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Club Med in talks to renovate, expand Bahamas resort

Club Med has said it might renovate its 236-room Columbus Isle resort on San Salvador island in The Bahamas, adding a condo-hotel. The resort is in discussions with an investor and the Bahamian government, regarding the level of support and investment needed to move forward with the project. 

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Travel Weekly
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Gay Nagle Myers

Club MedThe Club Med Columbus Isle on San Salvador Island in the Bahamas might renovate the 236-room resort and add a condo-hotel.

The resort is in discussions with an investor and the Bahamian government, regarding the level of support and investment needed to move forward with the project.

Xavier Mufraggi, CEO of Club Med North America, said, “There are numerous challenges with operating in the remote Family Islands. If an agreement is reached by Club Med and Sand & Ocean Investments Ltd. with the government, the initial phase of the project would start in the fall.”

The first phase would include refurbishment of the existing resort and the construction of 60 condo-hotel units.

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