Alex Handa Remembers His Father
Every once in a while, you meet someone radically different than the rest. My father was one of those people. He was fully of energy and kindness. Rather than talk about work he wanted to talk about your family or health. More likely than coming to a business meeting to make a deal he would... more ›
Veteran Jamaican hotelier, Louis Grant passed away on March 5, 2023 at 86.
Grant, who was retired, had worked in the tourism industry for over 50 years and was of the stalwart general managers at Sandals Resorts where he’d worked for close to 25 years.
In 2007, Grant was named the... more ›
Baxter Media was saddened to learn of the passing of George Myers, the legendary hotelier and founding member of the Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board.
In a statement, the Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board’s CEO Joy Jibrilu writes:
“We are extremely saddened at the loss of... more ›
Baxter Media is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Donna Haynes.
During her time running Sandals operations in Canada, she was a regular visitor to our offices and a good and great friend of our editor-in-chief, Edith Baxter.
In fact, it was during one of those visits that the two... more ›
“We are seeing shoots of growth in markets like North America, which is set to rebound even more strongly than before as carriers like Singapore Airlines and United Airlines are increasing capacity in the coming months. Last year, we even added a new long haul city link to Vancouver,”... more ›
December 13, 1950 to October 3, 2022
Take a moment to Remember Stephen Elmy today.
The former general manger and VP of South African Airways operations in Canada passed away yesterday, October 3, 2022 at the age of 71.
All of us here at Baxter Media remember Stephen as a constant visitor at our offices; as an early adopter... more ›
As world leaders gather in London this morning for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, a number of leaders in the world of tourism offered their thoughts on this somber occasion.
António Guterres, Secretary-General, United Nations, observed: “Queen Elizabeth II was a good friend of the... more ›
The global travel and tourism industry is remembering Queen Elizabeth II today.
Julia Simpson, WTTC President & CEO, said: “WTTC, its Members, and the global Travel & Tourism community are deeply saddened to hear of the death of Queen Elizabeth II.”
Simpson said: “The Queen... more ›
Feb. 13, 1934 – July 7, 2022
It’s with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Roger Jarvis on July 7, 2022. Ironically, on the night before the start of the 2022 Calgary Stampede.
Roger was born in Frenchman Butte, Saskatchewan on Feb. 13, 1934. He attended primary and junior high school in Frenchman Butte and went... more ›
Pay Tribute To Him Today By Helping Someone Have A Great Day
All of us here at Baxter Media were saddened to learn of the passing of Ronald Herbert Harding on Feb. 28, 2022, at the age of 84 at Collingwood Hospital after a life altering accident.
Harding was surrounded by his loved ones who will continue to honour his legacy by living life with... more ›