Welcome to Grand Bahama Island! One of the many 700 islands and cays found in the beautiful island nation of The Bahamas. World renown for our beaches and sub-tropical climate, our shores and waters are a sight of paradise on Earth and on Grand Bahama Island this fact is no different. Our slice of tropical paradise shares a close proximity to the US east coast making it the perfect destination for international business and industry.
What's more, our island’s tax free zone, increasing technological advancements, infrastructural environment and capacity positions it as a great digital paradise through our nation's technology initiative. With all the amenities you need in addition to the tranquil relaxing atmosphere, Grand Bahama island is a place where business can be mixed with tropical pleasure.
As a native, I know that the people of the Bahamas and Grand Bahama in particular are strong, friendly, resilient, and hard-working people. Our ministry wishes to encourage growth, productivity, employment, and entrepreneurship through the various technological, tourism, educational, business, and micro and macro-economic initiatives expanded upon throughout our website.
So I invite all to explore what we as Grand Bahamians have to offer and I look forward to the economic strides we will make together.


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Pre-Election Economic & Fiscal Update
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 29th August, 2021 Senator, the Honourable J. Kwasi Thompson Minister of State for Finance on the Pre-Election Economic & Fiscal Update Today, as we continue to recover from Hurricane Dorian and management COVID 19, we see another first for the country. The government released and published online the Pre-Election Economic & Fiscal [...]
Minister of Tourism and Aviation, the Hon. Dionisio D’Aguliar Lauds the Purchase of the Grand Bahama Airport
Tourism Minister Lauds the Purchase of the Grand Bahama AirportFrom: Bahamas Information Services By: Andrew CoakleyFREEPORT, GB - The Grand Bahama International Airport now belongs to the people of The Bahamas.The acquisition was concluded during an official signing ceremony of Share Purchase Agreement between the Freeport Airport Development Company Limited and the Freeport Harbour Company [...]
Official Statement: Sen. Hon. J. Kwasi Thompson, Minister of State for Finance Grand Bahama Business Outlook Virtual Conference
OFFICIAL STATEMENT Kwasi Thompson, Minister of State for Finance Grand Bahama Business Outlook Virtual Conference, April 29, 2021Ladies & gentlemen,INTRODUCTIONI am honoured and excited to once again participate in this dynamic forum. Over the last 20+ years, The Grand Bahama Business Outlook has become a much anticipated annual event among the island’s business community. Continuing [...]