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Abaco Beach Resort Names New Reservations Manager and New Food and Beverage Manager

Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour Marina proudly announces two new members to its exemplary resort staff – Gregory Albury, reservations manager and Calvin Greene, food and beverage manager. Both have extensive careers in hospitality and are sure to bring a refreshing point of view to their positions.

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FAO Assists Marine Policy Development

The Department of Marine Resources (DMR), in conjunction with the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), held a presentation to engage local fishermen in the work of creating the framework for the sustainable management of The Bahamas’ marine resources.

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Bonefishing History and Research in Abaco

A history of bonefishing in Florida and how it developed on Abaco, together with some useful tips on bonefishing, was presented by Cindy Pinder at this year’s Art for the Parks event. Mrs. Pinder is one part of a bonefishing power-couple, together with Buddy Pinder.

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South Island Solar Aims to Light Up Abaco

Mike Lightbourn is very much a man of the environment, always wanting the best for the health of the community. He is well known by many for the delicious fresh produce grown on his farm but he has recently branched out into the realm of solar energy.

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Abaco Business Owners and Consumers Respond to VAT

The Bahamas Government unleashed its consumer-based tax – Value Added Tax (VAT) – at a rate of 7.5 percent on January 1, 2015. Since that time, a number of business owners and consumers have expressed that the implementation of VAT is burdensome to the Bahamian people.

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Local Businesses Capture Cacique Awards

The Abaco Tourist Office is happy to announce that two (2) of the three (3) finalists from Abaco, were successful in capturing the prestigious Cacique Award, at the 16th Cacique Awards held on Saturday, January 24th at the Melia Resort, Nassau Bahamas. Albury’s Ferry captured the Transportation Award and Cherokee Aviation the Local Airlines and Tour Operators Award, not successful was Candace Key who was a finalist for Sustainable Tourism.

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Abaco Cays Realty Launches New Website, Hits $100 Million in Listings

A prominent real estate firm in Abaco announced this week it has hit $100 million in listings with properties ranging from a modest Marsh Harbour home to an historic Hope Town cottage and a $14 million estate that looks like a movie set on 17 acres of sought after Man-o-War Cay.

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DHL Service Resumes in Marsh Harbour

As of November 21, a new Agent, Mr. Rohan Spicer, took over the DHL service.

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The Sandpiper Inn Opens To Public with a Holiday Wedding Celebration

The first guests of the hotel, located in Schooner Bay, were M/M Steve Smith from Long Beach, California who are return visitors to Schooner Bay and were in-house for 5 nights to join friends and family to celebrate a small wedding gathering that took place at the Schooner Bay Beach Cabana and with a reception/dinner at The Sandpiper Inn

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Silver CEO Visits Green Turtle

Sami Teittinen, CEO of Silver Airways, and Amy Valcik, Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Silver Airways, visited Green Turtle Cay on Friday, December 19. Mr. Teittinen and Ms. Valcik met with Adam and Sarah Ann Showell , owners of the Green Turtle Club, along with their Sales Manager, Molly McIntosh, to discuss how they could each better support each other in business development.

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