Academy Ramps Up Outreach to Bahamian Students and Professionals
Baha Mar Associate Vonya Ifill shares the message of Baha Mar to an excited group at the Discovery Day Mixer, co-hosted by the Bahamas Consulate General in Atlanta, Georgia.
NASSAU, The Bahamas (October 17, 2013) — In keeping with its mission as the recruitment and training arm of the luxury resort, Baha Mar Academy has been increasing its efforts to introduce the resort to top Bahamian students and professionals both nationally and internationally. These meetings consisted of networking events and interviews for both full-time positions as well as internships.
Recently, Baha Mar Academy has spoken to approximately 250 Bahamians in Atlanta, Georgia as well as Toronto and Halifax, Canada with a powerful message – Your future could change Bahamian history. At the events, the recruiters provided details about Baha Mar and its impact on The Bahamas as well as described characteristics of the ideal candidate and the unique work culture at Baha Mar. “The response has exceeded our expectations,” remarked Kristin Wells, Director of Baha Mar Academy. “There were many talented and bright Bahamians who are open to returning to The Bahamas and could be a great fit with Baha Mar.” This year, there have also been presentations to Bahamians in Florida and at several tertiary educational institutions in The Bahamas including the College of The Bahamas and the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI). Additional presentations are planned for the Bahamas Baptist Community College and Omega College Success Training College and Nova Southeastern University. Stay up-to-date with Baha Mar Academy on Facebook and Twitter @BahaMarCareers.
About Baha Mar
Baha Mar, which is scheduled to open in December 2014, is set on 3,000 feet of white-sand beach just 12 minutes from Nassau’s newly expanded Lynden Pindling International Airport. The resort will
feature an elite collection of hotel brands with gaming, entertainment, private residences, shopping and natural attractions that reflect an authentic Bahamian experience. The Baha Mar Casino & Hotel, with 1,000 rooms, is the centerpiece of the resort, and includes a 100,000-square-foot Las Vegas-style casino – the largest in the Caribbean region. A 700-room Grand Hyatt, a 300-room Mondrian, and the 200-room Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® complete the extraordinary accommodations at Baha Mar.
Amenities will include the 18-hole, 72-par championship Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course at Baha Mar, 200,000 square feet of combined state-of-the-art convention facilities including a 2,000-seat performing arts center and an art gallery with the largest curated collection of Bahamian art in the country; more than 30 restaurants, nightclubs and bars; two spas, including the 30,000-square-foot destination spa ESPA at Baha Mar; designer retail boutiques, a beachfront sanctuary with native Bahamian flora and fauna,14 distinctive pool experiences and a private island.
For more information, please visit www.bahamar.com.