SECTION B - News-y & Cruise-y
Bluff House Resort & Marina Announces
Eight New Guest Suites
And Appointment of Veteran Hotelier Christopher Pollock as General Manager
The historic Bluff House Resort & Marina, one of the first resorts built in the Abaco Out Islands in the 1950s, has announced the addition of eight new guestroom suites as new ownership works to embellish a classic British Colonial inn experience.
New General Manager Christopher Pollock, a veteran hotelier who grew up in The Bahamas and has worked extensively in the Caribbean and U.S., said with the makeover completed, The Bluff House has managed to retain its British Colonial charm and now offers guests a choice of updated waterfront suitesand a selection of one, two and three-bedroom villas.
New Bluff House Guest Suite
Perched on the highest point of Green Turtle Cay, the 12-acre Bluff House Resort & Marina has been attracting visitors for nearly 60 years.
The new guest suites, overlooking the Sea of Abaco, are “beautifully decorated with a British Colonial vibe with rich furnishings and expansive decks with stunning views of the Sea of Abaco.” [MORE...}
Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Symposium Announced for September 14-15.
Health of Gulf Seafood, Fishery Analysis and Habitat Restoration on Agenda
ST. PETE BEACH, FL<AUGUST 20, 2012< Two years after the catastrophic Deepwater Horizon oil well was finally capped, the largest gathering of scientists, fishery experts and government officials are gathering in St. Pete Beach to share the findings of their research, and to offer direction for further study.
The Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Symposium, on Sept. 14-15, is the first summit to bring together the various stakeholders in the Gulf's fishery, an annual multi-billion-dollar industry for Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.
The oil gusher and the clear environmental damage in 2010 captivated international attention and raised doubts about the safety of eating Gulf of Mexico seafood. It also raised concerns about short- and long-term damage to fish stocks. Research to be presented at the symposium will begin to definitively address these issues. [MORE...]
LADIES, LET'S GO FISHING!"
Ladies, Lets Go Fishing, the No Yelling School of Fishing continues to do a great job teaching, and the ladies learn and have fun at the same time.
One More Seminar is scheduled for this year ... Islamorada - November 9-11.
Details for all their events are on their very interesting site: www.ladiesletsgofishing.com. Phone is 954-475-9068; Fax is 954-474-7299
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2nd Annual Florida Marine Flea Market & Seafood Festival will be held September 7-9, 2012 at the South Florida Fairgrounds
9067 Southern Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33411
The auction of boats, vehicles and watercraft is one of the top highlights scheduled for the Festival. Over 100 boats will be up for sale. The auction boat preview is all day Friday and Saturday September 7-8 and the sale starts at 11:00 am Sunday September 9, 2012.
Visit the 2012 Florida Marine Flea Market and Seafood Festival website for more information, special hotel rates and specific driving directions: http://www.flnauticalfleamarket.com. Contact Under the Sun Promotions, Inc. at 954-205-7813, FAX: 561-395-5389