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The push for post-Dorian employment opportunities

The push for post-Dorian employment opportunities

Getting people back to fled Grand Bahama and the Abacos after Hurricane Dorian back to work is a monumental challenge. But cheers to the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) which, in tandem with public and private sector tourism partners in the ...

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Deadly Hurricane Dorian pounds relentlessly at Bahamas

Bahamians rescued victims of Hurricane Dorian with jet skis and a bulldozer as the U.S. Coast Guard, Britain’s Royal Navy and a handful of aid groups tried to get food and medicine to survivors and take the most desperate people to safety. Airports were flooded and roads impassable after the ...

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Tourism Resilience Centre to provide US$100,000 Towards Disaster Recovery Efforts in the Caribbean | Buzz travel

Tourism Resilience Centre to provide US$100,000 Towards Disaster Recovery Efforts in the Caribbean | Buzz travel

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says his Ministry through the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC), has allocated US$100,000 to support tourism-ravaged economies impacted by disruptions such as natural disasters and pandemics. Speaking at a press conference today at the Jamaica Tourist Board’s Kingston office, the Minister ...

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The Bahamas are open: Islands call for visitors after Hurricane Dorian

Getty Nassau, Bahamas. (Photo by Emmanuel VALENTIN/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images) Grand Bahama and Abaco Islands were pummeled by Hurricane Dorian, and at least 50 people are dead — a number that is likely to continue to rise — and property losses could reach $7 billion. However, the majority of the Bahamas was untouched by the strong, slow-moving hurricane.  And ...

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