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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation Returns to In-Person Trade Shows Since Pandemic

LAKELAND, Florida -    The Islands of The Bahamas is the premier and exclusive destination being featured at the 47th Annual Sun ‘n Fun Aerospace Expo, being held April 13 -18, 2021in Lakeland, Florida. Traditionally, Florida’s largest annual convention, the show usually attracts more than 200,000 persons and 10,000 aircraft. This year’s show is expected to be a little smaller, safe and covid-19 ready.  The show also marks the return of in-person attendance at consumer and trade shows for the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation’s (BMOTA) sales and marketing team, since global borders around the world and business events went into lockdown from the novel coronavirus pandemic.

left to right is pilots Sue-Anne Pinder and Charles Albury of Abaco and Earnestine Moxyz, MOTA, Global Communications Manager who stopped by the MOTA's booth.

USVI Department of Tourism Mourns Passing of Judi Nagelberg

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS  – The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism joins the Office of the Governor, members of the tourism and hospitality community, and countless Virgin Islanders in mourning the loss of Seema “Judi” Nagelberg. Committed, enterprising and engaged, Judi came to St. Thomas in the 1960s on vacation, fell in love with the Virgin Islands, and spent the next 50-plus years dedicating herself and her work to promoting and helping to market and advance her adopted home.

The late Seema “Judi” Nagelberg

Norwegian Cruise Line to Homeport Vessel in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica,– Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has revealed that Jamaica has finalized arrangements with global cruise company Norwegian Cruise Line to homeport one of its vessels in Montego Bay, with service set to begin on August 7, 2021.

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett

Ocean Club Resorts Announces New Guest Amenities

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos  – Ocean Club Resorts, two all-suite resorts ideally located along Grace Bay Beach, announces today the launch of their new testing, culinary, and health and safety-focused features that speak to current travel needs. The resorts have taken the necessary steps to provide each guest with a worry-free escape to a tropical island from the point of booking through their return back home.

Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Launches “Forward Together” Initiative

MIAMI, Florida — As the Caribbean tourism and hospitality industry continues to respond and adapt to challenges arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), the region’s leading association representing the interests of the private sector, has launched Forward Together, an initiative which encourages industry stakeholders to join their colleagues in supporting the trade association.

USVI Welcomes Increased Summer Airlift

DALLAS, Texas – Following a meeting with American Airlines in Dallas, Texas on Friday, U.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte announced that the nation’s largest carrier will expand its service to the Territory to meet increased demand for summertime travel.

Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte in Dallas on Friday
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