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It’s a disgrace!

It’s a disgrace!

An impassioned chairperson of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) Roseanne Myers is crying shame on local authorities for running away from “vexing issues” facing the country instead of simply “taking them by the horn” and strategically correcting them while effectively communicating with the public. Delivering her final report for the year at the […]

Former BTA worker had ‘300 sick days in one year’

Former BTA worker had ‘300 sick days in one year’

The Employment Rights Tribunal hearing the unfair dismissal case of former quality assurance officer at the then Barbados Tourism Authority (BTA) Constance Reid-Batson heard this…

Economic headwinds ahead, says Jordan

Economic headwinds ahead, says Jordan

Advisory Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Oliver Jordan is warning that come 2017 Barbados will face some harsh “economic headwinds”, with the tourism industry as the…

BHTA still fighting for concessions

BHTA still fighting for concessions

In the wake of a recent call by former Prime Minister Owen Arthur for an end to concessions to the tourism sector and other enterprises,…

Brexit bite

Brexit bite

The Brexit vote in June continues to hit the Barbados tourism sector where in hurts – in the pocket. Despite a 2.2 per cent rise…





BET property sold

BET property sold

After being on the market for more than a year, the ten-acre commercial site in Wildey, St Michael,…

Businesses face Boxing Day losses

Businesses face Boxing Day losses

One business official is expressing concern that the island could miss an opportunity to raise some foreign exchange…

Friday bounty

Friday bounty

Local retailers could be in for a significant payday this weekend as scores of residents flocked to stores…

Tourism titan

Tourism titan

From the moment she arrived in Barbados in 1972, British-born Sue Springer knew she had a tremendous contribution…

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