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Royal Pavilion reopens next month

Royal Pavilion reopens next month


Fairmont Royal Pavilion will be reopening to guests and visitors on November 1. In a release, the St James property said this would include select guest services, and food and beverage options. “The hotel’s top priority remains the safety, care...

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US stocks rise on Friday

US stocks rise on Friday


Washington – United States US stocks rose on Friday and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq registered their biggest weekly percentage gains since July as optimism over more federal fiscal aid grew. Talks were expected to continue on a COVID-19 stimulus pa...

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Aviation outlook worse than expected

Aviation outlook worse than expected


BERLIN – The outlook for the aviation industry deteriorated again due to rising coronavirus infections and renewed travel restrictions, Airbus chief operating officer Michael Schoellhorn was quoted as saying on Saturday. With air travel at a fract...

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Another OECD hit

Another OECD hit


Barbados’ ability to attract foreign investors is still at risk. And Minister of International Business and Industry Ronald Toppin isn’t happy. The minister announced yesterday that the island’s fate was hanging in the balance as it could be fa...

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Small Business Association elects new president

Small Business Association elects new president


Neil Corbin is the new president of the Small Business Association (SBA) of Barbados.The owner of the manufacturing firm NPURE Water Filtration Inc. and the service business The Telephone Repair, was elected by an overwhelming majority at the associa...

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Club severing all workers

Club severing all workers


Workers of a 156-room four-star West Coast hotel are facing redundancy as a direct fall-out from the COVID-19 pandemic.Staff of the all-inclusive, adults-only The Club Barbados Resort and Spa, formerly known as Almond Beach Club at Vauxhall, St James...

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Files put HSBC in spotlight

Files put HSBC in spotlight


London - HSBC allowed fraudsters to transfer millions of dollars around the world even after it had learned of their scam, leaked secret files show.Britain's biggest bank moved the money through its US business to HSBC accounts in Hong Kong in 2013 a...

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MESSAGE: Small Business Week

MESSAGE: Small Business Week


Minister of Energy, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Kerrie Symmonds, is urging micro, small and medium enterprises to use this time to make technological changes to their operations.In his message to mark Small Business Week 2020, which is being...

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interCaribbean Airways plans to push ahead

interCaribbean Airways plans to push ahead


Operators of interCaribbean Airways, the first airline to get the green light from Barbados to fill the void left by a grounded LIAT, are projecting this country will become a major platform for airline operations in the Caribbean.In a virtual link-u...