S: PRESTON GRABEN BUSINESS ETIQUETTE
FC: The Bahamas
1: I have been to the Bahamas more than once and i love it there.
2: POPULATION 305,655 | The Capital is: Nassau | The Bahamas are located in the Atlantic Ocean North of Cuba and Hispaniola
4: Facts and Statistics | POPULATION : 307,451 CLIMATE : Tropical Maritime Climate ETHNIC MAKEUP : 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% RELIGIONS : Christianity is the major religion.
6: Language Culture And Society
7: Language: English,Creole is spoken in the Bahamas. Bahamians are know to to be kind polite and informal. sharing a meal is a popular way to get to know someone.
8: ETIQUETTE AND CUSTOMS
9: THE MOST COMMON GEETING IS A HAND SHAKE, DIRECT EYE CONTACT AND A WELCOMING SMILE. | TABLE MANNORS ARE VERY IMPORT BUT NOTHING SPECIFIC, GIFT GIVING IS A SIGH OF RESPECT AND GRATITUDE TOWRADS YOUR FREIND OR HOST.
10: Business Etiquette and Protocol: Shaking hands is normal, it should be firm, friendly, & inviting. It is polite to let the women offer her hand first. It is important to maintain direct eye contact during the greeting process. Business cards are exchanged without formal ritual, and writing on someone's business card in front of them is considered rude.
12: Bahamian News