Archive | June, 2014
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Quote of the DAy

4 Jun

“Take wrong turns. Talk to strangers. Open unmarked doors. And if you see a group of people in a field, go find out what they are doing. Do things without always knowing how they’ll turn out.”-Randall Munroe

SLS Hotels Coming to Baha Mar

4 Jun

SLS Hotels is coming to the Bahamas. The luxury hotel brand will be managing a 300-room hotel at the Baha Mar resort project, which will include 107 residences. SLS at Baha Mar is the first international venture for Sam Nazarian’s company, which operates hotels in Beverly Hills, Continue reading

Las Vegas in Jamaica?

4 Jun

Jamaica is reviewing bids for three proposed Las Vegas-style casinos, according to Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Finance and Planning Horace Dalley. The Minister, who was speaking at the opening of Jamaica’s 2014 Gaming Industry Summit in Kingston last week, said the granting of licences was “dependent on whether the prospective licencees are fully compliant with the government of Continue reading

Quote of the Day

3 Jun

“Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you greater than any obstacle. “-Christian D. Larson

Jamaican gov’t intervenes in Tommy Lee Sparta deportation

3 Jun

The government of Jamaica has intervened in the matter of the deportation from Dominica of controversial dancehall artiste, Tommy Lee Sparta and three other men. An attorney representing the artiste, Bert Samuels, wrote to the Jamaican Foriegn Affairs Ministry last week asking whether it was investigating Dominica’s refusal to allow entry of his client, Continue reading

American Airlines Expanding Summer Service to St Kitts

3 Jun

American Airlines is expanding its service to St Kitts with new summer flights. The service will be operated from New York’s John F Kennedy Airport on Fridays beginning June 13. It will last through Friday, Sep. 5. The flights supplement existing Wednesday and Saturday nonstop flights. “The addition of a third weekly non-stop New York to St Kitts flight from June to August is an indicator of the ongoing positive developments in St Kitts tourism, Continue reading

Bahamas Opens New International Airport Terminal in Abaco

3 Jun

The Bahamas has officially opened the new 46,000-square-foot international terminal at Marsh Harbour in Abaco. Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie was on hand Wednesday to view the new terminal, calling it a “major accomplishment” for the people of Abaco. The terminal held a soft opening on Continue reading