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Tourism Online Awareness – Raising Consciousness in Our Industry

It is vital that businesses within Dominica’s tourism industry understand the benefits of online technologies. Regionally, too many small firms are still plagued with continued operations of only traditional means of communication, and have yet to be convinced of the desperate need to get online, with special focus on Dominica. By comparison, several larger enterprises.. read more

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Infrastructure & Investment During the Last Two Decades

In the early 1980s I remember a number of infrastructural projects going on in Dominica. It was simply amazing as the entire island appeared to be going through some type of transition. Subsequent to that, the Canefield to Pond Casse Road became the main road when travelling from west to east. It was also quite.. read more

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Social Media at the Work Place: A necessity or a drain on productivity

At the workplace computer and internet connectivity is as common place, as the pen and pencils and in some organisations is used more than the latter. It is a given, that technology drives this new world. We have seen the gains that technology has offered us in bridging the gap between trade, economy, health and.. read more

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Looking at The Positive Side of Tax Reform

In 2010, we are subject to, Value Added Tax, Import Duties, Excise Tax, Environmental Taxes, Corporate Taxes and the list goes on. However, one must not forget the purpose of these taxes. In short, they are a source of revenue for the Government. Without them, the Government would not be able to pay its public.. read more

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The Thrust Towards an Educated Workforce

One of the key areas that investors normally take a keen eye on, long before they actually decide to invest, is the labor force of a country. The question they ask is “Who will work in my business after I have invested all this money”. This is an important question. At the same time, once.. read more

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Testing for twitter 2

So this is the final test for twitter and hope it works read more

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Tackling Pollution on Nature Isle – Dominica

Pollution is all around us. Sometimes we can’t see it, but we can smell, hear and even taste it. With issues like holes in the Ozone Layer, greenhouse gases, carbon emissions and the recent oil spill issue in the Gulf of Mexico, many are becoming more sensitive towards the environment and how it affects everyone... read more

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Developing Excellence & Standards with Hotel Staff

Is it the well painted structure, the manager, the Front Desk Administrative Staff who just walk out of college, or do we concentrate on the all important service we ought to provide? Many hoteliers still have the notion that their rooms will be filled no matter what; they have not understood the importance of the.. read more

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The Customer Service Strategy for Dominica

Customer Service is the concept of serving customers in a satisfactory manner. At times, the customer does not even need to be given what they ask for, but need to be left feeling satisfied that they were dealt with in a respectful and acceptable manner throughout their interaction with the business. The level of customer.. read more

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Health Support Services for Locals and Visitors – the Potential for Medical Tourism

Everyone, at some point in their life, is concerned about their health and the support they would receive if something critical happens to them.   Some take it very seriously, others are more laid back and monitor how things progress.  Whatever illness may come your way, a proper health support system must be in place to.. read more