NASSAU, BAHAMAS — one month ahead of the commencement of year-round direct flights from Charlotte and Raleigh to Grand Bahama Island, The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Investments & Aviation (BMOTIA) will proceed its series of Global Sales and Marketing Missions within the two cities.
In response to a press release from the ministry, they may host back-to-back events in North Carolina starting on Wednesday, 19 October in Charlotte and concluding on Thursday, 20 Oct. in Raleigh.
Chester Cooper, Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Minister of Tourism, Investments & Aviation will again lead the Bahamian delegation, which incorporates Minister for Grand Bahama Ginger Moxey in addition to various tourism industry and ministry stakeholders.
“The convenience of travel to The Bahamas from North Carolina makes it a fantastic getaway for Southeast travellers,” said Acting Director General Latia Duncombe. “We’re looking forward to making sure that media, travel agents, industry stakeholders, and more, are aware of the various options there are for direct flights to destinations throughout The Islands of The Bahamas.”
Guests will get a taste of Bahamian culture through island-inspired hors d’oeuvre and savory bites, in addition to Bahamian-themed cocktails, music, and entertainment with a Junkanoo performance to finish the night.
A live Q&A panel will highlight The Bahamas’ steadily growing tourism numbers, plans for future growth and innovation, the natural great thing about its islands, and the various the reason why The Bahamas is a sought-after destination.
With the introduction of Bahamasair’s new direct flight from Freeport to Raleigh-Durham commencing next month, the Bahamas national flag carrier has partnered with the BMOTIA and took part within the North Carolina Wine Fest and the North Carolina State Fair on 15 October and 16 October to advertise the new service.
The new direct flights from Charlotte to Grand Bahama, meanwhile, will likely be facilitated by American Airlines and launch on November 5.
The series of Global Sales and Marketing Missions kicked off in September in Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, Florida. Upcoming stops in the united statesand Canada include; Toronto, Calgary, and Montreal, Canada; and Houston, Texas. The BMOTIA can even head to Los Angeles, California and Atlanta, Georgia in the longer term.
Once the Missions to the main travel hubs across the U.S. and Canada have wrapped up, the BMOTIA delegation will visit Latin America and Europe in an effort to encourage travel to The Bahamas from key international markets.