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Minister Urges Closer Links For Education And Industry

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A Cabinet minister has called for even closer collaboration between industry and educators to help develop a new generation of Bahamian entrepreneurs.

Addressing teachers attending the 16th Education Industry Internship Programme, hosted by the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA), Mr D'Aguilar said: "As educators, you form, develop and nurture the young people who will take their place in the tourism workforce.

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Entrepreneurs Needed To 'Ace' Tourism Competition

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The Bahamas must continue to “ace” its tourism competition through superior customer service and identifying new entrepreneurial activities that appeal to visitors, a Cabinet minister is urging.

Dionisio D’Aguilar, minister of tourism and aviation, told teachers attending the 16th Education Industry Internship Programme hosted by the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) that The Bahamas needed to both maintain its current growth momentum and find new ways to exploit tourism so that more Bahamians benefited from an improved quality of life.

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D’Aguilar Lists ‘Myriad’ of Opportunities For Self-Employment inTourism/Hospitality

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The tourism and hospitality industry has the potential to create self-employment opportunities for those Bahamians with an entrepreneurial mindset, Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar said.

“Beach and sea are our destination’s strongest selling points, so any business that is beach or sea-based is guaranteed to be successful, with good management, of course,” Minister D’Aguilar said.

Addressing educators attending the 16th Education Industry Internship Programme, hosted by the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) at Choices Restaurant, University of The Bahamas on Monday, Mr. D’Aguilar outlined a myriad of business/economic/entrepreneurial opportunities open to Bahamians in the tourism and hospitality sectors.

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BHTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS & MEMBERSHIP MEETING

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Members!

Our upcoming Board of Directors & Membership meeting will be a special one - as we will be honoring the 2019 scholarship recipients and the victorious 2019 Bahamas National Culinary Team.

 

Nassau Hotels Hit 34% Room Revenue Increase

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New Providence hotels saw average room rates for the four months to end-April hit the $300 mark as Easter added further fuel to the year-to-date 34 percent increase in room revenue.

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