The tourism industry plays a most important role in the Bahamian economy and the hotel sector makes a major contribution in this effort. The Bahamas Hotel Association (BHA) represents the interests of the country's leading hotels and a large allied membership of companies that support the industry. We have created this Web site to inform the public and prospective members about the BHA and to enhance the organisation by taking advantage of the many community features of the Internet.
About the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is the Caribbean's leading association representing tourism interests for national hotel and tourism associations. For more than 50 years, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association has been the backbone of the Caribbean hospitality industry. Working together with 1,000 hotel and allied members and 32 National Hotel Associations, CHTA is shaping the Caribbean's future and helping members to grow their business. Whether navigating new worlds like social media, sustainability, legislative issues, emerging technologies, data and intelligence or looking for avenues and ideas to better market and manage businesses, CHTA is helping members on matters that matter most.
The Global Wellness Institute™ (GWI), established as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, has as its mission to empower wellness worldwide by educating the public and private sectors about preventative health and wellness. Through its four pillars, research, initiatives, roundtable discussions, and wellnessevidence.com, the GWI serves as a “hub” that informs and connects key stakeholders capable of impacting the overall wellbeing of our planet’s citizens.
Global Wellness Day is an entirely not-for-profit social project without any commercial purpose. All activities carried out under Global Wellness Day are free of charge and open to the public. Our goal on this day is to create awareness and motivation to ensure that people make changes that will impact their wellbeing on the other 364 days of the year. It is celebrated every second Saturday of June. In 2016, GWD has celebrated on June 11th along with 90 countries in 7 continents at 3000 different locations with the leadership of 85 Ambassadors and 21 Key Supportes. In 2017, June 10th, we will be celebrating GWD worldwide once again.
At Ivory Global Management our vision is to transform embryonic ideas and goals to fruition whether local or global by effectively maximizing the talent, focus and vision of our team. We are a diverse group of professionals from different backgrounds, with a wealth of experience, and eagerness to see abstract ideas become reality.
Debra K., the Natural Health Explorer, is on a mission to inspire our nation’s health transformation. As the host of award-winning The Journey into Wellbeing television show airing on PBS, Debra uncovers the secrets to living a high-energy, vibrant life. Her new show on healthy aging, “Senior Moments,” features the Godmother of the Spa Industry Deborah Szekely and can be viewed via JourneyIntoWellbeing.com. Debra has worked with some of the top spas in the country and served as the Executive Director for the Destination Spa Group. She co-owns a massage education and consulting firm, imassage, Inc. as well as Well World Group. She is a popular keynote speaker and has been published in major publications including Huffington Post, Woman’s Day and Newsweek.
PBHC School of Holistic Therapies Inc. (PBHC) is an international accredited training provider also offering holistic treatments and spa consultancy in the Health and Wellness Sector. We have been operational since 2007. Our scope of services extend to persons with a desire to serve the sector locally, regionally and internationally. We are committed to training and graduating highly qualified and motivated professional therapists with qualifications, which are recognized worldwide. We are in our tenth year and have seen vast improvement and growth over the years. Our accreditations include:
- ITEC – international accreditation, since 2007.
- IFPA – international accreditation, since 2010.
- N/CVQ CENTRE – regional accreditation, since 2012.
- Registered and Accredited with BARBADOS ACCREDITATION, since 2008.