Baha Mar Hiring To Start Next Monday

By Neil Hartnell

Tribune Business Editor


BAHA Mar’s new owner will start the process to hire thousands of Bahamian workers on Monday of next week, as it targets April 21 for a first phase opening.

“I can confirm we will begin the recruitment and hiring process on January 16,” Robert Sands, Baha Mar’s senior vice-president of government and external affairs, told Tribune Business.

“Chow Tai Fook Enterprises (CTFE) is dedicated to the success and timely opening of Baha Mar. Beginning on April 21, we’ll have a phased opening focusing on the casino hotel, the casino, the convention centre and the golf course.”

Mr Sands added that CTFE’s initial priority was to fill positions at the golf course, including its food and beverage operations, and the casino and casino hotel. Among the casino posts in the first wave will be shift managers and workers, slot operators, cashiers, cage operators, and certain security posts.


Emac 1 week, 3 days ago

Just in time for election huh...Then if the PLP wins, these same workers can be expected to be laid off, followed by Labourer Minister Gibson stating his usual surprise. Sigh...When will my people stop being so shallow and begin seeing these bread crumb moves.


TigerB 1 week, 3 days ago

I would hope the Bahamian people don't feel that the government is doing them a favor by providing jobs, its is the role of the government to provide stability, it not a favor.


DillyTree 1 week, 3 days ago

Election soon come! And the fools march on...

Are we really that gullible?


birdiestrachan 1 week, 3 days ago

It is good for the Bahamas and for those who will find gainful employment never mind the politics..


realfreethinker 1 week, 3 days ago

birdiestrachan,have you been summoned to appear on the "majority rule march", by your puppet master?


Reality_Check 1 week, 3 days ago

And Bahamian taxpayers are on the hook for a sizable portion of the wages & salaries of the new Baha Mar employees hired under the terms of the very generous additional concessions granted by Crooked Christie to his fooking Red China friends!


banker 1 week, 3 days ago

I'd like to know what positions are being filled? Construction?


MonkeeDoo 1 week, 3 days ago

April 21st will be the hiring day and termination day will be immediately following the election in May/early June. The PLP KNOW the Bahamian people are gullible.


MonkeeDoo 1 week, 3 days ago

realfreethinker: birdiestrachan will be giving out the T-shirts with Sir Milo in the pocket.


jackbnimble 1 week, 3 days ago

There is nothing stable about this project. It's been wrecked with problems from day 1. Frankly I don't trust working there.


Cobalt 1 week, 3 days ago

Just another "ham and turkey" election stunt. Perry Christie and his PLP really believe all Bahamians are stupid.


Well_mudda_take_sic 1 week, 3 days ago

They don't just think we're stupid - they know we're stupid. Just look at where we are today!


sheeprunner12 1 week, 3 days ago

Whoever would have thought back in January 2012 that Bahamar would have been used as the PLP trump card for the 2017 election!!!!!!! .................. smdh


islandlad 1 week, 3 days ago

Can somebody PLEASE explain to me how Sandy Sands is back in this project??? He is a waste of time and has no skills, that title he has is BS and is a token hire to fill senior Bahamian positions as a matter of course. Please trust me when I tell you I've worked with this man on Baha Mar and he does nothing but deflect responsibility and offers no redeeming value to the hotel and casino business. He is an enept fool who just serves as a middle man.


Well_mudda_take_sic 1 week, 2 days ago

Sandy Sands is one of the fookers who betrayed Izmirlian by feeding "inside" info to Crooked Christie, Allyson Maynard-Gibson, Baltron Bethel, and others like them who engineered the de facto nationalization of Baha Mar for the benefit of their Red China friends in exchange for great riches received for their own personal benefit in selling out our country to a foreign communist regime. So Bahamians can connect all of the dots, Sandy Sands is the brother of the wannabe politician Dr. Sands and both are sons of Basil Sands who likes to think of himself as the King Lodge Wizard of the Bahamas. What a joke all of this is as our very jokey Bahamas heads towards being the next Venezuela in the Western hemisphere.


msmuffett 1 week, 2 days ago

Think you have been "fooked" pussycats. Wonder if the fire hoses still as previously reported explode? Hmmm Wonder if there will be enough electric to power the place without rolling blackouts? I know trivial stuff. Will trump open up Cuba even more so? What will happen with Izzie ? So many questions so little time Better learn mandarin and quickly . General tsaos conch?


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