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Encouraging reports about British tourism bookings

According to a recent TravelMole article, British travel agents are reporting ‘exceptional’ days of trading so far this month. Some say forward bookings are up as much as ‘30-50 percent’ over the same period last year and that a third of summer holidays currently being offered in 2015 will be sold during January and February. 433 more words

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Clyde Mascoll’s Insight to the Barbados Economy

History will first remember Dr. Clyde Mascoll as an aspiring politician who misread the tea leaves when he failed to accept the return of the late David Thompson to lead the party. 801 more words

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Inter-American Development Bank cancels $160m loan for Barbados Four Seasons project

Another monster project left to rot in the Bajan sun

The on again – off again Barbados Four Seasons resort project may have received its final coffin-nail with the IDB finally withdrawing from this decade-old debacle. 406 more words

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Falling fuel prices no guarantee of increased tourism - Barbados must work smart and hard in a tough market

Most of us, of course, warmly welcome the current fall in fuel prices which probably in the hospitality sector be demonstrated by the greatest savings in electricity prices, especially those properties who have extensive air conditioning units. 485 more words

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