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Caribbean hoteliers predict 'exciting and fruitful' 2020

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The President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), Patricia Affonso-Dass is predicting that 2020 will be an exciting and fruitful year for the sector.

“As we look ahead through the crystal ball to 2020, data received from CHTA members indicate we may have more to celebrate. While there are challenges and there is always the unknown, most indicators point to continued steady economic conditions in our key source markets and robust visitor expenditures,” she said in an end of year message.

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D’Aguilar: Caribbean Travel Marketplace will bolster message Bahamas open for business

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Caribbean Travel Marketplace will bolster the message that The Bahamas is open for business, according to Minister of Tourism Dionisio D’Aguilar.

D’Aguilar said the added bonus of Caribbean Travel Marketplace is that it will get the message out to the rest of the world that Hurricane Dorian did not ravage the entire country and that “the heart of the tourism infrastructure on New Providence” has not been impacted.

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2020 Caribbean Travel Marketplace registrations pacing strong

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The 2020 edition of Caribbean Travel Marketplace, slated for The Bahamas between January 21 and 23, 2020, is generating lots of buzz and excitement, with officials reporting strong registration pace for the event.

Frank Comito, CEO and Director General of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), reported that the region’s largest and longest-standing tourism marketing event has confirmed close to 500 supplier delegates from more than 170 supplier companies to date.

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Bahamas Prepares For January Pledge Conference

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Pledge Conference to Mobilize Recovery Financing After Hurricane Dorian

The Government of The Bahamas and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with support from the Governments of the United States and the United Kingdom will stage a pledge conference on 13 January 2020 in Nassau to mobilize financial and technical support for recovery efforts in The Bahamas, following the passage of Hurricane Dorian.

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Bahamas government signs off on Baha Mar Bay expansion

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The $300m water park expansion will increase the Baha Mar resort’s workforce by ten percent, and has been welcomed by both the government and trade bodies.

The Bahamas government has approved a $300m expansion to Baha Mar, which will see the addition of a new water park to the property, bringing the resort’s total investment up to $4.8bn.

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