TDC BAHAMAS BLOG

An informal look at Tourism in The Bahamas

BAHAMIAN SPICES TO DA WORLD!

Plantation Hill seasoning spices, blended here in The Bahamas by local entrepreneur Julie Hoffer, will be featured in the preparation of Caribbean inspired dishes being presented by Chef Larry Forigone and his son Chef Marc Forigone at the Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival taking place this weekend (9-12 December).  

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THE TIES THAT BIND US

On my first trip to Dubai, some 15 years ago, I remember visiting the Dubai Museum in Old Town, near the harbour, where the traditional boats called abras that serve as taxis, bobbed about on the water and noisy seaside souks…

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FROM RITZ CARLTON TO RADISSON

For the ease of accommodating critical meetings to do with the Bahamas Pavillion we started the week out at the Ritz Carlton in Dubai’s Financial District. A plush but understated abode, this time it proved to be too far away from EXPO City

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DUBAI, A COUNTRY ON THE MOVE

I remember my first visit to Dubai in 2007.  A group of us from Ministry of Tourism & Aviation, led by Vernice Walkine, Director General and the late David Johnson, Deputy DG were on a fact finding mission to see for ourselves, this dynamic, emerging tourism phenomenon …

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FRIDAY IS SATURDAY

I was sitting in the lobby when a metallic sky blue convertible Rolls Royce pulled up on the door of the Ritz and the valet opened the door from the opposite direction than one would expect and a young Arab couple, their nanny and two small children disembarked…

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THE WOW FACTOR OF WORLD'S FAIRS

Greetings from Dubai where the world has come to reconnect.  By now you would have seen the spectacular opening ceremony showcasing amazing technology and our posts on Facebook and local TV stations this week. 

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