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Results for: Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace

New US terminal at Nassau international airport launches

Monday, February 28th, 2011 | Filed Under: News & Press

...class standard.” According to the Minister of Tourism and Aviation Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace, the airport’s redevelopment is the “crown jewel” in a “most astonishing” capital improvement programme. “Airports and seaports are absolutely critical to any nation such as ours, which is an archipelago,”?says the minister. “If you’re looking for a global example of using vital and necessary public sector projects to offset any kind of decline in private......


Ground broken on $3.4 billion Baha Mar project

Monday, February 21st, 2011 | Filed Under: News & Press

...remony were Brent Symonette, Deputy Prime Minister of The Bahamas; Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace, Minister of Tourism and Aviation; Hu Dingxian, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to The Bahamas; and Liu Jinzhang, vice president of the China State Construction Company. According to Baha Mar officials, once completed, the project is expected to contribute $1 billion to the local economy in its first year, providing 6,500 permanent jobs for B......


Top regional hotel investment summit heads to The Bahamas

Sunday, June 12th, 2011 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ies for growth within the market. Minister of Tourism and Aviation Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace is among those scheduled to speak at the two-day event which takes place November 10-11, 2011, and is organized by hospitality consulting firm HVS. Additional speakers include Adam Rosenburg, managing director and global head of gaming at The Goldman Sachs Group, managing director of corporate banking at FirstCaribbean Mark Young and Barry Lewin, senior v......


Bahamas launches 16 Islands Weddings Promo – video

Monday, April 23rd, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...Minister of Tourism and Aviation Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace explains the concept behind the Family Island destination wedding promotional campaign. Watch a video of an interview with the Minister here.......


Bahamas celebrates Caribbean Tourism Month – video

Thursday, November 10th, 2011 | Filed Under: News & Press

...in the world, so increasing the awareness among the citizens of the Caribbean of how important tourism is to their economic livelihood is very important,” said Minister of Tourism and Aviation Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace. “Tourism offers a great opportunity for us to begin to add more jobs to this region, even while we are going through this economic stagnation,” he continued.......


Bahamas Business Outlook to kick off busy 2012 conference season

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...s this year include Zhivargo Laing, Minister of State for Finance, Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace, Minister of Tourism and Aviation, and Algernon Cargill, Director, National Insurance Board. The third annual International Business and Finance Summit (IBFS) follows shortly after on February 3-5 at the Abaco Beach Resort at Boat Harbour in Marsh Harbour, Abaco. Presented by the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB), IBFS brings together leaders in wea......


Bahamas Business Outlook list of speakers announced

Monday, January 2nd, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...nd business leaders: Zhivargo Laing, Minister of State for Finance Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace, Minister of Tourism and Aviation Algernon Cargill, Director, National Insurance Board Astryd Winter, country representative, IDB Jerry C Butler, chairman, Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum Fred Perpall, managing director, The Beck Group Gowon Bowe, partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers Ian Fair, chairman, Bahamas Maritime Authority Fred Ferguson, musician and e......


TheBahamasInvestor.com: 2011 Year in review part 3

Thursday, December 29th, 2011 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ld in August in Nassau, Minister of State for Tourism and Aviation Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace called for greater use of technology by small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the sector. The two-day seminar attracted tourism representatives from across the Caribbean. September September started with the announcement that Wendy Warren, chief executive officer and executive director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) would be steppin......


Speed Week roars back to Nassau

Thursday, December 1st, 2011 | Filed Under: News & Press

...Lady Joan Eleanor Foulkes. Officiating were Jimmy Lowe, president of Speed Week Revival and Minister of Tourism and Aviation Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace. hcutting@dupuch.com......


Speed Week revival to drive sports tourism

Monday, November 21st, 2011 | Filed Under: News & Press

...take part in a series of races, Minister for Tourism and Aviation Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace said its success would boost the Bahamas’ brand “immensely” and act as a model for future projects in the sports tourism niche. “We focus on tourism as an economic development tool and it makes all the sense in the world for us to look at this in terms of long-term development. Brand is very important. We want to build our brand and one of the easiest way......


Prime Minister opens CHTA Marketplace conference

Monday, January 23rd, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...essful Marketplace. We look forward to seeing the region reap substantial rewards through the hard work you will do here and in the year ahead. I should like to close by thanking the Hon. Vincent Vanderpool Wallace for his extraordinary hard work, creativity and energy. We are most grateful to him. Again, welcome back to The Bahamas. I thank you. Good evening.......


PowerSecure to provide services for Bahamas Power

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 | Filed Under: News & Press

...as appointed Jeff Wallace as the new CEO of BPL, effective immediately. Mr Wallace has more than 35 years of utility experience and over the past 10 years served as the vice president of fuel procurement for Southern Company, where he was responsible for managing $7 billion in fuel procurement, planning and delivery programs for 85 power plants. “I look forward to meeting the team at BPL and working towards creating a world-class utility deliverin......


CRFM finalizes new Strategic Plan

Monday, February 11th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...on held on January 28-29, at the Sunset Shore Beach Hotel in Kingstown, St Vincent and the Grenadines, where the CRFM’s Eastern Caribbean Office is located. “The notion of using ICT [information and communication technology] is not new to us,” said Milton Haughton, executive director, CRFM Secretariat, at the opening ceremony. “Since the inception of the CRFM in 2003, we have been very interested in promoting the use of technology to improve our o......


Artful investing

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009 | Filed Under: Features

...ey to invest in original work.” Building the perfect art collection Patron Vincent D’Aguilar leaves permanent legacy for Bahamian artists One of The Bahamas’ leading art patrons was the late Vincent D’Aguilar, who meticulously built his collection over three decades. Before he died in February 2008, D’Aguilar amassed over 700 pieces of art, just under 500 of which were created by Bahamians. In his will D’Aguilar stipulated that his art collection......


Cornèr Bank launches app for film festival

Friday, October 30th, 2015 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ival was announced this week by BIFF founder and executive director Leslie Vanderpool. This year’s festival is scheduled for December 1-12 with screenings and events spread over Harbour Island, Governor’s Harbour and Nassau. Available now for free download on iTunes and Google Play stores, the BIFF app presents the festival schedule and events in a convenient format. Besides film listings, tickets and screening locations, the BIFF app offers early......

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