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Destination Branding Trends

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From London to New York via Tunisia and the Norfolk resort of Hemsby, marketers are seeking to give destinations a distinctive personality.

Destination branding seems to be undergoing a resurgence. With consumers having less disposable income to spend on visiting places, locations are competing to make themselves stand out with distinctive brands and marketing campaigns.
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Separate Tourism Branding For Abaco

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Marsh Harbour, Abaco - Abaco will be marketed as its own destination within the Bahamas just as Nassau/Paradise Island has been for decades, the minister of tourism and aviation said, with Marsh Harbour to receive a new airport runway by next month and 14 American Airlines flights per week.

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Central Bank Notes Decline In Hotels Bottom Line

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The Central Bank is confirming that hotels in The Bahamas sustained whopping blows to their bottom line in the last quarter — following an earlier Guardian report pinning that decline at 21 percent.

"Preliminary indicators of tourism sector revenues suggest that hotel receipts, across all major markets, declined significantly during the review quarter," said the bank's latest quarterly report ending June 2009. "This reflected the combined adverse effects on average earnings of lower occupancy levels, various discounts and other incentive programs."

The news comes as hotels and resorts throughout the region register record declines, even in the normally active travel season start. They are declines connected in every way to the global recession now clamping down on consumer spending, even on the most basic necessity items.
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Langham Place Signs Exuma Resort Deal

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Langham Hotels International is set to plant its first flag in the Caribbean and launch the first Langham Place in North America following the signing of a management agreement with P.S.G. Hotel Ltd.
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Police Escort Former Hotel Union Executives Off Premises

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Former executives of the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union (BHCAWU) who reportedly hired a locksmith to change the locks at the headquarters Wednesday were escorted off the property by police, according to the union's recently ousted president.
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