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Hyatt warned Sarkis: ‘You’ll never meet opening target’

Sarkis Izmirlian received more than three months’ warning from his major resort partner that it would only begin accepting bookings from June 1, 2015, as the resort’s target opening was “not a viable option”.

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Garvin Tynes and Palmdale Primary book their tickets to girls’ softball title game

GARVIN Tynes and Palmdale Primary have booked their tickets to the girls’ softball championship game for the New Providence Public Primary School Sports Association as they wrapped up the preliminary rounds yesterday at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex.

Goodman’s Bay

Totally agree with writer P Bullard. Visitors from the States once residents who frequented Goodman's Bay in their time wanted to stop and spend some hours enjoying the quietness and the views of the bay - got there around 11:30 in the morning and round-and-round we drove trying to find a parking spot in the eastern end of the park. Eventually risked parking behind a parked vehicle of a person who got there before and were on the beach and they kindly offered to park behind us as we weren't leaving for an hour.

The madness of shrinkflation

I got one of the most significant shocks of my life when I saw a young lady holding a baby standing next to me in a food store aisle, unzip her bag and politely drop two jars of baby food in it, and calmly zip it back up. Then she moved further down the aisle and repeated the same thing with other items.

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5th ‘Best of the Best Regatta’ winners are Susan Chase V, Running Tide, Captain Peg, Sassie Sue

THE fifth Best of the Best Regatta returned to Montagu for the first time in two years featuring the top sloop sailors in the island nation.

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Minister disappointed for Prodigal Sons after shack fire

YOUTH, Sports, and Culture Minister Mario Bowleg said Friday it was unfortunate that the Prodigal Sons Junkanoo group lost their shack to fire just weeks ahead of the holiday Junkanoo season.

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Valley Boys excited for Bay Street return

THE Valley Boys have not come to play this Junkanoo season, with one official declaring, “when you are a Valley Boy you represent greatness.”

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Christmas food items 'will reflect Thanksgiving prices'

SUPER Value owner Rupert Roberts said Friday with the holidays approaching, the price of popular holiday goods will remain consistent to the prices currently reflected in stores.

Solomon’s cannot revive GB

Grand Bahama Minister Ginger Moxey recently told attendees at The Winn ceremony that the revitalisation of downtown Freeport is finally here.

Bahamas eyes travel ease for Saudi and Middle East

THE deputy prime minister has suggested that visa waivers and electronic visas will be some of the tools employed to boost travel to The Bahamas from Saudi Arabia and other Middle East states.

We need a ‘New Day’ as to how we operate

FTX crash brought me to think about our past and certainly suggest the theme adopted by the PLP in the last election is of significance and exceptional importance. Editor, we need a ‘New Day’ as to how we operate and give concessions - licences to unsavory parties.

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FNM chairman: It's time to come home, Prime Minister

FREE National Movement chairman Dr Duane Sands has called on Prime Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis to get his priorities straight in governing the country, while claiming the electorate views him as an “absentee” leader.

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PLP will pay govt back ‘in next weeks’

PRESS secretary Clint Watson says he suspects that the Public Treasury will be reimbursed for Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis’ controversial trip to Bermuda by the Progressive Liberal Party in the next week or two.

McFall, McCoy off to good start in NCAA Div. ii

BOTH Johnathan McFall and Malachi McCoy got their senior seasons off to promising starts as the NCAA Division II basketball season tipped off last weekend in early season tournament play.

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Police have not interviewed FTX CEO

POLICE have not interviewed former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried, Commissioner of Police Clayton Fernander said.

CBS sees 41% Black Friday sales increase

CBS Bahamas yesterday said Black Friday sales increased by 41 percent compared to pre-pandemic 2019 as Bahamians moved to beat supply chain backlogs through acquiring Christmas gifts early.

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More than 60 boats expected in 5th Best of the Best Regatta

WITHOUT any major regatta to skipper to accumulate points this year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Family Island Affairs has opened the field to include more than 60 boats to participate in the fifth Best of the Best Regatta.

Retailers enjoy steady sales in Xmas run-up

BAHAMIAN retailers yesterday said sales are growing steadily in the run-up to Christmas.

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Astros win World Series

HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez hit a moon shot that sent Space City into a frenzy, and the Houston Astros to their second World Series title.

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Strikers Boxing Club hits CR Walker

With a renewed focus on getting more young people involved in sports, Strikers Boxing Club introduced the sport to a group of students at the CR Walker Secondary High School.