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Bahamas business news this week focuses on the economic uplift of recent events in the hotel and hospitality industry, namely the opening of Baha Mar and renovation of the One&Only Ocean Club. Watch a ZNS Network news segment here. 

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Friday, April 28, 2017
Friday, April 28, 2017

Continue to see videoBahamas business news this week focuses on the economic uplift of recent events in the hotel and hospitality industry, namely the opening of Baha Mar and renovation of the One&Only Ocean Club.
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Central Bank lecture set for June

Earlier in the year, The Central Bank of The Bahamas T. Baswell Donaldson Research Prize, and the launch of a competition to select a winning research paper on an economic or policy topic that has direct relevance or application to The Bahamas. The author of the winning paper will receive a $20,000 prize and be invited to give the first TB Donaldson Memorial Lecture on June 30. Entrants have until the end of April to submit their research entries. 

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Friday, April 28, 2017
Friday, April 28, 2017

On 9th February, 2017, the Central Bank announced the establishment of the T. Baswell Donaldson Research Prize, and the launch of a competition to select a winning research paper on an economic or policy topic that has direct relevance or application to The Bahamas. The author of the winning paper will receive a $20,000 prize and be invited to give the first TB Donaldson Memorial Lecture. This lecture is set for June 30.

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Eco-friendly private island resort opens

The new luxury, eco-friendly STAR resort held its grand opening April 22. The private island property, which caters to couples, has 9,000 feet of coastline and is a 10-minute ferry ride from Harbour Island, Eleuthera. 

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Thursday, April 27, 2017
Thursday, April 27, 2017

Imagine waking up in the waning hours of the night, just as the sun was about to rise over the horizon, on your own private island.

STAR Island Bahamas, found off northern Eleuthera and surrounded by azure waters, miles of beach offers just that experience.

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Atlantis to unveil revamp in July

Atlantis, Paradise Island resort in The Bahamas will unveil the complete renovation of Coral Towers and a fully transformed Marina Village this July, 2017, according to an Atlantis, Paradise Island press release. 

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

ALT TAG HEREATLANTIS, PARADISE ISLAND April 26, 2017 (Atlantis Press Office) – Atlantis, Paradise Island resort in The Bahamas will unveil the complete renovation of Coral Towers and a fully transformed Marina Village this July, 2017. Reservations open today for summer travel. Long known as a distinct mecca for family entertainment and its breathtaking beaches, Atlantis will introduce cutting edge offerings and creative amenities to continue driving its status as the top family travel vacation destination where fun, education, culture and purpose come together.

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One&Only to extend portfolio

One&Only, which operates a luxury resort on Paradise Island in The Bahamas, is evolving its portfolio beyond its current offering with One&Only Nature Resorts, One&Only Urban Resorts, and One&Only Private Homes. Pictured: One&Only introduces two One&Only Nature Resorts in Rwanda. (PR Newswire Foto/One&Only)

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

One&OnlyDUBAI, United Arab Emirates, April 2017 /PRNewswire/ — One&Only, created exclusively for the ultra-luxury market, and conceived as a hallmark of excellence, is evolving its portfolio beyond award-winning Beach Resorts with One&Only Nature Resorts, One&Only Urban Resorts, and One&Only Private Homes.

These new experiences will complement the existing award-winning resort collection, set in some of the most beautiful locations in the world, offering guests a distinctive style and personality borne of its local culture, a genuine hospitality, and a lively energy that is unparalleled.

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HuffPo: Bahamas an investor’s paradise

Contributing writer to The Huffington Post David Grabovac examines the perks of doing business in the jurisdiction. Read an excerpt from the post here. 

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Monday, April 24, 2017
Monday, April 24, 2017

04/23/2017 01:10 am ET (Huffington Post) – The Bahamas is composed of 700 islands just 80km off the coast of Florida. The archipelago is an ecological oasis with some of the clearest water on the planet and the world’s third largest barrier reef. It is steeped in the history and traditions of the sea. From 1492 when Christopher Columbus first discovered the islands, through the 17th and 18th centuries which saw The Bahamas dominated by pirates, to today’s vigorous tourism, financial and maritime centre that it has become.

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This is an excerpt from The Huffington Post as it appeared on April 24, 2017. For updates or to read the current version of this post in its entirety, please click here.

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Last Friday’s official opening of the Baha Mar megaresort on Cable Beach was attended by government officials, business leaders and local and international media. Watch a ZNS Network news report here. 

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Monday, April 24, 2017
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Continue to see videoLast Friday’s official opening of the Baha Mar megaresort on Cable Beach was attended by government officials, business leaders and local and international media.
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PM lauds benefits of Baha Mar

Prime Minister Perry Christie was among those who addressed guests at the opening of the Baha Mar megaresort on Cable Beach 21 April, 2107. Read his remarks here. 

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Monday, April 24, 2017
Monday, April 24, 2017

Here follows remarks by Perry Christie, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, at the first phase opening of Baha Mar 21 April 2017:

Salutations…. Ladies and gentlemen,

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The recently opened megaresort on Cable Beach already employs 1,600 associates and is looking to increase that to 6,000 as more facilities come on stream. Baha Mar president Graeme Davis estimates the resort will contribute 12 per cent of the nation’s GDP. Watch a ZNS Network news report here. 

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Monday, April 24, 2017
Monday, April 24, 2017

Continue to see videoThe recently opened megaresort on Cable Beach already employs 1,600 associates and is looking to increase that to 6,000 as more facilities come on stream. Baha Mar president Graeme Davis estimates the resort will contribute 12 per cent of the nation’s GDP.
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Baha Mar opens for business

Baha Mar president Graeme Davis officially opened the $3.5bn megaresort this morning and said several hundred rooms are already filled. Pictured: Prime Minister Perry Christie (second from left) officially opens the Baha Mar resort on Cable Beach April 21. (Photo Tosheena Robinson-Blair/©Dupuch Publications)

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Friday, April 21, 2017
Friday, April 21, 2017

Acknowledging that it has been “a long journey”, Baha Mar president Graeme Davis officially opened the $3.5bn megaresort this morning and said several hundred rooms are already filled, with more to come thanks to “tremendous pent-up demand”.

The first phase of the development’s staggered opening saw the 1,800-room Grand Hyatt open its doors to the public, as well as the 100,000 sq ft casino, 30,000 ft luxury spa and restaurant and retail offerings.

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