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Tourism testing Bahamas pre-clearance system in Florida

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NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The establishment of Bahamas Customs and Immigration pre-clearance of flights in Florida is being tested by the Ministry of Tourism, according to Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis.

The pre-clearance system was initially put in place by the Ministry of Finance and Bahamas Customs to facilitate the delivery of relief supplies to Abaco and Grand Bahama after Hurricane Dorian.

On seeing the efficiency of such a system, the Minister of Tourism persuaded two Florida airports to keep the system in place on a test basis, which was approved by the Minister of Finance and immediately embraced by airport operators, Minnis said.

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Labour council in the dark on minimum wage increase for public sector

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The National Tripartite Council’s vice-chairman yesterday expressed surprise over Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’s recent revelation of a pending minimum wage increase for the public sector.

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Bahamas Buzzing for Next Month’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace

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Next month’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace in The Bahamas is generating lots of buzz and excitement, organizers of the region’s premier travel conference said this week.

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'Small Lull' Vital On Gb Airport Re-Open

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The Grand Lucayan's potential sale makes it critical there is "only a small lull" in restoring Grand Bahama International Airport to full operational health, the prime minister says.

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Annual General Meeting - Gallery

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View photos from the BHTA Annual General Meeting 2019

The Bahamas Hotel Tourism Association (BHTA) held its 67th Annual General Meeting on December 6th 2019, at Atlantis, Paradise Island. The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Alexander Minnis, Prime Minister of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas addressed over 100 tourism industry stakeholders, as the Keynote Speaker of the event.

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Last Updated on Friday, 20 December 2019 09:55
 


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