NASSAU, Bahamas – This week, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Investments & Aviation (BMOTIA) continued its profitable sequence of World Gross sales and Advertising and marketing Missions in North Carolina to reengage tourism companions and enhance customer arrivals from the world.
The Honourable I. Chester Cooper, Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Minister of Tourism, Investments & Aviation led a delegation together with The Honourable Ginger Moxey, Minister for Grand Bahama, Latia Duncombe, Performing Director Common (ADG) (BMOTIA) and senior tourism officers to take part in a lineup of occasions. These included conferences with key stakeholders and media from throughout the tourism trade. In addition to culturally impressed evenings at The Marriott Charlotte SouthPark in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Oct. 19 and The Raleigh Marriott Metropolis Heart in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Oct. 20.
DPM Cooper and ADG Duncombe, together with BMOTIA executives, vacation spot representatives and resort companions, hosted greater than 200 visitors on the night occasions, with key trade leaders, gross sales and commerce representatives, stakeholders and media in attendance. Visitors had been transported to The Bahamas by way of island-inspired hors d’oeuvre and savoury bites, in addition to Bahamian-themed cocktails, music, and leisure with an electrifying Junkanoo efficiency to finish the evening with a bang.
A dwell Q+A panel highlighted The Bahamas’ steadily rising tourism numbers, plans for future progress and innovation, the wonder and enchantment of its 16 islands and the numerous the reason why The Bahamas is a sought-after vacation spot.
“There may be infinite potential within the Southeast – we take into account the area a particularly necessary gateway market,” mentioned DPM Cooper.
“With new direct flights from Raleigh to Grand Bahama Island coming this November, and frequent flights from Charlotte to Grand Bahama, Eleuthera, Abaco, Exuma and Nassau visiting our lovely islands is simpler than ever. Southern travellers ought to preserve island-hopping in The Bahamas prime of thoughts for his or her subsequent trip.”
New Direct Service
In the meantime, Minister Moxey enthusiastically touted the brand new direct service to Grand Bahama as one other clear indication of the island’s rebound and that Grand Bahama is open for enterprise.
Moxey mentioned: “I’m elated to see up-close and private all the probabilities out there for Grand Bahama in simply this southeastern market and stay up for how tourism at giant will profit from the invaluable connections and alternatives superior from these world missions. I invite all of you to return to Grand Bahama and expertise our numerous product choices. Certainly Grand Bahama is on a direct trajectory to being GRAND once more.”
Launched in South Florida
The sequence of World Gross sales and Advertising and marketing Missions kicked off in September, starting in Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, Florida and persevering with within the tri-state space with stops in New Jersey and New York additionally in September. Upcoming stops within the U.S. and Canada embrace Los Angeles, California and Toronto, Calgary and Montreal. The BMOTIA will even be heading to Atlanta, Georgia and Houston, Texas, sooner or later.
As soon as the Missions to the main journey hubs throughout the U.S. and Canada have been wrapped up, the BMOTIA delegation will go to Latin America and Europe. Bringing a style of The Bahamas on to key worldwide markets throughout the globe to encourage journey to the vacation spot.