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Tag Archives: Hilton

  1. UPPER CHAMBER MEMBER AND LOCAL BLOCKCHAIN CEO HINTING UTILITIES CAN SOON BE PAID VIA mMoney’s APP

    The arena for Barbadian Apps with Smartphone Utility Paying capacity may soon have another contender… Most local banking apps and the City of Bridgetown Credit Union have facilities where users can clear their electricity, water and other monthly duties via the mobile rather than stand in line for 20 minutes or more waiting to clear […]

    September 11, 2019Business, FeaturedNo comments
  2. SMARTPHONE USERS MAY SOON BE ABLE TO CHANGE PROVIDERS WITHOUT LOSING THEIR NUMBER

    It seems Barbados will soon be like other countries who are consumer oriented in allowing number portability. The Minister of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology said Flow is at the forefront of talks to enable mobile users to carry their number from one network to another without any hassle; – While not giving any timeline […]

    May 7, 2019Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  3. ‘ONWARDS AND UPWARDS’ IS NOW A PATRIOTIC WAY TO SHOW YOUR TELECOMS SUBSCRIPTION IS 21st CENTURY COMPLIANT

    A local telecoms provider is making sure they stay relevant in a growing market with customer oriented innovations. Mr Sylvester in addressing the media, users and other interested parties explained what their research indicated was in the wish list of most consumers; – Justin Inniss the director of Customer Experience for Flow Barbados, says the […]

    May 6, 2019Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  4. CANADIAN IOC MEMBER ANGERED AT OLYMPICS SOFT STANCE ON CHEATERS, A MORE HARDLINE STANCE MUST BE ADOPTED OR FACE LOSS IN VIEWERS

    A leading member of the International Olympic Committee believes too many sporting bodies are hemorrhaging credibility by the second in an effort to become financially viable and in the end it may cost such groups the spectators and sponsors they’re trying to encourage… Canadian by birth, nevertheless, Mr Pound has been a regular visitor to […]

    December 27, 2018Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  5. CARIBBEAN WEEK OF AGRICULTURE STARTS NEXT WEEK

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security will host the Caribbean Week of Agriculture, from Monday, October 8, to Friday, October 12, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC). During the week, there will be a number of activities, including a plenary session, workshops, seminars, presentations by FAO, CARDI and IICA, as well as the […]

    October 4, 2018AgricultureNo comments
  6. COMMERCIAL BANKS MAY BE DRIVING CLIENTS TO PRIVATE INVESTMENT FIRMS

    A local investment bureau has seen a rise in subscribers after the decision by commercial banks to reduce interest on personal savings accounts… Ms Nunes says the change in financial habits has been noticeable for the last 24 months; – Meanwhile Royal Fidelity has not actively sought an audience with the Mia Mottley Government on […]

    September 24, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Barbados moving towards E-Commerce, Financial Services Commission to Mediate

    Barbados will soon forge a single digital payment framework incorporating the Central Bank of Barbados, commercial banks and Bitt the local yet global blockchain developer and currency digitiser, it is to be guided by both the Financial Services Commission and Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley. Ms Mottley indicated Government would be soon meeting with commercial […]

    September 24, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Bolstering Disaster Preparedness in the Caribbean

    The United States William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies recently co-hosted a Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response Seminar with U.S. Southern Command and the Caribbean Disaster and Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) at the Hilton Barbados. The event brought together participants from 18 Caribbean and South American countries, as well as British, Canadian, Dutch, […]

    July 22, 2018PoliticalNo comments
  9. Sick buildings, Collapsing at work, Psychological First-Aid Seminar

    Sudden Cardiac Arrest Project  (SCAP) activities continue on July 19th 2018 from 8:00 a.m. with a special seminar. We therefore extend a warm invitation to join the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Project (SCAP) and partners to attend this important seminar titled ‘Emerging Issues in Safety and Health in the Workplace’ . During the seminar we will examine; Sudden Cardiac Arrest Preparedness  in the […]

    July 7, 2018Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. World’s Largest One-day Leadership Conference to be Broadcast LIVE in Barbados

    On May 4, 2018, Barbados will be one of hundreds of locations around the globe to take part in Leadercast Live, the world’s largest one-day leadership conference, Broadcast LIVE from Atlanta and featuring world changers from astronauts to best-selling authors. The Conference allows attendees to discover the steps they can take to lead themselves, their families and organisations to […]

    April 16, 2018Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  11. UPS FOUNDATION DONATES 40-THOUSAND GRANT TO VARIETY THE CHILDREN’S CHARITY OF BARBADOS

    The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programme for delivery gurus UPS held a large gala to acknowledge their donation of $40,000 to Variety The Children’s Charity of Barbados, as part of the courier’s continued support towards young people of the region. Minister of Industry & Commerce – Donville Inniss lauded the move by […]

    March 19, 2018Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  12. BARBADIAN CHARITY RECEIVES DONATION FOR AT-RISK TEENS

    The Life Skills Training project from Variety – The Children’s Charity of Barbados earned a grant from UPS Foundation worth BBD $40,000 to be used towards fine tuning maintenance ends of the programme which caters to at-risk Barbadian youth. The Industry Minister also added this funding would go a very long way towards improving the […]

    March 18, 2018EducationNo comments
  13. ATTORNEY GENERAL TO ADDRESS BHTA MEMBERS AT 3RD QUARTERLY MEETING ON WEDNESDAY 13 SEPT. 2017

    Adriel Brathwaite, Attorney General & Min. of Home Affairs, will be the keynote speaker at the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association’s (BHTA) Third Quarterly General Meeting, which will focus on the topic ‘Protecting the Barbados Brand’. The breakfast meeting takes place on Wednesday 13th September 2017 at Hilton Barbados Resort at 7:30 a.m., and will […]

    September 9, 2017Crime, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. Barbados Port Inc. Hosts Meeting of the OAS Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP)

    With the attendance of the highest port authorities from Argentina, Mexico, Panama, Peru, the United States, and Uruguay, Barbados Port Inc. will host the 18th Meeting of the Committee’s Executive Board. The Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS) is the highest political hemispheric forum for port matters. Barbados as […]

    September 1, 2017Business, FeaturedNo comments
  15. NEW AGE OF PRINTERS NOW IN BARBADOS

    Productive Business Solutions (PBS) recently launched new printer systems in Barbados with never-before-seen applications that can meet several of today’s workplace demands including the need to increase productivity and to be accessible on and off the worksite. The new fleet Xerox multifunction printers were unveiled to the business community including business owners, computer and IT […]

    August 16, 2017TechnologyNo comments
  16. Ser Richard’s business adventure (a la Westeros, apologies to Pat Hoyos)

    Ser Richard Branson, who is among the most storied and passionate entrepreneurs of our time, gave at least two publicly-staged interviews over about a week. The ones I am referring to are his appearance on a Washington Post-sponsored Programme called Cape UP, in which he was interviewed by the newspaper’s outstanding columnist Jonathan Capeheart, and […]

    May 22, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  17. Flow lauds BOA for promotion of Olympic Values, Telecoms Provider tangibly renews support

    The local Olympic movement can continue to count on Flow. In an effort to help ensure the sustained development of sport, Barbados’ leading telecommunications provider has reiterated its commitment to the Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) to the tune of $750,000. “Just over a year ago we embarked on a strategic five year journey with the […]

    January 9, 2017Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  18. Labour Minister urges Bajans to focus on goals not circumstances

    A local Cabinet Minister is urging her fellow Barbadians to never lose sight of the goals they use to advance their mindsets and capabilities. Quoting both St Paul and Winston Churchill, she urged her audience to continue to review their lives and careers and use resolutions as a means of continuous improvement. The ceremony celebrated […]

    January 8, 2017PoliticalNo comments
  19. CARIBBEAN EXPORTS CELEBRATES REGIONAL EXPORTING EXCELLENCE

    The West India Biscuit Company Limited (WIBISCO), widely known for their baked goods such as biscuits and cookies, copped the Caribbean Exporter of the Year Award last night at the 2nd Caribbean Exporter of the Year Awards. The Awards event held this year at Hilton Barbados Resort hosted by the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean […]

    December 18, 2016EventsNo comments
  20. BRA Hosts Successful Tax Conference for Commonwealth in Barbados

    The 37th Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators (CATA) Annual Technical Conference held in Barbados came to a successful close last Friday. CATA President, Dr. Mohammed Shukor Mahfar commended the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) for stepping in to organise this year’s event at late notice after the Maldives could no longer host the conference. “I would […]

    November 19, 2016BusinessNo comments
  21. Barbados Revenue Authority Hosting Commonwealth Tax Conference

    Well over 140 delegates will converge at Hilton Barbados from November 7 to 11, 2016 as the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) hosts the 37th Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators Annual Technical Conference (CATA). Participants include delegations from Commonwealth nations, tax advisors from international agencies and members of the business community. Under the theme, ‘Enhancing Tax Compliance […]

    November 7, 2016Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  22. “The 50th Empire!” – BB Fashion Week, November 4th to 6th

    Unique Productions Worldwide Limited (UPWL) announces BB Fashion Week 2016 from November 4th – 6th at the Hilton Barbados Resort. The weekend of activities will feature three fashion Workshops, a Make-up Competition, four Fashion Shows, twenty-five designers and Four Shopping Parties. This year’s cast features Super Model and Celebrity Shaun Ross whose portfolio includes Vogue, […]

    October 26, 2016FashionNo comments
  23. BHTA TO FOCUS ON EMERGING TOURISM LEADERS AT 3RD QUARTERLY

    THE Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association’s (BHTA) Third Quarterly General Meeting on Wednesday, September 21, will focus on the topic ‘Emerging Tourism Leaders – A Fresh View on What we Should Stop, Start and Continue Doing in Tourism‘. The meeting gets underway at 8 a.m., at Hilton Barbados Resort and takes the form of a […]

    September 18, 2016TravelNo comments
  24. CHANGING TRENDS NECESSITATE TRAINING FOR FIRE OFFICERS

    The construction of high-rise buildings across Barbados, and the use of new chemicals and materials on the market, all present new challenges for fire officers, and necessitate additional training. Mr. Brathwaite told the approximately 200 fire fighters that the new trends represented a break from tradition in Barbados, where fire officers of the Barbados Fire […]

    August 14, 2016EventsNo comments
  25. MINISTRY OF HEALTH ENGAGES QEH WITH INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHENING

    Soon a fresh generation of Barbadian nurses will be qualified to care for their fellow Bajans at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The Health Minister of Barbados also explained how a further batch of nurses would be certified in approximately nine weeks or less, thus improving on the human resource base of the QEH’s institutional strengthening, […]

    July 31, 2016Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments