-- Baha Mar Development Co., which plans a 500-acre, 2,700-room
resort complex in the Cable Beach area of Nassau, assumed
management and operation of three existing hotels as part of phase
one of the mega-project.
The three resorts
-- Radisson Cable Beach Resort, the Nassau Beach Hotel and the
Wyndham Nassau Resort & Crystal Palace Casino, which total
1,941 rooms and suites -- will remain open and under their existing
flags while a $15 million capital improvement program is
which will be completed by the end of the year, include upgrades to
the casinos, landscaping, lobbies, restaurants and meetings
facilities and redecoration of 675 rooms.
executive vice president of Baha Mar Development Co., said that its
business as usual with a minimal inconvenience to guests while the
improvements take place.
Vanderpool-Wallace, director general of the Bahamas Ministry of
Tourism, said that the revitalization of the Cable Beach area is
the beginning of an exciting new chapter in Nassaus tourism
The completion of
phase one in the first quarter of 2009 represents an investment of
$1.2 billion, Sansbury said. By that time, the three properties now
being improved will have been razed and a new 1,000-room casino
hotel will have opened, topped by a 300-room luxury
1,000-room convention hotel, 250 time share units, an 18-hole golf
course and retail/dining/entertainment villages also will be up and
running -- or close to it.
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