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Calling family island airports obsolete and inadequate, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) noted it would cost almost $140 million to have them modernized. The out-island airports are considered one of the country’s critical infrastructure areas, in the IDB’s recently released Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin on Infrastructure Development for the Caribbean. Calling local ports and

Ocean Cay receives its first cruise ship

After several delays, MSC Cruise Line’s Ocean Cay private island destination received its first call yesterday, the new MSC Divinia. Cruise Critic, a leading cruise resource

Palacious: Disney making environment a priority at Lighthouse Point

Disney’s commitment to an in-depth geological study of Lighthouse Point, Eleuthera, points to its commitment to a development build-out that is environmentally sensitive and sustainable,

BPL outlines high-end tech in Ragged Island renewable microgrid

Ragged Island’s renewable microgrid will be the first of its kind in the Caribbean to have Category 5 hurricane-resistant features and provide 90 percent renewable

INSIGHT
Why companies should utilize vision board workshops

These days, companies of all sizes are looking for new

How to maximize the final quarter of 2019

We are moving fast into 2020 and there are a

How strong is your leadership?

“Everything rises and falls on leadership.” – John Maxwell Leadership has

MORE BUSINESS
Govt will prosecute Dorian tax relief abusers

The government tabled the Disaster Reconstruction Authority, Special Economic Recovery Zone (SERZ) Relief Order, 2019 in the House of Assembly yesterday, which outlines the tax relief provisions for Grand Bahama

Local firm ENCO selected for Lighthouse Point geotechnical investigations

Disney Cruise Line has selected local firm ENCO International to carry out its geotechnical investigations at Lighthouse Point, Eleuthera. ENCO plans to recruit 50 percent of its workers from

LPIA security fee increase to take effect next year

A $2.00 increase in fees for security at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) will take effect some time next year, in order to facilitate the purchase

Delegation promotes Bahamas financial services industry in Dubai

The Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) and Minister of Financial Services, Trade and Industry and Immigration Elsworth Johnson recently held a briefing in Dubai to update the Middle

DPM: Govt will fix Click2Clear ‘bugs and bottlenecks’

Following complaints about the newly implemented Bahamas Electronic Single Window (BESW), also known as Click2Clear, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest yesterday

Short-term rentals market continues to thrive despite Dorian

While large hotels in the capital saw a slight fall-off in October following Hurricane Dorian, the short-term rentals market continued to thrive despite losing listings

TALKING TIPS
Six serious faux pas when dealing with angry customers

Sometimes  athe best-intentioned customer service people can be knocked off

Three things your team may be doing to further enrage difficult customers

Managing difficult or angry customers is a teachable skill. Even

Five inner game tips to manage fear of public speaking

The most important element that affects the way we communicate

PEOPLE, PASSION AND PROFIT
Five behaviors that make you a difficult person

We have all thought to ourselves and even discussed with

Dear employer: Probation is for you too

Have you ever been on an interview and examined an

How work is failing families

Work is one of the pillars of society upon which

IF YOUR HOME COULD SPEAK
Is architectural design a commodity?

“A commodity is a basic good used in commerce that

Why don’t we build porches anymore?

Recently I was asked why Bahamian homes no longer have

Hurricane ready?

Many years ago, I was designing a small bank branch

REAL ESTATE REALITIES
Town planning, or the lack of it

It seems to me that when it comes to town

Downtown parking

Trying to find parking on Bay Street or the side

Tribute to my friend, Dr. Cleveland Eneas

Recently I lost a very dear friend, Dr. Cleveland “Fritzi”

Q'S INVESTMENT TIPS
Money and relationships

Undoubtedly a touchy subject for many relationships, finances and financial

What is an asue?

This word is synonymous with Bahamian culture. But an interesting

The importance of having multiple sources of income

Quite frankly, relying on one source of income is not