S: Deanna Starnes Global Business Etiquette
1: I selected this country because I love beaches and they are known for their beaches. | Why I Selected This Country
2: Facts and Statistics | The Bahamas are located in the Caribbean | Nassau
4: Facts and Statistics | black 85%, white 12%, Asian and Hispanic 3% | Religions: Baptist 35.4%, Anglican 15.1%, Roman Catholic 13.5%, Pentecostal 8.1%, Church of God 4.8%, Methodist 4.2%, other Christian 15.2%, none or unspecified 2.9%, other 0.8% | Climate: tropical marine | Population: 307,451
6: Language, Culture, and Society | Official language: English | They are known for their sense of humor. They are also very welcoming people.
8: Etiquette and Customs | They greet you with a handshake, eye contact, and a welcoming smile. They are slow to move to a first name basis. If you are invited to dinner arrive on time. Don't sit down until you are invited to and told where to sit. A gift is opened when received most of the time.
10: Business Etiquette and Protocol | Handshakes should be firm and friendly. Its good manners to wait on the womans hand first. Keep eye contact with the person. Business cards are exchanged without formal ritual. Don't write on someones business card in front of them; its considered rude.
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12: Bahamas: In the News | Anna Nicole Smith's baby daughter must stay in the Bahamas. Business law firm sues Anna Nicole Smith. Historic vessel comes to the Bahamas.
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