Biras Creek Resort closed suddenly last month, leaving may of the staff suddenly without income. A number of the staff were relocated to nearby Oil Nut Bay resort with the remainder seeking the assistance of the Labour Department. Guests with reservations at the resort were contacted directly and efforts were made to assist them in relocating for their planned vacations. Premier Smith spoke to news outlets stating that he was in talks with the resort’s owners, regarding a desire for the re-opening resort.