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The Atlantis resort on Paradise Island.

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Some workers pushing Atlantis for severance

Atlantis last night reassured employees it had not been sold and branded claims of redundancy packages being offered as "entirely false" despite some furloughed workers pushing for them.

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'Battle 4 Atlantis' fate bound up with reopening

Atlantis last night said the fate of the Thanksgiving US college basketball tournament it traditionally hosts every year is inextricably tied to when the resort re-opens.

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Union calms members over Atlantis concerns

The hotel union yesterday sought to calm its Atlantis members by saying it has not been approached by the resort over permanent terminations or severance packages less than the legal minimum.

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Atlantis staff seek help from Social Services

SOME Atlantis workers have turned to the Department of Social Services for assistance amid the resort's protracted closure. The resort is considering not reopening until November, Tourism Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar said on Wednesday.

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Atlantis may remain shut until November

ATLANTIS is considering postponing its reopening until November, Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar said yesterday.

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Atlantis plays safe and delays opening

Atlantis has pushed its reopening back a further three weeks to July 30 to allow "a bit more calm to come into a unsettled market", a Cabinet minister said yesterday.

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Atlantis defends contract worker re-hiring move

A former candidate for the hotel union’s presidency yesterday called for a government investigation as he blasted Atlantis for keeping himself and other full-time staff on furlough while re-engaging contract workers. Dave Beckford, a 25-year employe

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Atlantis to welcome guests back on July 7

Atlantis will welcome guests back to the resort starting on July 7.

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Atlantis further delays reopening to June 25

Atlantis has delayed its phased re-opening until June 25 after informing staff over the holiday weekend that it is “unable to announce a definitive date at this time”.The Paradise Island mega resort has pushed back plans to re-open the Royal Towers,

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Atlantis reopening? I haven’t a clue

Atlantis's top executive has warned thousands of furloughed staff members that COVID-19's uncertainties make it almost impossible "to predict" when the mega resort will re-open.

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Atlantis’ plan to pay axed workers

Atlantis workers have hailed the mega resort's plans to pay staff up to 50 percent of their base salaries for the next 60 days as a "wonderful thing" to mitigate COVID-19's financial fall-out.

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Atlantis' lights out until May 15

ATLANTIS’ announcement yesterday that the resort will close until May 15 signals a “rough ride” economically for the country, Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar told The Tribune, adding he suspected the extended time frame was due to global uncertainty over COVID-19.

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Atlantis extends temporary closure until May 15

ATLANTIS has announced its temporary closure from 3pm today until May 15.

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Virus takes jobless to 30% as major hotels shut down

THE country’s major hotels are shutting down because of the coronavirus crisis and temporarily laying off staff, with Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar saying the unemployment rate is now probably above 30 percent and expected to grow.

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'Stop non-compliance' warning as Atlantis dubbed a ghost town

Bahamians were last night told they must shed “the culture of non-compliance” as “the best way” to minimise COVID-19’s projected $1bn blow to the national economy.

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Atlantis staff asked to take unpaid leave

ATLANTIS has asked staff at the Paradise Island resort and casino to either take two weeks unpaid leave or take earned vacation days due to the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has hurt the tourism and travel industry.

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ATLANTIS SALE IS ABANDONED: Owners take resort off the market and now plan to reinvest

Atlantis will not be sold "at this time", it was revealed last night, with its owner instead deciding to unleash a "significant" three-year investment strategy despite receiving multiple offers.

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Bad Boy Mowers to continue as Battle 4 Atlantis title sponsor

FOLLOWING the University of Michigan’s recent victory over Gonzaga University, Atlantis, Paradise Island resort has announced that Bad Boy Mowers will continue as title sponsor, through 2022, for the highly-anticipated early season collegiate basketb

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Hotel union and Atlantis heading to court

THE BAHAMAS Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union and Atlantis are set to go to court this Friday, after last week’s protest by workers was called “unlawful” by the Paradise Island resort.

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Atlantis claim protest by unhappy staff 'unlawful'

ATLANTIS has called last week’s protest by disgruntled union members “unlawful” and unjustified, as it was held the same day a hotel representative was set to sign off multiple sections of a new labour contract. A statement from Audrey Oswell, Atlan

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Atlantis workers back on the job after Thanksgiving protest

ATLANTIS workers went back on the job on Friday after disgruntled union members protested on Thanksgiving – leaving a scramble to address the grievances of staff.

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