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Business sluggishness affecting Barbados’ tourism competitiveness competitiveness

Business sluggishness affecting Barbados’ tourism competitiveness competitiveness

The slow pace of doing business in Barbados has been identified as a major contributor to the island’s slide in tourism competitiveness. Chairman of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) Roseanne Myers said while the hotel sector had witnessed an overall decline in costs for the 2016 period, which the latest Travel and Tourism […]

Minimum spend policy not right

Minimum spend policy not right

Barbados merchants who demand that consumers spend an imposed minimum amount in order to pay by debit card are being warned to stop the practice.…

Investment options dwindling, says Fortress

Investment options dwindling, says Fortress

The Barbados-based investment manager Fortress Fund Managers is warning investors to expect lower than average returns on their assets, given the dwindling number of investment…

Sinckler pours cold water on FX proposals

Sinckler pours cold water on FX proposals

The recent recommendations put forward by the Foreign Exchange Working Group of the Social Partnership to raise cruise and airport taxes seem likely to be…

Hotel occupancies drop during first quarter

Hotel occupancies drop during first quarter

A chilling warning has been issued to tourism practitioners here that they cannot assume that the traditional winter tourists will continue to visit Barbados. Against…





Tax grab

Tax grab

A senior tourism official has likened a recommendation to raise the cruise head tax and airport exit fees…

No ease

No ease

Proclaiming that there was no such thing as simple in Barbados anymore, prominent businessman Ralph Bizzy Williams Tuesday joined…

Bad advice

Bad advice

Don’t raise airline departure taxes! That is the stern warning to Government from hotelier Adrian Loveridge in response…

High tech

High tech

Barbados spent about $223 million on the importation of electronic goods in 2016. Minister of Industry and Commerce…

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