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Baha Mar lost $10 million in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, as bookings were lost and year-on-year numbers began to flop. Baha Mar President Graeme Davis, who was speaking yesterday during a contract signing ceremony at the Cabinet Office for Baha Mar’s new water park and hotel upgrades, explained that the fallout from Dorian has

Cooper: Govt should buy GB airport to help recovery effort

Noting the need for the government to act quickly to spur economic activity on Abaco and Grand Bahama in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, Progressive

Cooper: Ragged Islanders have lost faith in govt

Two years after Hurricane Irma devastated Ragged Island, the southern island remains in shambles, its Member of Parliament Chester Cooper yesterday lamented as he called

Exuma Business Outlook set for Oct. 24 at Sandals Emerald Bay 

The 13th annual Exuma Business Outlook, which will take place at Sandals Emerald Bay resort on October 24, will feature several speakers who will talk

Another month before international commercial flights return to GB

It will be at least another month before international commercial flights will be able to land on Grand Bahama, as the airport’s management team prepares

INSIGHT
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

Seven ways to improve your resilience

“Tough times don’t last, tough people do.” – Robert H.

MORE BUSINESS
BPC drill rig in Bahamian waters by March

The Bahamas Petroleum Company (BPC) will have a drill rig in Bahamian waters by March, in preparation to drill its first well in its search for oil

IDB looking at ways to help Bahamas close $200M GDP gap

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is looking at ways to help The Bahamas close a $200 million gap in its gross domestic product (GDP) by examining

Chamber questions if $10 million is enough for Dorian-impacted businesses

The chairperson of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation (BCCEC) yesterday questioned the government’s allocation of $10 million for businesses impacted by Hurricane Dorian,

Draft Public Procurement Bill published

The Ministry of Finance (MOF) published the draft Public Procurement Bill yesterday, beginning the process to close one of the largest loopholes for the issuance

NPIPB to promote Bahamas Paradise cruise and stay packages

For the first time ever the Nassau/Paradise Island Promotion Board (NPIPB) will feature a cruise line in its Bahamas advertising, NPIPB Chief Executive Officer Fred

Improvements already being made to port facilities

Nassau Cruise Port Limited (NCP) began officially managing the operation of Nassau’s cruise port on Wednesday and will begin construction work in earnest on the cruise

TALKING TIPS
Seven ways lack of empathy is killing your bottom line

Empathy may not be the first characteristic associated with business

Does the way you sound matter?

A major aspect of effective and influential communication is the

Can your proper speech be hurting you?

As a communication coach and trainer, one of the things

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
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

Three reasons you should have an architect

When you decide to build your house there are several

REAL ESTATE REALITIES
Tribute to my friend, Dr. Cleveland Eneas

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

Appraise your home

Hurricane Dorian left a path of destruction never seen in

Together we can work through this

It’s September 6, 2019 and I can imagine, like myself,

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