Baha Mar celebrates its third anniversary
"It is time to reflect and honor our resilience, determination and strength. We could not imagine the future without our associates and their families," said Graeme Davis, president of the hotel complex
This week marks the third anniversary of the Baha Mar opening in April 2017. Home to three global hotel brands - Rosewood, SLS and Grand Hyatt - Baha Mar has earned wide recognition from contemporary travelers around the world. as the leading resort to experience the beauty of The Bahamas.
In the past three years, Baha Mar has become one of the largest employers in The Bahamas, employing more than 5,000 associates. This year's anniversary comes amid a time of global challenges and travel restrictions around the world, which has led Baha Mar to temporarily suspend its operations to ensure the health and safety of its associates, guests and citizens. from the Bahamas. Despite this, Baha Mar wishes to celebrate its anniversary and does so by granting its associates - who are safe and following the protocol of staying at home - basic baskets with essential goods and pantries.
“This anniversary is dedicated to our Baha Mar family. As we look forward to future anniversaries filled with joy and celebration, this year is a time to reflect and to honor the resilience, determination and strength of our team. We couldn't imagine the future of Baha Mar without our associates and their supporting families, "said Graeme Davis, president of Baha Mar." As a token of appreciation to each person who has contributed to the growth and success of our beautiful resort. We want to dedicate this anniversary to them. ”
Baha Mar is also committed to ensuring that its full-time associates receive the equivalent of 40% of their base salary during the period of suspension of operations. It also continues to bear the insurance premiums necessary to ensure health and life insurance coverage.
On the other hand, since the difficult decision was made to temporarily suspend the operations of the resort, Baha Mar has donated food to the food rescue program of the local non-profit organization, Hands for Hunger, to support those who need it with products from from Grand Hyatt, Rosewood and SLS Baha Mar.