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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister upbeat about Country’s Brand Ranking in Tourism

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister upbeat about Country’s Brand Ranking in Tourism

KINGSTON, Jamaica –  Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says he is heartened by results of a new study by the Bloom Consulting, which shows Jamaica entering the top-ten tourism country brands in the Americas for 2019-2020, moving up five places since the last assessment. “I am very proud of the continued improved positioning of […]

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Caribbean Airlines Partners With FEEL Foundation to Deliver Relief Supplies to The Bahamas

Caribbean Airlines Partners With FEEL Foundation to Deliver Relief Supplies to The Bahamas

Piarco, Trinidad and Tobago  – Caribbean Airlines has collaborated with The Foundation for the Enhancement and Enrichment of Life (FEEL) to support humanitarian relief efforts for The Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian. Starting on Sunday, September 08 and in the coming weeks, Caribbean Airlines will use its services to airlift supplies donated via […]

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Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre Developing Broad Coalition to Aid in Great Abaco and Grand Bahama Relief Efforts

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre Developing Broad Coalition to Aid in Great Abaco and Grand Bahama Relief Efforts

KINGSTON, Jamaica – On Friday, September 6th the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCM), one of the first international organizations dedicated to providing resources and support to tourism-dependent nations around the world, announced that it is mobilizing efforts to assist the Bahamas following the devastating effects of Hurricane Dorian. Former UNWTO Secretary General […]

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The Bahamas Consul General Atlanta Spearheads Metro-Atlanta Hurricane Relief Response

The Bahamas Consul General Atlanta Spearheads Metro-Atlanta Hurricane Relief Response

ATLANTA – The Bahamas Consulate General Atlanta launches the Stronger Together #BahamasStrong relief effort for The Bahamas and will host an emergency donation drive Thursday, September 5th, 2019, 5p.m.-8p.m. at The Gathering Spot, 384 Northyards Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313.  The Village Market Atl, The Gathering Spot and The Bahamas Consulate General Atlanta is behind […]

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Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre Responds to Bahamas Crisis

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre Responds to Bahamas Crisis

Sandals Foundation to Collaborate with Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that the Jamaican-based Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre has begun to mobilise resources to assist the Bahamas following the devastating effects of hurricane Dorian. Speaking at a media briefing at the […]

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Bahamas Health Officials Respond to Hurricane Dorian with PAHO’s support

Bahamas Health Officials Respond to Hurricane Dorian with PAHO’s support

Nassau, Bahamas — A Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) team is working closely with health authorities in the Bahamas to support their response to Hurricane Dorian, which has damaged health facilities and flooded hospitals on Abaco islands and Grand Bahama island. Prior to the hurricane, the PAHO country office contributed to the Ministry of Health’s preparedness […]

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Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) statement on Hurricane Dorian

Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) statement on Hurricane Dorian

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) expresses our deepest regret and sadness over the loss of life and damage done to the Abacos and Grand Bahama Island by dangerous category 5 hurricane Dorian. In the wake of this monstrous storm, we have witnessed the pain of those who lost loved ones, the agony […]

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Hurricane Dorian Update Issued by the Bahamas Department of Meteorology

Hurricane Dorian Update Issued by the Bahamas Department of Meteorology

Eye of Dorian moving little while the Hurricane continues to pound Grand Bahama Island By: Jeffrey Simmons NASSAU, Bahamas – (Update as of 6pm September 2nd) – A hurricane warning remains in effect for portions of the northwest Bahamas which includes: Abaco, Grand Bahama, Bimini, and the Berry Islands. A hurricane warning means that hurricane […]

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St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Conveys Care and Concern for the People of The Bahamas

St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Conveys Care and Concern for the People of The Bahamas

ST. KITTS  – St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris has reached out to Prime Minister of the Bahamas, Dr. the Honourable Hubert Alexander Minnis following Dorian’s direct hit on the country as a Category 5 hurricane on Sunday. Prime Minister Harris spoke with Prime Minister Minnis on Sunday night.  “I […]

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GraceKennedy to Provide Food Aid for Financially Challenged UWI & Utech Students

GraceKennedy to Provide Food Aid for Financially Challenged UWI & Utech Students

“Feed the Future” Campaign  Launches in September KINGSTON, Jamaica – Just in time for the new school year, the GraceKennedy Foundation has spearheaded additional improvements to a food bank programme, which will assist financially challenged tertiary level students to meet their nutritional needs under the campaign dubbed “Feed the Future.” The programme, known as the […]

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