Friday, July 28, 2017
Sandals Chief: Bahamas 'Can't Afford' Discount War
By NATARIO McKENZIE
Tribune Business Reporter
and NEIL HARTNELL
Tribune Business Editor
Sandals Royal Bahamian's top executive yesterday revealed that the all-inclusive chain shares Atlantis's Baha Mar fears, arguing that the Bahamas "can't afford" a rate discounting war.
Gary Williams, the resort's general manager, told Tribune Business he agreed with the sentiments expressed earlier this week by Atlantis's president and managing director, Howard Karawan.
"We all have the same concerns. Baha Mar is good for the Bahamas, but what the country can't afford is for them to discount rates. That is going to cannibalise the market. I certainly share the gentleman's views. I echo those concerns," said Mr Williams. Read more >>