted broadcaster Wendel Jones to discuss plans for the upcoming Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference on Grand Bahama Island this month. (Photo courtesy of Ronnie Archer for Barefoot Marketing)

The countdown has begun to the country’s first ever Blockchain and Cryptocurrency event to be hosted in The Bahamas. On June 20 – 22 the government of The Bahamas will welcome more than 1,000 international investors, entrepreneurs, wealth management executives, blockchain industry miners, and countless others to Grand Bahama Island to help chart the way…
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National Training Agency to start Cohort #7

NEW COHORT – Naomi Lady Wallace-Whitfield, Acting Chairman of the NTA Board, is seen with Office Manager, Donald Glass, Senior Clerk/ Receptionist, Darriel Higgs and trainees in the program. (Photo courtesy of NTA)

The National Training Agency will commence Cohort #7 in Grand Bahama at 9:00 a. m. on Tuesday, June 12 at the Ruby Swiss Restaurant. The two-phase program began in Grand Bahama in 2014 and covers a four-week classroom training (Mandatory Workforce Prep), and a 60-hour Internship period, during which the Trainees receive hands-on experience in…
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