Nevis Island Election – 10 Candidates Nominated

Charlestown Nevis (July 4, 2006) July 3, Nomination Day, saw ten persons being nominated to contest the July 10th 2006 polls, when the recent announcement was made that local elections would be held by the Honourable Mr. Vance Amory at a rally in Hardtimes, Gingerland.

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Nevis Electricity Workers Praised

Electricity workers play critical role in the economic growth of Nevis

CHARLESTOWN NEVIS – Premier and Minister with responsibility for Electricity on Nevis Hon Vance Amory called on staff at the Nevis Electricity Company (NEVLEC) to accept that they, through their utility, had a fundamentally important role to play in the economic growth and activity of Nevis.

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Nevis Fishing Tournament 2006

The date for the Nevis Fishing Tournament 2006 has been selected! The big day is Saturday 28th October. Boats usually make a long weekend of it and so special low room rates are available at Oualie Beach Hotel from Thursday 26th October to Wednesday, 1st November 2006. Book now or …

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Nevis among “Charter Partners” in Caribbean branding campaign

Nevis is among five regional countries and a private company that have launched a new branding campaign in conjunction with the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the Caribbean Hotel Association (CHA).
Besides Nevis, the other “Charter Partners” are The Bahamas, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands and Sandals and Beaches Resorts.

According to a release, the aim is to raise awareness of the unique vacation experiences available to consumers, as well as the diversity of the destinations and facilities throughout the region, all linked with one identifiable Caribbean logo.

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Nevis records strong growth in tourism in 2005

The tourism sector in St Kitts and Nevis continued to record strong growth for the third successive year in 2005, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has reported.
It said that the growth in tourism was facilitated by favourable global economic performance, particularly the United States, and large tourism related development investments locally.
CDB said value-added in the tourism sector (hotels and restaurants) grew by an estimated at 10 per cent in 2005 compared with 32.6 per cent in the previous year.

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